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Google links to category and not for article itself

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by kirkonpolttaja, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. kirkonpolttaja

    kirkonpolttaja Senior Member

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    Hey all!

    I have had wordpress blog which i'm going to turn into authority site cause i'm not writing about particular niche, it is multiniche site.

    It is getting around 60UV/day so far with ~40 articles with low optimization, but i think i have somethign wrong with my theme.

    What could be the reason for google (or my site) to link to category and not for article itself? Let say i would have long article about how do you clean your CPU fan properly, when i google and find that article, i dont get to the article, instead i get into like "technology" category where is my article + alot of more articles about technology.

    What should i take into consideration? my adsense revenue would be bigger if this would be fixed cause no1 is going to stay on the site if they just drops into category and not for the reason why they clicked my site on google...

    In favour of helping me, i would love to tranform any of your choosen raster image (jpg, png, tiff, so on..) into Adobe Illustrator format (.AI)
     
  2. kirkonpolttaja

    kirkonpolttaja Senior Member

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    Bump bump bumppa meg.... :D Would love to get answer for this, i changed my theme to see if that has any effect.. have to wait for google to update my links.
     
  3. ntnsllc

    ntnsllc Regular Member

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    first thing to do (which you probably already did) is see if the URL for the article is even indexed. Search for the entire URL surrounded in quotation marks on Google. If you get no results, then Google doesn't even know about your article yet.

    Couple things to check...
    1. is your title unique and does it contain your keyword at the beginning?
    2. do you have a sitemap? If not, generate one and submit it. There are plugins that will update your sitemap automatically. I use the one by Yoast. If you do have a sitemap already, check to make sure your URL is contained in the sitemap.
    3. if all of that is taken care of already, you should probably build links with the keyword varied in anchor text to the specific URL.

    there are lots of other things you can do with Wordpress to help with indexing. but start there and let us know if you have all of these items taken care of.