Archives Tag: Google SEO

SEO Tips: Image Naming – Round 3

This is a follow-up post from SEO Image Naming and SEO Image Naming Round 2. The previous two articles were written two years ago. This article is proof that the methods work. Comparing traffic from two years ago, image traffic has grown quite a bit. I have done a few things to keep the traffic […]

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Links in the Footer May be Treated Differently

Matt Cutts recently published this video talking about how links in the footer may be treated differently than links in-paragraph.

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How to Get Backlinks, the Whitehat Way

Matt Cutts recently published this great video about how to get backlinks, the whitehat way. Worth your time to watch it.

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Domain Extensions Matter

There has been and continues to be talk about whether your domain extension matters. Debates going back and forth about .edu, .gov, and .mil extensions being “trusted” more in the search results and on the flip side, other people saying that extensions don’t matter at all, only backlinks matter. As part of Google’s recent push […]

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Control Your Googlebot Crawl Rate

Google introduced a new crawl rate control panel into the Google Webmaster Tools. These settings will give you more control over how quickly and how frequently Googlebot crawls your site and pages. In most cases, you will want to keep it at the recommended setting, default, but in a rare circumstance — such as you […]

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Video: John Battelle Speaks at Google NYC

About John Battelle Co-founding editor of Wired and founder of The Industry Standard visits the Google New York office to speak about his book The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture (12/7/05). Without further ado, check out this hour-long video of John Battelle speaking at Google […]

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The Art of Choosing an SEO Company

Choosing an SEO company isn’t an easy process. Which company is trust worthy? Which company has integrity? Which company has a proven track record? This is how not to choose an SEO company. I received an email from a LinkedIn group and this is what the discussion said,

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SEO: Dashes or Underscores?

Dashes, dashes, dashes. This is what the official statement from Google says. (link) Consider using punctuation in your URLs. The URL http://www.example.com/green-dress.html is much more useful to us than http://www.example.com/greendress.html. We recommend that you use hyphens (-) instead of underscores (_) in your URLs. So when you’re thinking about using dashes or underscores in your […]

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SES San Jose 2008: Video SEO

I attended this session in the afternoon yesterday, so I want to highlight some of the key points which I took out of the session. # Greg Jarboe, President & Co-founder, SEO-PR YouTube accounts for 98% of all videos viewed on Google properties If you are still trying to optimize for Google Video? Don’t bother. […]

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Google Doesn’t Hate ALL Paid Links, Just Yours

Yet another post about paid links. I know, I know, will the madness ever stop? No way! Why would we want to not have something to talk about? Today’s topic is paid links, search rankings, and sitelinks. I’ve known about these paid links for a long time and so has Google I’m sure. In this […]

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