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Free High PR Directory Submission Sites

We all know the importance of backinks for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how hard it is to get quality backlinks. Below is a list of free directory submission sites with high PR ranking that will help you with your quality backlinking strategy. 10 Directory (Page Rank 3) - www.10directory.com Free PR Web Directory (Page Rank 6) -  www.freeprwebdirectory.com All Free Things  (Page Rank 4) - www.allfreethings.com So Much (Page Rank 6) - www.somuch.com Travel Tourism Directory Info (Page Rank 6) - www.traveltourismdirectory.info Britain Business Directory (Page...
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Yandex Penalizes Hundreds of Sites for Selling Links

The largest Russion search engine - Yandex - has penalized hundreds of sites for selling links. The penalty was reported on a Yandex webmaster post Sept 8th. The link penalty, named algorith AGS, will be widespread and will not discriminate between large, small, well know or less popular sites. The 'algorithm AGS' specifically targets link sellers, not link buyers. The penalty went ahead and set the Yandex TIC score (similar to Google’s PageRank) to zero for sites who sold links. Yandex also has an algorithm that targets link buyers named Minusinsk....
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What is Keyword Stuffing?

If you are a new webmaster and don't know what the term keyword stuff means, the offical definition of "Keyword Stuffing" refers to the practice of loading a webpage with keywords or numbers in an attempt to manipulate a site's ranking in search results. Often these keywords appear in a list or group, or out of context (not as natural prose). In the old days of SEO this used to work and search engines would rank sites with abnormal (and often un-readable text with no value) amounts of keywords higher for those specific keywords. Below is a...
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Instagram Opens Advertising Platform to All Users Starting September 30

We all know the importance of social marketing for your SEO and sales - both free and paid. You now have another channel for paid advertising as Instagram announced today that as of September 30th, self-serve advertising will be available to all users. In addition, Instagram will make its advertising platform available to countries around the world. Instagram advertising used to only be available to major brands. Making it available to all users is a significant strategic change for the company which will increase revenues and provide new advertising avenues for all of...
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Google Panda 4.2 Reversal

Google Panda 4.2 was released by Google July 18, 2015 and was meant to be a slow roll-out, taking months to complete. This is the first algorith update in 10 months, the last update being Panda 4.1 which was released September 25 2014. The rollout meant anyone who was penalized by Panda in the last update had a chance to recover, if they made the right changes. It has been widely reported that many webmasters who were penalized from Panda 4.1 did see slight improvements with the slow rolling Panda 4.2. But, on August 14th 2015, webmasters...
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Why Isn't  Google Indexing All My Webpages

If you find that Google isn't indexing all your web pages, here are 5 things you need to check to ensure it's not your site telling them not to. You are using the meta robots noindex tag The meta robots noindex tag enables you to tell search engine robots that a particular page should not be indexed. To exclude a web page from the search results, add the following code in the <head> section of a web page: <meta name="robots" content="noindex, nofollow"> In this case, search engines won't index the page...
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Google to Penalize Sites That Prompt You to Download Their App with Interstitials

Interstitial ads are full screen ads that cover the interface of their host application. In late July 2015, Google published a post on its blog asking people to reconsider using app download interstitials - it was widely suspected that Google would turn this into some kind of a penalty - they did just that! Google announced today that as of November 1 2015, sites with intrusive app install Interstitials will be penalized. Below is their announcement: “After November 1, mobile web pages that show an app install interstitial that hides a significant amount of content...
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