Monday, November 26, 2012

What are the Poor Quality Links?

Poor quality link building, also known as black hat SEO, involves numerous forms of spamming and is designed to artificially inflate a website’s search engine rankings. White hate SEO, on the other hand, focuses on more relevant and authoritative link building by building relationships with clients.

What does poor quality link building involve?
  1. Spam forum posting
  2. Excessive keyword use (a common theme in the early days of SEO but now considered spam)
  3. Fake websites and profiles
  4. Excessive submissions to directories
These methods can sometimes give companies a ‘fast-track’ boost to the top of Google temporarily, however, they are very risky and unethical.  Certain SEO agencies use these methods to make a quick profit before moving on to apply their deceptive tactics to new customers.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate Marketing is to endorse some other company’s products and to make a commission in return (if a deal is made). It is also a pronounced way for functioning websites to increase their traffic and revenue.

As compared with Internet Marketing, Affiliate Marketing is more dedicated and works in the form of a bond between a marketer and a company. It is profitable to both of these only when a sale is made. It is also a great approach to earn handsome money online.

Ways to increase your Affiliate Marketing operations

  1. The foremost step is to use numerous methods to grow traffic to your blog or website. This generates more likelihood of sale for an item that you are promoting. Writing good reviews about the products that you plan to promote is an outstanding method to entice readers who require correct information on their selected products.

Friday, November 9, 2012

SEO Musts for Local Business

The Internet might be global in nature, but if your business is local, it makes no sense to concentrate on global reach, when your customers live in your city, or even in your neighborhood. For local businesses getting a global reach is a waste of resources. Instead, you should concentrate on the local community. You might be asking how you can do it, when the Web is global and Google doesn't classify sites according to their location. Here is how you can go local with SEO:

1. Use your location in your keywords. 
The first trick is to use your location in your keywords. For example, if you are in London and you sell car insurance, your most important keyphrase should be “car insurance London” because this keyphrase contains your business and your location and will drive people who are looking for car insurance in London in particular.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Beginners SEO Guide


 
Everybody searches something on Google or a different search engine almost every day. Let’s say you go to Google and search for a particular word or a phrase. Google gives you a list of results and you open the first or may be the second result in the list. We barely go to the second page on Google result lists because the results on the first page are always reliable and informative. A website that appears on the first search result page has a good ranking and visibility for a specific keyword. There are various tools and methods through which one can improve one’s website’s visibility and ranking. The process of improving the visibility and ranking of a website in a Search engine is called as Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Depending on how frequently a website appears in the search results of a search engine, it receives more and more visitors from that particular search engine’s users.

SEO Tools For Beginners


 
Basic SEO Tools

 AlexaAlexa Internet, Inc. is a company of Amazon.com that provides the user with analytic information on a website. Alexa calculates traffic rankings through analysis of Web usage of Alexa toolbar users and other sources of data. After a thorough computation the collected information we get the traffic rankings in the Alexa service.
Backlink
  • Anchor Text Backlink Checker By using this tool you can check your backlinks and the anchor text used in them. Anchor text is the word which is used to link to your website.
  • Backlink analyzer This tool will help you in research and analyzing websites for their link quality, indexed pages, links to websites, EDU &. GOV links, domain age & Expiration, Google page rank, Alexa traffic rank, DMOZ listing.
  • Backlink Anchor text Analyzer – By using this tool you can determine the backlinks of your website and link text used by the backlinks to link to your website.
  • Backlink Builder One of the important elements of Search Engine Optimization is building quality backlinks. Getting backlinks from a reputed website is called as a quality backlink. One quality backlink is more valuable than have numerous low quality backlinks.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

10 Lessons About Enterprise SEO

I have been fortunate in my 3 year SEO career to work with a huge number of companies and I have seen many different implementations of an "SEO campaign." I've seen what works and what doesn't, especially at the enterprise level.
What follows are 10 lessons that I have learned over the years so that you might know what to watch out for as you run or manage your own SEO campaign. Hopefully you find the information valuable!

Lesson #1 - Don't Ignore SEO Recommendations


Put another way, SEO recommendations need to be given their proper prioritization within the list of everything else your IT team is trying to accomplish for your website.
It's important to recognize that most IT teams don't have much visibility into analytics and don't see how much traffic (and ultimately revenue) is created through organic search. Be sure to share this information with them along with the potential opportunity that search could bring to the site if it was better optimized. After all, the name of the game in this economy is revenue and you can't make any if you don't have customers.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Deployment of an SEO checklist

The following is a basic list of SEO items to check in every deployment. Use it as a guide to what to look for in each deployment, and feel free to customize based on your specific needs.

 On Site

  • Page titles exist and are correct
  • H1s exist and are correct
  • Meta descriptions exist and are correct
  • Alt text is targeted
  • Content exists and is correct
  • Correct version of site is being shown to search engines (if you do that sort of thing)
  • Accessibility
  • Meta Robots are correct
  • Robots.txt file is correct

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Identify rel=”nofollow” Links without Viewing the HTML Source Code

One of the most important skills an advanced SEO must possess is the ability to analyze and understand the link structure of a given web page or website. This skill can be applied to many different SEO-related topics, such as information architecture, link building, and the mysterious practice of PageRank sculpting. Even “content is king” advocates rely on links to deliver traffic, increase rankings, and to make their content discoverable to search engine crawlers.
Anyone who’s serious about SEO needs to be able to easily identify links that (a) cannot be crawled, or (b) cannot flow PageRank. Two common examples of this are:
  • links that include the rel="nofollow" attribute
  • links that are embedded in a page via inline frames (i.e. <iframe> elements)
In this article, I will show you how I have customized my web browser (Firefox 3.5) to help me identify nofollowed links and iframes, without viewing a page’s HTML source code. If you don’t use Firefox, you can still benefit from the CSS examples in this post, but you will have to figure out how to add custom user-defined CSS styles to your browser. If you’re using Internet Explorer, just kill yourself.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Google Penguin Update 3 Released, Impacts 0.3% Of English-Language Queries

Google’s Matt Cutts used Twitter this afternoon to announce that Google is launching the latest “data refresh” of its Penguin spam-fighting algorithm today and that it will affect searches across multiple languages

Including the original Penguin algorithm launch in late April, this is the third update, so we’re calling it Penguin 3 and avoiding the previous 1.1, 1.2, etc. naming scheme, just as we’ve done with the Panda updates.

 

Penguin Releases So Far


Here’s the list so far, showing when each Penguin update came out, the percentage of English-languages queries it was said to impact (other languages are also impacted, but we’re using English as a consistent baseline):
  • Penguin 1: April 24, 2012 (3.1%)
  • Penguin 2: May 26, 2012 (less than 0.1%)
  • Penguin 3: Oct. 5, 2012 (0.3%)

 

Some Details On Penguin 3


Cutts, chief of Google’s spam team, posted about the Penguin update in a series of tweets. The first said that a Penguin data refresh is on its way and that about 0.3 percent of English-language queries will be “noticeably affected.”

Friday, September 28, 2012

500 High PR Do follow Bookmarking Sites

Below are the list of the High PR Bookmarking Sites. These sites will help you to get backlink as well as huge traffic.


High PR Bookmarking Sites List

  1. http://delicious.com/
  2. http://digg.com/
  3. http://www.stumbleupon.com/
  4. http://designbump.com/
  5. http://www.healthbubble.com/
  6. www.newsmeback.com
  7. http://somuch.com/
  8. www.malaysiastory.com
  9. http://www.mysitevote.com/
  10. www.blogospherenews.com
  11. http://www.rambhai.com/
  12. www.liveonlinegame.com
  13. http://blinklist.com/
  14. http://www.dzone.com/

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Quick Ways to Start SEO on a New Website

Search engine optimization, while hands-down the most effective method for long-term, high-quality traffic, is not an overnight process. Depending on how competitive your keyword is, it can take anywhere from a few weeks, to a few months to start seeing organic traffic from the search engines. To help you get some good traffic while you wait for the search engines to push your website up the rankings, here are a few quick ways to start SEO on a new website.

Networking

In the early days of your new website, the majority of your traffic will be coming from other, more established websites within your niche. The most effective way to snag some of this traffic is to network with web masters, blog owners, and anyone else at the top of a well-established website. This can lead to these webmaster giving you a mention on their website or something similar, instantly making you an authority in the eyes of their readers. Ideally, you could form partnerships with some of these web masters which will give you a significant boost in traffic early in your SEO career. For example, you could offer to split the profits from an e-book you wrote by asking a webmaster to send your e-book to his already established e-mail list.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

How to use Google+ Hangouts for Business

One unique feature of Google+ is the ability to host hangouts. Here I explains how you can use it to your business' advantage.

Reasons to use Google+ Hangouts

So what are some good reasons to use Google+ Hangouts? Here are just a few.
  • Grow your Google+ audience. Google+ allows you to share hangouts with the public or with only particular people in your Google+ circles. Encourage people to follow you on Google+ by setting up hangouts only for connections.
  • Really connect with your fans. It’s one thing to interact with your fans through status updates and comments, but by inviting your fans to join you live on video, you are opening the door to even more meaningful engagement.
  • Create video content for your website. Google+ now allows you to not only broadcast hangouts live, but also record them to post on your YouTube channel. This makes it an easy way to create great video content for your video marketing campaign.

Hangout ideas

Now that you know a few reasons why you would want to use Google+ Hangouts, let's take a look at some actual hangout ideas that could apply to your business.
  • Start a regular industry discussion show. Get your audience in the habit of checking out a regular weekly or monthly show where you discuss the latest news in your industry. You can invite nine random participants to ask questions or invite other industry leaders to participate in the discussion.
  • Host a regular Q&A session. Instead of creating a pre-planned discussion, you could always open the floor up to nine participants who ask you questions about your industry, products, or services.
  • Record simple webinars. Sure, you won’t be able to invite thousands to your broadcast, collect their email addresses, and follow up via email like other popular webinar services let you do. But you can record a simple webinar on Google+ Hangouts whenever you want for free, rather than pay for a regular monthly service.
  • Interactive how-to videos. Start a hangout with an educational tutorial or how-to session and then invite participants to ask questions. Think of it like a live classroom or webinar where the students can be on-screen to participate.

Friday, August 31, 2012

6 Brilliant Tips for Maintaining Website Traffic

Use my 6 brilliant tips for maintaining traffic. Better still they are free and simple to implement.

  1. Keep the content relevant to your target audience and current visitors. For instance, don't write about your dog if your website is on learning languages.
  2. Develop a tone that is in tune with your audience - Don't bombard your reader with technical language they have no knowledge of.
  3. Don't substitute quantity for quality. Indeed, aim for high quality content above all.
  4. Offer your audience something different. Write about something novel or something that no one else knows. Or take an original or alternative viewpoint on an issue. Or offer an alternative way of doing things, or using your product in a novel way. Especially grasp this if they are relevant to your niche.
  5. Be concise. Don't waffle on unnecessarily or bombard your reader with things of no interest to them. If you have an exciting point to make or an attractive offer, don't cloud it with irrelevant information. Don't have lengthy introductions. Get into the substance straight away. Make your content digestible - Using bullet points are useful for this.
  6. Have a variety of media and content on your website to keep users entertained - Include a crazy or attention-grabbing photo, interviews with renowned, well-known, or respected people

Don't delay implementing these excellent methods. The longer you wait the more traffic you will lose.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Benefits of Hiring Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Experts..

For any business in online world, Search engine optimization plays a substantial role in increasing revenues and gain recognized online. Search engine optimization helps to your business visible into major search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing etc. if you want to know about Search engine optimization you will find various Search engine optimization methods online.

If you are new in online business industry or you are begin to start company, it’s better to hire Search engine optimization expert to take care of your business online. A Search engine optimization expert will know how to make your website visible and increase traffic to get business.
This short article delivers an overview to how Search engine optimization Experts assists you to get profitable for the online businesses.

Benefits of Hiring SEO Expert

Search engine optimization Experts is play vital role to optimize your online businesses. Here I am shearing the top 5 benefits of hiring Search engine optimization Professional for the marketing an internet-based business.

HIgh PR Bookmarking SIte and Its Effects


Social Bookmarking has the effective way to get instant traffic on your website. It is the best SEO/SMO practice for SEO/SMO since years. High PR websites are always useful to get instant result. It’s better use High PR bookmarking rather than 1000 sites but with no PR or broken links.

Low PR website or broken link website won't help your website's rankings much and there might be a chance negative effect to your site. So it’s better to do social bookmarking with high PR and on good trusted sites than only 10 links will boost your rankings.

Here is a list of high PR social bookmarking sites with their pr.

#1    http://digg.com/                           pr-8
#2    http://www.reddit.com/               pr-8
#3    http://delicious.com/                   pr-8
#4    http://slashdot.org/                      pr-8
#5    http://www.fark.com/                  pr-7
#6    http://www.diigo.com/                pr-7
#7    http://www.dzone.com                pr-6
#8    http://identi.ca/                            pr-8
#9    http://www.connotea.org/           pr-8
#10  http://blinklist.com/                    pr-8
#11  http://www.folkd.com/               pr-7
#12  http://www.citeulike.org/           pr-8
#13  http://www.mister-wong.com/   pr-7
#14  http://www.dzone.com               pr-6
#15  http://www.linkagogo.com/       pr-6
#16  http://www.bibsonomy.org/       pr-7

These are the most effective Social Bookmarking sites , If you follow this social bookmarking sites you will Boost Your website traffic as well as Website Rankings.  Enjoy your Bookmarking.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Google: Further Penguin Update “Jolts” To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly



Fasten your seat belt, if you’ve been spamming Google. The anti-spam “Penguin Update” will have more jolts in the coming months, as Google continues to adjust it. In contrast, updates to the Panda algorithm aimed at low-quality pages are now so minor as not to be noticed, when they roll out monthly.

Speaking yesterday at the SES San Francisco conference, the head of Google’s spam fighting team Matt Cutts talked about how Google is still adjusting the Penguin Update algorithm that’s designed to penalize sites that spam Google.

Technically, Google’s saying that Penguin isn’t a penalty but rather an “adjustment” that simply doesn’t let sites get rewarded for spam as much as in the past. In particular, some linking activities that generated credit in the past seem to have been taken out.

Updatequakes & Aftershocks

Last year, Google rolled out its Panda Update designed to penalize (or adjust) pages that had poor quality content. Each further update produced changes in the search results, creating “winners and losers” that were felt across a wide-range of publishers.

But kind of like an major earthquake, each Panda update was more like an aftershock to the main quake, where the effects were less dramatic. Now Panda’s updated on a roughly monthly basis, Cutts said, and the changes are so subtle that few notice.

Indeed, Google itself hasn’t announced any major changes to get us from Panda 3.0 to Panda 4.0 and beyond. The latest, in late July, we dubbed Panda 3.9. It seems likely we’re going to have Panda 3.91 follow, rather than going to Panda 4.0.

Penguin Is Still Shaking Out

Penguin is different. Cutts said that because the Penguin algorithm is newer, it will face bigger adjustments and thus be more “jolting” for people it hits, until it smooths out over time similar to Panda. He also just added more to his statement yesterday in a comment at Search Engine Roundtable:

I was giving context on the fact that lots of people were asking me when the next Penguin update would happen, as if they expected Penguin updates to happen on a monthly basis and as if Penguin would only involve data refreshes.

If you remember, in the early days of Panda, it took several months for us to iterate on the algorithm, and the Panda impact tended to be somewhat larger (e.g. the April 2011 update incorporated new signals like sites that users block). Later on, the Panda updates had less impact over time as we stabilized the signals/algorithm and Panda moved closer to near-monthly updates.

Likewise, we’re still in the early stages of Penguin where the engineers are incorporating new signals and iterating to improve the algorithm. Because of that, expect that the next few Penguin updates will take longer, incorporate additional signals, and as a result will have more noticeable impact. It’s not the case that people should just expect data refreshes for Penguin quite yet.

So far, Google’s only announced one further change to Penguin, which we dubbed Penguin 1.1. That came last May, about a month after the initial Penguin Update. We made it Penguin 1.1 rather than Penguin 2.0 because, as Google said it impacted less than 0.1% of all search results, it seemed a minor change.

Will the next update be Penguin 1.2 or Penguin 2.0, and will it be soon? Certainly, it feels overdue, and given what Cutts said, it seems likely to be a major revision. Keep in mind, however, that for all the “losers” in any update that will scream, there will be winners — perhaps even some of the sites that lost initially.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Which is Better – SEO or PPC?

Needless to say, the online community is one huge market that a smart business owner must never ignore. Consumers who use the internet increase each year, and being able to tap these people can mean a lot to a business. Of course, there are also challenges to maintaining a business through online means as the competition also gets tougher each time. However, there are various means to maintain a desired status on the Web or to boost performance if your business is still not at par with your expectations.

It is no longer enough to have an existing website. You must employ various methods to make your site accessible to your target audience 24/7. Your site must be visible and must encourage continuous traffic or else it is doomed to fail.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Best Online SEO Tools

Backlink Tracker Pro
Free tool to check your paid / exchanged links. Get alerts when your backlinks have been removed or converted to nofollow links

Similar Page Checker
Search engines are known to penalize websites that contain duplicate / similar content. Your content could be similar to other websites on the Internet, or pages from within your own website could be similar to each other. This tool allows you to determine the percentage of similarity between two pages

Search Engine Spider Simulator
This tool simulates a search engine crawler by displaying the contents of a webpage exactly how a search engine would see it. It also displays the links that a search engine would follow (crawl) when it visits the webpage.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Google’s Venice Update: A Push For Local SEO

You probably know about Google’s Panda and Penguin algorithm updates, but what about the Venice update? A few months ago, Google rolled out Venice, which focused largely on local search. Although it’s a bit under the radar, the Venice update is extremely important for local business owners because search queries no longer depend on the searcher for location specific words – it uses the searcher’s IP address to deliver location-based results. There’s no better time to focus on local SEO than now!

 

What exactly is the Venice update?

Released in February, the Venice update changed how Google users search. Google wants to provide you with the most relevant results to your queries, so they added location to the mix. The two statements they released about Venice were that it made “improvements to ranking for local search results” and that it “improved local results” overall. You may have noticed your “current” location displayed in the left column of your Google search screen. This location, based off of your IP address, is used to determine search results. For instance, you can simply search for “hair salon” and Google will show you sites for salons in your area on the first page (as illustrated below). You can also change it manually if you wish, allowing you to look up businesses in other areas. Convenient, right?

Friday, July 27, 2012

On Page Optimization Tips

On page optimization is the most important and complex part of search engines optimization . This site allows sorting of search keywords for your needs. It should be the basis of which some tips on optimizing your site for items that the page is in progress.

This site allows you to sort your page or your own keywords to improve search engine ranking depends on the page of the site optimization for search engines in any partition. This is mainly on page factors of your index page, set the ranking for your keyword.

Page optimization is often forgotten these days, because we focus more and inbound links with targeted anchor text to get more of our time. - Optimization page, but you quickly to do something yourself an extra boost in the SERPS can offer.

There is great for a list page SEO technique that search engine optimization is considered in the evaluation process. Recognizing these factors, but are not limited to: words in the web page URL, title tags, meta tags, headlines, sub headlines, keyword density, words start page, page content, words that are bold in touch , words, site navigation, website link structure and a number of other reasons.

How To Optimize Dynamic Website Or Pages

Definition of Dynamic Pages :

Dynamic pages are the pages generated "on-the-fly" from a database. It is also known as database-driven pages. PHP, Perl, ASP, etc are using to generate dynamic pages.

It is difficult for the search engines to read the dynamic pages. It is generated when user select variable. It is not possible for search engines to select those variables and this reason these pages cannot indexed.

Dynamic URL's contains strings like &, %, ? and due to these characters problems starts for the search crawlers to read the content. But it is possible to index the dynamic pages also.

Here, I am writing the way through which a dynamic page can be readable by the crawlers :

Avoid Common SEO Mistake

Search engine optimization is a great process to have your website link into top rankings in major search engines like Google and Bing. But it needs patience and quality work to achieve the best results.


When we are in process to implement things like Search engine optimization for business, we can do mistakes. In this post, you can find some common SEO mistakes which we shouldn’t repeat and should care of…

1. Creating a website without reading Search engine webmaster guidelines
2. Creating pages with no content / text
3. Using JavaScripts that halts search engine crawlers
4. Creating duplicate pages
5. Keyword Stuffing in the website
6. Hiring an SEO company without proper investigation
7. Trying Black Hat SEO technique

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Search Engine Optimization

Good content is important for any SEO campaign and is one of the most important aspects of SEO. SEO is nothing but content marketing. The success of a website depends on the rate of traffic for that website.
Good content helps to attract users to websites.  Updating the content is also very important in attracting customers to websites. If a website has good content it leads users to go through each and every part of the site. 

If the content is easy to understand by users then the site will get a higher ranking.  Providing unique content for a website is of high priority.  If we have ‘keyword related’ content then the website has higher chances of being ranked well. 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Facebook Ads : What Are You Really Paying For?

About three weeks ago, I ran an ad campaign on Facebook for a fanpage that resulted in an increase of Likes from 100 to around 900. Success!




…or so I thought. After a week of posting content designed to engage the new audience and attract more new followers, the individual post Likes were averaging the same totals as prior to the campaign.

This was frustrating. My initial reaction was, “Hmm, maybe these ad-generated “Likes” that I’m getting are fake,” but all I had to go on was a few weeks’ worth of data and a hunch. That’s when I brought it up to Brent Csutoras of Kairay Media over a cup of coffee.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Top Press Release Submission Sites in 2012

Press Release Submission is one of the best process to get quality back links from press release sites. Here are the list of Press Release sites which are quickly approved and with high page rank. Leave a comment if you know any updated press release submission sites. Below are the sites which are only approved. I have total 60 sites, but below are the only approved, which i worked personally.

 

List of Press Release Submission Sites 2012


LAST UPDATED ON July 2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Dynamic Generated Meta Tags

This option will tie in with your database file and allow you to create keywords and descriptions for every item on your site, which we then load directly onto the Meta Tags.

Don't want to type it all out? We can create a dynamic option that will display data directly from your item information.

Benefit Snapshot

* Search Engine Friendly
* Increased Site Exposure
* Reduces Advertising Budget
* Automatically Populates

General keywords and descriptions are no longer enough for search engines optimization.


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Frequently Asked SEO Question 2012

Most Asked SEO Interview Questions & Answers 2012


1- Tell me something about yourself?
You should brief your interviewer about your family, your educational background and your work experience.

2- What was your exact job profile in your previous company?
Provide a suitable explanation about your job profile which would include your job responsibilities and the amount of work you have handled so far.

3- What all verticals have you handled so far?
Verticals means on what themes of websites have you worked so far- this may include education, real estate, IT, travel, Shopping, jobs etc.

4- What is the difference between on-page seo and off-page seo?
On page seo means optimizing your website and making changes on title, meta tags, site structure, site content, solving canonicalization problem, managing robots.txt etc.
Off page optimization means optimizing your web presence which involves backlink building and social media promotion.

Google Expected PageRank (PR) 2012 Next Google PageRank Update

Next Google PageRank Update

The whole world is well attentive of the fact that Google updates the PR for websites and blogs 4 times a year, but no one has clear idea when it happens, assumption about precise date can be made and sometimes it ties with Google.

Google changes its last PR in the 30 Jan, 2012 – 2 Feb, 2012 that was an awful update for most of the webmasters and bloggers, as Google has strengthen the circle against spammers and copyscape. This update might be more abrupt then the previous one as now Google is changing its algorithms on daily basis after a major Penguin Update

Monday, July 16, 2012

What are Doorway Pages, and Should I Use Doorway Pages?

Doorway pages are Web pages designed and built specifically to draw search engine visitors to your website. They are standalone pages designed only to act as doorways to your site. Doorway pages are a very bad idea for several reasons, though many SEO firms use them routinely.

As a rule of thumb, if you can't reach the page by following the site navigation, then it is a doorway page. You are not supposed to "visit" the page. Instead, you are just supposed to find it in the search results and then click through to get to the site in question. In essence, a doorway page is no more than a one-page click-through advertisement for a website. However, when you are searching, you don't want to visit one-page click-through advertisements for a website. You want to visit websites. Think of doorway pages as giant banner ads, only worse. You're searching for "widgets" and instead of getting a widget site, you get a page that says, "click here for widgets." You just did that! Now they're asking you to do it again. Are you going to click?

Friday, July 13, 2012

How To Optimize A Magento Product Detail Page

Product detail pages are critical for ecommerce sites. They are also the ones Google and other search engines have the most trouble with.

While Magento provides some basic search-engine-optimization capabilities out of the box, search engines still face challenges when crawling the pages of a Magento-powered storefront. This article will focus on the product detail pages. It is the first in a series where I will review the SEO changes you can do to a Magento setup. The idea is to make it easier for the search engines to find, index and rank the pages — without alienating your users. These detailed SEO changes will dramatically improve the search performance of Magento product detail pages, making them much more effective at doing their job. In subsequent articles, I will go over the changes to other important pages like main category pages, sub-categories, internal search pages, etc.

What Should We Optimize?

There are two classes of SEO elements that need to be optimized on any given page: Those that the user can see on the page and those that primarily the search engine bots can see. The first we call “user visible” and the second we call “machine visible.”

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Search Engine Optimization: Simple or Difficult?

Performing a proper search engine optimization ensures that your site is easily visible on internet. If you want to make it easier for the users to find your website, apply the following tips.
  • Linking your website to relevant content of reputed website helps improving your search engine ranking. This is one of the most important factors of Search Engine Optimization. Search engines promote relevant off-site links more that the internal ones. You can increase your website’s ranking and visibility by trading the links with related sites.
  • Keyword density plays a vital role in SEO. Preferably, your page should have 20% or less keyword density.

Monday, July 9, 2012

12 Truth About Writing Online To Earn Money

I believe both you and me have heard people boosting earning minimum 4-figures pay check every month just by blogging. So, is this true or just another scam to lure people to the web? I have seen people earning 3-figures pay monthly simply by writing online. Therefore, I do believe nothing in this world is impossible.
  • So how do you actually start up and make the first move?
  • Is there anything you have to consider before deciding to write to earn money?
  • Is there you should know about online writing?
Yes answer is yes! You have a lot to learn and I have listed down 12 facts about writing online for money. This is a must to read for all in order to achieve excellence in both writing and earning money!

The Importance of Determining SERP Competition

Great detectives are timeless and now is a great time to start stepping up your SERP sleuthing :)
SEO has long been a process in which instant financial gratification has been hard to come by (especially on a brand new project). I believe the "patience" trait required by the nature of SEO is what causes many projects to fail due to a couple of different things:
  1. Many people getting into SEO get sold on "make a lot of easy money working from home" mantras and are lured in by otherwise dishonest marketers.
  2. SEO has a lot of upfront cost that may not be recouped for months (or years)
As organic real estate continues to become more elusive and expensive inside of Google (and harder to evaluate thanks to *not provided*) it really has never been more important to appropriately evaluate your competition and your keyword market.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Web Design that Gets Visitors

A good design has a soothing affect while a great design can have a mesmerizing one."

Easily said than done! When it comes to deciding on a remarkable design for a website, the best place to look for is the web itself. The online environment is a constantly evolving entity that offers a barrage of refreshing designs that one can look in order to gain worthwhile inspiration from. This however, doesn't suggest blatantly copying someone else's design. It should rather be taken as an unlocking shudder to the creative senses that are locked deep inside our mind. Developing a visually appealing design is usually a combination of this and the use of skillful craftsmanship. The eye-appealing beauty of any web design needs more than a well defined layout, engaging graphics and an easy to grasp message.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Broken link strategies that you haven’t heard before!

Link building is vital step in the SEO process that serves to generate in bound traffic from reputed, highly-ranked websites, directories, blogs as well as the social network. With the volume of content updated across innumerable web pages each minute, and changes in website structures, it is often very difficult to guarantee that all links across these content pages will lead to the intended landing pages.

Broken or invalid links that lead nowhere offer a great opportunity to capture attention in a more direct way, by simply promoting a link to your website, while pointing out broken links on other web pages, which make take a lot of time and effort on the part of the webmaster to identify and correct regularly.
Your request to replace broken links with those leading to your site may well be entertained since these broken links, when unnoticed may cost a website its SERP ranking in the long run. Here’s how you can creatively capitalize on broken links to strengthen your position on the SERP.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

How I got over 80,000 clicks to one blog post

I love getting traffic to my blog. After all without traffic my blog is an empty shop window – and not making any sales! I’ll be honest, I’m a little addicted to checking my stats and love watching my traffic increase. In fact if you could ask me at any one moment I will be able to tell you how many visitors I have each day.

Today I checked out my stat’s from Stumble Upon which is currently one of the top referral sites for me. As you can see I’ve received a massive 4370803 clicks – just from Stumble Upon alone. In fact in the last month you can see a breakdown of how much traffic Stumble Upon has sent me.


Monday, May 21, 2012

Internet Marketing Blog – 3 Tips To Supercharge Your Blog For Higher Profits

Stop thinking about making money every single second of your time. You see I know for a fact that most people who have an Internet marketing blog actually markets lots and lots of stuff on their blog.
This is going in the opposite direction of getting profitability. If you feel that things aren’t going in the direction you want to go in terms of your bank account, read on.

Tip 1: Looks Like You Need To Blog Like A Real Person


Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Google Penguin Update Means No SEO?

White Hat SEO is the soul of search engines. Search Engines need SEO equally as your websites need it

Google-Penguin-News

We had posted an infographic earlier this month which referred to the words Matt Cutts’ (Head of Google webspam team) where he had mentioned that the Google Penguin update is not targeted on SEO but on webspam. However, with many of the webmasters Googled-SEOout there who thought they were doing white hat and safe SEO got their websites penalized by the penguin update. This has created a general panic among all whether it is safe to use any SEO strategies again? Now I emphasis the word “THOUGHT”. They just THOUGHT that they were doing white hat SEO. More than half of all the SEO works done today across the planet is outsourced to freelancers and novice SEO firms who doesn’t understand the search engine algorithms but just focus on building as many anchor text links as possible. They convince their clients that they are performing safe SEO while they themselves are not sure about that. The result, penguin doesn’t make the mistake of ignoring your website. While I was creating this infographic using all the comments and reactions from webmasters after the penguin update, it was clear to me that most of the frustrated webmasters  just THOUGHT they were doing safe SEO, while in reality they were unintentionally spamming the web.

Without SEO, no website would highlight in the search results and would eventually be hidden for eternity. Say “YES” to whitehat SEO and don’t just THINK it is white hat, instead “MAKE SURE!”

By : Submitinme 

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Google Penguin Update: How did the public react [Infographic]

See real comments from the public (mostly from webmasters) about the penguin aka webspam update


Google Penguin Infographic

Google penguin update has already hit many websites out there. In fact 67% of the webmasters are already frustrated about this update. I made this presentation to voice out the public’s view about the webspam update. Google, are you listening to this? People have already started to think of using alternate search engines. 

"Please make the algorithm intelligent or simply revert back the changes done!" 

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Google Penguin Update : 5 Types of Link Issues Harming Some Affected Websites

Are you angry and looking for answers about why your rankings vanished after Google released its Penguin update? One common factor thus far appears to be the signals of links that are pointing to your website, early analysis indicates. 

The main purpose of the Penguin update is to put a deep freeze on web spam in Google's search results. By extension, a big piece of that web spam appears to be links from low-quality networks.

 

Natural Links

 

Before we get into the new findings, first it’s important to understand a bit about Google and links.
Above all, Google considers links as editorial "votes". So, theoretically, the sites that receive the most votes should rank higher on Google because more people find them valuable.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Tips for Creating High Quality Sites

There are lots of question arise from the publishers who want to know about the best practices to grow their business with AdSense. As I know there’s no any particular method or practices. But we can only attract people/visitors by providing them high quality content and delivering the best possible user experience on your websites. Here are some basic key ideas for how to design and manage your website content to emphasis the quality of the website.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Top Adsense Earners – 10 Sites That Earn In Millions

How much money can you really earn from Google Adsense? This is one of the common questions faced by bloggers and Internet entrepreneurs who wish to earn money from their website. If you have just started your website, you are probably aware of how difficult it can be to generate significant revenue.

Although Google’s Adsense is one of the most popular ways to make money from your website, its earning potential can seem limited to start with. In Spite of this, with hard work and dedication, it is indeed possible for you too to earn a decent income from Adsense.  There are many success stories of websites that earn millions in revenue every year from Adsense alone. These sites can be a source of inspiration for your efforts.

Adsense Top Earners - Shoemoney Check

Here are ten websites that were started by individual bloggers like you and me and through their dedication and hard work have developed into stable revenue streams that they can rely on.

How to Do Website Analysis Instantly

If anyone gives a task to check SEO status of a site and they will come back in 10 to 15 minutes for the reaction. Is it possible to get SEO status of a site in 15 minutes? I think, Most of the SEO's will probably say No. while I would Say YES.

The SEO's might get the same problem while appearing an interview, interviewers might ask you to analyze a site for 5 mints and requests you to explain all the positive and negative aspects of the site. There is a possibility to check all these factors with the help of few free tools.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Search Engine Optimization in Easy Steps

Are you satisfied with your website?

Do you know that your site is drawing in-sufficient traffic, people are receiving what they came for, and there's really no room for enhancement?

If your response is yes, then you're possibly going to want to stop analysis. For the rest of you, you know that there's always somewhat that could be pinched for improved web site traffic, better customer pleasure, and a advanced search engine ranking. How accurately do you go about doing that? Follow below Steps to a Well-Optimized Site and I think you'll see that these goals are not as supercilious as you might think.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

How to Check Which Links Can Harm Your Site's Rankings

Matt Cutts' statement in March 2012 that Google would be rolling out an update against “overoptimised” websites, caused great turmoil within the SEO community. A few days later thousands of blogs were removed from Google's index and Matt tweeted confirming that Google had started taking action against blog networks.



Even though thousands of low-quality blogs of low or average authority were manually removed from Google's index, they weren't the only victims. For instance, www.rachaelwestdesigns.com, a PR7, DA70 domain was also removed, probably due to the very high number of blog roll (site-wide) backlinks.

How to Improve Your Rankings with Semantic Keyword Research

From Google’s Panda, Search Plus Your World and Venice updates, in the last year alone the SEO landscape has changed. And while that means your SEO strategy will change, too, there is one thing that remains the same…keywords.
Keywords remain important to your content and link strategies.
But there is one change coming down the Google pipeline that will change keywords…semantic search technology and the human element.

What is semantic search?

Basically, semantic search is technology that tries to determine what users mean when they type in a certain keyword.
They explore the semantics of those words…or the meaning behind them.
For example, if someone typed in “laptop” do they mean:
  • That they want to buy a laptop?
  • Have one repaired?
  • Upgraded?
  • Are they even talking about a computer, but something entirely different?
In the real world most people don’t search with one keyword…additional keywords give additional clues.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

FeedBurner Socialize Feature Hack to Auto-Publish your RSS Feed to Twitter

Google presented a Socialize feature inside FeedBurner in december 2009 that would permit blog editors to quickly and automatically push updates on to Twitter without using a third service but Google Drops Auto-Publishing to Twitter Feature from FeedBurner.

I like the socialize feature of feedburner but Google has silently dropped Socialize option from FeedBurner dashboard and hence Twitter integration from FeedBurner is no longer available but there is a simple trick by which you can integrate you twitter account with FeedBurner and auto-publish your FeedBurner feeds into your Twitter account.

How to Publish RSS Feeds to Twitter

As the Socialize selection is no longer accessible in FeedBurner, you need to assimilate your twitter account by a URL based hack. Go to your FeedBurner account at feedburner.google.com and open any of your feed and go the publicize tab.

Now you will the URL into the browser address bar like below

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

13 Reasons Why Social Media Is Worth Your Time

When relating social media traffic to other methods of traffic, such as search engine, the numbers usually are going to look rather bleak. While you’ll expectantly see a spike in number of visitors and page views that will often be attended by higher bounce rates, lower page views per visitor, and a lower average time on the site. With stats like this many blogger curiosity if social media traffic is even worth the time and effort.
Despite the propensity of many social networking visitors to easily quit your website and shift on to the next one, there are still some very effective factors why you should treatment about public networking and why it is value your time and effort.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

The Main Advantages Of SEO

Dollar for dollar, there is no greater investment than search engine optimization.

In a time when the Internet is the resource for most to find products or services they need, there is no higher financial commitment than SEO for your company. SEO Professionals is aware of the value of SEO and how to make your web page develop your company even while you rest. SEO Experts put the effort to force your website to the top of Google.

Top Benefits of Search Engine Optimization

Long-Term Standings

Once a appropriately executed marketing strategy is in place, your results will last a long time, giving you the peace of mind that once you’re up in the rankings, your website is conveying you customer’s day in and day out without having to continue spending advertising dollars.

Beat Your Competition

Optimized websites are the fastest, easiest way to dissolve your competition. Fact: Web users rarely search through pages and pages of search engine listings to find your business. It’s a race to the top of the listings, so who will get your potential clients’ attention first? Be the victor with the help of Web Marketing Pros.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Get Top Rank On Google By Simple SEO In 2 Days

Believe in that, it’s easy to put on a very great position on the search engines in two Days. There could be a wide range of SEO methods around, but here's the one that performs best for me.

Most people that work online must have know about Alexa. Alexa is usually a web-site by which you'll find out the traffic ranks of any site in a snapshot. Basically, this allows you a good measure of simply how much traffic a site is getting. Now, which websites will allow you to get your pages to rank high in Google in two days?

There are numerous article websites online (articlebiz, ezinearticles etc). You can get articles from there, which are ranking, simply by searching for article on Google. You can do it by simply entering your search keywords (articles sites, article submission etc.) in the Google search bar and clicks enter. Have a good look at the search engine results that appear when you enter your keyword or phrase. The articles that came on the front page are vital; probably beating countless other results for that keyword. Now modify these articles to make it unique but avoid changing the keywords, if possible add some more relevant keywords or phrases.

Friday, April 6, 2012

How to Redirect Blogger Blog .in Domain to .com Easily

Recently, Blogger announces a Country Specific URL's redirection for all BlogSpot domains. Instead of the blogspot.com domain extension, your readers will see their country specific domain extensions. The redirection currently implemented on India and so far all blogspot.com domains redirecting to blogspot.in.

For example: If you are viewing a blog with address blog-name.blogspot.com from Australia (AU), then you will be redirected to blog-name.blogspot.com.au. Similarly, if you are viewing from India it will be redirected to blog-name.blogspot.in.

This redirection is called "country-code Top Level Domain" (ccTLD). It also knows as "302 Redirect" which is a temporary change and not a 301 redirect which is a permanent change of address...

To disable this 302 country specific domain redirection you need to add little code to your blog template to deal with this redirection and stick to blogspot.com. Let's follow below steps to disable 302 redirection from blog.