nofollow and noindex statements

As you develop your website you will no doubt have various pages that are “backend” pages.  These pages might include download pages, thank you pages, policy pages, or whatever.  For web marketing we optimize our sites for search engines and we do not want these types of pages to show up in search engines. Sometimes the reason we do not want search engines to show our page is for an obvious reason:  we don’t want the search engines to show our product or free download page until the visitor has completed the proper steps of our funnel.  But there is…

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I had an interesting conversation with a client the other day that caused me some reflection. This conversation was about converting the client’s existing ASPX based site to a blog site.  I wanted to do this for several reasons: Jean had both the ASPX web site and also a wordpress blog hosted at wordpress.com.  I wanted to combine the two together to leverage SEO traffic and not have it split between a couple of domains. Jean also mentioned on multiple occassions in the past her desire to have the ability to make some of changes to the site herself, mostly being…

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