How do I build the perfectly optimized page? This is a challenging question for many in the SEO and web marketing fields. There are hundreds of "best practices" lists for where to place keywords and how to do "on-page optimization," but as search engines have evolved and as other sources of traffic — social networks, referring links, email, blogs, etc. — have become more important and interconnected, the very nature of what's "optimal" is up for debate. My perspective is certainly not gospel, but it's informed by years of experience, testing, failure, and learning alongside a lot of metrics from Moz's phenomenal data science team. I don't think there's one absolute right way to optimize a page, but I do think I can share a lot about the architecture of how to target content and increase the likelihood that it will: A) Have the best opportunity to rank highly in Google and Bing B) Earn traffic from social networks like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, etc.
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Many people are surprised to learn that YouTube is the second-largest search engine. Yep, it's bigger than Yahoo and bigger than Bing, according to comScore. Therefore it is a shock to many search marketing professionals that clients, including large brands, neglect to formulate or act on strategies for YouTube optimization. Of course, YouTube isn't a perfect fit for every company, but anybody who does business online should consider taking advantage of the huge opportunities for brand impressions available on YouTube. Even if the product or service you sell might be considered dry or boring, think about creating a series of funny or interesting videos that relates indirectly to your core business. 10 SEO tips for YouTube
30+ principles to a better landing page design | landing Page Op After hundreds of landing page optimization projects, we wanted to share few of the lessons we learned when creating a successful landing page. We hope that you will find this article helpful. Also, please consider subscribing to our RSS feed or leaving a comment. There are four basic components to a successful web page design: Research; Design; Copy and Testing and Modification. It is important to devote adequate resources to each component – they form a chain that is only as strong as the weakest link.
What is RIOT ? Radical Image Optimization Tool (RIOT for short) is a free image optimizer that will let you to visually adjust compression parameters while keeping minimum filesize. It uses with a side by side (dual view) or single view interface to compare the original with the optimized image in real time and instantly see the resulting file size. It is lightweight, fast and simple to use, yet powerful for advanced users.
There has been a lot of reaction to Guy Kawasaki’s recent post on how to build your Twitter followers list. Kawasaki offers some excellent advice on the topic, and he’s pretty much right on, provided you want to get out of Twitter the same thing Guy does. Are you Guy Kawasaki? Are you using Twitter solely to build your personal brand and drive traffic to your blog? I’m not. socialized » Twitter Friend Optimization (TFO) for personal bran