Actionable tips on keyword research and Facebook

However, if you take advantage of the many free and low-cost techniques in this book, you can reduce your dollar cost of customer acquisition and stand a better chance of making a profit. Words are no longer a series of letters organized in a specific order. In this case, having …

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Difficult things about SERPs

The days of keyword "stuffing" are over, but you still need to keep your site pages optimized around one central idea and keyword. Like any other marketing method, SEO isn't magic, but it provides a business visibility, branding, web traffic, a high ROI, credibility, and insight into customer behavior. There …

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Make search engine spiders a priority

Yet we encounter this erroneous idea in many places on the web, and even in some (bad) books. Search referrals are usually divided into organic (unpaid) and PPC (paid or pay-per-click) referrals. Search referrals are easy to filter by search engine but require a little extra effort to distinguish between …

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What can Twitter teach you about page impressions

Link reclamation involves the discovery and replacement of broken links on your website, as well as other websites which point towards your online presence. For instance, what tools and platforms are required to build the site? Mental exercises have a positive impact on the information search process. A lot of …

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Adopt a customer centric view of long tail search

They're critical for B2B companies, which usually derive more traffic from Google than they do from other search engines. The ROI is just not there to warrant the additional work. If you think it's hard to be on top at the moment, just wait until five years from now! The …

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People still ask me about search queries and its importance today

A strong online presence is essential for any business to be competitive. Knowledge gained from one product can often be transferred to other, even unrelated products. By constantly creating new content around your product page, you will be getting more and more pages indexed - eventually creating an authority and pushing …

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Who is your audience?

Check the company's reputation, have any of their clients had a Google penalty? URLs and links are building blocks of a website, therefore, ensure that they are consistent and are search engine friendly. Pages that have many outbound links are considered to hurt search engine ranking. Competitor analysis is a …

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Answered - your burning questions about text links

To make a website stand out in the depth of the internet is the hardest job for everyone who runs an online business. There's no magic recipe that can be applied and give sustainable results. However, search engines tend to reward those websites that bring a real value to their …

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How you will benefit from bread crumbs

So how do you determine your competition? What should you be looking for? Content (i.e. in depth articles) react much more positively to links. If users consistently ditch your site, it's a sign the content doesn't match up to their expectations. In relation to a website, Off-page SEO are …

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Submit a XML Sitemap for your website

Find out which keywords and phrases people frequently search for as well as what is trending. A look at what the competition is using could also help you. The key to creating encyclopedic entries is to provide all the facts about something that will not change in the future. Everyone …

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Using traffic estimation tools in conjunction with SERPs

Generally speaking you want to use your keyword as the anchor text for your internal linking whenever possible. External linking (from other sites) shouldn't be very heavily optimized for anchor text. If 90% of your links all have the same anchor text Google can throw a red flag, assuming that …

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Your key to success: user generated content

The Google Webmaster Tool is a handy set of utilities that allows you to see your website or blog from Google's perspective. If you use this tool, you can learn your average position on search engine results pages, which keywords your blog is ranked for, how many people are clicking …

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Actionable tips on SEO campaigns and Facebook

Choosing the right keyword isn't just about choosing a keyword that attracts lots of visitors to your website, it's about attracting the right visitors to your website. Quality content, in other words lots of original, error-free text organized well on a modern-looking website, is what matters most in terms of …

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Enthusiastic about javascript

Link building helps your content reach a broader audience, increasing both your site's visibility and its authority. Moreover, it can grow your search traffic, as the number of unique domains linking to your site helps search engines understand whether your content is informative enough to rank higher in the SERP …

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Layout and formatting

A key thing to remember is to check what old domains you might have forgotten about, which should continue redirecting to the new site. Today's web user demands more from websites. 'Content is the King', it is rightly said as the ranking of the website is dependent on the content …

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The secret to finding world class tools for SEO

When an ad convinces consumers of a brand's superiority, persuasion has taken place. If you have different sections of your site, or domains for each country, enter each one in the relevant directories: Google Places, Bing Business Portal, or any other directory that's relevant to your region. Whatever their cause …

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Why I hate doorway sites

Even guest-blogging with a sole motive to generate links is also burned down. Even then, treat people you know as you would any professional - write up an agreement so that expectations are clear. The readability of your content has to do with the simplicity of its language, the lack of …

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I urge you to think about SEM

Effective logos are media transferrable; they can be used in all media formats, from print ads to broadcast ads to the internet and social media. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and provide the best answers possible. Therefore, writing quality content for your audience is also something that …

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Start simple, but don't forget authority sites

Now a quirk of WordPress means that it tries to match partial URLs and will redirect accordingly. What this means is that if you tried to access the old -autosuggest URL you would get automatically redirected to the new -autosuggests one. Give your customers points toward free products. Be generous …

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The secret to finding world class tools for 301 redirects

Effective logos are media transferrable; they can be used in all media formats, from print ads to broadcast ads to the internet and social media. Do not confuse search engine verticals with vertical search engines (which specialize in specific areas or data). Lifestyle marketing involves reaching consumers during festivals, fairs …

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The worst advice I've heard about analysis

Today's web user demands more from websites. Using a lot of engaging media like helpful graphics, interesting (and related) images, and videos can also help to provide more value and keep visitors more engaged. Thus, keeping them around longer. Google has a free tool that allows you to test the …

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Using scraping strategies like the pros

In managed hosting, the provider assumes most of the hosting responsibility. For a long time Google looked at the name of a particular website and the queries that were entered and might rank that site higher if the domain name had some match with the query. While the Meta keyword …

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Write about mobile search

Using social media for your business has numerous benefits, but it's never been more important for SEO than today. Search engines are measuring social signals such as likes, favorites, shares, retweets and +1s to determine valuable, search-worthy results. According to experts, we should expect high-quality social media posts to rise …

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Combine responsive design and plugins for Supercharged SEO

SEO is not rocket science (or anywhere close to it). Google will rank your page highly if it believes it holds valuable content for the reader, so always make sure it appeals to your target audience. The Google-led open source project AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages, has one goal: loading …

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Focus on ROI Instead of SEO campaigns

Keyword research is the root of every optimization project. Keywords are like an elevator pitch for your site: they summarize what you do in a few words or phrases. A site that hasn't done its keyword research is like a car driving in the dark down between two points. Keyword …

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Is this the end of citations as we know it?

Organic SEO should be the bedrock of any optimisation efforts that you undertake. Note: Avoid keyword stuffing. You may not want certain pages of your site crawled because they might not be useful to users if found in a search engine's search results. If you do want to prevent search …

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The back story of metrics

It is responsible to take your website visibility to a higher position and keep you up above all your competitors. Quality will win over quantity every time and your results will not be nearly as fruitful if you're putting out mediocre content. Google wants the web to be 100% secure …

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The hidden agenda of rankings

If you want to get loads of quality traffic to your website you have to work a lot or invest a lot. The numbers make one thing clear: organic search is a worthwhile investment. The main thing to keep in mind when using social media to promote your business is …

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