Terrific New Tips For Improving the SEO Performance of Every Website

On February 12th, 2012, wrote:

Some of the major challenges posed to the online business owners or any website owner is the visibility of their websites on popular search engines, most especially Google. Among the number of search engines, Google controls majority of these searches. This is the reason why most of the websites embark with strategies targeting Google first. The best way to enhance your online visibility is by search engine optimization or SEO. Hence, when you come up with your website, it is important to adopt a proper SEO strategy to improve your website’s ranking / search performance. The following are some terrific new tips to improve the search engine optimization performance of any website you design: By adding a blog: When you add a blog to your website, it gives you an opportunity to add new content on a regular basis. Different search engines love new and fresh content. So, when you add new content to your blog at least once or – Read the full article

SEO Trends to Watch Out for in 2012

On January 30th, 2012, wrote:

All website owners aim to land on the first few pages of search engine results, and that’s why various search engine optimization strategies are being implemented. After all, SEO is designed to enhance the search rank position of a business or a brand. Last year, however, website owners and SEO professionals received some serious beating no thanks to the Google Panda update. The search engine giant began changing the algorithms that determined a site’s page rank and search performance. The aim was to promote websites with original high-quality content; it also reduced the effectiveness of content farming, thus giving low preference to websites with low-quality content. A number of legitimate, well-meaning sites, however, were also adversely affected by this update. These changes made by Google have made it difficult for website owners to determine which SEO strategy to adopt – or drop – to make their SEO strategies and campaigns successful. But adjust we must, and move forward to align – Read the full article

Google Tweaks Search Engine to Improve Quality of Search Results

On February 27th, 2011, wrote:

Google, under fire these last several weeks for allowing webmasters, marketers, and spammers manipulate its search engine, recently made changes to the way it ranks search results. The move, announced and detailed in a blog post Thursday at the official Google blog, signified an effort by the company to push down low-quality websites and pages that appear on its search engine results pages (SERPs), while rewarding sites with original, high-quality content and information as well as “in-depth reports” and “thoughtful” analyses. “In the last day or so we launched a pretty big algorithmic improvement to our ranking—a change that noticeably impacts 11.8% of our queries—and we wanted to let people know what’s going on,” wrote Amit Singhal, Google Fellow, and Matt Cutts, Principal Engineer. “This update is designed to reduce rankings for low-quality sites—sites which are low-value add for users, copy content from other websites, or sites that are just not very useful.” The change in ranking algorithms also supports – Read the full article

Important Lessons I Learned When Learning How to SEO

On February 10th, 2011, wrote:

I publish this to you guys because in the time I have spent working for Lakeshore Branding, I have learned a lot in what is SEO.  As I will be taking a drastic turn in my life and begin working for the man, there are a few important lessons I have learned. First, a quick background.  After graduating from the University of Iowa, I helped a colleague start up a webhosting company, Host Duplex.  Afterwards, I joined Lakeshore Branding as an SEO Hero (self modified title 🙂 ) to expand my technical knowledge in the SEO industry and further develop my web development skills. Here are the lessons I have learned as an SEO Hero. 1.) You Don’t Know Jack! One of the many lessons I have learned through life is that real life experience is king.  From research and different books, I had thought that I knew my fair share of how to optimize a website.  It wasn’t until I – Read the full article

53 Essential Terms: Internet Marketing and SEO Glossary

On January 7th, 2011, wrote:

In my experience with Internet Marketing and SEO, I have come across a multitude of Internet marketing  and SEO terms.  A lot of these terms usually have very vague or technical definitions that leave you confused and frustrated.  I know how you feel, trust me, I have been there. Fear not, I have compiled a list of internet marketing and SEO keywords in layman’s terms for you people that are new to SEO and internet marketing. 1. Anchor text , anchor link – When you are reading content, and a word is clickable and contains a link. 2. Backlink, back-link – a link from an outside website (outside source) that points back to a website.  (i.e. all the links that connect back to your blog) 3. Broken link – a link that fails to connect to it’s intended destination 4. Cloaking – When a website presents one version of itself to the user and another version to the search engine. – Read the full article