You are currently browsing the archives for the SEO category.

Using Permanent Redirects for Canonical URLs

What are Canonical URLs? The preferred address of a domain, which can be two different URLs. Although, both can be used to access the same domain/website, shown in the below example; www.yoursite.com or yoursite.com Follow the simple example below to redirect canonical URLs on your domain. Setting a 301 (permanent) redirect from yoursite.com to www.yoursite.com. […]

Increase Website Conversion Rates

A Successful Website Is About Conversions There’s a lot of hype about hits these days, but let’s face it: A successful website isn’t just about how many visitors, or hits, you can attract. It’s about sales. If you get 10,000 visitors a month, but only 1 sale, what good were the other 9,999? On the […]

SEO Pick Me Up

This is one of the funniest songs I’ve heard in a long time. Yep, it has nothing to do with search engines, SEO or marketing but it’s too darn funny and should be passed on to others. One and all check out the Banana Man Song. It’s one of those songs that sticks in your […]

Website Services Magazine

A new magazine catering to website owners was anounced recently. Website Services Magazine will covervarious topics including business management, internet advertising, web site development, content, affiliate programs, search engine optimization, web site design, usability, and web hosting. They are currently offering a free subscription, information about subscribing can be found here; Subscribe to Website Services […]

Recommended Directories

This will be an on-going list of recommended directories based on ease of use, traffic, paid and free registration options and several other factors. Todays recommended directory is AbiLogic, which offers several registration options. See Below: The first option is a Premium Listing ($39.95 a year) which includes 4 additional links to inner pages of […]

Search Engine Ranking Factors

This is by far one of the best articles I’ve found explaining the many different factors a search engine takes into account that can positively or negatively effect a document’s (web page) rank. Search engine ranking factors by SEOmoz.org.

Google Backlink Update October 20, 2005

Looks like Google is updating backlinks. I’ve noticed an increase of backlinks on several different sites, as well as PageRank being assigned to new recently added web pages. For more information on backlinks and how to check how many your site has see this Google Webmaster Center blog post.

Yahoo Site Explorer

Yahoo! Site Explorer is now live (Beta) along with a couple Site Explorer APIs to play around with. Basically Site Explorer allows you to examine web pages from a particular site that Yahoo Search has indexed, examine backlinks and view a sites popular pages. Yahoo Sitre Explorer Home Page Learn More About Site Explorer Site […]

Ask Jeeves Plans its own PPC service

Ask Jeeves to launch its own Pay Per Click advertising service. Nothing appears as of yet on the Ask Jeeves details page. Link can be found here: Ask Jeeves Sponsored Listings.