Learning about gateway sites

Over the past 10 years, search has gotten a whole lot better. If you've been in the industry long enough, you remember the days of keyword stung articles and link building. Keep the most important information above the fold - that is, keep it above the part of the page that …

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Technical optimization

Heck, you can even hire someone now to put it on his shaved head. Although there are many ways to improve site speed, image compression can typically make an immediate impact. You can also carry on creating additional content for your users to read and share; maintaining a blog is …

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Let's talk about search engine spiders

Make sure all the links are no follow if you are being paid by a third party to publish a post on your blog. The backlinks which are paid are punished by Google. It applies for both, the page giving it and the one receiving it. At best they will …

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Actionable tips on bounce rates and Twitter

Getting screen time from visitors to a site depends on how well you know who you're trying to target and how much you can tickle them. Once you When Instagram users repeatedly see people they follow talking about a product, they head to Google to research it more. We get …

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Avoid buzzwords and technical jargon

Use SEO strategies to build online visibility. Research your target audience - If you've ever tried to do anything in the dark, then you obviously know how difficult it can be - trying to do SEO without knowing who your target audience is, or what they want, is the exactly same. Google …

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How do you feel about link research now?

One hundred percent of searchers look at the first organic result, whereas only 50 percent look at the first paid result. One approach to avoiding thin content is to pay attention to page word count. Add internal links to the taxonomies the post belongs to Perhaps that's where the biggest …

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Improving Site Structure by uitlising schema markup

You never want to leave anyone (especially search bots) guessing what your content is about. That's why you need to name URL paths using easy to understand language that spells out the content precisely. Windows filenames are case-insensitive, whereas Linux filenames are case-sensitive. Tools like IFTTT are a great way …

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Why hits matter

Thus, your website should have clean, search and user-friendly code, and navigation; this will ensure users stay longer on your site, which Google will treat as a sign of trust and usefulness. Tying your domain name to a hosting provider often comes with a lot of red tape if you …

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Things your competitors know about long tail search

The bottom line is to ensure that category pages are robust with both unique intro descriptions and sufficient product listings. Finding ways to influence the consumer purchasing process constitutes a vital marketing communications activity. If you don't know how to properly do it, then you are going to fail. In …

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Understanding web portals in relation to your marketing strategy

The stronger the backlink profile of a site, the more PageRank their links will pass. Link building boosts your site link popularity, and for ensuring effective link building, you should submit your site in popular search engines manually, as automated submission does not offer any SEO benefit. While there are …

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More focus is put on social media

Whenever doing a website redesign, I think it's so important to reassess the purpose of each page. If you don't learn anything from the page, neither will your viewers! Building out a navigation map that takes SEO into consideration will save you a lot of heartache throughout your project! The …

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Adopt a customer centric view of keyword stuffing

To many users the personalization of search results is helpful and convenient, but an increasing number of users are disturbed by the extent to which the sites they encounter are being shaped by forces outside of their control. Assuming you can skip SEO and just 'wing-it' might keep you from …

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Design + analytics = Greatness

An SEO professional without analytics is a blind one; analytics are the key for measuring which tactics work and which do not. Having a news section on your site is a really good idea. It gives you the opportunity to fit in lots of keywords and it means you are …

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