8 Simple Ways to Show Social Proof on a Website or Blog

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In online marketing, the term “social proof” refers to a way to show visitors that your website is popular and trusted by other people. When people see evidence that many other people like your site, then they are more likely to trust it and stick around. But if a site looks like it has no … Read more

Keywords Everywhere: The Best Free Keyword Research Tool

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Keywords Everywhere may just be the best free keyword tool available today. It is a browser extension that shows you keyword information directly in the Google search results. In addition, Keywords Everywhere is completely free. You simply install it, and it works. If you didn’t know already, keywords are the words and phrases people type … Read more

How to Remove URLs From Google Search

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Sometimes you may need a way to remove things from the Google search results. For example, if you just deleted a page and don’t want it to show up anymore. Or if you want to remove low-quality pages from the index for SEO reasons. Here are the three best ways to remove one or many … Read more

5 High-Quality Factors in Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines

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Google publishes a 160+ page document called the Search Quality Rater Guidelines, often abbreviated as the QRG. This document is used by Google’s quality raters, which are people who work for Google and evaluate the quality of the search results. Although these quality raters don’t influence rankings directly, their feedback is used to inform the … Read more

Native LazyLoad: The Best Lazy Loading Plugin for WordPress

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Lazy loading is one of the best ways to make your site faster. What lazy loading does is to avoid loading objects like images until right before they become visible in the browser window. This causes your site to respond much faster, and the visitor can scroll down and interact with the page much sooner. … Read more

Yandex Webmaster Tools: How to Submit and Verify Your Site

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Yandex is often known as the Russian search engine. It is not only the most popular search engine in Russia but also the second most popular after Google in many countries. However, most of the countries where Yandex is popular have a large Russian-speaking population. Worldwide, Yandex has a market share of around half a … Read more

What Is Yandex? Not Just a Russian Search Engine

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Yandex is a Russian company that is best known for its Yandex search engine. This is a search engine that was originally started in Russian at yandex.ru, but now has a global English version at yandex.com. Yandex is the biggest search engine in Russia. According to Statcounter, they had 48.79% market share in Russia in … Read more