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  • Why the Google PageRank of your blog does not matter
    By on March 31st, 2010 | 10 Comments10 Comments Comments
    Why the Google PageRank of your blog does not matter
    Google PageRank. The crown of every newbie blogger. Yup that is right, I said it: Google PageRank doesnt mean squat. Unless of course you are a newbie blogger. PageRank is a value from 1 to 10 that Google assigns to websites in its index. The higher the PR value, the more authority and credibility a site has. Naturally, Google is the only website with a PageRank of 10 and all of the lesser websites are given values from 0-9. Graphic by Elliance, an eMarketing firm specialising in results-driven search engine marketing, website design, and outbound eMarketing campaigns. First sourced at Search ...
  • 6 Website Redesign SEO Secrets Your Developer May Not...
    By on March 27th, 2010 | 7 Comments7 Comments Comments
    6 Website Redesign SEO Secrets Your Developer May Not Know
    At the end of the year, many businesses start to think about redesigning their tired old website to breathe some new life into it. You may even be in the midst of a website redesign right now. If so, the first thing is to make sure you hire a design and development company that knows how to build the infrastructure of the website in a search engine crawlerfriendly manner. Beyond that, you need to address a number of additional SEO tactics before you get too deep into your redesign. The reason you need to keep SEO front and center during this time is twofold: so that you do not lose your previo...
  • Increase the Power of your SEO Efforts
    By on March 8th, 2010 | 10 Comments10 Comments Comments
    Increase the Power of your SEO Efforts
    If you have been conducting search engine optimization efforts for your website for some time and you are wondering why things just are not working out like they should you might want to take a step back and take a look at some other factors that could be holding your website back from climbing in the rankings. Here are a few important areas to consider when marketing your online business:Proper Steps? Did you dive into link building or did you take the proper steps to optimize your website first? If youre trying to build links without taking the time to focus on your website firs...
  • Black Hat vs. White Hat SEO – What Difference D...
    By on March 8th, 2010 | 10 Comments10 Comments Comments
    SEO expert Bruce Clay of BruceClay.com discusses the ethical difference between breaking the search engine guidelines for oneself vs. doing that for a client and getting the client in trouble. He offers several tips to find out if a particular SEO is using shady tactics and discusses the Code of Ethics he wrote.Tweet Incoming search terms for the article:blackhat vs whitehat (2)...
  • Link Building: Tougher Than It Sounds
    By on February 4th, 2010 | 7 Comments7 Comments Comments
    Link Building: Tougher Than It Sounds
    You probably do not need to read the latest advice from the marketing online consultants to figure out the basic idea behind link building. Without links, your site will not develop authority. Without authority, it will not move up on the search engines. But even the most savvy online consultant would have to admit that doing that is just not as easy as it sounds. More Is Not Better In Link Building Just going out and getting a bunch of links will not necessarily help your site. You need quality links to get higher search rankings. But sometimes figuring out what makes one link better than ano...
  • How Google Image Search Helps SEO
    By on January 29th, 2010 | 17 Comments17 Comments Comments
    How Google Image Search Helps SEO
    What is Google Image Search? Google has a dedicated version of its search engine called Image Search which helps find images. Claiming to be the most comprehensive image search facility on the web, it has billions of images from websites already within its index. When searching for images, you can tailor the search for various sizes and choose a specific type of image youre looking for, such as a photo, clipart or head shot. When clicking on a image, the image will load as a preview in one frame, whilst showing the website the image is from in a frame below. This gives you the option of visiti...
  • A Brief History of SEO
    By on January 21st, 2010 | 10 Comments10 Comments Comments
    A Brief History of SEO
    Search engine optimization, or SEO, is the process of designing and creating content that will result in increased amounts of quality traffic to a website via “organic” or un-paid search engine results. Webmasters and internet content providers started doing SEO in the mid-90s. However, what actually constitutes SEO work has changed as the field evolved over the years, sometimes rather drastically. The Early Years According to Danny Sullivan, a respected search engine industry analyst, the actual term “search engine optimization” started being used around 1997. But even...
  • Where I Can Upload My Videos ?
    By on January 19th, 2010 | 11 Comments11 Comments Comments
    Where I Can Upload My Videos ?
    Upload and Share Your Videos Broadcast Yourself. Thats the tag for the Youtube video sharing social network, a video upload site where people can watch, rate and comment on videos uploaded by other users. Video upload sites have been around for a while now but they are only getting more and more popular these days and have been one of the catalyst of the new web 2.0 movement where users submit the bulk of a sites web content. These sites are fun and in many ways informative and addictive. Youtube is among the most visited sites on the internet according to Alexa with millions of people visitin...
  • How to SEO Blog Categories and Improve Search Ranking...
    By on January 7th, 2010 | 17 Comments17 Comments Comments
    How to SEO Blog Categories and Improve Search Rankings
    Categories can be great for usability, however many a blogger has lost valuable search rankings, thus blog traffic, to poorly optimized categories. So what to do with those pesky categories? Some bloggers (myself included) have often used a drop down menu for categories to prevent duplicate content issues. However, there is a much better way which can help elevate your blogs search rankings. Domain Authority vs. PageRankDomain authority: A collection of metrics which measures the overall importance of the entire domain. Some of these metrics include site age, number of other domains linking ...
  • 7 Huge, Yet Common SEO Mistakes
    By on December 20th, 2009 | 7 Comments7 Comments Comments
    7 Huge, Yet Common SEO Mistakes
    You sure you never meet any mistakes when doing your Search Engine Optimizaton ( SEO ) plans ?. Of course no, I’ve made some mistakens, that being said, it’s important for web developers to know what some of the bad things to do are when it comes to SEO. Sites with no mistakes stand a better chance against the big guys. Sites that have many back links, but still have some problems in the html can still climb in the search results when the SEO are fixed. Luckily for webmasters, most of these mistakes are extremely easy to fix and can be completely fixed within minutes. For those wit...