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1. What is SEO & why is it so important?


In simple words, SEO or Search Engine Optimization denotes to any activity performed for the improvement of Search Engine rankings of websites, products, services or other content. It shows unpaid results which is also referred to as “free”, “organic”, “natural” or “earned” results.
The importance of SEO starts with the desire of the companies to gain more traffic for their websites. The ranking over search engines matter because users pay more heed to the first 5 searches on Google. Moreover, the users tend to trust Google’s refined search results because they consider these searches to be more authentic and specific.

2. What is a Search Engine?


A search engine is a web-based software system which is developed to search and locate relevant information on the World Wide Web. Search engines generally answer the queries entered by the users and give them a list of search results.

3. Name of a few search engines.


The names of some search engines are- Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Baidu, DuckDuckGo and Yandex.

4. Who are the Founders of Google?


The founders of Google are Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

5. In which year was Google founded?


Google was founded on 4th September, 1998.

6. What is World Wide Web?


The World Wide Web (WWW) or the Web, which was invented by Tim Berners-Lee in the year 1989, is an information system of internet servers containing webpages where specially formatted documents and resources, supported by Hypertext Transfer Protocol or HTTP, can be located by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) with other hypertext links.

7. What is a Domain?


On the internet, the domain is simply a part of the network address and acts as a descriptor for websites. It includes email addresses, website addresses and addresses of Internet Protocols such as SSH, IRC and FTP.

For example, in, webbopedia is the domain.

8. What is domain extension?


Domain extension refers to the notation found at the end of web addresses. The extension is used to specify a country code or any web category. For example, .edu is a domain extension to specify educational institution as the web category.

9. What is a website?


A website contains a collection of web pages or formatted documents that can be accessed over the Internet. Websites are generally identified with domain names or web addresses.
For example, if you type the web address over the internet, it would take you to the homepage of the actual website.

10. What is a Web server?


A web server is a computer program with an IP address and domain names that display web pages to users when requested. Web server accepts and processes requests sent via HTTP.
For example, when you enter the URL ‘’ over the web browser, request is sent to the web servers which bear ‘’ as the domain name.


11. What is Web Hosting?


Web hosting refers to any service providing space for websites over the Internet. Web host enables your website to be viewed by others via modem or network by making space over its server.
There are different kinds of web hosting services available today which are used as per the needs and requirements of the web developers.

12. What is Crawling?


Crawling or web crawling refers to an automated process through which search engines filtrate web pages for proper indexing.
Web crawlers go through web pages, look for relevant keywords, hyperlinks and content, and bring information back to the web servers for indexing.
As crawlers like Google Bots also go through other linked pages on websites, companies build sitemaps for better accessibility and navigation.

13. What is Indexing?


Indexing starts when the crawling process gets over during a search. Google uses crawling to collect pages relevant to the search queries, and creates index that includes specific words, or search terms and their locations.
Search engines answer queries of the users by looking up to the index and showing the most appropriate pages.

14. What is SERP?


Search Engine Result Page or SERP refers to the page that is displayed when a specific search query is entered over the search engine. Apart from showing a list of results, SERP might also include advertisements.

15. What is organic result?


Organic result in SEO denotes to the listing of the web pages that are most relevant to the search query entered by the user. It is also referred to as “free” or “natural” result. Getting a higher ranking in the organic result over the search engines is the very purpose of SEO.

16. What are paid results?


Paid results in SEO mean the exact opposite of organic results. It generally denotes to advertisements that are displayed above the organic results.
Several website owners make payments to Google to display their websites for certain search terms or keywords. Paid results show up when some user enters a search query with those keywords.

17. What is “Google Suggest” or “Autocomplete”?


Google Suggest is a part of the auto-complete function of Google search engine. When any user enters a word or some letters over the search field, Google shows many associated terms to him/her in a drop down menu. Such suggestions are a collection of the most frequently search terms over the Google search engine.
For example, as you start to type Photoshop tutorial for, you might see other popular Photoshop tutorial related searches like“Photoshop tutorial for beginners” or “Photoshop tutorial for photographers.”

Google Suggest

18. What is On Page SEO?


On page SEO refers to all the activities performed within the websites to get higher ranking and more relevant traffic from the search engines.

On page SEO is related to the optimization of the content as well as the HTML source code of any web page. Some of its aspects include meta tags, title tags, meta description and heading tags.

19. What is Off Page SEO?


Off page SEO relates to the other aspects that influence the search ranking of websites on the Search Engine Result Page.

It refers to the promotional activities, such as content marketing, social media and link building performed outside the boundaries of any web page to improve its search ranking.

20. What is the definition of keyword?


Keyword means any word serving as a key. Keyword in SEO refers to the key phrases and words included in the web content which helps the users to find the specific website by entering relevant search queries over the search engines.


21. What is long tail keyword?


Long tail keywords are phrases containing over 4+ words that make search results highly specific.

long tail keyword

These long phrases are used by smart SEO experts when they attempt to draw quality traffic to their websites rather than having random traffic, and increase their lead conversion rates.
Also, long tail keywords are easy to rank compare to single word keyword.

22. What are LSI keywords?


LSI keywords or Latent Semantic Indexing are semantically associated with the main keyword that users enter over the search engines.
How to find LSI keywords?

Lets say, you are writing about On Page SEO. Now, search for your keyword (On page SEO) in Google and scroll down to the “Searches Related to…” area at the bottom of the page:

LSI keywords

With the use of LSI keywords, that are linked with the main keywords in terms of relevancy, search engines can identify the semantic structure of the keywords and extract the hidden meaning of the text to bring the most appropriate results on SERPs.

23. What are Heading tags?


In SEO, heading or header tags are used to separate the heading and sub-heading of any content from the rest of the web page. There are 6 heading tags used in SEO in a top down hierarchy.

Ranging from h1 to h6, header tags bring coherence in content along with relevancy and keyword consistency in the search results displayed on SERPs.

24. What is Canonical URL?


Canonical URLs relate to the concept of selecting the best URL for the web pages that the visitors want to see. Also, known as canonical tags, these URLs help in content syndication when multiple versions of a same page become available over the Internet. Thus, it is used to resolve issues related to content duplication.

For example, most people would consider these the same urls:

But technically all of these urls are different.

25. What is Page Title?


Page title, also known as title tag, is a phrase used for describing a web page content. The title tag appears on the search result pages just above the URL (see below) and also appears at the top of a browser.

Page Title

It is one of the main components of SEO as it sums up the content of any page accurately, and is generally optimized with keywords and other relevant information for drawing higher traffic.

26. What is the definition of URL?


Uniform Resource Locator or URL acts as a generic term used to specify all kinds of web addresses found on the web.

URLs provide users with ways to identify and locate resources and documents on the web. URLs contain internet protocols, IP address of the host and the domain name along with other information.

27. What is SEO friendly URL?


SEO friendly URLs are used to optimize the structure and word usage in URLs so that the process of indexing a website by search engines become improved.
SEO techniques, such as putting keywords and having proper length and file structure in the URLs, help in improving website ranking and enhancing website navigation.
Search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo etc.) and users may have problems with complicated URLs. Clean and simple URL helps users and search engines to understand a page topic easily.
Google’s Matt Cutts has stated that the first 3-5 words in a URL are given more weight.
So try to make your URLs short and simple. And always include your target keyword in your URL.
For example, if your article is about Google Ranking Factors, your URL should be like this:

SEO friendly URL

28. What are meta descriptions?


Meta descriptions are also called HTML attributes which should provide an accurate description of any web page content. These descriptions act as preview snippets of the web pages over the SERP page.

Meta descriptions, which should ideally be within 150 characters, enhance the promotional value of the web pages, and can gain greater user click-throughs, if performed correctly.

Meta Descriptions

29. What are backlinks?


Backlinks are also called incoming links that help users to shift from one web page to the other web pages. These links play an important part in SEO.

When Google search engine views multiple quality backlinks to a page, it considers the page to be more relevant to the search query, which helps in its indexing process and improves its organic ranking on SERPs.

30. What is a Do-Follow link?


A Do-Follow Link, as the name suggests, allows Google link calculator called PageRank to count all the inbound links from other web pages and websites as link points.

The higher the link juice or link points are, the greater would be the search ranking of that web page, as these links make the web page appear very relevant and popular to the Google search engines.


31. What is a No-Follow link?


A No-Follow link is exactly the opposite of a Do-Follow link as such the link attributes do not allow the Google bots to follow them. These links cannot be followed by robots; only humans can do it.

32. What is internal linking?


Internal Linking is a process of providing hyperlinks on the web pages that connect to the same domain. It is another way of directing the visitors from one web page to another of the same website.

They help search engine spiders to crawl and index all the inner pages of a website/blog easily and such links help in building information hierarchy while pushing up the link juice level in any given website and allowing the visitors to navigate the website pages properly.

33. What are incoming links?


Inbound Links, also known as incoming links or backlinks, refer to the hyperlinks present on a third-party web page that directs users to your web page only.
Inbound links can be based on both text and graphics. However, textual inbound links are more useful in drawing greater traffic and improving the PageRank level of any webpage.

34. What is an outgoing link?


An outbound link is a hyperlink that points at a targeted or external domain and is different from the links present on the Source domain. For example, if you provide links of other third-party web pages on your website, those would be external links to your site.
Outbound links bear great importance in SEO as they provide your web pages with more quality and value for the search engine ranking. Google search engine counts outbound links as third-party votes which improve the ranking of your web page.

35. Why are backlinks important in SEO?


From the perspective of SEO, there is a difference between backlinks and quality backlinks.
For Google search, random backlinks do not offer any help. Google assesses the quality of the backlinks present on a webpage with the relevancy found in the content of both the web pages.
The higher is the relevance between the original content and backlink content, the greater becomes the quality of the backlinks.
Quality backlinks bring more referral traffic to a website/blog, and most importantly will improve the ranking of a webpage.

36. What are the most important Google ranking factors?


According to Andrey Lipattsev, the Search Quality Senior Strategist at Google, the top 3 ranking factors affecting the search engine algorithm of Google are:

  • Content
  • Backlinks
  • RankBrain

37. What is robots.txt?


Robots.txt is one way of telling the Search Engine Bots about the web pages on your website which you do not want them to visit.
Robots.txt is useful for preventing the indexation of the parts of any online content that website owners do not want to display.
IF you want to block all search engine robots from crawling your website, just put the follow code:
User-agent: *
Disallow: /
IF you want to block Google from crawling your website, just put the follow code:
User-agent: Googlebot
Disallow: /
It is important to decide the location of Robots.txt very carefully, or else errors might occur while displaying the website.

38. What is HTML Sitemap?


An HTML sitemap comprises of one single HTML page that bears the links of all the web pages of any specific website. This sitemap holds the foundation of all web pages of any website.
HTML sitemap contains all formatted text files and linking tags of any website. It is particularly useful when you have a large website with multiple web pages, because it helps you to improve the navigation of your website by listing all the web pages in one place in a user-friendly manner.

39. What is XML Sitemap


XML or Extensible Markup Language is primarily created to facilitate the functionality of the search engines.
A good XML sitemap informs the search engines about the number of pages present on a specific website, the frequency of their updates and the time of the last modifications performed on them, which helps in proper indexing of the website by the search engines.
Here is an example:

40. How can I see what pages are indexed in Google?


There are two ways to see if the webpages of any specific website are indexed by Google.

  • One can check the Google Index Status of any specific website through Google Webmaster tools. After adding the website on the dashboard and verifying the ownership, clicking on the tab “Index status” would show the numbers of pages indexed by Google.
  • One can also perform a manual search on Google by typing on Google search bar, and the number of pages indexed would reflect on the SERP.


41. What are doorway pages?


Doorway Pages, also known as gateway pages, portal pages or entry pages, refer to web pages or websites that are developed for higher ranking when specific search queries are entered.
Such pages give way to multiple web pages on the SERP which lead users to the same web destination. These can also funnel the users to intermediate pages that does not hold as much importance as the final webpage. Two common forms of doorway pages are cloaking and redirecting pages.

42. What are 404 errors?


404 errors are considered one of the most potential impediments in the way to successful SEO. When a specific URL is renamed or becomes non-existent, any links connecting to that URL would result in 404 errors.

Interesting thing is, Google does not penalize any website for 404 errors. However, if the search engines consistently fail to crawl the internal links of any website, the search ranking of that website is very likely to drop with low traffic.

43. What is anchor text?


Anchor text denotes to a visible hyperlinked text that can be clicked through. Such hyperlinked texts link to different documents or locations available on the web.
These texts are often underlined and blue in color, but different colors might be given with the changes in the HTML code.

Anchor text helps users to connect to diverse data that are relevant to the source page or content. Anchor texts can be of different types such as keyword rich anchor, generic anchors, branded anchors, image anchors etc.
SEO best practices dictate that anchor text should be relevant to the page you’re linking to, rather than generic text.

44. What is Image Alt Text?


Google Bots cannot process images on the web. Therefore, it makes use of the alt attributes to understand what an image is all about.
The Image Alt text is generally considered as an alternate text for an image, which provides a textual alternative to the web crawlers to index the web page bearing the image.

Properly phrased alt tags can increase the SEO ranking of your website’s images in Google images search results, as they tend to add more value to the user experience.

45. What is Google Webmaster Tools/Google Search Console?


It was on 20th May, 2015 that Google changed the name of Google Webmaster tools to Google Search Console.
Google Search Console provides free web services to the web masters by enabling them to monitor and sustain the online presence of their specific websites.

Google Search Console helps the business owners, SEO experts, site administrators and web developers to see the crawl errors, crawl stats, backlinks and malware with a click of a button.

46. What is 301 Redirect?


301 redirect is considered as one of the most effective ways of performing redirects on any website. When a web address has been changed permanently, it is best to use 301 redirects which will redirect all the users to the new web address.
With this redirect, the search engine passes all the values associated with the old website to the new website. Moreover, 301 redirect also pushes all the link juice to the new web address that keeps the ranking of the website unaffected.

47. What is Google Analytics?


Launched in 2005 by Google, Google Analytics is one of the most empowering analytical tool in SEO, which helps the web masters to track and monitor the traffic on their websites.
It is a freemium web service, which means that it provides certain basic services free of charge while the premium services demand investment.
One of the advantages of using Google Analytics is that it can be integrated with other Google products such as Public Data Explorer, Google AdWords etc.

48. What is Google PageRank?


Google PageRank was a calculative software which determined the relevancy of one web page based on the number of quality backlinks it contains.
In other words, PageRank views backlinks as votes, which means if Page X links to Page Y, Page Y is voted by Page X. The job of PageRank is to interpret both the page content and find relevancy. The higher is the relevancy level, greater importance is ascribed to a certain page by Google which positively affects the organic result of that web page.
Note: Currently Google doesn’t use PageRank to rank a webpage. Google’s John Mueller said Google probably won’t update Toolbar PageRank in the future.

Sources: Search Engine Roundtable, Search Engine Land.

49. What is Domain Authority?


Considered to be one of the most influential SEO factors, domain authority is a key performance metric developed by Moz, which rates any website on a 1-100 scale.
The greater your DA, the more likely your website to have strong traffic and high ranking in Google.
You can check domain authority of any website in Open Site Explorer.

This metric effectively predicts the search ranking of any website in future, based on the strength of the domain authority.
Domain authority is evaluated to check the credibility of any website. Lots of high quality and relevant backlinks help to increase Domain Authority.

50. What is Search Engine Submission?


Search engine submission refers to a specific activity of the web masters in which a website is directly submitted to the search engine so that its online recognition and visibility is increased.
In other words, it is one way of informing the search engines about the existence of any website, which is then indexed by the search engines and reflected on the SERP page.
This is also performed by the web developers and the SEO experts so that the search engines reflect the most recent content of the website.
Is search engine submission necessary?
The simple answer is: NO.
You don’t need to submit your website to search engines.
The majority of search engines nowadays (Google, Bing and Yahoo) crawl and index pages by following links.


51. What is Directory Submission?


Directory submission in SEO relates to the listing of any web address or site with the relevant details over various web directories under a specific category.
Directory submission performs the same function as phone directory and increases the popularity of websites with greater online exposure. Directory submission can be both free of cost and paid.
Note: Over the last few years, directories have changed – they are no longer good for getting thousands of links to your site so you can game Google. Today, directories are valuable when used carefully.

52. What is Article submission?


Article submission is considered a part of Off Page SEO optimization. Article submission, which involves the presentation of articles to online article directories like EzineArticles, GoArticles, ArticleTrader etc. with proper anchor text for link building, is performed for the promotion of any website.
Even though it enjoyed wide popularity as one of the very effective SEO techniques, article directories lost its charm with Matt Cutts, Google’s webspam team head, issuing a warning against its usage in 2014.

53. What is Press Release submission?


Press release submission involves writing press releases and submitting them to effective and popular PR sites for building incoming links to any specific website.
Online press-releases remain in the database forever, which means that they could be used anytime by anyone in need. It also enhances the online visibility of websites in the future.

54. What are Classified ads?


A classified ad is a form of advertising which is particularly common in newspapers, online and other periodicals which may be sold or distributed free of charge.
Classified advertisements are much cheaper than larger display advertisements used by businesses, although display advertising is more widespread.

55. What is Forum Posting?


Forum posting is the act of engaging, interacting, and writing on a forum thread by leaving a simple response to the thread or to a particular post by a user on the same thread. Posting on popular forums is a powerful method of engaging and interacting with new users, while driving prospective clients to your website or business.
Example: FileZilla Forums, WebmasterWorld…

56. What is a Business directory?


A business directory is a website or printed listing of information which lists all businesses within some category. Businesses can be categorized by business, location, activity, or size.
Business may be compiled either manually or through an automated online search software.

57. What is Social Bookmarking?


Social bookmarking is a way for people to store, organize, search, and manage “bookmarks” of the web pages. Users can save these links to the web pages that they like or want to share, using a social bookmarking site to store these links.

These bookmarks are usually public, and can be viewed by other members of the site where they are stored.

58. What is Social Networking?


Social networking is the practice of expanding the number of one’s business and/or social contacts by making connections through individuals, often through social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.


59. What is RSS Feed?


RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. RSS feeds enable publishers to syndicate data automatically. A standard XML file format ensures compatibility with many different machines/programs.
RSS feeds also benefit users who want to receive timely updates from their favorite websites or to aggregate data from many sites.

60. What is Guest posting?


Guest posting is the process of creating content and publishing it on another person’s website. Guest posting blogs allow to show author bio (writer) at the top or bottom of an guest post.

Blogs are the most popular platform for guest posting. This is a great way to build an online reputation, backlinks and for a company to get much needed recognition.


61. What is Blog commenting?


Blog commenting is a popular online marketing strategy of leaving thoughtful comments on a blog post, where an individual or a business should be able to gain online presence.

Blog comments can establish an individual or a business as a thought leader in a particular industry, which may lead to new business opportunities and also a link building tactic, since the comment links back to the page that was submitted in the “Website” field.

62. What is Google Algorithm?


Google algorithm is a set of commands written for the purpose of feeding back with search results relevant to the queries made.
Google’s algorithm does the work for you by searching out Web pages that contain the keywords you used to search, then assigning a rank to each page based on several factors, including how many times the keywords appear on the page, quality of the page etc.
Google uses numerous other criteria that change periodically to deliver more relevant results.

63. What is Google Panda?


Google Panda was a change to Google’s search results ranking algorithm that was first released in February 2011. The change aimed to lower the rank of “low-quality sites” or “thin sites”, and return higher-quality sites near the top of the search results.
Google Panda was created to target sites that publish low quality content and penalize them if possible.

64. What is Google Penguin?


Google launched the Penguin Update in April 2012 to better identify and regulate websites that were considered spammy or overly-optimized.

The Penguin targeted sites that manifested keyword stuffing as well as those that practiced black-hat SEO. On the other hand, this algorithm rewarded the sites that used white-hat SEO and that were of high quality in a generic sense.

65. What is Google Hummingbird?


Google Hummingbird is a search algorithm used by Google from August 30, 2013. It was designed to embody the special characteristics of speed and precision.
One of the significant advantages of Hummingbird is that Google was able to refresh not just their index but their search engine as well. However, they also retained important elements such as the search algorithms they previously created.

66. What is Mobilegeddon?


Mobilegeddon is a name given by webmasters and web-developers to Google’s algorithm update of April 21, 2015.
The main effect of this update is to give priority to the web sites that display well on smartphones and other mobile devices.
Individual pages can be tested for “mobile-friendliness” using the Mobile-Friendly Test tool by Google.

67. What is HTTPS/SSL Update?


HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) is the protocol for secure communication on the World Wide Web. It prevents eavesdroppers from seeing information that visitors send or receive over the Internet.

HTTPS/SSL is important for SEO.
Because, Google is giving secure sites a ranking boost (slight).

68. What is Google Pigeon Update?


Google Pigeon is the code name given to one of Google’s local search algorithm updates released on July 24, 2014.

It aimed to increase the ranking of local listing in a search which also affects the search results shown in Google Maps along with the regular Google search results.

69. What is Google Penalty?


A Google Penalty is the negative effect on a website’s search rankings based on the updates to Google’s search algorithms and/or manual review.
It can be an unfortunate malfunction of an algorithm update or an intentional penalization for various black-hat SEO techniques.

70. What are Google Sitelinks?


Google Sitelinks are the sub-listings that will sometimes show under the first listing on the first page of Google search results.
These are hyperlinks to website sub-pages that appear under specific Google listings to help users navigate the site.

These are automatically added by Google using its algorithms. Page content, Site structure, Internal links and user behavior may be responsible for these.


71. What is Google Knowledge Graph?


The Knowledge Graph is a knowledge base utilized by Google to improve its search engine’s results with semantic-search information gathered from a wide variety of sources.

Google Knowledge Graph ensures a visually appealing and intuitive graphical presentation of information related to queries.
It organizes data for presentation around what it calls entities, which include individuals, places, organizations, sports teams, works of art, movies, etc.

72. What is Google My Business?


Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses, brands, artists, and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps. By verifying and editing your business information, you can both help customers find you and tell them the story of your business.

In addition to providing the information for your Local Search listing, the Google My Business page connects you to your Google+ Page, Google Analytics, and Adwords Express.
Its uses includes:

  • Updating business information
  • Adding photos of your business
  • Connecting directly with customers
  • Monitoring and responding to Google reviews
  • Managing information

73. Definition of SEO Audit


An SEO Audit is a health check for your website which involves looking at the technical infrastructure of your website to optimize Search Engine visibility, usability and conversion.
You can identify problematic areas that need improvement to create an action plan while a good SEO audit keeps your website up-to-date with the latest developments in search marketing.

74. Popular SEO Blogs to follow


Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Watch, Content Marketing Institute, Moz, KISSmetrics, HubSpot etc.

75. What is AMP


AMP or Accelerated Mobile Pages is an open-source coding standard for publishers to be able to load their sites quickly on mobile since mobile responsiveness could be unimpressive and slow compared to the desktop resources which are heavy and plenty.

76. Name of a few Popular SEO Tools


The names of a few SEO tools are Google Search Console, Google Analytics, Google Keyword Planner, Buzzsumo, Bing Webmaster Tools, Moz, SEMRush, Check My Links etc.

77. What is cloaking?


Cloaking is a technique used to deliver the content on a Web page to a search engine in a way that is different to what the user was looking for.
The purpose of cloaking is to boost a website’s search engine rank on certain keywords. Cloaking takes a user to the other sites than what he or she expects by disguising those sites’ true content.

78. What is keyword density?


Keyword density is the percentage of times a keyword or phrase appears on a web page. Keyword density can be used as a for determining whether a web page is relevant to a specified keyword or keyword phrase. The percentage is always in comparison to the total number of words on the webpage.

79. What is keyword frequency?


Keyword frequency is the number of times a keyword or phrase appears on a single Web page.

80. What is Google sandbox?


Google Sandbox is a filter placed on new websites as a result of which, a site does not receive good rankings for its most important keywords or phrases. Even with good content, a site is may still significantly affected by the Sandbox effect.
A site is sandboxed when it is new and does not rank for the keyword phrases that are not incredibly competitive in Google.


81. What is Disavow tool?


Google’s link disavowal tool allows publishers to inform Google that they don’t want certain links from external sites to be considered as part of Google’s system of counting links to rank websites.

So, you may ask Google to remove certain URLs or domains as a ranking factor in the indexing of your site by creating a .txt file with a list of these domains or URLs and sending it to Google.

82. What is Google Fetch?


Fetch is a Google tool which enables you to test how Google renders a URL on your site. You can use Google Fetch to see whether Googlebot can access a page on your site, how it renders the page, and whether any page resources are blocked to Googlebot.

This tool can be effectively used for the following purposes:

  • Troubleshooting webpages to improve the performance in SEO.
  • Submitting pages for indexing whenever the content is changed significantly.
  • Finding out the pages affected by any malware attack.

83. How do you separate words in URL?


You should use hyphens to separate words in URL.

84. What is Google Dance?


Google Dance is an outdated slang term used to describe the time period when Google rebuilds its rankings, and as a result of this rebuilding, the rankings order of Websites on Google’s SERP may fluctuate repeatedly.
The results fluctuate widely within a 3 to 5 days period. Googlebot revisits every website, figures out how many sites link to it, and how many it links out to, and how valuable these links are.

85. What is Google’s Rich Answer Box?


A rich answer is any attempt by Google to answer the searcher’s query in search results in a way not requiring a click through to a website.

Rich answers come in many forms which can be recipes, sports scores, stock graphs, calculators, sliders, text-based answers, numbered step by-step directions, maps, and much more.
The forms of rich answers:

  • Answers provided by Google
  • Basic Snippets
  • Featured Snippets

86. What is ccTLD?


It’s country code top-level domains.

87. What is Black Hat SEO?


It is the use of aggressive SEO strategies, techniques and tactics that focus only on the search engines and usually do not obey search engines guidelines.

88. Name a few Black Hat SEO techniques


A few black hat SEO techniques are:

  • Link Farming
  • Hidden text
  • Gateway or Doorway pages
  • Cloaking
  • Keyword Stuffing

89. What is the meaning of competitive analysis?


A competitive analysis is a critical part of your company marketing plan. This analysis in marketing and strategic management is an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the current and potential competitors.
This analysis provides both an offensive and defensive strategic context to identify opportunities and threats.

90. What is contextual backlink?


Contextual backlinks are links to external websites that are placed within the main or primary content of a web page.
Here is an example of a contextual backlink:

Contextual backlinks are much more powerful than any other backlinks. Also, this type of backlinks are very hard to get.


91. What does it mean by “repeat the search with the omitted results included”?


This means that Google considers the page to be of low quality content/ duplicate content/with an algorithmic penalty.

Duplication of the same content/page is another reason behind this.

92. What is Duplicate content?


Duplicate content, as the name suggests, generally refers to the substantial parts of content within or across domains that are either identical or appreciably similar.

93. What is CTR and how to boost it?


The click through rate is measured by dividing the number of times a link appears on a search engine results page by the number of times it is actually clicked on by a visitor.

A high organic CTR in Google or any search engine means you get more traffic.

The ways to boost CTR are:

  • Write Better Headline and make it interesting
  • Write outstanding meta description
  • Put Your Main Keyword in Your Display URL

Easy right?

94. What is bounce rate?


Bounce rate is the number of visitors which a site receives only for them to leave the site after viewing only one page.

It represents the percentage of visitors who enter the site and then leave or “bounce” rather than continuing on to view the other pages within the same site.

95. What is Pogo-Sticking?


Pogo-sticking is defined as going back and forth from a search engine results page (SERP) to an individual search result destination site.
This means that when the searcher clicks on a link on a SERP, sees that it’s not what he/she is looking for, immediately leaves by hitting the back button.

Google doesn’t like pogo-sticking at all. The reason why is very obvious: when users repeatedly visit your page, but don’t stick around to read what you’ve written, it becomes apparent that the page doesn’t really satisfy the users.

96. Differences between bounce rate and pogo sticking.


The difference between bounce rate and pogo sticking is:
Bounce rate: A high bounce rate isn’t always bad, as it can mean that while the visitor didn’t travel deeper into a site, he spent some time on the page and got an answer to his question. He may have saved the URL or may come back later, but since he didn’t spend more time reading the content , the activity is considered a bounce.
Pogo sticking: Pogo sticking occurs when a user performs a search, clicks on a result, very quickly clicks back to the search result page, and clicks on a different result. This type of behavior is a direct result of immediate dissatisfaction in the search result. This always has a negative aspect to it.
In simple words, pogo-sticking has to do with search engine traffic, while bounce rate is tied to all traffic sources including search.

97. What is Alexa Rank in SEO?

Ans: is a website that ranks websites based on traffic, so in terms of SEO, moving up or down the ranks of Alexa is indicative of how effective your SEO campaign has been.

The rank is calculated using a combination of the estimated average daily unique visitors to the site and the estimated number of page views on the site over the past 3 months. The site with the highest combination of unique visitors and page views is ranked as #1.

98. What is goal in Google analytics?


Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. The goal is to make sure that users can review online campaigns by tracking page quality and conversions essentially to improve lead generation on their websites.

According to Google: Goals measure how well your site or app fulfills your target objectives. A goal represents a completed activity, called a conversion, that contributes to the success of your business.

99. What is funnel in Google analytics?


A funnel is useful when you are looking to track the pages your visitors land on as well as the path that visitors use to land into the page. These are defined as funnels, as you’re setting up a pathway to track if the visitors walked the same pathway.

Funnels will restrict the amount of completed goals to only those who follow through the entire pathway.

100. What is referral traffic?


Referral traffic is Google’s way of reporting visits that came to your site from sources outside of its search engine.

For example, when someone clicks on a hyperlink to go to a new page on a different website, Google Analytics tracks the click as a referral visit to the second site.


101. What is Google trends?


Google Trends is a public web facility of Google Inc., that shows how often a particular search-term is entered or used to search, relative to the total search-volume across various regions and languages in the world.

The Google Trends tool uses real-time search data to help you gauge consumer search behaviors over time.

Most important of all, Google Trends shows you high-volume trending search terms in your niche.

102. What is content marketing?


Content marketing is an approach focused on creating and distributing valuable and meaningful content to attract and retain a fixed audience and, ultimately, to drive profitable customer actions.

103. What are crawl stats?


The Crawl Stats report provides information on Googlebot’s activity on your site for the last 90 days. These stats take into account all the content types that are downloaded by Google such as CSS, JavaScript, Flash.

Google’s ability to fetch and crawl web pages is incredibly efficient and the crawl stats provides insights for the same with complete data on the statistics.

104. What is RankBrain in SEO?


Launched by Google on 26th October 2015, RankBrain accounts for an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system which provides aid to Google to process its search queries through algorithm-learning program.
The uniqueness of this machine-learning technology lies in its effective management of search queries that are new to the Google search engine.
By converting the search language into vectors (mathematical codes), this AI system can conjecture what the users are trying to convey by exploring already recorded search phrases of similar meaning and filter search results accordingly without any manual help.

105. Explain what is Adwords?


Adwords is the system that Google has designed to assist in marketing product or services in Google search engine and its affiliated sites. It will place a text ad that appears when people search for phrases associated to your offering.

106. Explain how Adwords work?


Adwords work on bidding system if the bidding price is higher your ad will appear on top of the Google page. Adwords works on “pay per click” that means you only pay the amount you have bid if someone taps on your ad as a result of a web search.

107. Explain why to use Google Adwords?


Google Adwords behave differently to traffic that comes from Google Adwords or “Pay Per Click”. The traffic that comes through surfing often visits the website for information, whereas the traffic via pay per click knows what they are clicking on and what they want to buy. So few visitors through Adwords might be more valuable than million visitors.

108. Explain what is Ad rank?


Ad rank determines your ad position on Google page, and it is determined by your bid for that keyword and quality score.

109. Explain how does Ad rank impact Cost-Per-Click?


Ad rank plays a huge role in defining the actual cost-per-click that your opponents pay, when someone clicks on their ads. Your CPC can be calculated by following way

Your Price = The ad rank of the person below you/ your quality score + $0.01

110. Explain how does a Google auction work?


Each month auction gets run billion of times, and the result are such that users find ads that are relevant to what they are looking for. The search engine processes the request and runs the auction that determines the ad positions and each advertisers CPC.


111. Explain what gets entered into a Google Account?


Once the advertisers determine the keywords that they want to bid on, Google will enter a keyword from your account which is most related into the auction with the maximum bid specified as well as the associated ad.

112. Explain what is Google Quality Score?


Google’s quality score determines how beneficial and relevant your ad is to the user, based primarily on your ad’s CTR, quality of your landing page and keyword relevance. Higher quality score keywords will save your money and earn better ad ranking.

113. Explain what is an ad group in Google Adwords?


Ad group is a container of your keywords, advertisements, and landing pages. Google rewards advertisers who prepare Adword campaigns with tightly structured ad groups. Its not advisable to include all your keywords into the single ad group, but to organize keywords into themes.

114. Explain what is conversion optimizer in Adwords?


Conversion Optimizer is a tool used by Google Adwords for bid manipulation and decides which clicks on the ad will be valuable. It can help you to return maximum on your investment.

115. Mention some of the Google Adword Ad Extensions?


Different ad extension can enhance the increase in traffic. Some of the common Ad extensions used in adwords are

  • Sitelinks
  • Call Extensions
  • Location Extensions
  • Social Annotations
  • Seller ratings
  • Mobile app extensions
  • Offer ads
  • Communication Ad
  • Review extension
  • Image and drop down navigation Ad extension

116. Mention in google Adwords that options can’t be changed after creating an account?


After creating account Currency and Time Zone, cannot be changed.

117. Explain how you can improve conversion rates?


By creating ads that match properly with keywords and create tightly themed ad groups, you can target users to the campaign that helps in conversions.

118. Mention what is the limit set for the number or characters for Adwords ad?


Limit for Adword is

  • Description line 1st : 25 characters
  • Description line 2nd: 35 characters
  • Destination URL: 1024 characters

No images are allowed in URL.

119. Explain what is the meaning of CTR and how you can calculate?


CTR stands for Click through rate that tells the number of visitors visited on your ad on the web page. The formula for calculating CTR is

Number of click / Number of impressions X 100

These will give you an answer in percentage like what percentage of customers have viewed your ad.

120. Mention what are the type of Keywords?


There are no specific types for Keywords however they are classified on the basis of how likely is going to be clicked by visitors

  • Research Keywords: It tends to contain one or two words – Tea
  • Consideration: It tends to contain two or three words – Green Tea
  • Purchase: It must have more than three words – buy loose green tea
  • Loyalty: This must be shorter- Starbucks


121. Explain what is Google Ad API?


Google Ad API is designed for representing large, tech savvy advertisers and third parties. It allows developers build an application that directly interacts with Google Adwords server.

122. Mention what all things can be done using Google Ad API?


With Google Ad API, you can build an application that can do following things

You can automatically generate keywords, ad text, custom reports and landing pages
Develop additional applications and tools to help you manage accounts
Synchronize Adwords data with your inventory system to manage campaigns based on stock

123. Explain how you can track conversions in Google Adwords?


In Google Adwords, conversion tracking can be done in following ways

Tracking purchases by involving basic tracking code provided by Adwords and modifying it with additional code unique to your particular e-commerce platform
View-through conversion window options tracks when a person sees your ad but does not click it (impression)
By enabling your ad rotation setting to optimize for clicks, meaning that Adwords will serve the ads it feels are likely to be clicked
By accessing search funnels inside tools and analysis, you can also know when customers clicked on your ad for the first time and how frequently they saw your ad before converting.

124. Explain what are the other two options for bidding other than C-P-C?


Other than CPC the other two options are CPM (Cost per Thousand Impression) and CPA ( Cost Per Action ).

125. What do you think of our current social media efforts? What could we be doing better?


You want a professional who is deliberate and thoughtful. They should be able to articulate what they think is working well and what isn’t. If you have a strategy in place, they should be able to offer ways to build on it. If you don’t have one, they should be able to offer ideas that align with your business goals.

126. What metrics do you use to measure the success of your social campaigns?


The two most important metrics for social media are engagements and leads. Whether they’re using Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or YouTube, a good social media specialist should be able to show quantifiable evidence that they’re reaching people who could become customers.

127. What channels do you think are most relevant to our business? How do you use each channel differently?


This question should give you a sense of how thoughtful the professional is and how well they know major social media channels. The real answer is that it depends on what your business goals are and where your community is. The job of a social media specialist is to find and grow that community using strategies tailored to each platform, whether that’s promoting a blog article on Facebook, using Twitter to field customer service requests, or sharing relevant content on Tumblr.

128. What tools do you use to manage your channels?


Good social media managers won’t just blast content onto their channels. They will have a deliberate strategy behind their campaigns and use professional tools to monitor their effectiveness. Dashboards like Hootsuite and Sprout Social give social media specialists the ability to both manage channels and perform basic analytics from one interface.

129. Tell me about a successful social campaign you’ve run from beginning to end.


Your social media specialist will be responsible for devising and executing campaigns, so you want to get some insight into how they approach their work. Great candidates should be able to articulate the problem they were trying to address, how they set goals, what tactics they used, and how they measured their results. It’s not necessary that the campaign was a smashing success, as long as the professional approached it in a deliberate way while gaining insights that helped them develop better campaigns in the future.

130. How do you use social media as a tool for customer service?


This is an opportunity for the professional to demonstrate both their strategic thinking as well as their judgment and soft skills. A good social media specialist should be able to work with your CS team to make sure that they’re providing support that’s helpful and on-brand, and also recognize when it’s better to take the conversation off social media.


131. Say there’s a crisis on one of our social media channels. How do you handle it?


Nobody likes it, but it’s a fact in today’s digital age: Sometimes things can go wrong on social media. A great social media expert can describe the steps they’d take to resolve the situation. If you have a set of best practices in place, they should follow that plan; if you don’t have one, they should help create it.

132. When is it better not to engage on social media?


Again, it comes down to judgment. It might be tempting to respond to every negative comment on social media, but a good social media specialist will know how to distinguish between legitimate customer complaints and people who are just looking for attention.

133. What makes a piece of social media content successful?


A social media strategy is only as good as the content it produces. To be successful, a social media strategist needs more than a flair for click-worthy headlines (though that certainly helps). They need an eye for relevant, shareable content. If they’ve managed a blog before, ask them to share some examples of articles they consider successful.

134. Give me a couple of examples of social media experiments you’d like to run with our business.


There is no single solution when it comes to social media. Trends change, communities evolve. A good social media specialist is constantly looking for new ways to engage with their audience. They should also know how to use the results of their experiments to inform future campaigns.

135. How do you measure social return on investment (ROI)?


You must decide on your goals and objectives before you start tracking and measuring your social ROI so you know which factors you are measuring. Social ROI can be measured in various ways. Customer acquisition, reach, traffic, lead generation, clicks, revenue, contest entries, etc. are some factors you can use to measure social ROI. After establishing what your online marketing goals are, you then assign financial values to each goal.

136. What are some of the best practices on Twitter?


some of the best Twitter practices you can follow are:

  • Use just 2 hashtags every tweet will work out the best. More than 2 hashtags can bring down the tweet’s charm
  • Keep the tweets down to around 100 characters even if you can put 140. Make your tweets crisp and include keypoints of what you are tweeting
  • Plan and schedule your tweets if you want them to be tweeted in your absence. You can use tools like TweetDeck or Buffer to do that
  • Use Twitter Advanced search for your Twitter Marketing activities
  • Keep a check on Twitter Analytics to know how well you are doing and where you need to improve.

If you further want to impress the interviewer then you can refer to these tips on what you should avoid doing on Twitter.

137. What are our competitors doing on social media?


Praising the competitors if they are genuinely doing something good is ethically a good step. You can take some inputs from their work and try to relate them with the company’s (where you are giving the interview) marketing strategy and suggest some excellent and useful tips derived from its competitors strategy. Just be sure to know it yourself that why are you suggesting them and how will it benefit the company.

138. Explain what Facebook Edgerank is? Why is it so important to understand?


Facebook Edgerank is the algorithm which Facebook uses to determine whether your posts should be put up or not in the news feed of your page and your follower’s page and if they are to be put up then on what position. Edgerank measures connection between you and the users (affinity), how content, images, links or videos result in engaging the post (weight) and how old is the post (time) decay in doing so. It impacts how well your Marketing Strategy will be implemented on you Facebook’s Business page which make it so important to understand Edgerank.

139. What Is Smo?


SMO stands for Social Media optimisation and also the processes of accelerating brands, product or events awareness exploitation totally different social media networks, platforms or communities like Facebook, Google+ Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube etc.

140. How Social Media Affects Seo?


Now, social media has become the second most significant factors to boost website’s ranking, traffic and its visibility. In SEO, social media use to think about as referral supply of traffics that increase social engagement among target users or audiences for a specific brands or its product or services. Social media sites are useful in building trust with nice ORM (Online name Management) that pulls search engine eyes principally.


141. Outline Lead Generation & Engagement Via Social Media?


To get client interest, sales leads or inquiry towards product or services for specific company on-line exploitation social media networks referred to as lead generation whereas engagement suggests that to induce users activities in response to post or updates on social media sites. User activities such ascomments, clicks on photos, videos or links, sharing etc.

142. The Way To Get Leads And Engagements Exploitation Social Media Sites?


To induce most lead generation and social engagement exploitation social media sites, we will do lots a lot of in social media such as:-

  • To utilize multiple social media channels and its resources.
  • To develop strategy for a long-run set up for every social media channels.
  • To know the demographics and efforts that we’re targeting.
  • To use keywords or phrases for target users.
  • To post often with nice consistency and trackback its results timely.
  • To have a transparent approach, effort and understanding for content creation and its selling.
  • To have a target web site/blog links on totally different social media channels and social media links thereon specific target website or blogs. e.g. Sharing, Like, Follow, +1 Buttons etc that’s offered by major social media networks. It will increase website’s CTR by over one hundred and fiftieth.
  • To use social media tools, apps and plugins for max traffics and engagements. Social media sites offer these tools and code for free and paid basis.

143. How Does One Measure Social Media Performance, Roi And Its Success?


Totally different social media sites have its own social media tools that permit us to observe social media campaign performance, come on investment and its success. Result might in positive or negative manner that’s enough for anyone to know their user’s behavior and intent.

  • For Facebook, we will use its own tools – Graph somebody, Insights Dashboard, Object Browser, Ads Manager, Open Graph computer programme, JavaScript check Console, Page Manager App, App Center, scheduled Posts, Sponsored Stories, Dark Posts, Conversion pursuit, Custom Audiences, Power Editor and Interests tools.
  • For Twitter, we will use its own tools – Tweet activity, Twitter Followers, Twitter Card Analytics, Twitter Organic Analytics, Twitter Hashtag Analytics (Using Cybranding), Mention.Net, NeedTagger and Twitter Counter, Twitonomy, Twtrland, Rite Tag, Tweriod and TweetReach etc.
  • For Google+, we will use its own social media tools like Google Universal Analytics, Chrome Do Share Pluggins, Steady Demand Analytics, +Post ads, Google+ Embedded Posts, Google Drive, Hangouts On Air, YouTube Integration, GoMo etc.

144. What Social Media Tools Does One Use?


Except for all major social media channels that have its own tools, i exploit Google Analytics, Hootsuite, Onlywire etc.

145. What’s Facebook Edgerank, And Why Is It Therefore Important?


Facebook EdgeRank is associate formula developed by Facebook. It determines what to show ahead of you and your followers news feed. within the different manner, Facebook EdgeRank formula is that the total of edges (Ue+We+De)

  • Edges: associate action that happens inside Facebook referred to as Edge.
  • Ue :Affinity score between user and edge creator (Commenting, Liking, Sharing, Clicking & Messaging)
  • We: we tend toight of this edge sort (Comments, Shares, Likes, Photos, Videos etc)
  • De: Time decay issue supported however in the past the edge was created.
  • EdgeRank is vital as a result of it determines that post of your Facebook page or profile ought to get seem ahead of you and your fans eyes. It may be come through via generating nice engagement towards brands among your users with original and informative content.

146. What Are The Advantages To Use Linkedin Teams And Linkedin Pages?


There’re numerous thanks to take edges from LinkedIn teams and Pages. therefore currently let’s point out it.

  • LinkedIn teams permits you to:
    • Expand your reach.
    • Communicate.
    • Parse data.
    • Expand your connections.
    • Builds leadership.
    • Send direct messages among cluster members.
  • LinkedIn Pages:
    • Provides a professional bit for your whole on its own major platform.
    • Is LinkedIn’s great spot to highlights product or services ahead of millions of registered peoples that are relevant to your target peoples.
    • Allows you to share post, updates, announcement etc as well as made media (photos or videos) to your target market.
    • Let you to act relevant LinkedIn users interest towards your company product or services while not personal contact.
    • Can increase engagement among your target users or audiences via regular standing updates, posts, sharing, discussion, special announcement etc.

147. What’s Your Social Media Strategy For Content Marketing?


Expected account this question ought to be like this, my social media strategy for content selling can includes social media and its differing types of available resources to get leads and engagements for a particular target whole or its product or services.
And these are:

  • To find out target users with target keywords or phrases.
  • To find out most applicable social media channels to travel ahead.
  • To join community sites with relevant class
  • To create social media profile and business pages on prime social media networks.
  • To create relevant however original content for web log posts, article publication or announcement.
  • To syndicate printed posts, articles, announcement or different relevant updates on social networking sites and social sharing sites etc.
  • To monitor its success with social media tools like Hootsuite, Analytics etc.

148. Why Use # Tag ?


# tag are used to make any word or text as a keyword. It is used on Social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google+

149. List Of Social Media ?


Top social media are; Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr etc.

150. Give List Of Only Photo Sharing Social Media ?


Top social media are; Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr etc.


151. Which Social Media Support # Tag ?


# tag supported by many social media like; Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Linkedin etc.

152. Pinterest Support # Tag ?



153. How Do You Measure Social Media Success ?


Use various tools to check the site optimization, the parameters to check the success of social media success are;

  • Rise in the number of followers
  • Increase in the number of leads
  • Number of Inbound links to your site through social sites
  • Number of bloggers comment, social shares and traffic generated
  • Increase in the total sales made online
  • Number of Posts published
  • Number of subscription

154. Give Some Useful Idea To Increase Traffic On Your Blog?


Some tips are given below to increase traffic on your website or blog:

  • Share post on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr
  • Pin your post to Pinterest
  • Use Instagram to share the image or title of your blog post.
  • Target 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm traffic

155. Give Tips To Promote Your Blog Or Content On Social Media Sites ?


You can promote your blog or content on the social media site using Co-Schedule;
Schedule your post, Social Sharing Schedule can double your traffic
Use different title for same blog and schedule the blog post
Schedule posting differs for different social sites, for example, you cannot promote same post to Facebook twice in one day, So you can share your post on Twitter.

156. What Time Is Better For Get Indian Traffic From Social Media?


In India generally people use Facebook and other Social media between 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, So this time is better for get high traffic on your website or blog.

157. How To Get Usa Or Uk Traffic On Indian Website?


Use Reddit for get traffic from USA or UK

158. What Time Is Better For Get Usa Or Uk Traffic From Social Media?


In USA or UK generally people use Facebook and other Social media between 4:00 am to 6:00 am (According to India Time), So this time is better for get high traffic on your website or blog.

159. How To Earn Money Through Facebook ?


There are lots of way to earn money using Facebook; Sell Fan Page, Sell FB Group, Charge few $ per Post on your Facebook Fan Page etc.

160. How are you going to explain digital marketing?


Digital marketing is all about brand marketing tactics via the online channels. It includes various methods and techniques like SEO, SEM, Link building, Email marketing, PPC etc.


161. In what segments you can categorize digital marketing?


Digital marketing – the term can be easily categorized into two segments. Namely inbound marketing and outbound marketing.
Inbound marketing refers to the technique whereby one can take up the assistance of social media, webinars, e-books, newsletters as well as the increase in the number of clicks on the links i.e. PPC.
This helps a customer to learn regarding the company and all the products offered by it.
If you like to get more details on Inbound marketing

162. What is SEO? What is keyword and how important it is in SEO?


Search Engine Optimization or SEO is a technique in digital marketing that allows increasing the website traffic quality through organic search engine results.
The digital marketing uses the keyword for the user convenience when searching to find specific information on a search engine. For a better ranking in SEO, keywords are important and the place of applying keywords in content will reflect site ranking too.

163. What is on-page and off-page optimization?


On page optimization directly handles with the structure and content of a site whereas off page optimization boosts the search engine ranking by fetching external links to point back to it.

164. What are the different types of SEO Practices?


The SEO practices can be broadly classified into two categories – White hat SEO and Black hat SEO.White hat SEO as the name refers, it is the most legitimate practices to get higher rankings in the search engine result pages. A white hat SEO practice strictly abide by the Google’s guidelines for SEO.The most commonly practiced white hat SEO techniques are publishing quality content on the website, HTML optimization and restructuring of the website, link acquisition campaigns
Black hat SEO practices are considered to be illegitimate and against the guidelines provided by Google and Google’s algorithms.Obviously Black hat SEO includes the practices that aim at finding weaknesses and loopholes in the Google’s algorithms in order to rank higher in the search engine result pages.The most common black hat SEO techniques include spam links, keyword stuffing, cloaking, hidden text, and hidden links, etc that only mislead the users and redirecting to the sites that they didn’t vouch for

165. Why is online marketing preferred more than offline marketing?


Most people today go for digital marketing as it comes with numerous benefits. SEO, web development, and hosting are some of the most useful platforms for online marketing.
The range of leads is extraordinary. It is capable for one to reach a huge number of individuals quite easily via online marketing.
On the other hand, with technological development, a number of people reading newspapers, listening to the radio or watching TV goes down.

166. What is keyword streaming?


Keyword streaming means analyzing the relevant keywords and choose the best keyword for the website based on its target, in order to get organic traffics and leads through the keywords.

167. How are bad links characterized?


Bad links have some characteristics like:

  • Website links that are not related to your sites.
  • Low Pagerank and Low traffic links
  • Links from link exchanges
  • Link from the same anchor texts coming from multiple websites.
  • Links from those sites that are not in Google index.
  • Blogs or articles spammy links
  • Paid links

168. What are the some best ways to get a natural backlink to your site?


For a newly launched website, the chances of getting fast and natural links are almost zero.One common method to get a natural backlink is to write guest posts on reputable websites in your niche. While you write do not simply do it for the purpose of getting a link instead but instead you can write for more than one time. What is more important is that you must do it only for reputed websites

169. Name some areas where keyword optimization is done?


For a better page ranking, keywords placement is important. The areas are:

  • Website Title
  • Website URL
  • Meta tag
  • Headings
  • Web page content

170. Why you do competitive analysis?


A competitive analysis is a very critical part while working out a marketing plan for any company. It is identifying the competitors and evaluating their strategies to determine their strengths and weaknesses relative to those of your own product or service. With this evaluation, you can establish your USP (Unique Selling Prepostion) and therefore decide on what attributes you can focus in order to attract your target market.


171. Can you explain about Google Adwords?


It works on Pay per Click model and is the only successful PPC ad system in the world. It helps business to create ads that will be displayed on Google.

172. What are the different ways to promote digital marketing?


  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
  • E-commerce Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing

173. Name some channels to promote digital marketing?


  • Affiliated Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Display Marketing
  • Search Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Social Networking
  • Social Marketing
  • Online PR
  • Video Advertising

174. What is a responsive website?


A website that is capable of adjusting its layout according to the orientation and viewport size of the device.
The content that is presented on the small screens and big screens appear same but with a different layout that offers an optimal experience over the display size.