CategorySearch Engine Optimization
Should You Use Targeted Keywords in URLs
10th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 4

Should You Use Targeted Keywords in URLs

‘Should You Use Targeted Keywords In URLs?’ – This is actually a question I’ve been asked on numerous occassions by bloggers wanting to optimize their blogs for Search Engines. The theory is that if you are writing a blog about matchsticks that your ranking will be higher if you domain ...more
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Eight worst search optimization techniques
9th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Eight worst search optimization techniques

SEO Chat has another good article today outlining eight of the worst SEO techniques: ‘Some webmasters and SEO companies will use any means they can think of to get a high rank in search engine listings. That’s not always a good idea. Krissi Danielsson gives a detailed list of eight ...more
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The Ten Commandments of Keyword Selection
7th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 3

The Ten Commandments of Keyword Selection

SEO Chat has an interesting article on Keyword Selection which may be helpful for some bloggers wanting to generate quality income around targeted keywords: ‘Is your website getting a lot of traffic, but not a lot of sales? Maybe you need to take a look at the keywords you’re using. ...more
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Google Moves to Continual Indexing
23rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Google Moves to Continual Indexing

‘If you’ve noticed that Google seems to be updating their index more frequently than once a month, you’re not alone. Clint Dixon observed this as well. In this article he discusses how this changes the world for website owners, search engine optimizers, and anyone else trying to get on the ...more
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Relationship Between the PageRank and the Number of Backlinks
16th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Relationship Between the PageRank and the Number of Backlinks

How many links to your blog do you need to climb up Google’s page ranking? A recent study titled Relationship Between the PageRank and the Number of Backlinks – Articles about link building and PageRank examines that question and draws some interesting conclusions: ‘- With a few exceptions, whatever the ...more
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The Holistic Approach to Search Engine Marketing
12th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

The Holistic Approach to Search Engine Marketing

Top Hosts have a very interesting article on Holistic Search Engine Marketing which is well worth the read. They suggest a multilayered approach that includes: – Pay-Per-Click (PPC) – Natural Search Engine Optimization (SEO) – Website Conversion ‘The fact that these components are most effective when used in concert does ...more
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SEO Strategy – Content or Links?
3rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

SEO Strategy – Content or Links?

Blog Business World has a good post looking at two theories of search engine optimization – generating keyword rich content and good linking strategy. Is one more important than the other or do they work together? ‘Keyword rich content will get you part way to your destination atop the search ...more
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Google Does The Update: What’s New?
3rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Google Does The Update: What’s New?

‘Google has (once again) updated its search algorithm, panicking webmasters everywhere. What will happen to those high rankings you’ve worked so hard to achieve? Wayne explains what you need to do to raise your score with search engines (and your site visitors) regardless of any software changes. Google has finally ...more
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A Short Course in SEO
12th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 5

A Short Course in SEO

SEO – A short Course is a useful article written about Search Engine Optimization that will help anyone seeking tips at how to Optimize their blog or website for Search Engines. ‘Anyone who does business on the internet today has heard of SEO (search engine optimization), and many have tried ...more
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