Search Engine Optimization

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

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 ...

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

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...

Writing 500 words in a day

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...

CTR changes with and without Google Authorship

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...

Writing 400 words in a day

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...

How to write an article with 2000 and more words

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,...

Is your website traffic down on weekends?

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...

How to check Google rankings with Google Spreadsheets

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...

Fat head, chunky middle, long tail

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...

My top keywords

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...

Organic Traffic down - again

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...

Strange Search Engine behaviour

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...

SEO Analyzer from Bing

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...

Does Facebook have an impact on SEO?

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...

Link exchange - does it still work?

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...

Return of Google traffic

I'm not sure is it due to some new Google algorithm update or not. But in last 3 days I'm seeing significant improvement in search traffic.Last year in second decade of August search traffic from Google dropped to 0. In overall...

Careful with do-follow links

August 14th suddenly one of sites I maintain increased absolute drop of traffic from Google.At first I panicked. I did research, and didn't find nothing useless from other webmasters reporting similar behavior. Then I give up....

Google Pagerank toolbar updated?

I have red in many places, that Google is not updating Pagerank this year anymore, and probably it will lose it's effect at all. But yesterday I noticed that my blog went from N/A to 0. And noticed that some other websites went...