Blogs

Is guest blogging good for SEO?

Matt Cutts, who heads the web spam team at Google, has recently made it clear that guest blogging is good for SEO if done in the right way.   In a world where Google’s algorithms ruthlessly penalize sites that have a spamy looking backlink structure, every SEO out there has to be asking themselves: how do I get quality backlinks from authority sites with high PageRank? The old methods of buyi... »

What are the major 2011 search trends?

To understand how to better adapt your website, your business, and your personal internet usage you can simply learn from Google’s new “How the world searched in 2011”. This well-built interactive website allows you an insight into the way the world used the most popular English search engine out there and you will be able to see the 10 most popular searches for 2011 on Google. Once you understand... »

Video SEO – First Page Video Rankings

How do you optimize your video content so it reaches the first page of search engines?   There are many SEO tricks that are white hat to get your webpage and video on the first page of search engine result pages (SERPs).     Have keyword optimized meta title tags and other meta tags for the page Have the video transcribed so the words are on the page below the video Submit a video s... »

The future of SEO is social media integration

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is totally changing direction in 2011 due to changes in trends of how people use the internet and why. This has major and far reaching impacts on the way prospective clients find your business website through a search engine and even the way you personally use the internet. Here is why:   The web is becoming social Back in the day, the internet used to be used... »

SEO effects of the Google +1 button

Today on May 4th 2011 Google has announced it will start to roll out its new “Google +1” feature. This feature is very similar to the facebook ‘like’ button or the other buttons for social media networks like ‘stumbleupon’, ‘digg’, reddit’ etc. Where will the +1 button be located? In the next few weeks you will see the +1 button come up next to both organic Google search results and paid Google se... »

domains-tlds

Optimizing URLs and Domains

Short domain names are better than longer ones if the website is intended for people typing in the website address. For example a company called ‘Acme Industrial Textiles and Chemicals’ should not have a url www.acme-industrial-textiles-and-chemicals.com , I suggest they use an acronym such as www.aitc.com . If the domain is for a business that mainly wants to be found through searches organically... »