CategorySearch Engine Optimization
Google Page Rank Gone?
29th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Google Page Rank Gone?

Discussion forums around the web today are buzzing with talk of major problems (or are they just changes) at Google. Earlier in the day Google’s cache server was down and more recently people have started noticing Page Rank has disappeared on many sites – including Google itself. Of course this ...more
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Search Engine Optimization Secrets
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Search Engine Optimization Secrets

Adrian at Be A Design Group has a good post on Search Engine Optimization Secrets which is a good, non hyped, well thought through and easy to read post full of good common sense Search Engine Optimization goodness. He gives five tips (and writes a bit on each): Don’t Fake ...more
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The importance of Title Tags in Search Engine Optimization
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 31

The importance of Title Tags in Search Engine Optimization

A few days ago I was moaning to a mate about the fact that despite thousands of inbound links and a page rank of 6 – ProBlogger.net is still yet to rank highly for many of it’s relevant search terms in Google – as a result I rarely get any ...more
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New Google update
17th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 7

New Google update

For those of you who watch such things – it seems that Google have just started a backlink update.
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MSN Search Updating
16th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

MSN Search Updating

I’m noticing significant shifts in MSN search results today on most of my blogs. They must have just done some sort of update. I can’t see any discussion of this in forums however so it could be just on my domains. Since its inception the results were artificially high (for ...more
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Where to Put Keywords on your Blog
7th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Where to Put Keywords on your Blog

Getting your blog ranked highly in Search Engines can be a complicated task – so can sifting through all the theories being espoused by SEO ‘experts’. Everyone has their theory. As a result I like it when people put together simple well thought out lists that even a non technical ...more
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The Power of the Passive Link
3rd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

The Power of the Passive Link

Eric Ward at Search Engine Guide writes about the power of the passive inbound link. In short – a passive link is a link you don’t buy, ask for or trade links for. His premise is that passive links are a more powerful type of link than others – especially ...more
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Creating A Search Engine Copywriting Plan
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Creating A Search Engine Copywriting Plan

Karon Thackston wrote a good piece recently over at WebProNews that I’ve been meaning to link to. She breaks down the posting process into 9 elements for writing posts and articles that will rank well in Search Engines. They are good, basic, non technical tips for bloggers wanting a simple ...more
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Reasons for being banned or penalized by Google
1st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Reasons for being banned or penalized by Google

Search Engine Journal has a good post on reasons that your blog might be banned (or penalized) by Google. So if your blog has disappeared from their index you might want to consider one of these seven issues: 1) Duplicate Content – where multiple pages have the same content. 2) ...more
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