Why Search Engine Traffic Should be Your Top Priority
Most Internet marketing methods are risky and many will not have any affect on traffic to a web site. Some online marketers will sell you anything from banner impressions, to mass email campaigns (spam), to popup ads.
Google Bring Deskbar Search To Windows Desktop. Now Any Website Can Take Advantage Of This
Google's premier of desktop search proves that the desktop is an extremely valuable marketing real estate. Google, which holds about 75% of the Internet search market, just introduced "Deskbar" - a small desktop application that allows users to search Google directly from their desktops.
Google Loosing Fan Base?
"Nothing last forever but the Earth and sky." - from Dust in the Wind by Kansas.
Easy And Simple Steps To Get Listed In Search Engines
Search engines are one of THE best resource for free advertising. Better your web site's search engine position better be the traffic generation.
Five Tips to Improve Your Chances with Google et al.
"Dear David: I just created a website on baby toy safety. What should I do to make sure gazillions of people find me through the search engines?"I can't promise you gazillions, but there are a few things you should do to make it easy for search engines to find you.
How Search Engines Connect Sellers and Buyers
Maggie knows how to find what she wants. She lets her fingers do the walking - not in the Yellow Pages, but at Google.
High Google Rankings: Frequency vs. Positioning
There's an assumption that the higher a ranking or positioning you have with major search engines; the more people will beat a path to your web doorstep. But based on my experience, that's simply not true! There's another factor that is just as important and may actually drive more traffic to your site.
Marketing Articles: Getting A Better Search Engine Rank For All Of Your Pages!
In one of my articles, I discussed how to market your web site link twice. It detailed out how to promote not only www.
Build Link Popularity The Smart Way
A Brief Introduction To Link PopularityAs webmasters research various ways to get more traffic to their site one method that is gaining more and more publicity is Link Popularity. Link Popularity is the number of links that point to your website as measured by the search engines.
How to Use Keywords to Improve Your Ranking in Search Engines
The importance of keywordsKeywords or key phrases you choose will determine how your site is positioned in the search engines. It is always better to have lots of pages each focusing on a small group of keywords.
Search Engine Optimization - A Must
As you surf the web take a look around at many of the sites you see. Do you notice anything that seems strange? Well, let me point it out to you.
Site Maps: Let Search Engines Find Your Pages
With 40 million websites in existence, and more than 3 billion web pages indexed by Google at the time of this writing (July 2003), it's no wonder that more and more people are relying on search engines to find their way through the unruly world that the web has become.Nowadays, it is crucial to get your pages indexed by the most important search engines.
How To Boost Your Keyword Density On Your Web Site To Gain Top Positions At The Search Engines
Let's talk about what keyword density is and how to improve your keyword density on your web site. To improve your keyword density ratio there are three parts that we will need address.
Google Ranking WITHOUT Ever Submitting To Google!
A while back, I read an article that explained how to get a good google rating without ever submitting your site to their submission forms. Like you, I was kind of shocked by this statement so I decided to give it a try.
Submitting Your Site To The Open Web Directory: Some Dos And Don'ts
One of the most important steps in any site's publicity campaign is the submission to the Open Web Directory (http://www.dmoz.
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Search Engine Journal
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Getting Honest With The Search Engines
Getting Honest With The Search EnginesI spend a lot of time reading newsletters and forum postings about Search Engine Marketing. More often than not, people are asking about methods used to improve Search Engine rankings: what works, what doesn't, and what will get you in trouble.
SEO, not again!, you may groan. The webmaster world is inundated by articles and "how to's" with regard to SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
Search Bots, Crawlers, and Spiders
If you are a webmaster and you review your logs, often you will see a bunch of really strange hits. They aren't humans, you can't tell their operating system or their browser! Who are these pesky little creatures who rummage around the internet all the time?Not quite sure what I am talking about? Here is a few examples of various bots searching my website:207.
The Google Sandbox - A Frustrating Inevitability or a Golden Opportunity?
IntroductionThe Google Sandbox is a term applied to the phenomenon experienced by many new websites that delays the sites inclusion within the main Search Engine Results Pages (SERPS) of Google. Often new websites can find themselves confined to the 'Sandbox' for 6-9 months, during which time traffic to the site is severely compromised.
Design A Spider Friendly Site
To be successful in the search engines it's important to design your web site with the spiders in mind. Using the latest in web page design is not generally the best way to go.
Shopping Carts and SEO
Shopping and the Web. They go together like Mr.
Google Gunning For Directories?
Why is it that webmasters are so quick to blame Google if their website falls down the search rankings, or out of the rankings altogether? Can it never be their own fault?I read an amusing forum post headed "What's up with Google?". The writer had a website just 2 months old, which had only had 2 visits from Googlebot, a Google robot.
Monitor Your Visibility in Google, MSN, and Yahoo with these DIY SEO Tools
This is the second part of an article series in which you'll find many tools that you can use to monitor your site's search engine position and see how your do-it-yourself search engine optimization efforts are coming along.
The following tools are for monitoring your search results in the three major search engines.
Organic SEO: Patience For Long Term Ranking Results
When does long term SEO show ranking results? It takes time
for optimization to produce targeted traffic to your
website. Organic SEO requires time to take effect, just as
it takes time for your web pages to start showing up in the
search engine results.
Release from Google Sandbox Only to Search the Playground
The Google Sandbox Effect has been discussed at length in our
case study of a new website first crawled in May by Googlebot.
We can now further the case study with indexing comparisons
and discuss interesting Googlebot crawler behavior after
release, at the 75 day mark, of the study website from that
very confining Sandbox.
Your PC can Contribute with Google Compute
Have you heard of the SETI Project? SETI stands for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and the project is operated by the University of California at Berkeley. SETI monitors and processes radio signals from space, looking for possible signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life.
Tops In Toolbars?
Most internet marketers are aware of, and probably use, the Google Toolbar. After all, it has been the only indicator of Google's PageRank number that has been assigned to a given web page.
The Role of the Robots.txt File to Improve Site Ranking!
Not many web master take the time to use a robots.txt file for their website.
How to Make Better Use of Web Site Page Titles and META Data
We got down to the basics with web site page titles and META data as part of a new study on how manufacturers use natural search engine optimization (SEO). Businesses of all types could benefit from the following case studies that show how poor titles and META data can be improved from an SEO perspective.
7 Steps to Prepare You for The Local Search Bonanza
At One Time Local Searches were reserved for services like City Guides and Online Yellow Pages. But the BIG 3 (Yahoo, Google and MSN) have all jumped into the Local Search Market.
Understanding Googles Algorithm
What is the Google Algorithm?An algorithm is a mathematical equation that uses certain information from your website in order to define its rankings. If you're looking for a printout of the specific equation Google uses to rank sites and how much each factor is weighed, this is not the place to get it.
Opinion - Search Engine Success
This article is actually the summary to a book soon to be released by the author, titled "Guaranteed Website Success". Opinions are quite often controversial.
Google Sitemaps: 7 Benefits You Cant Ignore
Google Sitemaps enables Webmasters to Directly Alert Google to Changes and Additions on a Website and that's just one of 7 Benefits.Telling search engines about new pages or new websites use to be what the submission process was all about.
An Introduction to Google Sitemaps
Keep Your Web Site Content Relevant
Visitors and search engines love content-rich web sites, but just having a lot of
content on your web site is not enough. It all has to be relevant to a main topic with
each page or section of the web site having a specific theme (And yes, this includes
any resource or links pages the site may have).