Q: Should a meta description contain keywords only or it should be in sentence format? If it has only keywords, do we have to add commas to separate? A: In general, a meta descriptions should be short phrases written with the motive to compel a person to click. In personal, I do not recommend a string of keywords and commas. It should rather have a fo

Q: Is the process of optimizing a website for mobile different from normal SEO? A: Although, there are not major differences between optimizing a site for mobile and regular SEO, but mobile is a new thing so changes will flow with time. One thing that you would notice is very different on the mobile is the user experience. In the desktop search, 10

Q: I am trying to fix a website and have always been told that putting duplicate content is a complete No. I decided to put 500-550 character text and have now realized that I have already put 736 characters text on 80 pages. Please tell me if it is ok to put duplicate content on each page and if 736 characters is too much. A: You are confusing duplic

Q: What is a Naked Link? A: A naked link is a hyperlink for which, anchor text is the URL itself. The link is in a format http://www.example.com/. If we talk in terms of SEO and link building, a naked link could be one of the below variants: Branded link - A link around your company's name Optimized link - Lin

Q: I have a website hosting company but cannot have a "news feed" on my home page. So, should I set up a news page & update it on regular basis? What would you suggest? Will that be counted as an effective SEO, even if not on the home page? A: One important thing you need to know is that news & fresh content will help your home page, only if t

Q: If I have written a nice feature on a particular topic or product & a number of websites are linking to my site by using my company's name or the topic that I have covered, will Google penalize me? How can I stop other people from linking to my site with the same keyword? A: This question has got a great value in the post-Penguin era. The last

Q: If we talk about link building in Post-Penguin age, I would like to know how important are these two factors: 1) What the site is about? 2) Anchor text - on links as votes? A: Link building has become all about quality after the Penguin update. So, what is the parameter of quality? Firstly, the website should be real and not some junk such as

Q: I am helping small businesses with Google Places and noticed that most of them haven't claimed their listing. The reason could probably be that they don't know about it. If I am setting up their listing by adding photos, advertisements, reviews etc., am I taking the advantage of their ignorance to generate business, when they could have done it themselves?

Q: I am creating 3 web pages and optimizing each for similar but different searches. Is the okay to have similar content on these pages or same content in some parts of the page? Is it true that Google does not like similar or duplicate content? A: Duplicate content has high chances of getting penalized by Google. If you have same content (exactly the

Q: I have a list of 15 keywords that I would like to target my website for. How these keywords should be placed within the content. A: The very first task for you is to define the high priority target keywords. If you have 15 keywords, you will eventually end up having 5-10 of these in your list. The second phase would be to create landing pages

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