There are hundreds of website owners who have a negative image about SEO because of underhand tactics used by people claiming to be SEO companies. I manage quite a few blogs and everyday I get unsolicited mail asking whether I want SEO services. These mails keep coming because they work with some people. Some gullible website owner might order one of their SEO packages and that makes all that spam emails worth it. [Read more…]
If you’re reading this you probably have a Blogspot blog and that my friend puts you at a serious disadvantage compared to other bloggers. Why? because onsite SEO for Blogspot blogs sucks. But the good news is few simple tweaks can dramatically improve the situation.
I’m going to start with some very easy fixes and work my way towards some advance stuff. Advance stuff requires some code modifications so the very first thing you should do is backup your template. As a former software engineer I assure you, you’ll be much more comfortable at changing code when you know you have a backup. [Read more…]
When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), the seemingly endless amount of Google updates – going by the code names Panda and Penguin – have meant that many websites across the world have suffered in search. But if you follow some simple steps it’s not hard to future proof your SEO efforts.
From duplicate content and spammy links, to directory submissions and over optimized keywords, it seems that Google is on a mission to provide its users with the best content on the best sites. As a new start-up business looking to be higher in search, you may be wondering where on earth you start! [Read more…]
Search engine optimization is not only about increasing your visibility in search engine results, it is also about increasing click through rates of people who are viewing those results. Google authorship, indented listings, better meta descriptions, social interactions ( when you are logged into Google ) all help you achieve that. Another often overlooked thing that helps you achieve this is section linking. [Read more…]
If you are serious about having a successful website, you will simply have to do everything you can in order to be visible in search engine results. What this means is that if you do not rank well for desired keywords in search engine searches, you don’t have any chances of making it big in the online world. Now, even though many people want to succeed over night and get out of the ‘Google’s sandbox’ instantly, the reality suggests otherwise. Namely, in reality, only hard and long work will bring you good search result rankings, and spam backlinks are definitely not the way to go.