Archive for the ‘Search Engine Optimization SEO’ Category

Quick Tip To Get Some PageRank

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Over time, I’ve noticed that I’ve been getting some abnormal PageRank boosts. I finally tracked it down. (And this can be our little secret.) Blogs or websites with the “Top Commenters” plugin will actually post links to the author’s website without a nofollow link. These links can appear on every page, or uniquely on the [...]

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Search Engine Optimization for WordPress – Part 3

Monday, September 17th, 2007

In Part 1 of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for WordPress, I discussed content and directory structures. In Part 2 of the series, I discussed how to avoid duplicate content. In this edition, I will be discussing a broad range of topics. How To Link Between Posts The title attribute in your link tag (<a>) is [...]

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Search Engine Optimization for WordPress – Part 2

Monday, August 27th, 2007

This is a follow-up to Part 1 of Search Engine Optimization for WordPress where I discussed optimizing your content and your directory structure. In Part 2, I will discuss how you can avoid duplicate content which is a pretty straight-forward strategy to making sure Search Engines such as Google doesn’t interpret some of your content [...]

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Where Do I Get Backlinks?

Friday, August 24th, 2007

Someone recently sent me an email asking me how I got so many Backlinks in such a short period of time (the domain name is only two and a half months old). I thought it was a great question, so I’ll elaborate in this article. If you’re newer to Search Engine Optimization, I wrote my [...]

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Optimizing Your HTML Tags for Search Engines – Part 2

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

In Optimizing Your HTML Tags for Search Engines – Part 1, I went over the importance of H1 and Title tags. For this part, I will talk about additional important HTML tags. The main reason anyone should ever optimize their HTML tags, which I explained in Part 1, is that a Search Engine spider is [...]

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Difference Between an OK Backlink and a Great Backlink

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

What is a Backlink? Simply put, a backlink is a link from an external website to your website. When the Google Search Engine bot spiders a website, it factors in how many and how good links that are pointing towards your site. Google sees this as credibility and this is likely to influence your Search [...]

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Flash Sites Need Spiderable Content

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Imagine this, you’re a Web Designer or Graphic Designer straight out of college, you’ve bought yourself a domain (with your name in it of course) and some hosting. You’ve been taught quite a bit of Adobe Flash and put together a gorgeous portfolio site. You search yourself on Google a few weeks later, your page [...]

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Top 10 Search Engine Optimization SEO Tips

Friday, July 6th, 2007

10 – Set Your Title Attributes on Your Links Title attributes, when set in your “<a>” tag, is what’s revealed when a use mouses over your link. As pictured below. It may appear excessive to code but this little attribute can be used internally within your site to throw in a few keywords into an [...]

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Search Engine Optimization for WordPress – Part 1

Friday, June 29th, 2007

It can’t go without saying, WordPress is a godsent of an open-source program. It is (in my opinion) the best option for running your own blog on your own server. There are so many options, plugins and widgets and the Search Engine Optimization features that are built in are top-notch. Now some of these options [...]

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Optimizing Your HTML Tags for Search Engines – Part 1

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Let me start off by saying that optimizing your HTML tags for Search Engines is almost entirely different then optimizing your site for readers. The reason I say almost entirely different, is that, how a Search Engine searches your site is very similar as to how a user with a screen reader would see or [...]

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