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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural" or "organic" search, it is distinct from paid web advertising. Performance is typically measured by testing the appearance of a website for targeted search terms, and more specifically, ranked positions in search for important keywords. Techniques focus on content optimization, technical optimization and link building.

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Hi Experts,

I'm after recommendations for someone or a company that can go through my Wordpress created website for Google Seach Engine Optimization and do the optimization for me at a reasonable price. I know very little about SEO apart from the purpose and importance of it. How to implement it on my site though, is beyond my own technical skills and experience.

I know that "reasonable price" is a subjective term and can't give a price that I'm willing to spend at this stage, except to say that I'd like to spend as little as possible :)

I'm open to all offers from both Experts Exchange members who have personal experience with doing this sort of thing, as well as recommendations from members who have personally used the services any companies they recommend I contact.

Thanks in advance for any offers and/or suggestions.

Regards, Andrew
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I have searched the Internet for days now trying to determine what happens when an affiliate link is 301 Redirected via cPanel.  The main question is that I want to know how the Google Indexing of the Domain and link will show if it is an Amazon affiliate link. Can someone help me to understand this process? I have gone to forums and did days worth of Google Search.
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Just a quick question. My website uses a header file which is included on all my pages. In that header file I list my meta-data, including a meta description. If I wanted to have a separate meta description for certain pages (I've read this is generally good practice), but continue to want to include the header in that page,  how would I best do that?

If I just entered another meta description, would that overwrite the one picked up in the  included header file, or would that confuse the crawler bots?

Many thanks for reading,

Adam
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When looking up this site on google with site:www.thekathycollection.com (example)

It looks like google is confused on the listing and only lists the main URL of the site and no other pages seem to be indexed. It also lists other webites that have the phrase The Kathy Collection on them.

Does this mean that i have to re brand the site so it is something specifically unique like www.thekathysmithcollection.com?

Or can i just purchase that domain and add it as a secondary domain to the site - Will google then use this new domain to index it separately and potentially clear up the confusion in google search results to only include pages that are from that domain when performing site:www.thekathysmithcollection.com on google?

Any other guidance is greatly appreciated!!!

Thanks in advanced!
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What is Google sandbox in SEO term?
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I'm looking for software that does what Yext does — updating and making consistent my client's company's NAP, etc, across the important web search engines, directories, etc. I haven't worked too much with Yext, but the big drawback, to my understanding, is that upon subscription cancellation, all updated data is deleted and listings are restored to their original states.

I just hate being held captive to their platform, and I'm looking for an alternative that's as intuitive; optimally has reasonable, set pricing; and leaves your updated info in place regardless of account status. Oh, and it also has to work!

If such alternative platforms to Yext exist, I'd be grateful to learn of them.

Thanks!

Regards,
Jonathan
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I need traffic to my website. I have started with Social Media, Submitting my sites to Search Engines.

Several years ago, I studied SEO but, I have found that things have changed so much as it pertains to traffic such as Meta Tag's submissions and PPC.

I am looking to building up my traffic up to my E-commerce Websites / Aliexpress Affiliate websites.

Can you help me to build my traffic to my websites and to build my SEO?  My sites are very new in the development stages. If possible I would like free or low costing options.

Thanks in advance Experts.
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I have Aliexpress affiliate website where I am getting most of my traffic from Search.

(http://aliexpressions.com)
(www.essmen.com)  

The sites have been around for about 45 days.  

I have placed links on Twitter, Reddit, Google Plus, Facebook and Instagram for traffic. And, I have completed the Google Analytics and Google Console.

I submitted the websites to other search engines a few days ago.

I placed the sites on Hotjar, the free version.

I am looking to get more "free" traffic!

I was told that it is best to let the website's index in Google for about six months.

I am going to send out press releases.  

I need some good ideas for more traffic. Can you help me?  I am a newbie.  Thanks in advance.

***Note I tried to put one of my Affiliate Website on Outbrain. I was told that my websites are not a good fit for their Native Ad.***
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I have a website that I designed with the Aliplugin.  This is it: http://essmen.com/.  My website visits are about 400 visits per day with any advertising other than links on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.  I have two problems. One is the traffic and the other is that fact that no one is buying any of the affiliate products.  I have close to 19000 products on the website and can add more. I was advised by the Alipartnership to add as much product to increase my chances of indexing quickly.  I am a complete newbie and want to stop spinning my wheels on these issues. Can I get a little help on getting possible free traffic or very cheap traffic? And, I want to know how I can possibly get some one to buy something on my website to start making affiliate income?  I have had the website up going on two months. I do not want to just jump ship now based on the advise of the Aliplugin people. i'm just sayin'
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Is there any SEO value in including a key word in the url.

I have a small lawyers practice.  It is based in a very small town of about 11,500. It is www.richardknight.co.uk

Two other firms have joined the town in the last couple of years,

The town is Syston

Their offices are branch offices but in searches their entries show up as xxx/offices/Syston/  etc.

Is their any additional (or much) SEO value in moving some of my key folders and files to

 www.richardknight.co.uk/syston/our team

as opposed to richardknight.co.uk/ourteam

etc

given that oftentimes people will be searching for "Syston lawyers"

Thanks.
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Since our website was redesigned a few months ago, we have totally 'dropped off the grid' when searching google, etc.....  We are in dire need of someone who specializes in webdesign and implementing SEO.  FoxReviewer lists recommendations and issues that need to be resolved.   Our web developer is not available, so we need help!   I can send you the FoxReviewer report if that will help in providing us with a bid.

Our webserver is hosted locally on a Server 2016 Standard box and integrates with our Server 2008 SQL server.   I believe the webserver pulls data from our SQL server (which houses a proprietary application), and uses this data to offer up to our clients after logging in.  So someone who also has knowledge of SQL programming, IIS and perhaps C++ would be beneficial.  Thanking you in advance!
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What SEO (search engine optimization) software do you recommend ?
  ** https://www.matthewwoodward.co.uk/tools/free-seo-tools/
  ** https://www.traffictravis.com/
  ** etc

Details
 1. small jewelry store website
 2. spend under $1,000 one-time or $50/mth for software if possible
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Why my Google MyBusiness location is getting suspended now & then instead of following Google Guidelines ??
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After doing all the web positioning work (SEO) what should i do for proper reach to customer?
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On our website we have a common footer for all pages. So the footer is defined once and called in each html page. The code for this is given below.
Now my question is will googlebot consider the contents of footer ? Because when I checked in serach consol and tried to fetch as google, it did not show me the contents.


**Footer opt1**
=================================================== -->
        <div id="footer_offer"></div>

        <!-- Scroll to top -->
        <a href="#" class="scroll-top"><i class="fa fa-angle-up" aria-hidden="true"></i></a>

        <!-- jQuery first, then Popper.js, then Bootstrap JS -->
        <script src="js/jquery.min.js"></script>
        <!-- Header - Footer Script -->
        <script>
                  $("#header").load("includes/header.html");
            $("#footer_offer").load("includes/footer.html");
        </script>
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does google webmaster tools require javascript on every website page for tracking

where is javascript code in google webmaster tools
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google webmaster tools
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non www website

dont want www website
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I have completed a 301 Redirect via cPanel using my affiliate link.  I have two questions.  

How to do I get my website ranked on Google?  I have added the website to Google Analytics.  One problem is that I was unable to verify it via Search Console.

And, the second question is how do I advertise since it is showing up as Spam to the Search Engines and Social Media websites?
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I got an error in the Google Search Console stating "URL not in property."  Now, I have added my website to Google Search Console and verified it.  I do not have any stats in my Google Search Console other than the sitemmap info but in my Google Analytics I have data.  Can someone help me with this error?
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website has only one page
index.html

how to differentiate it from
example.com
example.com/
example.com/index.html
when  showing to google
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how does the IP targeting work technically?

I understand the concept of IP targeting, Geo targeting .  Many companies are providing this services, all of those website say the same words-----get the IP address first, then push the banner ad to consumer.  but I just don't understand how to actually push the banner ad to the specific IP address? with the help of Google? ISP? How can I do a test to push an image to my personal Ip address? can I setup an account with google to try it ?
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I am getting a 404 error on my website after I click on a product.  I was told to change the permalink to Custom Structure
http://essmen.com 
/%category%/%postname%/

I created the permalink.  I still get the same error.  I also change the httpaccess file to
# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
</IfModule>
# END WordPress

I still have the same error.

Can someone help me? I am using the Aliplugin.
It also tried the sitemap.  Google has not crawled the page yet.
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural" or "organic" search, it is distinct from paid web advertising. Performance is typically measured by testing the appearance of a website for targeted search terms, and more specifically, ranked positions in search for important keywords. Techniques focus on content optimization, technical optimization and link building.