24-Second SEO Tips: Change Your Title Tags in Blogger, WordPress, & Tumblr

On May 18th, 2011, wrote:

Do you know that it takes just 24 seconds to improve your SEO ranking performance? Well, not really. We made that number up because the number catches attention. But catch your attention we certainly hope we did, because this SEO tip we’re about to give you can definitely go a long way in getting you more – and more relevant – search engine traffic. And yeah, they might take about 24 seconds or less to complete. What are title tags? To put it simply, title tags are the document titles required in all HTML/ XHTML documents. The term “documents” includes your website or blog. Ideally, your title tags will be used to help identify the contents of the pages of your website or blog. The HTML code that defines the title of your HTML documents follows a certain format. Let’s take the Lakeshore Branding blog – http://www.lakeshorebranding.com/company/blog – as an example. <head> <title>Chicago Marketing Blog | Internet Marketng | SEO – Read the full article

16 Step SEO Checklist Before Launching a Website

On January 4th, 2011, wrote:

SEO isn’t just an additional step to perform when you are launching a website.  It is a process that needs to be implemented throughout the entire website manufacturing process.  Whether you are hiring a SEO professional or optimizing your website yourself, there are certain crucial steps that you cannot neglect in order to fully optimize your website. SEO can be a very confusing concept to grasp; and while new websites must optimize their page rank, they may have no idea where to start optimizing.  Luckily, Danny Dover over at SEOmoz created a checklist that clears the fog on what a thorough SEO process entails. The Checklist: CRUCIAL 1. Targeting– Is each page focusing on one optimal keyword?  This will make it very easy to figure out what each page is relevant for.  Choose a ranking keyword phrase to distinguish each page.  Each following step will need to remain relevant to this keyword phrase. 2. Content- One of the biggest phrases in SEO is – Read the full article