Search Engine Optimization

How Google 'Mobile-Friendly' Ranking Factor Will Affect SEO

March 28, 2015
Get prepared before new algorithm is implemented on April 21, 2015.More than a year ago I already wrote- Responsive website - should I convert my site? Back then I concluded - if you are not heavily dependent on social networks, you should't worry much. This time things have changed....

CTR Changes After Google Has Removed Photo and Circle Count From its Search Results

August 16, 2014
For long time SEO's were opting in for Google+ profile, Google Authorship and racing to gain more followers on Google's social network Google Plus, that was motivated simple - Google Authority with photos helps rank better and gives higher CTR.I had a luck to test those features for less than a month - I implemented...

Writing 500 words in a day

August 02, 2014
About a month ago I started to pay attention to length of my blog posts, and I discovered that in past - the length of my blog posts was really low. This is what I wrote about a month ago:I investigated my blogging habits and found pretty sad scene - In average I'm blogging 200 words (and in some month even less...

CTR changes with and without Google Authorship

July 07, 2014
Google recently did a  switch how it serves its search results - this time Google removed photos and circle count from search results. Google used to served photos and displayed circle count info for those authors who had verified their Google Authorship.The switch happened around June 26Th, 2014. And some...

Writing 400 words in a day

June 27, 2014
Today I investigated my blogging habits and found pretty sad scene - In average I'm blogging 200 words (and in some month even less) in a day. And I'm willing to change that.Since October 2013, I ran a Can you blog 365 days in row contest. I have been blogging for about 8 month already, with a 2 day failure. At start...

How to write an article with 2000 and more words

June 26, 2014
Today I found an interesting article showing that Google prefers longer articles than shorter. The article I'm speaking right now is called How to write 2000 word a day.Since I'm using blog contest Can you blog 365 days in row, to boost my online presence and rank high on Google (and other search engines) I started to...

Is your website traffic down on weekends?

June 16, 2014
If you have a website and you are using some analytic tools, you might seen that at weekends your website traffic is down.For example my "worst" day is Saturday.At the above image you can see - with red line I have marked Saturdays when my traffic is down, and with green line I have marked last Saturday, when I...

How to check Google rankings with Google Spreadsheets

June 13, 2014
In this article I will show, how you can check and track your SERP with Google Spreadsheets.But at first I will tell you a story - More than 3 years ago I started to work on a hobby (but large scale site) dedicated to Georgia. It was built with Drupal, involved Google maps, Feeds parsing (Flickr, Wikipedia and more...

Fat head, chunky middle, long tail

March 12, 2014
Today I asked myself a question - how soon it takes to rank on Google?Based on my experience it could be in average 3-6 month. But I decided to Google this question, and read what other might said, and found a really useful article, where it's simple explained - How long does it take a website to rank on Google?...

My top keywords

March 06, 2014
Today I dig into my keywords list in Google Webmaster to find out what should I optimize next. And found a total crap. Here is my top 25 keywords my blog ranks TOP 10 in Google SERP   Query Impressions Clicks CTR Avg. position   google adsense...

Organic Traffic down - again

February 22, 2014
I have already many times on my blog expressed my concerns how Google treats my sites (especially one of them)I have noticed some strange organic search patterns in last month. And yesterday traffic stopped at all. I received traffic just for 30 days. Seems Google gave me some time, and then decided to block again....

Strange Search Engine behaviour

February 19, 2014
It has been a while since I noticed same strange behavior from Search Engines, in mean of traffic driven to my site.First thing I have noticed - in days, when I get referral traffic, search is down. It then comes back normal in days when there is little or no referral traffic. Strange right? In this case I'm speaking...

SEO Analyzer from Bing

February 04, 2014
I just wrote post - that this month I'm switching my default search to Bing. I did, and I started to explore - what Bing offers for me.First thing I did - I signed up for Bing Webmasters and added my blog to it. I'll make another post soon - how to add your site to Bing Webmasters.Few things I noticed - I got crawled...

Does Facebook have an impact on SEO?

January 31, 2014
My next big thing this year - is Facebook, if more precise, Facebook ADS for fan pages. Doing some adverts on Facebook, I started to wonder, does Facebook activity makes an impact on SEO?I have heard some speculations on this subject, and best answer I could find is  - sorta!Sorta means, that there is no direct...

Link exchange - does it still work?

January 27, 2014
Back in 90-ties, and early 2000ds - link exchange was must have SEO strategy.  Mainly used to gain Page Rank and better rankings in Google SERP. But then no-follow attribute was introduced, to stop Page Rank manipulations. I remember these days, when bloggers using WordPress CMS, had a blogroll with friends on it...