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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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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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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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does google webmaster tools require javascript on every website page for tracking

where is javascript code in google webmaster tools
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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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is black hat seo important for ranking?
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Hi, we've had blog.magickitchen.com for a number of years. We'll be moving it to magickitchen.com/blog, for better SEO, and to have it on the same servers as the website.

I've transferred over about 60 or so articles to the new system.(new system isn't live yet, unfortunately you won't see it.)

I plan to do a permanent redirect of  blog.magickitchen.com to magickitchen.com/blog.

Is it worth taking each article I've transferred over and doing a permanent redirect on those? EG:
RedirectPermanent        /2016/09/02/seniors-fall-is-the-best-time-to-get-out-and-get-active/   https://www.magickitchen.com/blog/seniors-fall-is-the-best-time-to-get-out-and-get-active/57

Thanks!
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Hi Experts

We have our site in AEM . in our seo report we got few suggestions abt nofollow .

We opened a page and viwed source code and found that 293 nofollow  keyword . We never added and it become more complex if we need to delete it manually

how to delete it automatically.
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hye, EE experts, i am thinking to get advertisement to my own web site that  has 6000 chinese visitor as  monthly in English site about taxi fares calculating , is there any idea or advice  for getting online advertisement affiliate commpany??
Another question related,  i have domain name  such as htttp:// www.fastfood.[city name]. How to and where to sell this domain name as godaddy recommended price 650 $ ??
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Hi E's, I just want to known if my file robots.txt is well written.
The objective is allow all my pages, but disallow 12 url's, for all agents:
===================================
User-agent: *
Disallow: /comprar-zara
Disallow: /politica-de-privacidade
Disallow: /comprar-zara-lisboa
Disallow: /melhores-saldos-2018-lisboa
Disallow: /temas/viagem
Disallow: /temas/compras
Disallow: /temas/compras-saldos
Disallow: /temas/viagem-portugal
Disallow: /melhores-saldos-2018
Disallow: /cremes-para-quase-tudo
Disallow: /temas/saude-cremes-de-beleza
Disallow: /temas/moda-compras-e-saldos
Allow: /
==================================

The big question is, the "Allow: /" should be at the top or bottom?

Regards, JC
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I recognise the SEO need to have good quality content and plenty of it for Google's on-page assessment.

Most of my online users access my site through their mobiles rather than PCs, laptops etc.

I have two questions arising:

!.  Given that on-page SEO is done on the laptop version how important is it to maintain ALL or the vast majority of the editorial content on the mobile version?

2.   Can I edit the editorial content on the mobile version down to the bare essentials so the mobile site is that much easier to navigate and work with on
the much more confined screen?

Of course serving Google is of absolute importance for rankings.

I would welcome views.   Thank you.
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Dear Experts

I am looking for a solution or tool  to collect information about specific keywords which could be related to specific technology or a product etc if configured those specific words so that I get an instant notification when someone mentions about it on different sites , social media mentions,blog comments/website on complete internet, it is not related to our company or brand in general it is for my interest on some technology related or could be anything, which all companies showing interest on it and what they are doing for it etc, this will help us to understand. I know ORM tools but it is generally used for brand reputation not sure if it serves this purpose, experts please suggest
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I was told by one of my friends that the Google AdWords was just a waste of time, however on the other hand, i searched on internet and they are saying that it will something that can make or break your business, what you would say?
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I am building our website and uploading about 1,000,000 tech Items. then will be drop shipping these items when orders come in. This service is to be run in Africa. I will hire high school leavers, and copy contents from manufacturer's website and major retailers like amazon. What is the best marketing strategy to optimize of seo, for category and products pages content? so that when people search these products on google, we usually come out tops.
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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.