Should You 301 Redirect Multiple Tag Pages That Cause Duplicate Content?

By April

 

In episode 238 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if one should 301 redirect multiple tag pages that cause duplicate content.

The exact question was:

I'm doing an website analysis for a client (Yes! They are paying me for this service!). The website has a large number of Tag pages that are indexed, but also contain a high percentage of duplicate content. Should these tag pages be 301 redirected to relevant pages, left alone, or do something else? Thanks, Scott

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What Are The Requirements For Passing Link Juice Using A 301 Redirect?

By April

In episode 194 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about the requirements for passing link juice using a 301 redirect.

The exact question was:

2. If I am using my own site and 301 redirecting to the above shown site to pass the ling juice, are the only requirements that the site I am passing link juice to be optimized for meta for the pages I am passing juice to and trying to rank? Thanks guys for what you do. I think it's time for me to jump back into Mastermind soon!!!

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Would A 301 Redirect At Domain Level On Old Sites Be Enough To Keep The Organic Search Traffic Flowing And Protect Current Google SERPs Rankings?

By April

In episode 171 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if a 301 redirect at domain level on multiple old sites be enough to keep the organic search traffic flowing and protect the current Google SERPs rankings.

The exact question was:

Hey guys. Have a client with 10 brands in one niche, each with its own site.
Client wants to re-organize so we need to move all the old brand sites to a sub folder on a new domain. newdomain.com/oldsite1, newdomain.com/oldsite2, etc..
Would a 301 at the domain level on each of the old sites be enough to keep the organic search traffic flowing and protect the current Google SERPS rankings?
Anything else you can recommend or advise me to look out for?
Thanks in advance for any help or advice!

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Does The Link Profile Of A Deleted Domain Matter When Used For A 301 Redirect?

By April

In episode 120 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked whether the link profile (including trust flow and page authority) of a domain used for 301 redirect matters.

The exact question was:

Hi Guys,

1) If I am buying a deleted domain to use for a 301 redirect, as long as the main keyword is in the domain, does the link profile matter? Even if the domain has low PA/DA/TF/CF, after pointing Sape links with high PA/DA/TF/CF, that will transfer through. Is that correct?

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What Are Some Best Practices For A Double 301 Redirect For A Lead Gen Site?

By April

In episode 113 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked for tips on how to do a double 301 redirect for a lead gen site.

The exact question was:

Hi guys, happy new year, hope you had a wonderful christmas period! Got a 301 question for you and would love some advice.

I dont know if you have heard or used serp drive but it basically does an expired domain crawl for you, like a blue chip backinks style crawl, and one search is just $12 so I'm considering doing 1 or maybe 2 301 redirects to a lead gen site, any advice or best practices would be awesome, I know this may be more mastermind stuff but even a sly hint would be great, ya dont have to give the farm away although I suppose we would let you give it away just this once if you must : ) Thanks guys

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Do I Have To Keep The Content Exactly The Same When Moving To A New Site After A 301 Redirect?

By April

 

In the 99th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is necessary to keep the content from the old site to the new site exactly the same after a 301 redirect.

The exact question was:

Left off a question (oops) – Do I need to keep the content exactly the same on the new site when moving it over? I want to change one page content about 50% – same topic but just written better. Thanks

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How Important It Is To Fully Optimize A Joomla Website?

By April

In the 94th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about the importance of optimizing a Joomla website. He also wanted to know if a 301 redirect can help a site's ranking.

The exact question was:

If I am setting up a website for a local business along with a Tier 1 IFTTT network and then 301 redirecting to the customers website from my wordpress property, how important is it to fully optimize the customers Joomla website. Will it rank solely by redirecting my sites pages to it or is it still critical to fully optimize the Joomla site?

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