Google announced that your exact match and phrase match keywords in Google
AdWords will be matched with ‘variation’ or ‘near match’ starting in
September. What does this
mean and how will it affect your Google AdWords campaigns?
What exactly will Google change?
In a blog post, Google announced
that it will no longer be possible to bid on exact match and phrase
match keywords without including keywords that are very similar to the
According to Google, more Read the full article...
(drum roll) Here are the winners of our SEOprofiler.de contest:
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HTTPS as a ranking signal. According to Google, websites that use HTTPS
might get a small ranking boost. Is this ranking boost relevant and
what do you have to do to benefit from this change?
What exactly did Google say?
Here's the exact text of the announcement:
"We're starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal. For
now it's only a very lightweight signal — affecting fewer than 1% of
global queries, and carrying less weight than other signals such Read the full article...
In a video on YouTube, Google’s John Mueller announced that Google’s engineers are working on another Penguin update.
According to John Mueller, Google updates the Panda update more regularly. He said that the next Penguin update will happen soon but not this morning (his statement starts at 21 minutes and 39 seconds):
It might be that you're blocking Google without knowing
it. That means that Google won't index all the pages of your website. In
this article, you'll learn how to block Google and how to make sure
that you do not block Google inadvertently.
1. Errors in the
robots.txt file of your website will keep Google away
The disallow directive of the
file is an easy way to exclude single files or whole directories from
indexing. To exclude individual files, add this to your robots.txt Read the full article...
Posted by André Voget on August 5th, 2014 to Ranking, SEO
website is all about cars,
it won't be found for the keyword "buy shoes" even if it has thousands
of backlinks. On-page optimization is very important if you want to get
high rankings for the right keywords.
Before you focus on off-page factors such as
backlinks and social mentions, you should make sure that the on-page
factors of your web pages are correct.
Your keywords must appear
in the right web page elements
There are several things that you can do to make sure
that Read the full article...
Some days ago, Google released a significant update to
its local search algorithm. The unofficial name of that update is
"Pigeon". The algorithm update changes the local search results on
Google. How does this affect your rankings and what do you have to do?
What has changed with the Pigeon update?
Google aims to provide more useful, relevant and
accurate local search results. The changes are visible on the regular
web search results page and the results page of Google Maps.
Although Read the full article...
Some days ago, Google announced a new version of their robots.txt tool.
Why is a correct robots.txt file important if you want to get a high
ranking website, and what can you do to make sure that everything works
What does a robots.txt file do?
The robots.txt file enables you to tell search engines
which web pages on your website they should ignore.
Robots that choose to follow the instructions try to
fetch this file and read the instructions before fetching any other
file Read the full article...
The German version of SEOprofiler is going to be released in August. If you want to be notified when the German version is available, enter your email address at www.SEOprofiler.de.
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When and why does Google index tweets? The way in which Google indexes tweets has been very unclear. A new study tries to shed some light on this issue.
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The study checked 19,000 tweets of 963 Twitter accounts that range from accounts with fewer than 10,000 followers to accounts with more than 5 million followers.
To find the tweets that were indexed by Google, the site search operator (site:) Read the full article...
Do you work with a team on your websites?
Do you want to outsource some tasks to a virtual assistant?
Do you have a SEO agency with many clients and employees?
The new multi-user feature in SEOprofiler helps you to get things done even more efficiently than before.
Great for small businesses...
The new multi-user feature can help you a lot of if you want to assign some tasks to a virtual assistant. For example, you could outsource the link building activities to a person you hire on Read the full article...