Dave Martin (703) 585-4687, Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome (Fairfax Realty)

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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

I had to look up "canonical tag".  I thought you were playing a schoolyard game with a priest.

Oct 13, 2017 04:33 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

If you take note, blogs do have a tab to access the HTML. The tab in the edit tool bar is marked <>

Declaring onwership of your original content using Canonical Tags is a great idea. 

the HTML code.  would look like:

<link rel= "cononical" href="https://www.davidmartin.com" />

Repeat for every page on your site you want to make canonical. 

How you would confirm this works and big G is responding accordingly is beyond my pay grade.

Be aware, AR TOS #3 indicates they own what ever is posted to their website.

Oct 13, 2017 03:27 PM
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Michael Setunsky
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David Martin I had to Google it. Looks like Debe Maxwell, CRS and Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 have your answer.

Oct 14, 2017 06:41 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Looks like you have some spot on responses here from Debe Maxwell, CRS and Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 

Oct 14, 2017 01:02 PM
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Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
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Debe Maxwell, CRS has the answer. But needs to check because the link is not working.

Oct 14, 2017 11:55 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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Not sure what you are asking but you can manipulate the HTML if you know enough about coding.

Oct 13, 2017 09:32 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Yes, David. Here's an example:

I do this on the bottom of my AR posts in very small, very light font (remember this is ONLY for the search engines)...

I write "Originally posted at _____" and TYPE the link there. THEN, I add this LINK to the typed link (if this makes sense!):

<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.icharlotterealestate.com/common-home-remodeling-projects-diy-vs-pro/">

Save that code and drop your website page/post link in where my highlighted text is above.

Here's a link to the post in the example - you can see how I add the small font/color link at the very bottom of the post (before the signature).

Oct 13, 2017 06:03 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

You have many answers here.

Oct 13, 2017 05:35 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

well beyond my paygrade!!!!!!!

Oct 13, 2017 04:54 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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I suspect that someone like Debbie Gartner will know about this.

Oct 13, 2017 04:22 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I have no idea!

Oct 13, 2017 03:21 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

This was a super question; Thank you! I learned much from the answers.

Oct 15, 2017 08:43 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 gives you a great answer.

Oct 14, 2017 09:13 AM
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Samsel & Associates - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

You can insert the html code using the source code button <> when you're writing the blog. I don't believe the location of the canonical tag is relevant so long as it's on the page somewhere.

Oct 14, 2017 07:39 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

Debe has your answer. I didn't know what this was until I read her response.

Oct 14, 2017 07:02 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

No idea what that is!

Oct 13, 2017 08:44 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    rel=canonical

Oct 13, 2017 03:30 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Great answer from Annette.

Jun 04, 2018 10:05 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Had to read the comments, as I did not know what a canonical tag was either.

Oct 17, 2017 08:18 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California - Carlsbad, CA
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Far wiser Rainers than I know the right answer

Oct 14, 2017 11:07 PM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't have a clue on this one.

Oct 14, 2017 06:21 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

What is a canonical tag and why do we need one?

Oct 14, 2017 05:52 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Debbie Reynolds nailed this one!

Oct 14, 2017 04:48 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No idea.

Oct 14, 2017 03:49 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 has your answer.  A

Oct 13, 2017 03:49 PM