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Micah Fisher-Kirshner
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Anyone seen Webmaster Tools via the Fetch & Render part show some images in a gray-ish overlay instead of the normal colors, and why it's doing that?
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K Neeraj Kayastha

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How to use #related :domain Google operator?
I assume this result is the major reason my website not ranking for Internet Marketing related terms

This may be a good discussion topic among the experts on the panel. :)

I had a Hindi Poems Blog on Blogger.
It was popular, real popular for 2 years.
I shifted my hindi blog to the custom domain knkayastha(dot)in.

Last year, I started thinking about my Internet Marketing Profession.
And I used the same LIVE & RUNNING DOMAIN for this purpose.
Old Hindi Poetry were removed and the current website came into existence.
But I am not able to get results for my SEO efforts.

Is the below snippet related:domain the main reason? 
See all related sites which Google see is Hindi Poetry blogs.
If so, is there any solution?
Should I shift my domain instantly?
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+Dave Elliott It is not working , By adding this code site is not getting opened even
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K Neeraj Kayastha

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LARGE SNIPPET IN SERP
Hello all, the below screenshot is from the similar page (previous question). The red border snippet is extra large and is the best among those Search Engine Results. NO?

All other pages have also larger text on them, but Google chose only ONE. WHY?

Is it due to some better SEO or any defined structure in the coding?
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Orange Mantra

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How we can remove any site from google alerts????
Like I have a site abc(dot)com I don't want to see my site in google alert system. kindly let me know what should I do?
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Also use no index tag
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Victor Castillejos

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Any recommendations for a  good heat map besides crazzyegg?
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Well for starters, I give +ClickTale the lead in this one, not CrazyEgg - and +Google Analytics at least an overall B- on the #martech  competitive landscape of this category... Why? Sigh. Bc it's free.

1. +AdobeMarketingCloudJ has a ClickMap if you have it ... and thus have already proven you hate ROI, value for spend or profit - in which case you'll have to use this one to keep consistent in your market share losing consistency

2. +Mouseflow = seriously worthy competitive option

3. +ClickMeter 

4. +MouseStats is pretty neat as well
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Ravi Tandon

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What if i use meta tags for some pages of my website but not used in all pages. what will happen and its necessary to add meta tags on all pages?
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yes i am also looking for.
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SEO: Dumb SEO Questions 136 on Thursday, 30 April 2015

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00:01:44 Title tags and Description tags
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/title_tags_and_description_tags
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00:05:56 Changing URL
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/changing_url
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00:11:40 Keyword ranking checker
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/keyword_ranking_checker
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00:16:53 Google Answer Box May be Inaccurate
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/google_answer_box_may_be_inaccurate
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00:19:18 Organization`s logo in Knowledge Graph
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/organizations_logo_in_knowledge_graph
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00:22:46 Whats up with this crap?
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/whats_up_with_this_crap
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00:24:13 Check Backlinks
http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/check_backlinks
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#SEO #HOA #seoquestions #dumbseoquestions
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Valentina Huff

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When adding title tags and description tags to pages of a website, does it make a difference if you add them to main pages in the menu versus sub-pages/drop downs? Do main pages hold more weight than their dropdowns when it comes to ranking?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:01:44 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/title_tags_and_description_tags +Valentina Huff

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Arun Upadhyay

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Thanks in advance. Please help me with this question, I will be highly obliged - 

We have a huge website containing millions of pages and its a products and deals based site now we want to move the site to subdomains. below is the query, i hope if you can help -

1. Case 1 – Domain is moved to subdomain (www.domain.com moved to products.domain.com / deals.domain.com) and we do not want to use 301 redirection from old domain to subdomain because more than 40% traffic is still coming on old domain and old pages are also ranking good in SERPs as well, we do not want to lose pages and their ranks in SERP plus visits.

2. Case 2 – Old "deals" pages are ranking well in SERP with "expired deals" status and domain is moved to subdomain (products.domain.com, deals.domain.com). We do not want to remove old deal pages because of their ranking and traffic. 

In order to maintain the traffic and SERP rank what could be the best way to deal with this situation. 

Thanks Again
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:05:56 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/changing_url +Arun Upadhyay

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Yogesh Dhawan

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Hi Guys,

Is there any free or cheap real time keyword ranking checker where i can check 1000 keywords by 1 click and export the results?

My client  is targeting local keywords but in whole Australia and needs reporting for all keywords every fortnight. whats the best way out?
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Trying webceo and rankwatch at the moment. 
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Atish Hemade

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Specifying organization's logo in Knowledge Graph or Search box in the right of SERP. 
Should one use the rel=publisher code or schema.org mark up or both? and how much time will it take to see the desired result after implementation of the above?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:19:18 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/organizations_logo_in_knowledge_graph +Atish Hemade

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Valentina Huff

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Does anyone have experience selling on Living Social? We noticed a significant decrease in exposure and ticket sales this year and we were curious if anyone had any insight.
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Michelle Dear
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I officially have a dumb SEO question. 

I am really trying to understand nofollow links, and I just don't. Here's where my brain goes to mush. Let me give you an example.

Let's say Website A (WA) has a link in Article1 (A1) to Website B (WB) Article 3 (A3).  

                 WA(A1)--->WB(A3)

Now, I'm reading about nofollows on backlinks. I understand that it's not required. And I understand some of the reasons why you may set them up (spammy blog comments.) But what I don't understand is this:

1. Which website sets up the nofollow in this particular example?

2. Why would they do this? Just examples for reasons please. (I understand if the authority is crap, or it's not a trusted source.)

2b. Where do they put the nofollow?

3. Let's say I create content (article) that references something awesome in an article by Barry Schwartz. Do I have to get his permission just to refer to an article of his and link to it? Back in the day, we didn't have to do that. If I don't have to do that, is this where I put in a nofollow? Or is this something he takes care of? How would he know I am even linking to him? Do I tell him in advance?

4. I've read about how some sites can do an overarching nofollow or something? Does this mean that anyone that creates a link to their content basically doesn't hurt their SEO?

I suppose that my questions indicate I need a bit of a primer on nofollow for the source link and the backlink?  But I'll be honest. I've read tons, and my brain just isn't getting it.
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Thank you +Jose Terrier and +Dave Elliott . We were talking about the disavow last week or week before, and now that makes complete sense to me. Dave, I wasn't aware of the CMS issue. I'll be sure to keep an eye out for that;

Again, thanks to everyone for all of your help. Very kind of you.
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Deepak Gupta

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Can anyone help me index all pages of my site I google? It has 80000 pages but only 2700 are indexed. URL is vskart(dot)in/shop/
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Use sitemap.xml ror.xml and remove robots file
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Arifur Rahman (Tanu)

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Is this a rich Snippet? What do you think. 
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+Edwin Jonk yup Thank you !!
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Mandeep Singh

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hi a very good-morning to all. So let me ask my question.

Is it good to connect your local google my business verified page (google plus review page) to your business website. Like  Facebook, twitter or other social business page/profile. 

Note: I am talking about Google my business verified page not about simple Google business created page.
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Hi +Mandeep Singh 

I am not sure what you are on about business pages = 2 types.

There is only 1 kind of business page >> https://plus.google.com/u/0/+benetrends/posts

And I say again >> yes it is good to add it to your social icons, like FB and Twit

And it is also good to mark them up with social schema
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K Neeraj Kayastha

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If Duplicate content is SIN, why Google lists these pages or site?

I found many pages starting with There is a high possibility you found us through a search engine. And the fact you are on this page is good enough to assume that search engine optimization and found 60 unique pages of various websites.

I am not talking about real SERP ranking, but why Google even consider to let these remain indexed!

And what the content writers are doing? These results are of Internet Marketing Consulting Companies websites. So how these Consultants are doing SEO of clients' websites!
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Google is not even sure about its Duplicate content policy. Google bans only when someone SPAMS not when using duplicate content. You can use duplicate content within a limit - this is what my understanding is
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Kenneth Villegas

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Hi guys! Just want to ask regarding hreflang for multi regional site. I'm having trouble implementing on our website's subpages, should I also add this tag to all of the other subpages of our website? 
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It's supposed to be applied to all pages having an equivalent version in other language, so yes, if your site does.
Of course, it's an optional tag
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K Neeraj Kayastha

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Google Answer Box May be Inaccurate
Here is an answer box screenshot where I asked what is facebook marketplace and look to the answer.
Is it so because there is no answer on World Wide Web for this question or Google could not understand the question and picked up wrong paragraph?
Should I or we should give regular feedback to Google from the below of Answer Box?
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From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:16:53 into the YouTube video: http://dumbseoquestions.com/q/google_answer_box_may_be_inaccurate +K Neeraj Kayastha

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