What actually happens when you type a search into Google? Just 5 minutes of your time and this post will have you up to snuff on how Google works -- as well as a few SEO takeaways!
Stephen Chapman delivers tried-and-true Search Engine Optimization techniques while laying to rest myths and bad practices.
Stephen is a freelance writer and blogger based in Charlotte, NC.
As for SEO value, this technique is worthless... but it could very well result in many more click-throughs to your site if properly administered! Join me as I show you how to pull off one of the neatest things I've seen done with a meta description.
Web spam is a formidable adversary. But with the release of the Google Webspam Report extension for Google Chrome, Google is empowering end-users to fight back! But why only release this capability for Chrome? Read more as I weigh in my thoughts on why I feel Google should make this effort a browser-independent one.
Have you ever had to introduce yourself to people by your Twitter alias instead of your real name, even though those people should know full-well who you are by your real name? That's what this "Fun Friday" post involves.
If you're a Webmaster who utilizes Bing Webmaster tools, the Bing team is looking for your feedback! If you're interested in the prospect of controlling the rate and time Bing's bot crawls your site, be sure to chime in.
Facebook has just filed a lawsuit against MaxBounty (an ad network for affiliate marketers). With Facebook advertising being the hottest ticket in town, this is BIG news that could have some fairly drastic ramifications for MaxBounty and other ad networks going forward!
In this post, I show you a site implementing some truly horrific SEO -- everything from spammy title tags to spammy meta descriptions to pure keyword-stuffing. This is SEO at its worst!
From November 8-11, PubCon 2010 will be taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yours truly will be there to cover the event and give you the absolute latest from the leaders and think-tanks within the search and social media space. Set your calendars and stay tuned!
There's a hot topic going on with SEO right now where the nature of building links via blog comments is concerned. What do you think: Ethical or unethical? Weigh in your thoughts here!
Here's a unique idea using Google Blog search to help in your link-building efforts. It can help you find to-the-hour fresh and hyper-targeted blog posts that relate to your keyword terms!