SEO Tips Archive

Google webmaster chat

Here are a few screenshots I took of answers to questions during today’s Google Webmaster chat, I would just post the images but they’re too big for my blog theme. Flickr Slideshow  Thoughts coming later, hopefully

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Is Google not happy about the Dofollow revolution?

Okay so a lot of blogs have decided to add dofollow plugins to allow visitors to express their opinion and actually get a link out of it. I decided to be one of them and even advertise my blog as a dofollow resource for links by listing on dofollow directories, and guess what happened 3 [&hellip

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Bruce Clay Interview

If you haven’t read this inverview with Bruce Clay by StoneTemple, you need to. Quote of the week: “The best way to succeed on the web is to do things naturally.&#

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Use SearchStatus plugin to see nofollow links and more

If you’re using Mozilla Firefox as your browser, one plugin that I couldn’t live without is the SearchStatus toolbar plugin. It will show Google pagerank and Alexa rank for all pages, highlights Nofollow links, and more. If you don’t have it, you should

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How important are domains and URLs?

I’ve been telling everyone that will listen over the past few weeks about the importance of having your keywords in your domain and URLs. I spent a few hours last week rewriting a client’s URLs and doing 301 redirects for all of their pages, and they saw a dramatic increase in ranking position. Then, yesterday, [&hellip

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Baltimore SEO meetup group

I’d like to take a quick minute to say thanks to Jon Payne of Ephricon and everyone else who attended the Baltimore SEO meetup group this evening. I met some great people in the Internet Marketing world and shared some great ideas. This being my first SEO meetup group I’d like to thank everyone for [&hellip

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Cherry Picking links: mmmmmm, cherries!

Everyone in the Internet marketing world has seen ProspectMX’s link building chart and the extra cool graphics and info that the chart contains. Towards the bottom left hand corner there is a topic called “cherry picking links”, which is the method of finding high authority sites that are linking to sites which are competing for your keyword(s) and [&hellip

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Woohoo!

I just noticed the Google Pagerank for this blog is at a 3/10. Not that it means much and really isn’t that high, but it’s just cool to see that little green bar with something in it. Maybe this will give me some motivation to start writing more posts, promoting them, and actually marketing my [&hellip

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Google cycling answer results

So over the past few months it seems like Google has made an effort to include at least one answer service result for a lot of the search queries, and now it seems as if they are cycling the results. If you do a Google search you will most likely see one or two questions [&hellip

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Guide to posting on Google Knol

Google has recently launched Google Knol, their answer to Wikipedia and the fact that Wikipedia entries come up on page one for almost every keyword in the entire freakin world! Google has said that Knol pages won’t be considered higher authority just because they are on Google, but this is hard to believe. I wanted to expand and [&hellip

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