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Sitemaps & SEO: An Introductory Guide

Google Webmaster Tools Submit Sitemap

Sitemaps help ensure your site is fully indexed by feeding your content to search engines – be it a standard XML, or for images, video, news, or mobile. Here's a walk-through of the initial first steps of how to create and submit your sitemaps. Sitemaps help ensure your site is fully indexed by feeding your content to search engines – be it a standard XML, or for images, video, news, or mobile. Here's a walk-through of the initial first steps of how to create and submit your sitemaps. 0 Comments

5 Ways the Internet Celebrated '(Not Provided)'

Invasion of the Keyword Snatchers

Our Google keywords may be gone, but our sense of humor is still here. Though the news was frustrating, our industry still found ways to provide a laugh – even in these trying times. Here are some of the most humorous takes on "(not provided)". Our Google keywords may be gone, but our sense of humor is still here. Though the news was frustrating, our industry still found ways to provide a laugh – even in these trying times. Here are some of the most humorous takes on "(not provided)". 0 Comments

Google's Matt Cutts Issues New Warning on Advertorials & Paid Content

Google's Matt Cutts Talks Advertorials

Advertorials have been popping up on websites more frequently over the past year or two. Google could penalize your site if you don't make a proper disclosure. Here are the guidelines webmasters need to know for advertorials and native advertising. Advertorials have been popping up on websites more frequently over the past year or two. Google could penalize your site if you don't make a proper disclosure. Here are the guidelines webmasters need to know for advertorials and native advertising. 0 Comments

Writing for Search Engines

Writing for Search Engines

There is a wide array of uses for content to improve your search engine rankings or just add new traffic to your site. Here's a look at three popular and effective uses of content, as well as why and how they're effective with search engines. There is a wide array of uses for content to improve your search engine rankings or just add new traffic to your site. Here's a look at three popular and effective uses of content, as well as why and how they're effective with search engines. 0 Comments

Search Engine Penalties at Yahoo & MSN

In the second of a two-part article, we look at search engine penalties applied by Yahoo and MSN, and how webmasters can avoid them, or get them removed once sites are in the penalty box. In the second of a two-part article, we look at search engine penalties applied by Yahoo and MSN, and how webmasters can avoid them, or get them removed once sites are in the penalty box. 0 Comments

Search Engine Optimization Articles

Compilation of articles from Search Engine Watch and around the web offering tips on better optimizing pages for search engines, in order to increase your free, natural or organic traffic. Compilation of articles from Search Engine Watch and around the web offering tips on better optimizing pages for search engines, in order to increase your free, natural or organic traffic. 0 Comments

Search Engine Forums Spotlight

Links to this week's topics from search engine forums across the web: Branded Keywords - Paid Listings vs. Natural Listings - Being #1 Doesn't Pay the Rent - Build First, Monetize Later? The Business of Search - Links Will Decide Position - Review and Breakdown of the New Google AdSense Terms, FAQ, Policies - Wanadoo Results - How To Reach Japan? Links to this week's topics from search engine forums across the web: Branded Keywords - Paid Listings vs. Natural Listings - Being #1 Doesn't Pay the Rent - Build First, Monetize Later? The Business of Search - Links Will Decide Position - Review and Breakdown of the New Google AdSense Terms, FAQ, Policies - Wanadoo Results - How To Reach Japan? 0 Comments

New "Perfect Page" Report

What are the elements that make up a "perfect" page to rank well with a crawler-based search engine? This is often the holy grail many site owners seek. I've written before about resources and programs that attempt to help you find the perfect page. Now there's a new one, the "Search Engine Ranking" study from Axandra. What are the elements that make up a "perfect" page to rank well with a crawler-based search engine? This is often the holy grail many site owners seek. I've written before about resources and programs that attempt to help you find the perfect page. Now there's a new one, the "Search Engine Ranking" study from Axandra. 0 Comments

Search Engine Anti-Optimization

A novel proposal would allow webmasters to *reduce* search engine rankings for specific keywords and phrases, deliberately making pages all but impossible to be found by search engines. A novel proposal would allow webmasters to *reduce* search engine rankings for specific keywords and phrases, deliberately making pages all but impossible to be found by search engines. 0 Comments

Twelve Cool Sites and Tools for Searchers

Create your own web image database, search for streaming multimedia, automatically track changes to your favorite web pages -- check out the dozen sites and tools covered in this roundup. Create your own web image database, search for streaming multimedia, automatically track changes to your favorite web pages -- check out the dozen sites and tools covered in this roundup. 0 Comments

Search Engine Traffic Survey Results

Search Engine Traffic Survey Results From The Search Engine Update Aug. 5, 1997 NetGambit, developer of the PositionAgent search engine ranking and monitoring service, released results in July of a survey relating to the traffic generated bysearch engines. Over 1,500 PositionAgent users were asked about how much they depend on search engines for visitors, along with other questions Search Engine Traffic Survey Results From The Search Engine Update Aug. 5, 1997 NetGambit, developer of the PositionAgent search engine ranking and monitoring service, released results in July of a survey relating to the traffic generated bysearch engines. Over 1,500 PositionAgent users were asked about how much they depend on search engines for visitors, along with other questions 0 Comments