Dealing with Google Analytics Keyword Not Provided

Late last year, Google made a move to encrypt user searches to enhance the security of their users’ data. Although this is great for users, it makes things more difficult for webmasters, because encrypted organic traffic now shows the keyword (not provided) in those instances. Fortunately, there is something you can do to obtain more information from Google Analytics when keywords are not provided.

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Google Caffeine and SEO – Optimizing for Real-Time Search

caffeineSo what is Google Caffeine all about? A simple analogy: Google Caffeine is to search what the iPhone 4 is to the iPhone; a modern update to an existing product. It still continues to provide all of the great features that made it great and whets the appetite for technology with a few clever new features — neither product provides any new revolutionary functionality, just some upgrades.

Keyword Tool Supercharger

searchThe Google AdWords Keyword Tool is a great tool to help you identify popular keywords that can help with search engine optimization. However, it really only supplies insight into one component of the equation when it comes to driving traffic to your site: keyword demand. It lacks any information about what sort of supply there is fulfilling that demand. To help fill that void, I’ve developed the Keyword Tool Supercharger.

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DoFollow Blog Search

Dofollow vs. Nofollow

The majority of blogs implore the nofollow tag in their comments. That means that when you specify your website URL when leaving a comment, the link created does not help to elevate your website’s status in the algorithms search engines use. Although not really an “official” term, people often use dofollow to describe blogs that do not use the nofollow tag. In other words, comments left on these blogs do help to elevate your website’s status in search engines.

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