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Mobile Site Configuration 101: How to Choose

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If you aren't doing mobile, your site will be left behind in the search results. Here's how to decide which type of configuration to use for your mobile site (responsive, dynamic, or redirection to mobile URLs) and avoid common obstacles. If you aren't doing mobile, your site is destined to be left behind in the search results. Here's how to start and best execute a mobile-optimized site. 0 Comments

How to Avoid Mobile Ranking Pitfalls by Assessing Mobile Engagement

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Google has made it clear that a bad mobile user experience will result in poor rankings in their mobile search results. Here's how to establish your own mobile performance benchmarks when compared to desktop so you can identify and fix common issues. Google has made it clear that a bad mobile user experience will result in poor rankings in their mobile search results. Here's how to establish your own mobile performance benchmarks when compared to desktop so you can identify and fix common issues. 0 Comments

5 Googley SEO Terms – Do They Mean What You Think They Mean?

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Robots.txt. Google DNS. Penguin, Panda, and penalties. Duplicate content filter. PageRank. You've heard all these terms, but these words have very specific meanings and are among the most commonly misunderstood terms when it comes to Google and SEO. Robots.txt. Google DNS. Penguin, Panda, and penalties. Duplicate content filter. PageRank. You've heard all these terms, but these words have very specific meanings and are among the most commonly misunderstood terms when it comes to Google and SEO. 0 Comments

Matt Cutts on How to Tell Google When Multiple Domains are Related

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How should you handle linking between many different country specific sites, or several sites your company owns that are all related, without running afoul of Google for unnatural linking? Google's Matt Cutts shares advice on how to not look spammy. How should you handle linking between many different country specific sites, or several sites your company owns that are all related, without running afoul of Google for unnatural linking? Google's Matt Cutts shares advice on how to not look spammy. 0 Comments

Google Changes Smartphone User-Agent

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Google is changing the user-agent they use when crawling content for smartphones. Ensuring mobile searchers find relevant and usable pages is an absolute must do. If you're not already, time to start creating special mobile reports in 2014. Google is changing the user-agent they use when crawling content for smartphones. Ensuring mobile searchers find relevant and usable pages is an absolute must do. If you're not already, time to start creating special mobile reports in 2014. 0 Comments

How Google’s Mobile Best Practices Can Slow Your Site Down

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Buried deep within Google’s best practices documentation (for mobile), a potentially explosive burden lies dormant. One that can negatively affect page load speed, bounce rates, and potentially rankings. Discover the problem what you can do. Buried deep within Google’s best practices documentation (for mobile), a potentially explosive burden lies dormant. One that can negatively affect page load speed, bounce rates, and potentially rankings. Discover the problem what you can do. 0 Comments

The New Mobile SEO Strategy

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Not only has Google come out and supported a mobile strategy, it comes with specific SEO friendly recommendations at no extra cost. Google supports three ways of serving mobile specific content to users and have provided recommendations for each. Not only has Google come out and supported a mobile strategy, it comes with specific SEO friendly recommendations at no extra cost. Google supports three ways of serving mobile specific content to users and have provided recommendations for each. 0 Comments

Microsoft Snipes (Only) at Google Over Browser Settings Circumvention Controversy

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Microsoft accused Google of circumventing Internet Explorer user settings in a blog post Monday but forgot to mention this information was released two days ago and also named Facebook as a culprit. Google quickly sent out a rebuttal. Microsoft accused Google of circumventing Internet Explorer user settings in a blog post Monday but forgot to mention this information was released two days ago and also named Facebook as a culprit. Google quickly sent out a rebuttal. 0 Comments

New Google Webmaster Tools Notification for Cross-Domain URL Decisions

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Google will send a message to verified website owners using Webmaster Tools to explain cross-domain URL selections. Google says this will increase transparency and reduce webmaster frustration with their URL selection decision process. Google will send a message to verified website owners using Webmaster Tools to explain cross-domain URL selections. Google says this will increase transparency and reduce webmaster frustration with their URL selection decision process. 0 Comments