We all know how to use Google search, simply go to Google Homepage, enter your search terms and Google advanced search engine algorithm will give you the best of the results. Now, this is for layman and for curious people like you and me, there are many advance Google search terms and tips are available which will help you to find better result and search deeper. On Internet, you will find many advanced tips for using Google search, and now Google have launched an official free online academy to educate Google search users about advance search tips. Specially, for a Bloggers and Internet marketer, I highly recommend to watch this video and learn some new search commands. You will find it very handy in longer run. Learn How to use Google Search : Beginner to Pro This is an extensive free online video course offered by Google. There are total 6 classes in it and ever class have different lesson. All lesson are accompanied by an activity test, which will help you to evaluate yourself. … [Read more...] about How to Use Google Search Effectively?
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Google search console is one of the best and free SEO optimization tools that you can use for your blog. If you ever wanted to make your blog search engine friendly, free search console is the best way to start. You can do various things like submitting sitemap to Google, find 404 pages, check site performance and none the less many users have already shared how search console tool saved their website. Today, we will be learning about URL parameter handling in Webmaster tool. What us URL Parameters? There are many ways URL parameters can be explained but I will take the WordPress route and here is my quick example. Usually, your post permalink is like this: domain.com/permalink but when you get traffic from referral sites like Feedburner, Facebook, Twitter you will notice your Permalink have some extra lines. Ex: domain.com/permalink?utm_source=facebook and so on. This is helped in analytics and keep an eye on from where your site is getting traffic. For an E-commerce site, they offer … [Read more...] about How to use URL Parameters in Google Search Console Tool
As more and more people demand for highly relevant and quick information when searching online, Google continues to change and update its searching algorithm for better results. Many Internet marketers employ the use of SEO techniques to achieve higher ranking of websites in the search engine results. However, this can only occur if done correctly, and lawfully. This means staying away from illegal, unethical ‘Black Hat’ SEO techniques and using ‘White Hat’ SEO techniques only. Everyone has the right to begin with the most basic things to optimize their websites, such as ALT and TITLE elements for non-text content, Meta tags for descriptions, .xml sitemap for aiding Google crawl through your website, unique title tags for each page of your website and much more. However, while you move towards more advanced SEO tactics, there are some that will more or less affect your website’s traffic and harm your site’s ranking in Google search results. Such SEO … [Read more...] about 10 Black Hat SEO Techniques That Harms Your Google Ranking
This is a part of our Question and Answer series. If you have any questions related to Blogging, SEO, and/or WordPress, feel free to drop your queries via our contact form. Selected questions will be answered via a blog post. You can also check out previous questions answered here at ShoutMeLoud: This is a question by Irfan Siddiqui from realtimetricks.com. Today’s Question: “I am facing issues with site indexing. I own a WordPress blog and despite having ‘noindex’ tags on all of my tags and categories pages, Google has indexed WordPress tags and categories pages anyway. How can I deindex these tags and category pages?” Google Indexing Issue with WordPress Attachments, Tags & Categories This is one of the common indexing issues where Google indexes a few pages from your blog despite you adding a noindex tag. This is normal, and as soon as Google recrawls your site, it will respect the noindex tag and will deindex these parts of your blog. This may take … [Read more...] about How To Remove WordPress Tags & Categories From Google Index
Google doesn’t know you or hate you! If you are writing & not ranking on the first page of search engine, that means you are doing something wrong. Take 10 second break & ask yourself: How does search engine rank a web-page? Is in’t it few lines or codes which automatically decide which page should be on the first page of search engine. Well, search engine looks for signals to rank a page & it’s easy for you & me to tweak our article & give all those signals to search engine & enjoy all the traffic. In order to get to that point, you need to start from here & let’s begin: Keyword research is one topic, which every blogger should learn from day one. Probably, every Blogging or SEO blog you have read till now, I’m sure Google Keyword Planner (previously Keyword Tool) and “Keyword research” are not a new term for you. But if not, you are missing out the basic of any Blog SEO. Blogging has evolved from just quality … [Read more...] about How To Use Google Keyword Planner Tool For Keyword Research