Courting the crawl

The web pages in your domain may be optimized for many different keywords. It is said that the best way is to focus only on one keyword phrase and to include it directly in the URL address. Every search engine was built with a different system with unique preferences and …

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What your mum didn't tell you about analytics

A greater number of people will stick to voice search, so SEO specialists will have to adjust to this relatively new type of search. According to Google, no-follow provides a way for webmasters to tell search engines Don't follow links on this page or Don't follow this specific link. This …

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Types of site changes brought on by 301 redirects

If your website is not mobile friendly (responsive, optimized to be viewed on various mobile screen sizes), Google will rank your website lower on the search rankings. In order for backlink checkers to exist, the entire web (i.e. billions of pages) has to be crawled, regularly re-crawled and stored …

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To get fast rankings, you need site submissions

Not only do searchers click on organic results the majority of the time, an organic listing is between two and six times more visible than a paid one. There are also companies who sit between both camps almost grey hats so to speak. With your core keywords grouped into buckets …

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The reason everyone loves trust rank

It’s easier to tweak stuff in Google Plus in order for them to get better social signals to integrate into their ranking factors. When search engines were first introduced in the 1990s, they relied on “keywords” to help navigate the content of each website. Title tags, meta descriptions, and …

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Links make the web go round.

Most tools you use to build websites make it super easy to add important image tags, like alt tags. Both search engines and humans (those who look at a web page’s code) can read the information in image tags. It’s just one more way to include relevant info …

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Add valuable insight to your repurposed content

With the increase in powers of content, the journey for internet marketing people has taken a knifelike turn. Not so long ago it might be comparatively easy for a marketer to secure his business in top search engine results. Paid links are links garnered in exchange for payment. They can …

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Validate your site’s HTML and CSS

The biggest challenge with SEO is that it’s ambiguous territory—but you shouldn’t let the uncertainty get the best of you. Understand that almost every marketer is exactly where you are now. Everyone’s trying to figure out SEO’s ‘hidden secrets’ with little direction. There are many …

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Essential indexes for your backlinks

Content (marketing copy, etc) may be king when it comes to converting visitors, but for search engine rankings, link weight, domain authority and intelligent distribution of link weight appears to be much more effective, even when it means removing content. The structure of your URLs can also help search engines …

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Number of outbound links

One of the very first things that you need to do in order to gain success in online marketing is to establish the main keyword of your site. When you are able to do that, you can make use of it and optimize your web page with it. If possible …

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Creativity takes courage

Your users need the structure to navigate through your site, to click from one page to the other. And Google uses the structure of your site in order to determine what content is important and what content is less important. As other search engines become the default Web browsers instead …

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What have you tried that doesn’t work?

Numerous studies have documented that page one rankings are often in the 2,000+ word length and higher. In establishing domain names, you may come across articles, which may suggest not to make use of hyphens on them. You should become aware though that using hyphens on your domain name …

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How are you supposed to audit your site structure

It has been commonly known that having multiple domains linked to one website, often improve rankings. However, although this may be true, if you plan to register multiple domain names, you should keep them as relevant to your main keywords as possible, even if you put hyphens between the keywords …

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Links are similar to glue

In today’s rapidly shifting world, SEO techniques can change on a dime—and the worst part is that you might not even know it. Hacks that could have won you a front-page result last year are not only obsolete now, but they may even hurt your website’s rankings …

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You’ll be able to beat your competitors

Always keep the restrictions of the small screen in mind when creating or editing content. Don’t use too many long sentences, keep your paragraphs around four sentences and use many stops like lists and headings to break up your text. Building links is certainly an essential SEO practice, but …

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Set a bare minimum expectation for what SEO can achieve

If you are new in the business then remember that the big guns are already optimizing for the most popular keywords and you don’t stand a chance for those keywords. Hence, choose keywords that have a good search volume but, are still not that popular. Use them 2-3 times …

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