When should you use 301 redirects on your website? When is the
rel=canonical attribute the better solution? This week's article helps
you to find the right solution for your situation.
What is a 301 redirect?
A 301 redirect is a server-side redirect that shows
search engines that your page has moved to a new URL. 301 redirects
pass nearly all of the link power of the old URL to the new URL. In
general, 301 redirects are the best way to direct Google and other
search engines to the Read the full article...
We've just added another feature to SEOprofiler. The ranking monitor now shows the monthly value of the keyword:
The value is calculated based on the estimated cost per click for that keyword and the number of monthly searches of that keyword.
We're continually improving SEOprofiler for you
To make sure that you get the best possible SEO tool, we're continually improving SEOprofiler for you. Here's a short summary of the last few weeks:
08 May 2013: The ranking monitor now shows Read the full article...
There was a temporary problem with the competitor spy tools for Google AdWords and rankings. The database servers for these tools were not accessible.
We have fixed the problem and you now can access the competitive intelligence tools without limitations. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused. Read the full article...
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The error has been fixed and all messages will be answered within 24 hours.
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Hurricane Sandy is reaching Ashburn, VA. Many SEOprofiler servers are
hosted there by Amazon. They have made all possible preparations (e.g.
generator fuel, food/water, flashlights, radios, extra staff) to make
sure that the servers are not affected.
If you experience downtimes (which hopefully won’t happen), please be
patient. We keep our fingers crossed.
Some days ago, Google published a list of the ranking algorithm updates
that were done during the last two months. How do these changes
influence the position of your website in Google's search results and
what do you have to do to make sure that your website gets high
Here's a summary of the most
important changes that can have an influence on your website rankings:
Web page quality and evaluation
#82862. [project “Page Quality”] This launch helped you
find more high-quality content Read the full article...
Our main website is currently now available because Amazon’s SimpleDB service has an error: http://status.aws.amazon.com/
Many SEOprofiler databases are hosted on Amazon’s servers. They are usually very reliable. Amazon is working on the issue and the website should be back online soon.
We’re sorry for the inconvenience caused.
UPDATE: Amazon has fixed the problems and the servers are online.
The brand-new scheduler is now available to all SEOprofiler users. Starting today, you can schedule PDF reports that will be sent automatically to you and your clients.
Keep your boss and your clients happy
Regular reports help you to keep in touch with your clients. The reports that you can automatically send to your clients with SEOprofiler show your clients that you're continually working for them.
Regular reports help you to keep your customers happy. The new scheduler in SEOprofiler makes Read the full article...
You asked, we listened: the different plans in SEOprofiler now support more projects:
Starter: 5 projects (previously: 2)
Standard: 10 projects (previously: 5)
Smart: 50 projects (previously: 20)
Professional: 150 projects (previously: 50)
The change means that you can now promote more websites than before with your SEOprofiler plan. You can manage your projects on the Dashboard page in SEOprofiler:
In each project, you have full access to the link building tools, the optimization tools, the Read the full article...
In a tweet, Google announced another Google Panda update:
A "data refresh" usually means that there are no updates to the algorithm. Google Panda update targets low quality websites. If your website doesn't contain scraped content or other low quality content then your Google rankings won't be affected by this Panda update.
If you want to get higher rankings on Google or other search engines, our step-by-step manual will help you.
Read the full article...
Google has just confirmed that another Panda update was released on 8 June:
"FYI Panda data refresh started rolling out on Friday. Less than 1% of queries noticeably affected in the U.S. & 1% worldwide."
Google's Panda update targets low quality websites. If you want to make sure that your website gets high rankings with Google's new algorithm, optimize your web pages as explained in this manual.
Read the full article...
We have improved the number of keywords that are supported by the keyword suggestion tool in SEOprofiler.
KeywordIndex now offers access to 37,003,565 keywords (that's more than 37 million keywords). The keyword suggestion tool is available in many different languages:
English (in different versions for the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa and India)
German (different versions for Germany, Austria and Switzerland)
Spanish (different versions for Spain, Argentina and Read the full article...