search engine optimization (SEO)
Much may have changed through the years in SEO, however the importance of the title tag can't be overstressed. Here's how to create title tags that state who you are, what you do, why anyone should bother to click, and why Google should care.
Stop trying to salt your content and meta data with keywords, thinking that's all you need to get to the top of search engines. And that doesn't mean just concentrating on synonyms, either. Instead, focus on conveying the concept of your pages.
How do you explain to your boss or client how SEO works and when to expect results? Use this doctors and medication analogy to help them realize the time and effort it takes to run a successful SEO campaign and avoid being inundated with questions.
Robots.txt. Google DNS. Penguin, Panda, and penalties. Duplicate content filter. PageRank. You've heard all these terms, but these words have very specific meanings and are among the most commonly misunderstood terms when it comes to Google and SEO.
The original search marketing conference is back! On July 9, Search Engine Strategies will relaunch in Atlanta. The one-day conference will cover all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC).
Performing a content audit on your website is time-consuming, but also incredibly valuable. It will help you see what content is on your site, how well it's optimized, and necessary next steps for better usability, loyalty, and search visibility.
Early on, search engine marketing (SEM) was originally defined as the umbrella under which both paid and organic search would fall. Over the years, however, "search engine marketing" has come to mean different things, depending on who you ask.
SEO is plagued by myths, misconceptions, and mistaken beliefs. Think you know blog optimization tips and guidelines that are important for long-term search engine visibility and website usability? Take this short quiz and find out.
The rise of keyword "(not provided)", Google's search results page redesign, Google's heavy focus on paid search, and too many people claiming "SEO expertise" have all combined to make search engine optimization more challenging than ever.
You should always keep search engine optimization in the forefront of your mind, and always follow best practices. Skipping the basics of SEO will leave your site's foundation a mess and prevent you from fully maximizing revenue opportunities.