Content Placement and optimization

content-developmentThere are only two web spaces where you would want to publish your content: your own blog or other blogs– most commonly termed as “guest posts”. Posting your content on either web places depends on your preference.

If you’re confident enough with your content, then you can post it on your blog (there’s no specific formula for this). On the other side, if you want to place your content on other blogs, there are a few questions that you need to ask to yourself:

  • Does my target audience visit the website?
  • Do they have a reputable name in the market?
  • Do they have high Domain Authority (DA)?
  • Will I be able to attract traffic and make them my regular readers?

Answering these questions can help you identify the right website or blog to place your content on. Link prospecting is finding relevant, targeted and high quality web places where links can possibly be acquired, i.e. blogs, forums and social profiles. Continue reading

Google Search Placement Tips – Free Search Engine Optimization

 
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What is Search Engine Optimization?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the techniques used to improve your website or blog visibility on search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. For example the higher your Google page rank the closer you will appear at the top of the list when someone does a Google Search.

Since I began my quest a little over a week ago to maximize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) my page views have more that quadrupled. Not only am I getting more hits, but I also sold my first item through Amazon.com. I know – I know, I’m excited about it too. Some of my web pages are even placing on the first page of Google Search. So as a tribute to my fellow Hubbers (and to drive traffic to myself) I am going to tell you how to use 12 different sites to help raise traffic to your pages.
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How to Use & Interpret Advanced Search Operators to Assess SERP Competitivity

Use Google’s Advanced Search Operators to Assess Your Target Searches

This is part of a training module from SEO Ibiza ‘s basic SEO Training course designed to explain how to use Google’s advanced Search Operators to fairly accurately assess the level of SERP competitivity of a particular phrase or keyword prior to attempting to target it with a website or hub.

But even if you are not a webmaster or SEO, using these techniques can potentially save you wasting your time chasing keywords that are too difficult, and hopefully identify areas where you could establish a presence fairly easily.

The hub is also a response to Peter Hoggan’s well written but ultimately flawed hub of a similar name to this one, which shows a perfectly valid (although quite unusual example for special “Ibiza” reasons we’ll explain later on) as to why reliance on just one of the metrics might not always give a totally accurate picture, especially in extremely low (zero) competition searches.

But as in all SEO, decisions can rarely be made from one metric alone so this hub will explain how using all three operators combined gives a more definitive picture, and finally we will put our money where the mouth is and demonstrate the principle in action.

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Top 10 Common SEO Mistakes: Some Search Engine Optimization Mistakes to Avoid

seoSEO refers to Search engine optimization and simple is the way to rank your website to top of the search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing etc. Most of the web traffic comes form  the seache engine and that’s why it’s very important to know about the SEO mistakes. If you know these SEO mistakes then you can easily get rank to the top of the rank of the search engines. These type of mistakes can easily hurt your site and you never may realize those. I am not so expert of search engine optimization but I am familiar some of the top common SEO mistakes which will be mentioned here. Look… are you making any mistakes from the following ten mistakes?

Top 10 SEO Mistakes:

01: SEO Mistakes: Irrelevant Keywords

Mistake: Lots of web publishers use irrelevant keywords to refer their contents.
Suggestion:Never use irrelevant keywords for your web contents. Webmaster always should care about to use specific and right keywords which is related to their contents. Always be specific of your web contents and just use the words as keywords which are used to use to surf your website.

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How to Optimize Your Site Images & Videos for SEO Benefits

Though website designers are not the right guys to optimize the textual content of a site for search engines, they can certainly optimize the images and videos for improving the SEO. In fact, if you use the key SEO tactics for optimizing the graphic elements of the website, you can attract more clients. So, if you design a website which has a lot of pictures and videos, you should remember to optimize them for increasing the overall search engine rankings of the website.

Given below are some key tips that you can use to do SEO for all the images and videos that a particular website contains. Try to incorporate these tactics into your website design for maximum benefits.

Choose the Best Quality Images (see why)

Good quality images do not only enhance the look of your website, they can also bring a number of SEO benefits. If a site uses great images, visitors will be compelled to stay on your site, which ultimately increases the time spent on a site. Many of the major search engines calculate the ‘time on site’ factor to find out whether a website really deserves a high search engine ranking.

In addition, if you website has images of superior quality, people would like to link to your website. This can ultimately generate a number of quality backlinks for your site, increasing the SEO rankings. Continue reading

3 Unique Ways Reuse Old Articles to Triple Your Backlinks

Welcome to the Playing Field

After all this time that we’ve spent in SEO-related fields, we all have learned how important link-building is to SEO efforts. After all this time, we have all also discovered, no doubt, that one of the best ways to get an easy backlink is to submit an article to a high-quality and high-PR article directories like Hubpages, Guest Posts or Buzzle, an almost perfect situation.

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The only problem with article writing, however, is that it’s so time consuming. For every article you write, you have to dedicate not only the time to write the article, but account creation at article directories, spinning of the article and submission to the myriad article directories you created accounts at. After that, that well-written article you put your time into just sits on your desktop or your article folder, gathering dust, useless for the rest of time.

It doesn’t have to be so! With a little bit of technology, you can bring that article back to life and get EVEN MORE backlinks out of it. If article is in text format, but could easily be turned into audio and video. The audio and video could then be submitted to podcast directories and video websites, many of which offer followed backlinks in their description or profile pages. Continue reading

Learn How To Optimize Your Webpages

Search Engines may be complex, but they are very predictable. Learn how to create pages that enable your target market to find you, optimize your pages in just a few simply steps. It all starts with understanding how search engines find and index your webpages. Before we go in that direction let me first point out that this information is valuable to both hubpage.com content producers and web developers in general. Some or perhaps all of the information may be new to you, keeping this in mind I will try to make this information as easy to understand as possible. Your comments are really valuable to me; let me know if I was helpful!

How Your Webpages Are Indexed and Found

As I mentioned previously, it all starts with knowing how search engines find and index information. If the search engines don’t find your website or webpage, neither will the people you are trying to reach. Search Engines search the web with what is termed a bot, short for robot (a process referred to as spidering). The bot quickly scans your site and then indexes it to be recalled when someone asks for it (when someone enters a search query in a search engine like Yahoo! or Google). Once the search word or phrase is entered it is matched with indexed pages and results are shown.

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How to Use the Meta Robots Tag

meta-tagsThe Meta robot tags are seen since from long but with a couple of newly added features in recent past years has made them more useful for SEO. The Meta robot tag is an integral part of any web page which showcases different information to search engine robots. These tags are written within the section in the relevant HTML file and are known to define both or either of these actions. Earlier the main purpose of using these tags was simply to prevent the web page indexing. However, since few years a number of popular search engines have rendered additional support for the Meta Robots Tag. The below are some of the ways of using Meta robots tag in your website. Continue reading

Search Optimize Your Website

SEO Section Introduction

This section covers the SEO portion of internet marketing. A complete list of Internet marketing sections that are covered on the site is accessible through the resource section. This first SEO page discusses SEO from a big picture perspective and then moves into detailed explanations . Use the following quick access links to navigate to the sections that you are most interested in.

What is SEO?

-Site Visitors
-Communicating With Robots
-Beginning the Optimization Process
-Understanding keyword/phrase usage
-Learning the Details of On Page Optimization Continue reading