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Category: Search Engine Optimization

Japanese Text and Yoast SEO

A potential client recently asked us whether Yoast SEO plugin handles Japanese text. The WordPress Yoast Plugin has over 3 million active installs and is widely regarded by  developers as the Gold Standard in WordPress SEO plugin support. While there does appear to be an issue with getting an accurate word count through the plugin, this […]

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15 June, 2017, Written by 0 comment

Boost your SEO with Canonical URLs

Most website owners would know that getting your site ranked well in Google is a key ingredient of online success. The two components of your site ranking are “off-site” SEO factors and “on-site SEO”. This article will talk about a couple of important techniques to boost your “on-site” search engine optimization. Canonical URL’s. Webster’s dictionary defines […]

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1 June, 2017, Written by 0 comment

Japanese SEO Geo-Targeting

Most website owners appreciate the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) for their website. What is sometimes under appreciated is that Google has regional versions and your website will rank differently in Google.co.jp than it does in Google.com. Your choice of domain name,  how you interact with Google Webmaster Tools and other factors  play a […]

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28 December, 2010, Written by 0 comment

Google Japan Gets Rich Snippets

Over time you are going to see more search engine result listings on Google Japan similar to the example below, showing rating information, number of reviews, price ranges, and a whole lot more information that Google thinks will give better search results. These are called Rich Snippets and website owners should pay attention because early […]

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14 December, 2009, Written by 0 comment

Can You Get Me On The Front Page Of Google?

“So can you get my website on the front page of Google search results?” This is one of those “how long is a piece of string?” type questions that website owners sometimes ask. The only honest answer is “it all depends”. To give any kind of meaningful response actually depends on knowing the answer to […]

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1 December, 2009, Written by 0 comment

Bing / Yahoo Deal and the Japan Impact

The search engine world is still buzzing following the recent decision of Yahoo to effectively shut down its own search infrastructure and outsource its search results business to Microsoft in the guise of its latest and hottest search interface, “Bing”. The deal represents an admission from both partners that they need to team up and […]

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30 July, 2009, Written by 0 comment