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2013

Bad Site Design Won t Get Your Site Penalized by Google

The difference between a Google Penalty and having your search engine rankings go down. Seems as though there are a lot of people out there that don t know the difference, and in this blog post I clear this up.

Easter Bunny Kicked Out of PRWeb Press Release Web Site

The Easter Bunny has officially been kicked out of PRWeb, the popular press release web site. According to Standing Dog’s latest blog post, the Easter Bunny could not be included in a recent press release due to the fact that the Easter Bunny is parodic.

2012

Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk Hacked, Hosting Malware on Site

It looks like Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk, the search engine for domain names, has been hacked, and apparently is hosting malware on their web site. These messages started appearing to visitors of both Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk within the past 24 hours, and I have verified that users are still getting these messages.

How to Diversify the Anchor Text of Links to Your Web Site

Some of the latest Google algorithm changes involves the diversity of anchor text links that point to a web site or one particular web page. If you have too much of one keyword phrase in the anchor text, which tends to be around 60 percent or higher, there will be issues.

The Art of Writing Effective Title Tags

One of the most basic SEO practices that can go a very long way in helping your site gain in Search Engine Rankings and add validity is the Title Tags. Here is how to write an effective title tag.

2011

More Android Users Looking for Jobs than iPhone Users

According to data released by LinkUp, 20 percent of job seekers use their mobile devices to look for jobs. What is interesting is that 79.7% of visitors to the LinkUp web site used an Android device to find jobs. Surprisingly, however, Apple iPhone usage fell from dominating last year’s first quarter numbers at 62.1%, down to 12.3% in Q1 2011. Blac

Why Social Validation is the New Search Engine Optimization

You probably have heard me preach it before: if at all possible, for search engine optimization purposes, your web site should include a blog or other section. Here is why your SEO Strategy must include social validation.

2010

Search Engine Optimization - How you can Identify Search Engine Ranking Problems with Your Website

I often speak to individuals who declare that they are struggling from poor search engine rankings. Regardless of what you do, you simply can t discover your web site in Google–and sometimes it’s not just the keywords the websites is targeting, the website can t be discovered for the company’s name. In any situation, the website is definitely suffe

Do Product Videos Help with Search Engine Optimization?

Having videos of your products will help your ecommerce sales. Visitors to your site will watch the videos, and it will presumably help their buying decisions. But what about the search engines? How will posting a product video on your website help with search engine optimization?

Yahoo Acquires Flicker.com

The whois record for Flicker.com was last updated a few weeks ago and Yahoo now owns the domain. Fickr.com of course is one of Yahoos prime properties and the 31st most visited site on the net according to Alexa.

Search Engine Optimization: Adding Content to your Web Site

For this search engine optimization tip, lets talk more about content and adding content to your web site.

Siteminis Launches Mobile Commerce Solution

Siteminis, a developer of internet-based mobile commerce software solutions, has spent more than three years of research, development, and testing with major retailers and finally launched their patented Mobile Web Solution, one of the first mobile platforms that allows companies to easily deploy one site instead of multiple sites for each type of

How to Send Gift Cards on Any Social Network

Friendgiftrs one-of-a-kind network is the first and only social media-based online storefront to offer actual purchasable retail and restaurant gift cards to hundreds of millions of social media site users.

Net Corvettes Launches NetCorvettes.com Website

Net Corvettes has launched NetCorvettes.com, a new website where Chevrolet Corvette owners and Chevrolet Corvette fanatics can buy, sell, or trade their Chevrolet Corvette online. In addition to providing a place where Chevrolet Corvette enthusiasts can sell their Corvette, the site has added a message board where Corvete owners can interact with e

Facebook Pushes Yahoo! Into Third Place

Two years ago, search engine site Google Inc. (GOOG) eclipsed rival Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) as the No. 1 Web destination in the United States. Now, a six-year-old social networking site upended those statistics and raised the question: Is Google’s position in danger?

Search Engine Optimization: Should You Optimize for LeapFish

So, if you are optimizing your web site for search engines, using the latest search engine optimization tips and search engine optimization best practices, should you optimize your web site for the LeapFish search engine?

What is the Average Load Speed of Your Website?

I am pretty certain that after reading the title of this post that you thought about the speed of your site but could not pin it to a precise number because it is a metric you never worry about. Well, it is time to start paying attention to this site metric, because it may be a factor in your rankings in Google in 2010.

2009

Search Engine Optimization Tip 34: Linking to Ranking Page for Your Keyword

This search engine optimization tip has to do with finding the best page on your web site for your keyword or keyword phrase.

Search Engine Optimization Tip 32: Keywords that Convert

Here is to find your best converting keywords that have traffic but are not ranked well. This is where you can focus your search engine optimization efforts and improve your web site bottom line quickly.

Search Engine Optimization Tip 30: Promote Others

If your web site or company name is mentioned or some other site links to you then you should do your part to help promote those who link to you or mention you.

Quick Tips for Assessing Site Visitor Behavior

If you have done search engine optimization on your website, you need to take the next step and assess your website visitor behavior. Here is how to do that.

SEO Tip 29: Check 404 Errors On Your Site

Not just for search engine optimization purposes, you need to check the 404 errors on your website. You may be missing out on traffic and links you would receive if you redirected.

Web Hosts Now Hijacking Your 404 Error Pages

Web hosting companies have taken it to a new low: they are hijacking live web site 404 error pages and making money from them.

Easy Way to Generate Content, Trust, Traffic to Your Site

We are always looking for quick, easy ways to generate content, trust, and traffic to our websites. Here is how to do that.

The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs

The Alexa Hot URLs list shows the hottest internet web pages right now on the internet, updated every 5 minutes. Getting your website on this list is not difficult, especially if your site falls into one of the 11 types of Alexa Hot URLs.