CategorySearch Engine Optimization
Google’s Sandbox Documented?
1st of April 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Google’s Sandbox Documented?

If you’re into Search Engine Optimization you might be interested in checking out this article and the comments at this Threadwatch post titled Google’s War on SEO. It refers to a recent patent by Google that could shed some light on where they’re going with their algorithm. It is pretty ...more
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Google SEO Tips
29th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Google SEO Tips

If you want to spend some time this week optimizing your blog for Google then you might want to check out some of these articles on SEO for Google that came up in my RSS feeds this morning. They are good solid tips for people wanting to learn some SEO ...more
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What does Google display under your page title?
20th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

What does Google display under your page title?

Antone over at SEO SEO Secrets of the PageRank Masters has finally updated his blog with a post on determining what Google displays under your page title in search results which a few people have asked me about recently. I hope it helps. ‘So how do you control what text ...more
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Frequently Asked Questions on ‘Links’
15th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Frequently Asked Questions on ‘Links’

Wayne over at SEO Chat has a good article on Links – Links: Frequently Asked Questions. It might be of some use to those of you interested in optimizing your blogs for Search Engines. Don’t be put off by the basics at the start (ie first question is – ‘what ...more
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Formatting images for SEO
12th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 36

Formatting images for SEO

One of the most commonly known Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips that go around has to do with the way you name and tag the images that you use on your site. Its fairly commonly accepted by most SEO experts that Google not only looks at the text on your ...more
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Increase Traffic to Your Blog from Search Engines – The Top 5 Tips
11th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Increase Traffic to Your Blog from Search Engines – The Top 5 Tips

Tinu Abayomi-Paul post an article over at Search Engine Guide on how to Increase Traffic to Your Blog from Search Engines – The Top 5 Tips. Might be useful for some – although nothing really new here – you’ll find it all in my SEO archives too.
Search Engine Optimization
Getting Yahoo Traffic for your Blog
11th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 26

Getting Yahoo Traffic for your Blog

One of the constant frustrations that I’ve had with blogging over the years has been my inability to rank well in Yahoo’s search engine results. Despite the fact that Google seems to love some of my blogs – Yahoo has always been rather standoffish with them. It does seem to ...more
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Search Engine Optimization for MSN Search
8th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Search Engine Optimization for MSN Search

One of the nice surprises that we’ve had over at the Breaking News Blog collective over the past few months has been the way that MSN Search has ranked our blogs highly. Even though the blogs are new and are yet to have the many links that their competitors have ...more
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Google Back Link Update in Progress
4th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Google Back Link Update in Progress

Google seems to be doing a back link update at present. I’ve noticed significant changes in some of my blogs back links so far. Traffic changes and SERPs often follow such updates. Update: Others are seeing it too Update II : Sorry for my lack of explanation here – I’ve ...more
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