CC Image courtesy of Danard Vincente on Flickr Many free SEO keyword tools can generate thorough keyword research. This research is the foundation on which search engine marketing and optimization campaigns are built. These keywords are the driving force behind increasing traffic. Whether your goals are to sell, educate or increase inbound leads, these targeted phrases will help you reach your goals. Identifying relevant keywords for your site can be overwhelming and time-consuming.
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Posted by admin on Mar 8, 2012 in SEO | Comments Off Introduction Signing up for an account with Google Webmaster Tools is free and easy to use, plus you will be able to stay on top of issues and make changes when needed. You will also learn a great deal about what goes on behind the scenes of your website and how you can improve your ranking. Your first step is to verify your site which can be done in one of four ways: add a meta tag on the home page, upload an HTML file to your server, add a DNS TXT record or last, add the Google Analytics code.
Not too long ago, one of the elite developers of WordPress, Joost de Valk (@yoast), released his own version of a SEO plugin called WordPress SEO by Yoast . Joost calls it the most complete all in one SEO solution for your WordPress blog, and we have to agree that YES it is the most complete one. With tons of features and options, this plugin is not as simple as the famous “ All in One SEO Pack “, but again it is certainly worth to upgrade to this one if you want a complete solution. In this article, we will show you how to install and setup WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast and utilize all the awesome features that comes built-in. Features
Designing websites can be a long and complicated process. Dealing with clients, designing prototypes, coding, programming, and testing – there’s a lot to keep track of and a lot to make sure gets done . That’s where checklists can make your life a whole lot easier. With lists of points covering multiple areas from content to usability to accessibility to standards, you’re a lot less likely to overlook important parts of a site. Below are 45 checklists to make your design process easier and more organized .
Search engine optimization — SEO — may seem like alchemy to the uninitiated. But there is a science to it. Search engines reward pages with the right combination of ranking factors, or “signals.” SEO is about ensuring your content generates the right type of signals.
Contributors More Helpful than Last Year* Velocity of Native Google Places Reviews (+31.6) Quantity of Third-Party Traditional Reviews (+23.7) NAP in hCard / Schema.org (+22.82) Age of Place Page (+20.18) Product/Service Keywords in Reviews (+17.55) * in comparison to Blended answers from last year; degree of change normalized for increased number of factors in 2012
Most web designers aren’t very familiar with SEO (Search Engine Optimization), which is the process of ranking specific web pages as high up in the SERPs (Search Engine Result Positions) as possible. It’s understandable, web design and SEO are only loosely connected. The only time when SEO enters the mind of a web designer is usually when they’re writing the HTML and considering the relevant tags to use.