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Google Confirms: SEOs should use log files to prepare for mobile-first index
Google Confirms: SEOs should use log files to prepare for mobile-first index

A handful of sites are already being tested in the mobile-first index and there’s now a method for understanding if your site has moved: SEO log file analysis!

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Expand on Google Search Console Data with Botify
29th March 2017
Expand on Google Search Console Data with Botify

Google Search Console has great data and tools to manage your website’s relationship with Google, from search analytics to sitemaps. But it has its limitations! As part of our ongoing series on Crawl Budget, here's how you can complement GSC crawl reporting with Log Analysis and SEO insights from Botify.

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Crawl Budget is a Finite Resource: Spend It Wisely
Crawl Budget is a Finite Resource: Spend It Wisely

Like any budget, Crawl Budget is a strategic resource to be managed to achieve your goals. Actively monitoring can prevent you from wasting it on pages that aren’t helping you drive more traffic and revenue. You decide what is allowed to be crawled and organize your website to influence Crawl Ratio and Frequency...

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What is Crawl Ratio, and Why Does it Matter?
What is Crawl Ratio, and Why Does it Matter?

What Is Crawl Ratio For SEO? Crawl Ratio is the percentage of unique URLs in your website structure that have been crawled by a search engine robot. It's uncommon for Google to crawl entire websites within a month’s time (30 days). So how can you determine Crawl Ratio for your website? We explain in Part 2 of our series on Crawl Budget.

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2016 in Review: An Infographic!
2016 in Review: An Infographic!

A lot can happen in 12 months at Botify. Here's a look back at all we achieved in 2016 to be the best technical SEO tool in the industry, and a peek at what's to come in 2017!

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Holiday Gifts from Botify
Holiday Gifts from Botify

This December, we’re finishing the year off strong with even more updates and exciting new features for you. We’ve made Botify even better to help you make impactful SEO decisions that drive real results. Unwrap a few holiday gifts from Botify!

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Kites & SEO: Interview with Kelvin Newman of BrightonSEO
23rd August 2016
Kites & SEO: Interview with Kelvin Newman of BrightonSEO

It’s that time of year! BrightonSEO is right around the corner… and we’ll be there! In anticipation of the big event, we took some time to talk with Kelvin Newman, founder of BrightonSEO and Rough Agenda, to talk about the conference, 2016’s exciting speakers, and what people should expect to find in Brighton this year.

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Get S-E-Organized. NEW Segment Filters!
3rd August 2016
Get S-E-Organized. NEW Segment Filters!

In life as in business, organization is key. What are you losing with not-yet-organized data? Different types of pages require different kinds of optimization. Thanks to segmentation, you are able to view different indicators for each page type, to create meaningful charts for actionable insights.

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Linking Logs: Web Server Log Analysis & Organic Traffic
13th July 2016
Linking Logs: Web Server Log Analysis & Organic Traffic

What's the secret of Google’s crawling bots? Your web server knows. Do you? Knowledge is power, and thanks to log analysis you have the power to change not only how Google sees your site, but how it appears in search results and how new customers find you.

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Fact: Google doesn't know half of your website. What can you do?
Fact: Google doesn't know half of your website. What can you do?

In Google's worldview, a significant portion of your website doesn't exist. "Half of it" may be an overstatement for some websites, but it may also be an understatement for others, particularly large websites. Isn't that the first SEO problem we should solve?

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