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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Website's International Targeting Setting Preference in SEO

If you don't have a regional domain then you must prefer buying like, for united kingdom choose .co.uk's domain and to target audience in United Arab Emirates must prefer buying .ae domains but if you already have a domain for example .com and you want to focus on some specific region and language then proceed reading this article below.

There are some important things that you must consider when determining the international target audience for your website and language preference of your website. This will help you to reach targeted audience regionally or globally. Once you do all of these steps you would find better keywords rankings, increased impressions to your website.

All you need is to make some changes to your website code and your Google's search console account. I am going to define the steps below.

Step 1:


HTML's Language Declaration:


Declare the language used on your page in HTML Tag. To do this, go to your page's source code and check the html tag at the top. <html> and find this line lang="en-US" within tag. If not then you have to define in your code the lang attribute where set the language and region preference. for ex:
"en-USen is the English and US is the Region

To find complete list of languages click here and regions click here.

Step 2:

Notify through Google's Search Console

Login to your google's search console account and click on Search Traffic at the right side of the page and choose International Targeting.

If your site shows 'Your site has no hreflang tags' then follow the Step 1: after resolving this wait sometime to get this message removed.

Now Click on Country tab and set the desired country.

For further assistance you can read this International Targeting article, click here.

Also you can leave your comment, I am ready to help you :)



Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Google Webmaster Tools: new indicators on the mobile SEO

Called "Mobile Compatibility", a new report notes the usability issues that Google does not like.



A new informative report has just made its appearance in Google Webmaster Tools. Accessible bottom of the menu "Search Traffic" and called "Mobile Compatibility", it is thought to solve usability issues and mobile SEO of a website. Among the errors it may fall and list "tactile elements too close", "use of Flash content," "small font", "size is not suitable content to display" or "window non display configured. "
Click on errors allows you to see which pages Google Site met them, and when they were last detected. A link also refers to an official help page that can help resolve problems.
This new feature comes as Google has deployed in new countries, including Germany, the penalty in the referencing mobile sites using Flash content. Deployment in France should no longer delay.

Google Penguin still 3.0 being deployed?

Many believed a Penguin 3.1, but the engine says its 3 Penguin filter was still being deployed six weeks after its launch ...



Many SEOs have observed major movements in the results pages at the end of last week, November 28, in particular. Tremors felt heavily in the United States, but also in France, until December 1. Many have associated with deploying a new Google Penguin, Penguin version 3.1 so.

Google now has just confirmed that it was indeed the consequences of the deployment of Google Penguin, but the filter "ongoing" deployment. To believe the search engine, so it would be just the same Penguin 3.0, launched on 18 October. There is therefore now six weeks ...

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Google rolled out Panda 4.0 update today

Google rolled out Panda 4.0 update today. They confirmed that they have released a new algorithm update and started rolling out a ranking update from this past weekend for “spammy queries” such as payday loan, pornographic or heavily spammed queries.



According to Search Engine Land, Google’s spokesperson told:

Over the weekend we began rolling out a new algorithmic update. The update was neither Panda nor Penguin – It was the next generation of an algorithm that originally rolled out last summer for very spammy queries.


This update is an international rollout for different languages and for English queries it would be about 0.2%.

Matt Cutts, Head of Webspam team at Google announced the update back in 2013.


Sunday, May 18, 2014

Link to your site will become less important: Matt Cutts

The latest from Google's webmaster help video. Links to your site will become less important to Google as they are now capable more good at understanding the natural language of users' queries.

Google changed the search engine market in the 90s by evaluating a website’s backlinks instead of just the content, like others did. Updates like Panda and Penguin show a shift in importance towards content. Will backlinks lose their importance?
Leah, Newyork

Watch this video: Will backlinks lose their importance in ranking?