There are many good reasons to stop the search engines from indexing certain directories on a Web site and allowing others for SEO purposes. In today's organic SEO column, "Proper SEO and the Robots.txt File," Mark Jackson shows that by taking a good look at your Web site's robots.txt file and making sure that the syntax is set up correctly, you can avoid some search engine ranking problems.
Meet Your Favorite Search Engine Watch Contributors
Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!