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Why Quality Content Alone Isn’t Enough to Get Tons of Organic Traffic

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Google’s Matt Cutts frequently advises webmasters and content creators to create ‘unique, detailed, helpful’ content instead of thinking about SEO all the time. Google’s Panda & Penguin updates have targeted low-quality content and link farms to make sure that they list more high-quality pages in search results. That’s very well known.  Now, I have personally experienced that even writing a 4,000+ words unique article that gets good on-site and social media feedback isn’t enough to rank high for related keywords in Google’s search engine result pages (SERPs). Though no one knows the official ranking factors of Google, Bing, Yahoo and other popular search engines, people have guessed them since a very long time. Some even came up with more than 200 probable factors.

Various stories on the internet suggest that, in recent years, Google is giving external links lesser priority while ranking web pages, compared to content quality and site accessibility. My recent experience with my own post proved that this isn’t always true, especially when you’re writing about a competitive topic.

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31 Ways to Boost the SEO of Your WordPress Site

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Setting up WordPress sites is easy, properly optimizing them for SEO isn’t. WordPress is decent for SEO out of the box, especially the new versions. But there are still scopes to transform that ‘decent’ bit into ‘excellent’. SEO is not limited to low quality link building and blatant keyword stuffing any more. It has literally gone through an evolution in the past decade, and will never stop evolving. In this article I’ll randomly present 31 easy to implement, effective ways to boost the SEO of your WordPress blog.
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3 Effective Ways to Reduce Comment Spam in WordPress

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I usually get emails from new bloggers asking me how to protect an WordPress blog from spam. Though link building is slowly becoming an ineffective strategy when it comes to SEO, most website administrators and SEO companies simply won’t stop blatantly spamming links in literally every website that they come across. Spam comments not only create a bad impression about your blog to your visitors, they also indicate that the security of your WordPress blog sucks. If you use the default WordPress commenting system, comments are loaded normally, means search engines can read and index them when they crawl through your posts. Thus, irrelevant fishy comments are also bad for the SEO of your website. You can fight spam on your WordPress blog implementing three smart techniques that I’ll explain in this post.

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6 Common Mistakes While Choosing A Web Host

disappointed with webhostWhat was your mental state just before you started a blog? umm… let me guess, you probably were excited! It’s not just you, most bloggers who are new in the field without much past experience get excited ahead of setting up their first blog. For those using a paid web hosting service, the result likely was a hurry in choosing the company to host their first blog with. Now, the Internet is so filled with fake ‘Top 10 Web Hosts’ sites (which are basically affiliate sites) that successfully convince you into purchasing a relatively ‘cheap and best’ web hosting plan from a shoddy company which gets you lots of troubles afterwards. In this article, I’ll discuss about some common mistakes beginners make when it comes to choosing a web host.
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7 Modern SEO Tactics That You Should Try

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Search Engines, especially Google, are constantly updating the way they track and index web pages. Traditional SEO methods no longer prove themselves effective. Due to this newly acquired ‘smartness’ of web spiders and search engines, I’ve noticed many people take the wrong route and overdo the SEO part. In this article I’ll tell you about SEO strategies that work in 2013.
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