When you will log in to your GWT dashboard, under Traffic> Search queries you can find many important details like What keywords (Queries) are being used by people to find your blog, how much CTR that query is giving, and most important what’s your average position. You can understand all these terms, and how they work by watching this official video: … [Read more...] about Using Google Webmaster Tools Search Queries to Improve your Blog
In my earlier articles, I explain how important it is for you to submit your blog to Google Webmaster tools (aka Search Console), and to monitor all the crawl errors. This way you will know what errors Google is getting while trying to crawl and index your blog. With the SEO by Yoast Webmaster tool, you can see all of the errors inside your WordPress dashboard. You need to add the authentication code (this is a simple step), and after that, you can see all errors from within your dashboard. … [Read more...] about How To Set Up Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin
So somehow, bots started indexing your wp-content, tags or categories folder. Or you decided to remove all tags and categories or any other directory from Bing search, this section will help you to do the same. You can stop indexing of any page or directory on your site using Block URL section. This manual URL removal applies for 90 days and you will get an Email notification 8 days prior to completion of 90 days, and you can decide to keep the out of index or let it index in Bing. … [Read more...] about A Bloggers Guide To Bing Webmaster Tools For SEO
Social networking helps you when search engines don’t. The killer content you write should be written keeping in mind the readers and not search engines. The beauty of such content is that it creates respect for your brand name among users. Search Engines only play a middle man’s role to bring your content to your readers. But good content can make your readers your middle men by sharing your content with others, and this is, by far, the best marketing. The cool part is that if you actually create people oriented material, sooner or later search engines such as Google will bow down and make way for the traffic to reach your blog as the links to your content will increase. … [Read more...] about Why You Should Focus more On Blog Readership Over SEO?
As it’s a small tweak but I believe it’s going to affect websites which is using too many advertisements above the fold or content falls down below the fold. Though, actual data will come in upcoming days when we will see what ad placement works best and what ad placement can lower down your site ranking. Even after Panda update last year, on Webmaster forum many SEO expert suggested to lower down the ads above the fold to recover from Google panda. But, an official post now confirmed the same. … [Read more...] about Too Many Ads Above Fold Bad for SEO [Update]