SEO can get tricky and certain things that seem like they will help your rankings will actually hurt them. But the fact remains that no matter what niche your business is in, you will need SEO to get targeted traffic to your website. Nowadays, the majority of the people online use search engines for finding information and products they want to buy. In fact, some marketers have become very wealthy by focusing on SEO as their main way of getting traffic to their landing pages. A good search engine optimizer is worth his weight in gold; both as an internet marketer and as a consultant. With SEO there are certain practices that you never want to apply to your site[…]

According to search engine optimization (or SEO) experts, the best way to get a good spot in search engines like Google and Yahoo is to have one-way back links, but they do not exactly say how you can obtain them and where to get them.   Here are some ways on how to get one-way back links and improve your rank in search engines: 1. Comment on blogs.  Look for blogs that are somewhat related to your website’s niche, read their contents, and leave a comment.  Make sure that you leave interesting comments so you can catch the attention of blog owners.  If ever they’ll find your comments interesting and valuable, they will certainly post your link on their blogs.  But[…]

Otherwise known as inbound links, or simply IBLs, backlinks are an important ingredient for high search engine rankings. A blog, an article, a press release, etc can only get to the top search engine results page if it has a lot of backlinks. This is because backlinks show the search engines that a site gets a lot of traffic and with more traffic, it means higher rankings. The question in many people’s mind is how to go about getting these backlinks. First off, if your budget permits, you can submit your site to directory submission services. This is arguably one of the oldest ways to get backlinks and for certain agreed upon amount, the service providers will choose the relevant[…]

Nowadays, when everybody is interested in getting the highest rankings possible for their sites with the search engines, it seems that the era of tables-based web sites is getting closer and closer to its end. CSS programming appears to hold the upper hand in this race for SEO, and it gains more ground as its popularity increases. What is CSS? Cascading Style Sheet is a web tool that can be utterly necessary if you want to give a professional, qualitative look to your site. It is recommended by W3C, who manages the standards for the Internet, in order to add style (e.g. fonts, colors, spacing, padding, alignment, etc.) to web documents. The style sheet is more and more used presently[…]

Many webmasters believed that great content is the key to Search Engine Optimization but they have forgotten an even more important factor, how easy can the bots crawl their sites? Making a 100% crawlable site should be the top priority for all the webmasters. There is no point having a unique and fresh content but cannot be searched from the search engine index. In order to ensure that bots can crawl a site successfully, one must make sure that all pages can be found by going from pages to pages via the inter linking mechanism. It is recommended to use text links as a form of linking between all the internal pages. Webmasters can also provide a sitemap that lists[…]

Search Engine Optimization is becoming a more and more complicated area especially with the recent updates and data refresh done on the search engines’ index. However, the basic concept for good ranking does not change. The following illustrates five most important SEO techniques as summarized from the Google Webmaster Guidelines that all webmasters should follow. The first step into SEO is to create a site that allows the bots from the search engines to crawl. A web page is as good as offline if it does not appear in the search engine’s index. It is advised to use clean and static urls for a page rather than lengthy url with complicated parameters. It is stated clearly in the Google Webmaster[…]

The term SEO is very familiar to anyone who knows what online business is and what it is all about. There are many people and many institutions that have unbelievable achievements to their name. But all these achievements will come to a naught if there is no authority to officially recognize this amazing feat. So is the case in online business and marketing. Any feat achieved by an online site on the web must be recognized by search engines to be taken seriously in the internet. SEO tips are the sources through which you can make search engines sit up and take notice of your site. SEO tips are the methods by implementing which you are sure to attract the[…]

Most Search Engine Optimizers understand the importance of the backlinks in order for a website to succeed. Most search engines take into account of the backlinks quality for their ranking algorithm. We will cover the top three search engines (Google, Yahoo and MSN) here and discuss how they treat backlinks from their point of view. The most popular search engine, Google, places great emphasis on backlinks. In fact, relevant backlinks is all a website needs to achieve a high ranking in Google result page. Google, however, does not shows all the indexed backlinks when user queries with the link: operator. In addition, Google does not update their backlink index as frequent as their search results. It is believed that multiple[…]

Social media optimization is nothing but the various methods that are utilized for making a site easily accessible to visitors on the web. In this internet age, instant information and gratification is what people look out for and the faster visitors can access your site the more popular you will be on the web. After all, search engine optimization is all about becoming popular on the web and if you can do it really well, it will be a tremendous boost for your product. There are several means that can be implemented for doing social media optimization and doing this is very crucial for you if you are really serious about the success of your business venture. Some of the[…]

Fresh content is very important in terms of search engine optimization. Users surfing the net are always looking for the latest information. Search engines understand this and therefore places a great emphasis on the content freshness. Sites that are regularly updated also encourage the spiders to visit often. For example, a page that has its content updated daily will find that search engine crawls the page more often than the other less active pages. This explains why blogs have frequent bots visit as compared to other sites. Perhaps the easiest way to get fresh content for your site is through RSS feeds. These feeds can be found by searching for RSS feeds in the search engines. Some of the most[…]