CategorySearch Engine Optimization
A Comprehensive Post on SEO
17th of June 2011 Guest Blogger 72

A Comprehensive Post on SEO

This guest posst is by Kole McRae of Office Buddha. I’m a blogger now but in a former life I did SEO professionally. As a part of the industry I’ve seen first hand the insane amount of misleading information available. Even so-called “professionals” have been known to give out absolutely ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Is Traffic Potential a Good Proxy for Link Quality?
6th of June 2011 Guest Blogger 28

Is Traffic Potential a Good Proxy for Link Quality?

This guest post is by Mark of GiftedSEO.com. Since Google’s recent Panda Update, the world of SEO and blogging has been buzzing, and while there have been some innocent sites caught in the crossfire, the one thing most people will agree on is that Google has once and for all ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Leverage the Long Tail of Search on Your Blog
13th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 34

Leverage the Long Tail of Search on Your Blog

This guest post is by Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting. Not getting all the search traffic you would like to get to your blog? One way to improve your results is to tap into long tail search terms to use in your posts. This is not always that easy ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring
12th of May 2011 Kimberly Turner 35

Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring

Do you know your blog’s readability score? If not, there are several ways to find out. But before you go calculating, let’s talk about why you should even care. For starters, the average American adult reads at a level between eighth and ninth grade, according to the National Adult Literacy ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How to Select Good SEO Keywords
27th of April 2011 Guest Blogger 138

How to Select Good SEO Keywords

This guest post is by Jeremy Myers of TillHeComes.org. The problem with good keywords is that they are usually not words at all. Good SEO keywords are usually phrases, that is, two or more words strung together in a saying or idea. When you enter keywords into your meta keywords ...more
Search Engine Optimization
What is Google +1 … and What Does it Mean for Your Blog?
16th of April 2011 Guest Blogger 84

What is Google +1 … and What Does it Mean for Your Blog?

This guest post is by Jacob of BlogRevolter.com. On March 30th, Google announced the release of its latest addition to the search engine, a small button called the +1. As with any Google announcement, there are always going to be implications—both great and not so great—for the average and professional ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Google’s Panda Update—the Lessons I Learned
8th of April 2011 Guest Blogger 41

Google’s Panda Update—the Lessons I Learned

This guest post is by Kevin Sanders, of strongandfit.net. Things were going well over at my fitness blog. I was not an A-lister, but traffic was steadily increasing. I was starting to get ranked for several lower competition keywords. Organic traffic was improving. Then suddenly my search engine traffic dropped ...more
Search Engine Optimization
The Unsexy Truth about Finding Traffic for Your Blog
30th of March 2011 Darren Rowse 84

The Unsexy Truth about Finding Traffic for Your Blog

Last week I tweeted that I’d not checked my Google Reader account in a month. Well, it turns out that I’m not the only one. Within minutes, I started getting tweets back from others saying that they rarely check their RSS feeds any more. Instead, people were finding content from ...more
Blog Promotion
Do You Republish Other People’s Content? You’ll Want to Read This
3rd of February 2011 Darren Rowse 109

Do You Republish Other People’s Content? You’ll Want to Read This

Earlier this week Google’s “head of web spam”—Matt Cutts—posted on his blog that they’re implementing a change in their algorithm that impacts those that publish content from elsewhere on the Web. The changes are all about ranking the original sources of content higher than those who scrape/republish/copy it. This has ...more
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