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Are Your Links Working For You?

Are Your Links Working For You?

Backlinks. Inbound links. Broken links. Indexed links. SEO thrives or dies on links.

I’ve been across all of those lately, spending an inordinate amount of time to discover what would have taken a WebMaster a fraction of the time to achieve.

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Latest SEO Learning in 2017

Latest SEO Learning in 2017

So, Ive been knee-deep in prepping to migrate and upgrade an old site. As always happens when you start one thing in tech-land, a bunch of other item popped up demanding attention.

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How to Improve your 404 Error Page

How to Improve your 404 Error Page

A 404 page exists to acknowledge an error. It usually occurs when a link is wrongly-typed, a post has been moved, or a page or post was deleted. Consequently, the server can’t find the page or post and so serves up the “page not found”.

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Ways to Get More Website Visitors

Ways to Get More Website Visitors

If you are using your website as a blog and doing it to satisfy your need to write then having lots of visitors to your site may not matter.

For most website owners, the site serves the purpose to generate leads, raise awareness or make sales. To do that, people need to be able to find and enjoy your site.

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Social SEO Leapfrog – Barb Ling – Review

Social SEO Leapfrog – Barb Ling – Review

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I received a review copy of this product today. Firstly, it was delivered efficiently along with an offer to sign up and receive further goodies, an optional bonus webinar on the topic, an invite to join a free Facebook Group and a range of further offers to consider. No hard selling. I just downloaded the main product which is the SOCIAL SEO LEAPFROG.

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Where to Use Keywords

Where to Use Keywords

Use keywords effectively enhance your search engine ranking and get better organic search results.

Here’s where you can use the words to best effect:

  1. Your title page – plug them into your title tag
  2. On the first and last line of articles, or as phrases in articles. Google doesn’t read punctuation so if your keyword phrase is marathon training, you can end one sentence with marathon then start the next sentence with Training. Perfectly acceptable.
  3. In your anchor text such as links to other pages and in your photo or image tags, use your keyword phrases – they get good attention from search engines.
  4. In the title of an embedded video, in the filename of the video or in the alt tags

Don’t overdo it and stuff your content with your critical keywords or you may just do the opposite of what you’re trying to achieve. Go easy but be intelligent about how and where you use read on ...

SEO and Rankings

SEO and Rankings

Finding the ‘best’ ways to get your site ranked in search engines is like a dark art in many ways …  so much advice, and much of it dated.

Today I came across these guys who seem to have cracked the jackpot for one their sites.

http://www.the42ndestate.com/how-page-rank-5-two-months/

They give some of their tips and techniques but a fair bit is missing like the intricacies of how they tweaked the Thesis theme to get the most juice from it.

Me?

SEO is not one of my strengths, I’ll admit.

Every day is a learning opportunity.

Learn a bit. Apply a bit. Learn a bit more. Apply a bit more.

At the end of the month I’m going to run a webinar asking two guys who have a solid grip on SEO for their best knowledge and ideas.

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