While most bloggers are aware of important of SEO, most beginners have difficult time understanding why and whether it is necessary to SEO a blog. For most beginners, having a blog is the only thing that matters and most of them forget that unless your SEO your blog, it could simply means that your blog is non existence in search engine.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
While most bloggers are concerned with SEO techniques to increase their blog rankings. There are various things that are considered search engine unfriendly and can eventually affect your ranking in a very negative way or even get your blog penalized. Others, are considered search engine friendly and increases your chances of getting a higher page ranking.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
While many people are aware of Bing, Yahoo and Google as the main search engine. There are other not so famous search engine or directories that you can submit your blog. These search engines even though they may not be well known, they can definitely help you in boosting traffic in your blog and eventually getting a good page rank.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
If you are a newbie in this business of blogging, it is not a wonder to find yourself wanting to know more about blogging by asking yourself questions like, what is a blog, how to blog. If I am going to define a blog by my own words, I would simply say that, a blog is simply a place where you choose and write topics about your favorites subjects on daily basis.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Labels can be used to show links of all posts in a blog. If used properly, they provide an easy way to access all blog posts by providing links of related posts in a specific category. They can also act as a way of retaining audience in a blog longer due to the post links, hence lowering the Google Analytics bounce rate.
Submitting a sitemap to Google Webmaster Tool is usually easy because you do not need to manually download the sitemap. It is usually automatically done. The only thing that you need to do is to go to Google Webmaster Tool Home Page, click on Optimization - Sitemap - Add/Test Sitemap.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
If you are using Google Analytics, it is possible that you have come across the word "Bounce rate". Bounce rate represents the number of audience who visit your blog through search and either find whatever they are looking for in one page or just leave your blog without having to read or click on any post.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
If you would like to have your blog title and description in the center, this how to do it. First I will start by showing you how to center the title or heading of your blog. Login in to Blogger - Dashboard - Design - EDIT HTML. By use of Ctrl + F, find out the following codes
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Most bloggers have difficult time understanding why their blogs are performing poorly in search engine or not appearing at all. While the uniqueness of your contents remains a key factor in determining the number of traffic that you get in your blog, there are other problems that can seriously affect the overall performance of your blog in such engine.
Google Adword enables you to check relevant keywords or it simply help you in selecting keywords that are more suitable for your blog. Keywords determine the number of traffic that you blog gets and it is also an important component in search engine language. If you want to discover which keywords are doing much better in search engines, Google Keyword tool is definitely the best option.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Most websites owners are looking for ways to increase traffic for better SEO rankings. One best way to do this is by having quality backlinks. Though it is still possible to acquire backlinks naturally, but for those of you who want faster results, the following are different ways that you use to getting free backlinks;
Monday, January 9, 2012
Sometimes a blog or a website may fall out of search results which may be attributed to many problems such as crawl errors, among others. To quickly determine whether your site is still indexed by Google or other search engine, just perform a site search for the entire URL.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Google has introduced a Page Speed Online tool that helps blog and website owners to analyze their blog or pages in any browser. It also features a Page Speed Mobile analysis which offers an opportunity to analyze the performance of a website as displayed in a Smartphone. The tool is easy to use and you don’t need to install it in your computer.
Backing up your blog contents is very important and a must for everyone with a blog. This is because, despite blog been very safe, there is still possibility that your blog can be detected as spam and get deleted. Once your blog get deleted, you may have some tough time trying to recover it from Google cache and this only applies if your blog is indexed by Google.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Search engine will definitely hate to have those links that end up to nowhere or posts with no productive results. If you want to optimize your site properly, then it is of paramount important to remove those broken links or invalid links from your blog. The Broken Link Checker tool helps you to determine how many invalid or broken links you have in your blog.