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Nov 21 , 2013

Has Penguin 5.0 Affected Your Website and What Are the Remedies for It?

Posted By: Johan Hedin Category: SEO

If you were looking at your site's statistics and noticed a drop in traffic on October 4, there is a high chance that your website was affected by Google's most recent update, Penguin 5.0. This new update, also referred to as Penguin 2.1, has been publicly confirmed by Google on Twitter. According to a Tweet from Matt Cutts, head of Google's Search Quality Team, this most recent update will only affect around 1% of all search queries. Whether this figure is accurate or not, many websites seem to be affected by it, as there are numerous stories going around webmaster circles of people who've had their traffic drop right after […]

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There are many reasons as to why you might want to outsource your SEO by hiring an external SEO company. Many businesses simply don't have the right in house staff to handle all their SEO needs, and hiring full time experts is usually too expensive for them. The main benefit that business owners hope to get from a SEO firm is that they will receive more visitors to their website, and thus get more sales. But hiring the right SEO firm can actually have some very attractive additional benefits, such as: Getting a better website One of the things that an SEO expert can do is to optimize the way […]

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Every time Google makes an update to its algorithm, any website, blog or forum dedicated to webmaster issues or online marketing lights up with talk about the topic. We've seen it happen when the last two major updates, Panda and Penguin, have been rolled out. Of course, every time Google changes something, there will be a lot of people who will claim that “SEO is dead.” As we all know, this just isn't true. SEO won't die. It will only adapt itself to the changes that Google makes. But what about Hummingbird? Will it dramatically change the way we do SEO? To answer the question, we need to know what […]

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Jan 25 , 2013

Blogging and SEO – How to Get Fast Search Engine Crawl

Posted By: Johan Hedin Category: SEO

Creating a blog for your business can have incredible SEO benefits, especially if your content is frequently updated and is consistent with what your target market is searching for online. This is also one of the easiest and most effective ways to create quality links back to your website. So when promoting a personal brand online, it is important that you combine your blog and SEO in order to boost your Internet success. Of course, you want the search engines to favor your blog and rank it well, but the main thing is for your target audience to like your blog, enjoy reading it and keep coming back. With that […]

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Jan 07 , 2013

SEO 101: The Importance of DoFollow and NoFollow Tags

Posted By: Johan Hedin Category: SEO

Linking is important in search engine optimization (SEO), whether it's getting your website linked by other, more popular sites or having to link other websites so that they would link back to your site. In fact, web crawlers are able to crawl and rank your site not only in accordance to the relevancy of your site, but also through the amount of links and positive recommendations of other sites that help make it more notable in the Internet at large. How your site goes about linkage is vital because search engines base their crawl findings through this particular standard as well. With that said, does your site use NoFollow and […]

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