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Sitemap SEO – Link Building to Sitemap and RSS Feeds

Sitemap SEO SEO has been around for more than a decade and as of this post, not one SEO Expert in the world encourages you to build back links to your sitemap. Let me be the first. Sitemaps were developed to aid in the navigation of sites and to assure that Google and other search engines would index your whole site and even though sitemaps are widespread, SEO consultants overlook them for link building. Brad Fallon gave me my original foundation in SEO and there were…

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Get Indexed by Google Fast Auto Pinger

  If you’ve ever heard of blog and ping then you might have uncovered one of the secrets why blogs are loved by Google. If a blog is well established, then if you make a post, the rss and atom feeds go to work notifying the search engines that there is fresh content on this new post. Sometimes the new content will be indexed by Google in a matter of minutes. The Google bot will visit your new post and scan your content, then…

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How to Find Your Twitter RSS Feed & Profile ID Number

  Twitter has announced that it no longer supports or displays your Twitter feed on their site in plain view; however, there are many reasons you might want to continue to use it, say in a WordPress blog text widget that displays your latest Tweets. As you can see from the link below that the Twitter feed no longer works: https://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.rss?screen_name=GlenWoodfin However, if you want to add a Twitter feed to your WordPress blog in 2015, here is a work around to do it even after Twitter ending public…

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Google Ranks the Word ‘Scam’ High in SEO and Loses Lawsuit

If you’ve ever done any online reputation management (clearing the first page of a Google search for any negative listings for an individual or corporation), you’ve surely noticed that the Google algorithm artificially boosts words like scam, criminal, prison, jail and many negative words unfairly. Not only do they push words that promote slander in their organic search, but it’s just as easy to see this synthetic promotion in their Google Instant Autosuggest feature where a drop down list of possible keyword searches…

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