I had a few interesting topics to write about this week, but none of them seemed meaty enough to spawn a full-fledged article on their own. So I decided to throw them all out there with a little bit of commentary to go with them. I hope some of them resonate with you!
Chance to Win a $100 AMEX Gift Card
Rankings -- One More Time
While it's easy to say what SEO isn't, it's a lot harder to pin down exactly what SEO is these days. On the other hand, SEO is still the same thing I said it was when I first started writing about it over a decade ago -- that is, making your website the best it can be both for people and search engines.
Does the thought of 100% 'not provided' keywords in analytics freak you out, or at this point is it a non-issue?
As discussed in my last article about technical SEO issues, it's crucial to be sure that you have no server errors on your site. But there are other technical issues that relate to your website navigation and how you set up your overall site architecture.
Home Page Not Blog Posts Getting Listed
While uncovering and fixing technical issues has always been an important part of SEO, in the wake of Panda and Penguin, technical SEO has moved closer to the forefront. You may have thought that the better Google gets, the less effect technical problems would have on SEO -- I know I did. But in fact, it has been the opposite.
What technical issues do you see on websites that are potentially hurting their SEO performance?
Can You Use an Image to Avoid a Duplicate Content Issue?
Will Google rank a site poorly if it is not optimized for mobile devices?
Should we 301-redirect 10,000 of low-quality pages to a single page or delete them entirely?
How do we get rid of our spammy inbound links?
What are the top two or three web design programs you would recommend?