Are Site Directories Still Smart For SEO?

On May 4th, 2013, wrote:

There is no argument that SEO is dictated by the moves of Google. Having the largest search rate allows their standards to be a must to follow. In the past, SEO was simple. Create a site, find sites to link your site to, and watch your ranking go up. With the recent algorithm updates from Google, many of these methods are faded memories of bad times. As Google aims to build your page rank organically, are site directories still a viable method for building your ranking? Photo courtesy of: Search Engine People Blog Determining the Quality of Site Directories As with any marketing move, quality over quantity will yield the best results. You can try to list your site on a thousand directories, but choosing the wrong directories will cause more harm than good. Therefore, it is important to determine the high quality directories that will offer you the best return on your effort with lower risk of harming your – Read the full article

2012’s Most Important SEO Factors For Bloggers

On October 23rd, 2012, wrote:

Just started a blog? Or perhaps you have been running one for a while but haven’t got around to thinking what to do with SEO yet. Well, the good news is most modern blogging platforms such as WordPress are pretty SEO friendly right out of the box. Despite this though, there are several things you might want to tweak and consider in order to get the best results. Here’s a run down of the most important SEO factors for bloggers in 2012. Content. That’s right, perhaps you didn’t expect to see this first but the old saying “Content is King” has never been more relevant. SEO is increasingly becoming more about content, the way users engage with your site and less about technical optimization and manual link building. So perhaps this is good news if you already publish interesting content that attracts visitors, or is your blog still limited to company updates? Author Profiles. You will have probably noticed by now that Google is increasingly showing – Read the full article