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Submitting your web site to CSS galleries9
Posted 26 June 2009
Here is a list of 345 working css galleries - that dont require registration. Most of them are English, with the occasional foreign gallery (as long as they are easy to submit to if you only speak English!). The CSS Gallery list list was updated on 26/6/09 - some sites added, some dead sites were removed. Please let us know if you find broken css galleries / css galleries that require registration / or additional css galleries using the comment form at end of page. If you want to get to the gallery list right now, download it...
Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation1
Posted 03 June 2009
This guide was originally intended for our clients who have not opted for a search engine optimisation (SEO) campaign. However, as a more or less complete overview of SEO, some of the information provided will not make sense to people who are not familiar with either HTML or server-side scripting. I ask readers to keep reading if they come across something they don't understand. It is the parts that deal with programming that might scare you off. Some SEO's try to make out that SEO is extremely difficult and requires quasi-profound methods...
Short simple SEO tips2
Posted 19 May 2009
These are a list of very short and simple SEO tips. SEO tip #1 Reduce the amount of duplicate content on your webpages. Make sure only one URL relates to one page - if you have filters and search facilities on your site, make sure that they return the correct, chosen URL. Another alternative is to add meta "noindex" to any duplicate pages. On large sites, duplicate content can cause many indexing issues. SEO tip #2 Every page should have a descriptive title. Its the first thing users and search engines will read. Make it attractive and...
Buying old domains with PageRank and links2
Posted 14 May 2009
Buying domains that already have 'SEO value' has for some time been a peripheral topic in the SEOcommunity. This is largely due to the lack of a decent portal for such a service and the perceived cost of buying such domains. This guide has primarily been written to help people avoid the possible pitfalls of buying old domains from ODD, but the information presented in this article is true for the purchase of old domains through any avenue. If you don't have any SEO knowledge you may also find it useful to read our introduction to search engine...
What are nofollow links, and why use them?2
Posted 07 May 2009
A Wikipedia author has defined nofollow as being “nofollow is an HTML attribute value used to instruct some search engines that a hyperlink should not influence the link target's ranking in the search engine's index. It is intended to reduce the effectiveness of certain types of search engine spam, thereby improving the quality of search engine results and preventing spamdexing from occurring.” Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nofollow. History of Nofollow and comment spamming Historically, one large factor in determining how well a...
Using a keyword tool to find high traffic keywords7
Posted 07 May 2009
There are quite a few tools freely available to track down those elusive high traffic keywords, those keywords that we all type in to find something on the internet via a search engine. We can all hazard a guess at some of the best keywords, by simply thinking about what sells most over the internet, car insurance, mortgages and clothing to name but a few. But knowing these "Big" Keywords is not enough as there are literally hundreds of ways people could ask a query about a mortgage, cheaper car insurance , designer clothes or any other...
What is a keyword0
Posted 28 April 2009
This article attempts to explain the role of keywords in SEO and how important it is to understand them. The Dictionary describes a Keyword as: 1. A word that serves as a key to a code or cipher. 2. A significant or descriptive word. 3. A word used as a reference point for finding other words or information. When referring to the Internet a “keyword” is about Search engines and their results. Search engines are built around and rely upon Keywords in order to function The search term or phrase anyone uses to look for things on the...
How do search engines use keywords0
Posted 28 April 2009
Keywords are the staple diet of Google and other search engines, this is because Google is basically a huge library that uses keyword information to list, sort and serve results to its users. For example, if you ask Google to search for a phrase or keyword it will already have a selected list of relevant pages to return when you hit the search button. It can also provide a sub list of related terms it thinks may save you time. You can see exactly how Google returns results to your query by checking out Google 101. Google 101 In order to...
Choosing effective keywords for SEO0
Posted 08 April 2009
We will briefly cover what keywords are, use googles keyword tool to find some sample keywords, and look at traffic for these keywords. What is a keyword? Any user performing searches in search engines will type in keyword search phrases, or single search keywords. As with many IT related terms, the term "keyword" means many things. We use "keywords" to describe the terms used to query search engines. When a user has entered their keywords into a search engine, the engine will return a sorted list of results. All the results will relate to...
370 free links to your website0
Posted 09 March 2009
A quick and easy way to obtain 370 links to your site would be by using directory submission. While this in itself, is unlikely to propel your site to position 1 in search engines, it can help your site to rank for some more obscure terms - and once a site ranks for anything, it stands a massively higher chance of naturally obtaining links. To naturally obtain links will require high quality content. Choose effective keywords for your submission In order to get the most benefit from directory submission, you need to know the most effective...
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