April 2008 Blog Archive

What everyone launching a web site should know about online marketing Sat, Apr 26, 2008 You have taken the steps to move your company forward and have a website designed for your business.  Being a new website owner is a bit scary when you consider that most new web sites receive very minimal traffic since search engines prefer to ... Read More

Higher PageRank is Still Important Sat, Apr 26, 2008 Page rank often refers to Google PageRank, but may sometimes refer to the ranking position for various keywords on the search engines. The word Page Rank is a trademark of Google and has been patented by Stanford University. Google's PageRank algori... Read More

Social Marketing is the hottest trend in Online Marketing Sat, Apr 26, 2008 If you spend time researching Social Marketing, you'll find it is one of the most explosive growth areas on the Internet. Many companies haven't realized there are vast new opportunities to cash in on this segment on the market right now. Read More

Social Bookmarking - Store, Share and Search Favorites Online Sat, Apr 26, 2008 Social bookmarking describes web sites which have created a community around sharing other people's favorite URLs on the Internet. This is a relatively new term for what was original referred as sharing bookmarks online as early as 1996. In response... Read More

Targeted Traffic Can Be Achieved With Anchor Text Fri, Apr 25, 2008 Anchor text is the text that is visible to the user that links to another URL. For example, link building services, is a hyperlink with the anchor text "real estate web design" hyperlinked to this URL: https://www.realtyontop.com/. In HTML code, t... Read More

Professional Web Site Design – Customized To Your Personal Taste Thu, Apr 17, 2008 Too often, a website designer has a request for a website but the client cannot explain what they want. Conveying the type of website design you want can be difficult. Your personal style and likes verses what is perceived as a professional looking ... Read More

Momma Always Said Spiders Are Our Friends Thu, Apr 17, 2008 We often hear the words spider crawl when we talk about search engines visiting our websites. Spiders periodically crawl your website at frequent intervals to index your website pages. They look at titles, Meta tags, and the keywords in them, and the... Read More

Keyword Research Shows That Competitive Keywords Are Profitable Keywords Tue, Apr 15, 2008 While competitive keywords may give stable traffic, it can take a year or more to rank well due to competition. It is an always-changing strategy to maintain position. Finding the right competitive phrase is a challenge. To achieve the top 10 in... Read More

Top 5 Web site Design Mistakes That Affect Search Engine Ranking Mon, Apr 14, 2008 Lack of Content:  Search engines like new content, and adding new content often is good. Using keywords in that content in the right balance, and with a natural flow, makes it both user and search engine friendly. Images for Heading... Read More

Has Your Business Dropped? Now is the time to focus on affordable online marketing Fri, Apr 11, 2008 In today’s business world, everyone even small businesses need a website. It is easy to see the value of having a website. Some business owners may think that they only need an informational site about there business. One that offers directions and l... Read More

Optimize Your Internal Links for Effective SEO Thu, Apr 10, 2008 When looking at internal links, look at it like the navigation of your website. When designing your website or considering upgrading it, contact a custom web site designer and discuss internal links. Internal links direct users and search engines on ... Read More

Utilize Google Analytics & Key Word Tool to Optimize Your Website Wed, Apr 09, 2008 Google Analytics shows statistics about your website. With it, you can learn who is accessing your website, for how long, and what keywords they are searching to do this. It can be difficult at first to understand Google analytics, but it i... Read More

On and Off Page SEO Techniques Wed, Apr 09, 2008 On Page optimization will provide search engines with the best view of your website for keywords, content and meta data. Having a good architectural design of your website offering title-meta-alt-H1 tags, url & site structure, internal linki... Read More

White Hat SEO – Approved Methods to Increase Rankings Wed, Apr 09, 2008 In our previous blog post, I discussed black hat methods for search engine optimization (SEO). Today I would like to discuss White Hat SEO.   The white hat SEO techniques are ways to providing ethical SEO for a website. Search engines ... Read More

Black Hat SEO Will Get You Banned From Search Engines Wed, Apr 09, 2008 To get good rankings fast, some web designers are using black hat or spamdexing techniques. They are manipulating HTML pages to increase their position artificially to trick search engines crawling and increase the ranking of their sites. These... Read More

The Truth About SEO – Best Practices Wed, Apr 09, 2008 Hyphen in domain - While having hyphens will flag your website for a manual inspection if your content pass inspection you will be fine.   Traffic website ranking - Search engines don’t rank websites based on traffic. A search engine... Read More

Submitting Articles - The Key To Gaining Popularity Online Tue, Apr 08, 2008 With so many strategies on increasing your website popularity including blogs and forums, you should also consider doing articles.   Some benefits of article writing are that you can add keywords or phrases about your website in the article.&n... Read More

Effective Website Development For Increasing SERP Ranking Tue, Apr 08, 2008 There is a lot that goes into an effective website that will rank well in search engine results pages (SERPS). Basically there are three things that can affect how search engines come to your website.Content Without good content on your website,... Read More

SEO Vocabulary Update - Key Terms To Know Tue, Apr 08, 2008 Here is a quick review of some vocabulary related to search engine optimization. SEO Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process when you make a website more important for users and search engines. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is online m... Read More

SEO and Links - A Vote For Your Website Tue, Apr 08, 2008 When you think of search engine optimization (SEO), the next thing you think of are links. Links have as much weight as a keyword has in the SEO of your website. When adding links to your website, you must add relevant links with similar information... Read More