Are you on shared hosting & wondering does it affect SEO of your blog? Do you need a dedicated I.P. for your shared hosting account? Let’s find out the answer here. For the beginners, those who are not aware of Shared hosting, It’s a server where lots (10+ up to 200-300) sites are hosted on same server and thus sharing the same I.P. Usually you get private I.P on a shared hosting for $2-5 which is not much if you are running a professional website. Though Matt Cutts said some time back in a video that shared hosting won’t impact your search engine ranking. Google allows certain limit on indexing and it’s based on server I.P. On shared hosting if a website is already consuming too many resources (bot crawling) you will be affected and might notice slow indexing or search engine bots are not crawling your blog. Eespecially I have seen many web-hosting companies offers a complete new package by saying it as SEO hosting, where they give Private I.P’s for … [Read more...] about Does Shared Web Hosting Affect Search Engine Ranking?
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It’s time to change the way we do SEO because those days were gone when link building was the only factor to rank well. Everyone wants to improve their search results, want to earn more organic traffic. There is no one who doesn’t want free, high-quality organic traffic. Every marketer is giving some amount focus towards SEO and yes there are many things that have a direct approach towards SEO. There are many marketing activities that we probably don’t know, but indirectly they affect the search traffic. Today, here I’m e going to talk about few ways that will indirectly be going to help you to increase your search ranking. Customer Feedback: Many people think that there is no connection between user feedback and SEO. But I assure all of them that there is an indirect connection. Having feedback from your customers is going to help in many ways. Of course, it’s a time taking process. However, if businesses are going to get user feedback and using it in a … [Read more...] about 4 Indirect Search Engine Ranking Factors You Should Never Ignore
Last month I wrote an article on how to remove dates from search engine results, and this one month has given me enough data to share this case-study with you. In my earlier article on how to recover from Google Panda, I mentioned that removing dates had a positive impact on the overall search engine ranking. This created a lot of buzz in the blogosphere & many bloggers reached out to ask for more data on this. Before you remove the date from your blog post ( Do read the hat tip at the bottom), go through every word written in this article. It was a risky thing to do a case-study on ShoutMeLoud, as it’s my main source of income. Anyhow, I thought of having a little fun & decided to do a SEO case study by removing & re-adding the dates. I put the dates back on my blog posts to see the effect in search engine ranking. This case study will allow me to illustrate for you how my blog traffic was impacted, and to explore some possible solutions to … [Read more...] about Effect of Showing Dates on Search Engine Ranking [Case Study]
Matt Cutts, Head of Google Webspam Team revealed in an interview recently that they are working on an Algorithm change to penalize websites that are over search engine optimized. This penalty is popularly known as over search engine optimization penalty. According to Matt Cutts, it will be releases in the next month or few weeks time. Google is trying to create balance between websites that have low quality content but are highly SEO optimized and websites that just contain great quality contents. Google bots are becoming even smarter and are able to track websites that are over optimized. This is Google effort to show more accurate and valuable results to its users. Tips to Avoid Over Search Engine Optimization Penalty Frankly, it is very difficult to judge what Google will be doing in the next update. But from what I had heard from other industry experts and my own knowledge about SEO industry, the following tips should keep your website away from Google over SEO penalty: 1. Matt … [Read more...] about 10 Tips to Avoid Google Over Search Engine Optimization Penalty
One of the primary concern of most of the Affiliate marketer is dealing with affiliate links from SEO perspective. One major way to make sure your affiliate site grows and doesn’t get penalized due to affiliate links is by making sure you are adding value to your layer of content. An affiliate site should also be promoted and maintained like any other high-quality site. I have a Webhosting affiliate site and most of the time, I have 1-2 affiliate links within the blog post. Somehow, with recent panda update, traffic increased and now it’s ranking on top 10 for many of money keyword. Lucky me, but to make sure Google doesn’t penalize me for using affiliate links, I take care of few things, which I will discuss below after the video. Now, those who keep an eye on SEO and Google search update, must be knowing Google’s engineer: Matt Cutts. In recent, SEM Expo conference, Matt Cutts talked about how Google handle affiliate links and what should we … [Read more...] about How Google Treats Affiliate Links For Search Engine Ranking