We have many times heard of many optimization theories. Search Engine Optimizers telling their clients that they guarantee #1 ranking for their sites in google and other search engines. Just thought of sharing a link on Google SEO guidelines with you people, of what google thinks about SEO and its best practices.
Google has launched a free PDF guide, which can prevent people from getting duped by such SEO authorities who guarantee them top rankings in google within couple of months. I am not denying that it can’t be done, with good unique content, good enough SEO, marketing this can be achieved over time. Continue reading
How do we find do-follow blogs in our respective niche? That’s what the question that arises in the mind, when we want to comment on different related blogs and still get the link love from those sites. Do-Follow blogs are those blogs in which the links in the comments section are rel=” ” (i.e. Blank) or not there in the anchor (<a href /></a>) tag. Now how do we search for these blogs.
U Comment, I Follow.
Here is how to do that. You need to use google image search for this. You need to search with queries like “U Comment, I follow” (it will be more accurate). U Follow, I Follow is kind of a project, under which the do follow blogs place the above image. This will give you a pretty decent list of blogs with Do-Follow links in comments. If you search with u comment I follow (without quotes) it will give you more results. For blogs related to your niche eg. SEO, search with “SEO” appended to your query. To get more varied results go with “U Comment” and “I Follow” queries. Continue reading
Submitting your websites sitemap to as many search engines is the nice way of getting all your website pages indexed and thus creating channels or pathways for the search engine traffic to your website. Bing is the newest of the Search Engine offering from Microsoft. It has taken the world by surprise by getting ominous popularity within a short period of time. It has many improved features than the Microsoft’s previous offering MSN/Live Search Engine.
[Prerequisites] For submitting your sitemaps to Bing you must have a msn, hotmail or live account.
Now please login to http://www.bing.com/webmaster/ with your credentials.
Now your will see
- Robots.txt validator
- HTTP verifier
- Keyword research tool
in the sidebar. Continue reading
Sitemap.xml file is an integral part of a good and optimized website. Sitemaps are an easy way for webmasters to inform search engines about pages on their sites that are available for crawling. By creating and submitting Sitemaps to search engines, you are more likely to get better freshness and coverage in search engines. Sitemaps are also preferred to be the first step while doing SEO (Search Engine optimization)
Creating a Sitemap.xml for a WordPress blog can be very easy. You just have to download a effective plugin and upload it on your wp-includes>>plugin folder and activate it and you are good to go.
But generating a sitemap.xml file for non WP sites like portals and forums etc. can be a bit tricky and cumbersome job. In this article today I will list some of the ways and tools on how to create sitemaps for your websites. You can generate sitemaps for your websites by using either of the following ways depending upon the requirements. Continue reading
All though the wordpress blogs are 80% all ready on-page optimized for Search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing, but there are still some ways to further optimize it to gain rankings and to remove some basic defects.
The most useful tool that comes in handy is the All in One SEO Plugin for WordPress.
This is one of the plugin I can’t live without. Some basic facts about this plugin.
- Canonical URLs
- Fine tune Page Navigational Links
- Built-in API so other plugins/themes can access and extend functionality
- Provides SEO Integration for WP e-Commerce sites
- Nonce Security
- Support for CMS-style WordPress installations Continue reading
Sitemap is an integral part of any good website or blog. I must say that search engines love to see it. Sitemaps is also a good way of getting all your web pages indexed. While doing SEO the Sitemap is a great tool for SEOs.What sitemaps tell the search engine about your website is about the frequency of of changes in the pages of your website, the links to be indexed by the Search engine, the priority of the changes to different pages across the website.
Some of the types are:
- XML Sitemaps
- HTML sitemaps
- ROR or Archievd Sitemaps
- Mobile(XML) Sitemaps
Some of the Google Guidelines about why you should have the sitemaps as part of your website. Continue reading