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SEO-Friendly CMS Solutions – What CMS Platform is Best for SEO?

July 7, 2009 7 Comments

CMS platforms are third party applications that store content in databases or XML files. CMS platforms make it easy to publish, edit and manage content. The advantage of CMS platforms is you don’t need to be a programmer or designer to understand them. It’s easy to create content and upload images and videos. Even though CMS platforms are easy to navigate, site Read More »

Does Google Index Flash Content? Why HTML is Still a Good Choice

July 6, 2009 1 Comments

In the past, Google has been unable to extract content such as links and text from SWF (Flash) files. This has posed a big hassle for both web designers and search engine users. As a result, flash-based content hasn’t been picked up by Google’s search engine. Designers had to work around the issues so Flash pages could actually be indexed and ranked Read More »

Don’t Be a SEO Offender: Why Duplicate Content Hurts SEO

June 29, 2009 2 Comments

Duplicate content has become a hot issue in the SEO world and it can cause big problems for sites. Don’t be a duplicate content offender – use these best SEO practices to avoid duplication issues. It’s very likely that another website could be passing off your content as their own, and you may not even know it! As a result, your site Read More »

Reel in Traffic to Your Website with Linkbaiting

June 26, 2009 3 Comments

When you catch a fish, you use bait. You cast your line into the water hoping the fish will grab your bait so you can reel it in. Like fishing, linkbaiting uses the same strategy. You need a hook to capture your audience. Linkbaiting helps visitors find your site through a variety of avenues– websites, blogs, social networking sites, instant messages and Read More »

15 Awesome Link Building Strategies

June 23, 2009 9 Comments

Link building is a common internet marketing tool – you get other websites to link back to your website. Not only does it increase quality traffic to your site, but it can also dramatically bump up your SEO rankings. This “off page” technique has become more popular and very important in the SEO realm. Search engines won’t recognize fluffy, useless links and Read More »

WordPress Plugins – Superpower Your Blog

April 16, 2009 2 Comments

I posted an article on StartupNation.com about the best WordPress plugins. It’s a great list: http://www.startupnation.com/articles/9407/1/wordpress-plugins-superpower-your-blog.htm

Five Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tips and Tricks

April 14, 2009 4 Comments

Google is “Yellow Pages on Steroids”. Several businesses that used to be tiny are now 10 times bigger because of Google. Some of them hired SEO firms and others ranked their own websites. Some people even ranked first by accident. They created a website a long time ago, published some great information and time did the rest of the work. Today I Read More »

Search Engine Optimization – How Much a First Position is Worth?

April 14, 2009 2 Comments

You’ve heard many times how important Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is. However, as a smart business person, you should be asking yourself why it is so important and how much money a first position is worth. Unless you know this, you won’t have a clue as of whether or not investing in SEO makes sense to your business. Step 1: Calculate Total Read More »

Search Engine Optimization: How to Dominate a Niche Market in Less than a Month

March 19, 2009 3 Comments

If the product or service that you are offering is very specialized and you don’t face too much competition, chances are that you can be on the first page on Google for five keywords that you choose within a month. This works great for companies serving their local markets and companies offering very unique products. Let’s talk about the way this should Read More »

Link Building Tactics – 33 Link Building Tactics to Boost Your Online Traffic

February 12, 2009 11 Comments

“No man is an island,” said English poet John Donne centuries ago. And neither is your website. With no inbound or outbound links, what’s the point, really? It is worthless. Merely decorative. It won’t work for you. So you have made good use of competitive keywords and included them throughout your website. Big deal! If you can´t go the distance, your business Read More »