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Technical SEO & Web Analytics Specialist @ Peter Voynov LinkedIn

Digital SLR Camera Simulator

slr-camera-simulator    Digital SLR stands for digital single lens reflex, named because these cameras use a mirror located behind the lens to reflect light to the view finder. When photographer releases the shutter, camera’s mirror travels quickly out of the way, allowing light from the camera lens reflect directly to the sensor and  blacking out the view finder. The view finder in a camera contains a prism that rotates the image around so that photographer can see an image right side up and transfers it onto the  screen where photographer can see it. Using SLR camera is not an easy task, and using one with automatic options defeats the purpose of buying SLR camera. Continue reading

Better Page Titles in Google Search Results

Google Page Title Algorithm UpdatePage titles have always been a very important part of Google’s search results, because they are not only a part of  Google’s ranking algorithm, but they are also visible in search engine results and they’re the actual clickable links Google searchers click to reach sites. Many webmasters are curious about why Google sometimes show alternative titles in it’s search results. A lot of SEO specialists are pissed about this, but generally everyone will benefit from this update. Continue reading

Top 10 Negative Google News Ranking Factors


The following factors were deemed to be the worst things you could do it your site as relates to Google News rankings:

Top 10 Negative Google News Ranking Factors:

1Duplicated ContentUsing plagiarized or scraped content on your
2Vague Abstract HeadlinesNo/weak keyword targeting in headlines
3No Google News Sitemap
4Poor Quality ContentThere’s no excuse for bad writing!
5Blocking Googlebot/Newsbot via robots or META tagsHard to believe this still happens. Go Checkyour robots.txt ?le asap.
6Slow Site and/or Lots of 500 Errors
7Poor CitationRankYour article/site is not deemed and authority on a topic as few 3rd party

sites link to you and/or

8Low ’PageRank” DomainIf your SEO program is not competitive, you will have a harder time 

ranking in Google News

9New SiteSites with low/no trust/history will have a harder time
10All Syndicated Content With The Same Titles As The Source Site


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Top 10 Most Important Google News Ranking Factors


The following are the most important factors for gaining high rankings in Google News as judged by the respondents:
1Category AuthorityThe news source is known for its expertise on a particular topic (e.g. ESPN and Sports)
2Keyword(s) in Headlines & Page Titles
3Domain AuthorityThe news source has strong SEO presence including strong inbound link profile, social
4Social Sharing of ArticleVia Facebook & Twitter and maybe even Google+. Velocity is a factor.
5First to Publish Story
6Citation RankThe number of other high value sites that cite your article in their stories.
7Unique ArticlesOriginal content with low/no use of other sites’ texts.
8High CTR From Google NewsFrom both and other various Google SERPs.
9High Quality ContentAs determined by Google News editorial evaluators.
10Use of Google News XML Sitemaps


See also Top 10 Negative Google News Ranking Factors

Google Analytics Educational Videos

Google Analytics VideosIf you’ve recently set up Google Analytics, but aren’t sure how to start reading and acting on your web metrics, I’ve collected these official Google Analytics Videos to help you. These video tutorials are covering every aspect of SEO anything from GA introductions and tracking code installation to filtering and regular expressions.

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