Saturday, May 31, 2014

Top UK Citation Sources for local businesses | Sonal Kumawat

Posted by Sonal Kumawat 7 Comments
The Local Search Engine Ranking Algorithm is generally centered on the add website in local business search engine to traditional or organic SEO centered on the regular on-page and off-page factors attributed to traditional. I will provide a vast explanation about the important factor around local business citations. As local search become more and more social, user reviews and star rates. Local business citations are becoming very important in securing top local ten-pack listings.

UK Citation Sources for local businesses

This is post shows UK specific citation places; I will have sections for other countries “I’ll post later”.  Now in these days Local SEO is a very popular, as businessperson understand the search engine traffic potential of a good local ranking in certain industries.  All industry where Local SEO plays a big role in search marketing is Hotels. A search for ‘Car Hire London” will bring up this 7 pack of local listings, they are now getting more clicks than the organic listings below them: - 


Citation Domain
Traffic Frequency Count (UK)                             
Add Your Business
http://www.opendi.co.uk               
5,916
http://www.misterwhat.co.uk
2,548
http://www.businessmagnet.co.uk
3,820
http://directory.thesun.co.uk
291
http://www.scoot.co.uk
1,593
http://www.192.com
152
http://directory.independent.co.uk
53
http://www.yell.com
99
http://www.ufindus.com
105,326
http://www.ihertfordshire.co.uk
58,758
http://www.lacartes.com
12,743
http://www.cityvisitor.co.uk
3,866
http://www.citylocal.co.uk
83,359
http://www.thetradefinder.co.uk
86,070
http://www.brownbook.net
19,518
http://www.hotfrog.co.uk
21,232
http://www.locallife.co.uk
55,456
http://www.ukdirectory.co.uk
46,962
http://www.touchlocal.com
46,625
http://www.uk-local-search.co.uk
93,284


Always remember the main rule of Local Business Submission – That is NAP “Name (Your Company Name”, Address and Phone number in all websites must be an EXACT match.

If you need any advice on any aspect of Google Maps, increasing your local search traffic or promoting and developing your website to increase click throughs and conversions then Click Here!
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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Best Free SEO Tools

Posted by Sonal Kumawat 2 Comments
SEO tools are extremely essential for websites. Because, using these tools you can check the content and internal linking of your website and also check the popularity and even ranking of your website.


So here is the tool list:

1. Google Webmaster Tool:-

Google webmaster is the best tool for a website because it has a lot of features. It is an important tool for a website. It desires to verify your website by placing a code to your website given by Google webmaster tool. Google Webmaster tools shows search engine clicks and impressions, crawl errors, website health, each queries, back-links, submit sitemap and many more for your website.

2. Google Analytics Tool:-

Google Analytics is another best and free SEO tool provide by the Google. It is used for tracking your website daily visitors and the source where they are coming from that is country and city, it also give the information connected to organic search queries, visitor’s location, social activity and many more. For this tool you need to just copy and paste the code “after added website in tool” to your website from the Google Analytic. Google Analytic tool is important for your website; from this tool you can download the complete report for a website. This tool also provides a facility that you can add lots of website in a single account.

3. Woorank :-

Woorank tool is used for checking the SEO score of your website that shows how much your website is SEO friendly. The SEO score shows the result out of 100. If got 70 or above 70 score from 100 means your website is SEO friendly but you need to do more optimize according to Google guidelines.

4. Copyscape :-

Copyscape tool is used for examination the duplicate contents in your website. You can verify the duplicate content in your website you can just put your website url and then check. Content duplicity means Contents is copy from other websites to your website is called Duplicate Content. In these days it is really important to check that your website have no copied content because after many Google algorithms updating, it is essential for every website that have unique content.

5. Google Page Speed:-

Google Page Speed is the best tool for checking the performance and speed i.e. how much time takes your website when website is load. So you can check website speed with the help of Google Page Speed tool. This tool gives your website speed performance in Mobile and Computer or Desktop.

6. W3C HTML Validator:-

W3C HTML Validator toll is used for optimizing the source code of your website. The Website Source Code is also the key factor for website ranking. By the use of this tool you can check the website source code errors that are errors in your website in XHTML, HTML and CSS code.

7. Website Sitemap Generator:-

Website Sitemap is very important for improving the SEO Score of your website. With the use of this tool you can generator Sitemap for your website in html, video, xml, image and mobile format. You can submit your sitemap to Google, Bing, Yahoo webmaster tool and other most popular search engines that helps crawl yours website better and also improve your website ranking.

8. URL Redirect Checker:-

This tool is used for checking the website URL Redirect that means your website is redirect to without www from with www Or with www form without www. You can redirect your website using 301 Redirect navigation and upload .htaccess file in parent directory.

9. Google Adwords Keyword Tool:-

Google Adwords Keyword is one of the best free keyword selection tool for your website. You can filter more and finest keywords for your website by category, by location. You can choose best fitted keyword In the result section you can see keywords that are worldwide searches. So, you can get the best keywords for your website using this tool.

10. Keyword Position Checker Tool:-

This tool is used for checking keyword position in the popular search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. With the help of this tool, you can check your website keywords position in search engines; just entre Keyword that you want to check.

11. Keyword Density Tool:-

Keyword Density tool is used for inspection the keyword density of your webpage. This tool allows you to match up to keywords with in two different websites. When you submit two website url and keywords it's count whole keywords and density of both websites. The keywords of website will be count from title, Meta tags, url, text, image alt, referral link, body text and anchor tags. Even all of the keywords will be view separately.
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Monday, May 26, 2014

In Blogger Add Meta Description Tags In Every Post For Improved SEO

Posted by Sonal Kumawat 2 Comments
As all of you be familiar with that in the new Blogger interface to search preference part is added which help out the user to build his/her blog more search engine friendly. This segment contains such big stuff and from today I'm going to talk about with you on each and every part of search section. 

Fine, today we're going to learn the first element of search preferences which is Meta Description. Meta Tags are HTML elements used to provide structured metadata about a web page. These tags are located in the head segment of an HTML document. Most of the Social Sharing Tools like the Facebook Share or the Google Plus buttons will rise up this Meta description to create the snippet which acquire shared to the Social Networks. 

How to add Meta Description Tag in Blogger to Improved SEO

Blogger now adding Meta Tags has become so simple. You can do it easily from the Blogger’s User Interface. Follow the below steps to how to do it.
  1. Go to Settings Search Settings and Enable Meta Tags. In the Text part write a 150      character description which will describe your Blog. This text used by Search engines when your Blog’s home page is show on Search Engines. Here is my clip that I have specified in my blog “Guide to increase page ranking, traffic, Meta tags, website and visibility. It also provides free blogger widgets and gadgets to build a better blog.” 
add Meta Description Tags in Blogger

  1. Now when you make a Post, you can put the Meta Description from the Post Editor’s Post Settings  Sidebar.

 Note: You can correct the Search Description for existing posts as well.




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Friday, May 23, 2014

For Blogger and WordPress Blog Add Awesome Floating Sharing Bar

Posted by Sonal Kumawat
Today here is a tutorial on “how to include a floating social media bar in a blogger blog”. As I have included some social sites like buttons like: Google Plus, Facebook (like button), likedin, Tweet and also have a StumbleUpon buttons in the floating bar and all of them come with a counter in this widget. I have not using any scripts and this widget works simply on CSS and HTML and is completely compatible with every one of browsers. You can see this sticky widget to left of most of blog post. I have made sure to keep the setting up procedure as easy as possible. We created it very easy to install on blogger even wordpress, even you don’t require to edit your blogger html code. Just drop the entire given code into a HTML/Javascript gadget.

 Add it to blogger blog:

  1. Firstly login to your blogger dashboard. 
  2. Then go to your blogger Layout.
  3. Click on Add A Gadget.
  4. In Add A Gadget window, select HTML/Javascript . 
  5. After: Copy the code below and paste it inside the content box.



Note:- Just replace sonalkumawat highlighted in yellow color with your twitter username.

6. Save the gadget.
7. Drag the gadget and reposition it under Blog Posts gadget.
8. Click on orange Save button.

Enjoy!!! :)
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Thursday, May 22, 2014

How To Change Old Blogger Post URL Using Custom Permalink?

Posted by Sonal Kumawat
Every time we publish a new post, Blogger automatically generate the post URL according to the title of blog post. For example, if the post title is How To Change Blogger Post URL then Blogger will generate http://webbloggingtalks.blogspot.in/2014/07/how-to-change-blogger-post-url.html as the post URL. If you would like to modify this URL to a small SEO friendly then here is the solution.

Blogger introduced an alternative named Permalink in Post settings to edit the post URL to your preferred one. In this post I included the easy steps to utilize custom permalink in Blogspot blog. Below are the steps.
Steps:


Note : If you have Permalink Option in your Blogger Post Settings, then Start from Step 2. If you do not have not then start form Step 1.  

1. Create a New Post or Open a post you wish to edit the URL or
(If you want to correct in a live post, then click on Revert to draft push button to enable Permalink editing.)



2. Then click Permalink in Post Settings.



3. Now confirm the Custom URL radio button and type the new post URL in Custom URL field. Once changing the Custom URL do not forget to click done!

 

 
4. To end with, Click Publish.


That's it...Now check the post URL it will be changed to the modified one !


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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Google Begins Rolling Out Panda 4.0 Now

Posted by Sonal Kumawat
Google’s Matt Cutts announced on Twitter that they have released version 4.0 of the Google Panda Algorithm.

After a number of twist with the last panda  update over time, Google now have released what is believed to be a most important update to the real algorithm versus just a data refresh.

Google’s Panda Algorithm is designed to avoid sites with worth content from working their way into Google’s peak search results.But didn’t Google end updating us on Panda refreshes and updates since they are monthly rolling updates? Yes, but this is a bigger update.

Is this the gentler Panda algorithm? From talking to Google, it sounds like this update will be softer for some sites.


Here are the previous confirmed Panda updates, note, that we named them by every refresh and update, but 4.0 is how Google named this particular update:

  1. Panda Update 1, Feb. 24, 2011 (11.8% of queries; announced; English in US only) 
  2. Panda Update 2, April 11, 2011 (2% of queries; announced; rolled out in English internationally) 
  3. Panda Update 3, May 10, 2011 (no change specified; confirmed, not announced) 
  4. Panda Update 4, June 16, 2011 (no change specified; confirmed, not announced) 
  5. Panda Update 5, July 23, 2011 (no change specified; confirmed, not announced) 
  6. Panda Update 6, Aug. 12, 2011 (6-9% of queries in many non-English languages; announced) 
  7. Panda Update 7, Sept. 28, 2011 (no change specified; confirmed, not announced) 
  8. Panda Update 8, Oct. 19, 2011 (about 2% of queries; belatedly confirmed) 
  9. Panda Update 9, Nov. 18, 2011: (less than 1% of queries; announced) 
  10. Panda Update 10, Jan. 18, 2012 (no change specified; confirmed, not announced) 
  11. Panda Update 11, Feb. 27, 2012 (no change specified; announced) 
  12. Panda Update 12, March 23, 2012 (about 1.6% of queries impacted; announced) 
  13. Panda Update 13, April 19, 2012 (no change specified; belatedly revealed) 
  14. Panda Update 14, April 27, 2012: (no change specified; confirmed; first update within days of another) 
  15. Panda Update 15, June 9, 2012: (1% of queries; belatedly announced) 
  16. Panda Update 16, June 25, 2012: (about 1% of queries; announced) 
  17. Panda Update 17, July 24, 2012:(about 1% of queries; announced) 
  18. Panda Update 18, Aug. 20, 2012: (about 1% of queries; belatedly announced) 
  19. Panda Update 19, Sept. 18, 2012: (less than 0.7% of queries; announced) 
  20. Panda Update 20 , Sept. 27, 2012 (2.4% English queries, impacted, belatedly announced 
  21. Panda Update 21, Nov. 5, 2012 (1.1% of English-language queries in US; 0.4% worldwide; confirmed, not announced) 
  22. Panda Update 22, Nov. 21, 2012 (0.8% of English queries were influenced; confirmed, not announced) 
  23. Panda Update 23, Dec. 21, 2012 (1.3% of English queries were influenced; confirmed, announced) 
  24. Panda Update 24, Jan. 22, 2013 (1.2% of English queries were influenced; confirmed, announced) 
  25. Panda Update 25, March 15, 2013 (confirmed as coming; not confirmed as having happened)
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Algorithm & Ranking Shifts On Fire This Month - Google

Posted by Sonal Kumawat
In the face of Google saying nothing is going on, we've been seeing secret code of major changes and reports of most important changes in the Google search results and rankings.

Again, over the weekend, I've been getting tons of public talk in the Webmaster World and even Webmaster forums about Google making a lot of changes over the weekend.
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SEO Tips for Beginners

Posted by Sonal Kumawat 3 Comments
Good day to all! This is my first blog piece of writing, so please be kind to me. 

I am an SEO Analyst, had a lot of jobs until now, some of which in very different area. ? I was always looking for impressive – probably getting ready for a date with search engines :-)

Why have I chosen SEO? It’s because Search Engine Optimization will forever be required, as long as the Internet will provide as a source of information. And I want to finally calm down and become a professional in a field I like :-)

I know from my own practice it’s not simple being an SEO beginner and there are a lot of problems you will come across on your journey to become a specialist. In order to be fine at SEO, you have to start with: 

•    Analytical What SEO is
•    Understanding how search engines work: Google, Yandex, Bing etc. 
•    Discovery your way in all

 Therefore, I want to share some suggestion with you on some basic matter that have helped me to get my opinion together. I hope they will be useful to you too. 

•    What is an SEO expert doing?
•    Common myths about SEO
•    Some SEO tips for beginners

Keep reading to gain SEO Tips, Tricks and technology. So, dear SEO beginners, go ahead – we can do it!
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