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One year in the life of a large website: slides from Brighton SEO Spring 2015
13th April 2015
One year in the life of a large website: slides from Brighton SEO Spring 2015

Slides from Brighton SEO Spring 2015: how Botify tools help do the best possible SEO, through the example of a large website and what happened over the course of one year.

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Myth Buster: Is Organic Traffic Generated by New or Older Pages?
25th November 2014
Myth Buster: Is Organic Traffic Generated by New or Older Pages?

We tend to assume that on large websites with a long tail audience and a lot of new content, fresh content generates a significant portion of overall organic traffic. Wrong.
Here are a few examples, with different types of large websites.

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Website Migration: 10 Common SEO Mistakes
Website Migration: 10 Common SEO Mistakes

Some migration mistakes everybody knows about. But they still happen from time to time: who hasn't heard a story with mishaps disallowing or allowing access to search engines robots? Second most frequent, are problems related to redirections. Then there are other caveats, such as preserving sitelinks in Google results. Worth a check, right?

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Crawl Speed: How Many Pages/Second? 7 Points to Take Into Account
4th November 2014
Crawl Speed: How Many Pages/Second? 7 Points to Take Into Account

You are about to start a crawl on your website. Where should you place the cursor, for the number of pages per second?
What's the maximum crawl speed your site will tolerate without degrading performance for users?

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“ SEO Consultants Should Focus on Operational Guidance and Support” Philippe Yonnet, CEO, Search Foresight
“ SEO Consultants Should Focus on Operational Guidance and Support” Philippe Yonnet, CEO, Search Foresight

CEO of Botify-certified agency Search Foresight, and Founder of French association SEO Camp, Philippe Yonnet is one of France's most respected SEO experts. He's sharing his vision of what SEO consulting entails.

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"Problem Solved" Indicator: HTTP 404 Becomes HTTP 200
21st October 2014
"Problem Solved" Indicator: HTTP 404 Becomes HTTP 200

By mistake or simply because of scheduled maintenance, some pages become unavailable. The dreaded HTTP 404 or other errors! Does everything go back to normal? Does any unresolved issue remain? Is there any lasting negative impact on Google's crawl? Botify Log Analyzer answers these questions with its "Recovered Pages" indicator.

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Some Pages Disappear. Is it Normal or Not?
14th October 2014
Some Pages Disappear. Is it Normal or Not?

A website is rarely completely static. New pages appear, old pages disappear. Let's see how we can keep an eye on URLs which drop off Google's radar. In some case, it's the expected behavior. In other cases, it's not. For instance, in an editorial website, article pages are not supposed to vanish. On a classifieds website, on the other hand,…

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Companeo: "Botify Helped Identify Fundamental Issues that Needed to be Addressed to Allow Organic Traffic Growth"
Companeo: "Botify Helped Identify Fundamental Issues that Needed to be Addressed to Allow Organic Traffic Growth"

Companeo brings service suppliers and their SMB potential clients together, through online quotes. Arnaud Valéry, Product Director, explains how Botify Log Analyzer was instrumental in the organic traffic growth the website experienced over the past few months.

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The Botify Certification Goes Worldwide!
7th October 2014
The Botify Certification Goes Worldwide!

The Botify Certification is now available in English. Are you wondering why you should get certified? There are many benefits for all SEO professionals, SEO consultants working for agencies, as well as SEO managers working with a website's internal team.

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Is Google Keeping Pace with Your Website, or Lagging Behind?
30th September 2014
Is Google Keeping Pace with Your Website, or Lagging Behind?

How well does Google keep up with your new content? Does the search engine explore all new pages immediately? Do new pages generate organic visits right away? Or do older pages keep generating the bulk of the traffic? Find out with "new crawl" and "new active pages" indicators.

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