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BingBots or MSNBots Over-crawling to Bring the Site Down?

BingBots or MSNBots Over-crawling? There are instances when bots from Bing or MSN are overcrawling the website crippling the website to be too very slow or even cause it to do down. What generally happens? Microsoft Bing web crawlers sometimes get “out of control crawling mode” causing websites to go down. (Why? Ask Microsoft. I [...]

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HTTPS and SEO

Moving to Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol? What needs to be reviewed? Google’s move to HTTPS On August 06, 2014, Google disclosed HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure) is a ranking factor in SEO, rather unconventionally. Ever since, SEOs have started to wonder if moving to HTTPS is the right way to go mainly for SEO [...]

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Use of rel=”nofollow” for SEO: How and Why?

Today, I’m going to summarize observations on technical ways to generate hyper links,  use of rel=”nofollow” on anchor tag, and it’s impact on SEO and sometimes even on user experience. What is rel=”nofollow”? Let’s start with a typical hyperlink which would look as follows: <a href=”url-goes-here” title=”describe-link-here”>Anchor-Text-Goes-Here</a> If we add a a value of “nofollow” [...]

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