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SEO: Dumb SEO Questions 149 on Thursday, 30 July 2015

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00:01:57 Keyword Tracking Tools.
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/keyword_tracking_tools
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00:04:35 Optimizing hotel pages
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/optimizing_hotel_pages
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00:13:56 Shall we avoid on site SEO?
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/shall_we_avoid_on_site_seo
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00:16:30 What is Google Panda 4.2?
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/what_is_google_panda_42
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00:21:37 HTTPS Issues
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/https_issues
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00:31:44 Google Bot is getting confused
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/google_bot_is_getting_confused
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00:41:06 Exact domain name as a keyword
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/exact_domain_name_as_a_keyword
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00:44:30 4 feature snippets
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/4_feature_snippets
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Thanks to the expert panel +Richard Hearne +Rob Maas +Tim Capper +Masatake Wasa 

And a special thank you to the host +Jim Munro 

#SEO #HOA #seoquestions #dumbseoquestions
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Elrey Resultan

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Hi, It's been 2 months that I've optimizing hotel pages in my site (wwwDOTphilbookingDOTcom) by providing content in the <h1>, <title> headings, footer, body etc., What I did is just typing and typing any relevant things of each hotel and put it in their pages.

Now, 2 months I've use my time for on-page optimization. Still, NO IMPROVEMENT. 

No traffic, No Inquiries and No Booking.
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arathymol t p

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Hi,

What is Google Panda 4.2 Algorithm?

Thanks in Advance
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:16:30 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/what_is_google_panda_42 +arathymol t p

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The "Menu" links for these restaurants showing in the KP are linking to the incorrect restaurant in the chain.

Each restaurant is on its own sub domain, with clear structured markup, so Googlebot should not be getting confused between who's menu is who's.

One Example

https://plus.google ( dot ) com/110240171749822543608/
Business name: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Website for the one example: http://chadds-ford.firebirdsrestaurants ( dot )com

Any ideas as to why Gbot is getting confused ?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:31:44 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/google_bot_is_getting_confused +Tim Capper

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Priya Gupta

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Hi to All..

This is my site: chrysallis.in
when i search with my targeted keyword that time my site is showing/visible in SERP. But when i am search with exact  domain name as a keyword (chrysallis.in) for that time my site is not indexed by google. 

can you suggest me the reasons for this... 
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:41:06 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/exact_domain_name_as_a_keyword +Priya Gupta

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Edwin Jonk
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SEO: Dumb SEO Questions 148 on Tuesday, 23 July 2013

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00:02:11 Google Shopping
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/google_shopping
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00:04:29 Acronyms in Content
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/acronyms_in_content
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00:11:10 Negative Keywords
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/negative_keywords
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00:20:54 Checking Indexed Pages
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/checking_indexed_pages
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00:22:02 Starting a New Blog
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/starting_a_new_blog
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00:26:33 Question about <h1> tags
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/question_about_lth1gt_tags
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00:35:03 Updating the blog daily
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/updating_the_blog_daily
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00:44:16 Rank a YouTube video
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/rank_a_youtube_video
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00:45:59 My website is very slow
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/my_website_is_very_slow
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00:51:30 Long-Tail Keyword
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/longtail_keyword
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00:55:56 How long before building backlinks?
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/how_long_before_building_backlinks
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01:01:16 Adding 301 redirect
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/adding_301_redirect
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01:03:11 The way Google index my site
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/the_way_google_index_my_site
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01:04:52 Blocked by robots.txt
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/blocked_by_robotstxt
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01:09:44 Google Maps for Business
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/google_maps_for_business
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01:14:18 Does google index javascript content?
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/does_google_index_javascript_content
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01:14:43 Optimising one page site
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/optimising_one_page_site
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01:15:49 Question about links
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/question_about_links
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Thanks to the expert panel +Tim Capper +Masatake Wasa +David Rosam 

And a special thank you to the host +Jim Munro 

#SEO #HOA #seoquestions #dumbseoquestions
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kumbirai masanganise

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Hi guys , how do you optimise a one page site ,Angular js.
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cross-linking because the two questions are similar: https://plus.google.com/107680203513127762979/posts/1wwf6zY4Xjs
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Brett Saltalamacchia

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Hi, quick question in regards to Google maps. I have been confused recently and can't get my head round how it works. 

When I make a search for a local town named 'Frome', why is it that certain businesses show up when I'm zoomed out - yet the site I am optimising locally doesn't show, until I zoom all the way in? Here's an example:

We are located next to Lilley's Cider Barn, seems as if they show up when we zoom out a lot - their title stands out and they are colored Orange. However we aren't - why is this?

Thanks, all help appreciated.
Here is a link: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.2178076,-2.3287821,18.25z

It may be different on my side, I'm not sure.
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If you Search Stellasoft it's coming...if you search for frome you can't... that we've to search the accurate terms on maps..
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Andres Felipe Echavarria Henao

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Hello, I hope you can help me with this, do you know why Google is indexing my site as Kliper: xxxxxxxx if I set xxxxxxx|Kliper in the title tags?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 01:03:11 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/the_way_google_index_my_site +Andres Felipe Echavarria Henao

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Gayathri Muthusamy

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How many of you using google shopping?

Is it useful?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:02:11 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/google_shopping +Gayathri Muthusamy

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Gaurav Techie

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Hi Guys,
I have one question regarding Local Places, If I have multiple restaurants with Single brand, How to rank for different Places?
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Aaron Bohlman

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Hi guys, can anybody recommend any free or inexpensive keyword tracking tools? I'm looking to track about 20-30 phrases for just one domain in the Czech Republic. Thanks in advance!
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Ignoring SEO or NOT?
If the Google searches for all the target keywords of the specific country of a website are equal to zero. Shall we avoid on site SEO?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:13:56 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/shall_we_avoid_on_site_seo +francesca bandini

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Patrick Healy

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Hi Folks, I'm having an issue with a client site that's been having issues since we moved to https – so I'm turning to a few communities that I trust to see if there is something I've missed. All ideas are welcome

They are developed in Joomla and have a subdirectory with a WordPress install as their blog (domain.com/blog). We're submitting the sitemaps via XML and RSS for both site and blog. 

The WP pages are indexing fine. There are duplicates being submitted due to tags and categories but the 'indexed pages' under the blog line up with the number of posts that they have. Don't think there's any issue there.

The Joomla site however, as you can see from the screenshot below, is not doing nearly as well. According to the google index, there is a stable 554 pages in their index of which 405 are the site (not the blog). So the pages are in there and are showing https (which is a relief). 

The thing that's bothering me is that we're submitting 217 pages from the Joomla site and GWMT is only saying it's indexing 4. How can this be?

You'll notice that the last three sitemaps on the list are the ones I'm talking about and the last two are somewhat redundant. We put that in at the advice of the XML sitemap generation plugin (Jsitemap) developer. He said that sometimes if you put a variation of the XML sitemap URL in this fixes the problem. It hasn't (as you can see) and my intention is to delete it. 

Does anyone have any ideas here? I'm nervous that at some point I will have to be submitting all pages manually. I have never experienced something like this before and my gut it telling me that it's the plugin making a bad XML sitemap but if that's the case, how come GWMT is recognizing that we are submitting 217 pages?

I think you all in advance for your thoughts.
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So, will the appearance of 4 feature snippets take even more traffic from your site ?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:44:30 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/4_feature_snippets +Tim Capper

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Nebojsa Djukic

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How long do you usually wait before you start to build backlinks for a new site?  Actually, do you wait or you start ASAP?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:55:56 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/how_long_before_building_backlinks +Nebojsa Djukic

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Hi guys , does google index javascript content, for example an angular site .
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 01:14:18 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/does_google_index_javascript_content +kumbirai masanganise

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Athanasios Giannias

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Hi everyone.

I have a beta site which is mainly used to experiment. It is blocked by robots.txt. Within GWT, shouldnt the the index status bar be zero?

Thanks everyone!
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 01:04:52 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/blocked_by_robotstxt +Athanasios Giannias

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Inspire “Weddings” Sydney

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Hello to all :) I have a question:
If I add redirect 301 will my description change? 
I have this description "Description of this result is not available because of robots.txt  this site"
and I would like to change it, the URL that is indexed is not exist anymore.

But the description is not changed even I added 301 redrect.

Thanks
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 01:01:16 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/adding_301_redirect +Inspire Sydney

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