Category : SEO

Creating Websites Optimized for Google’s Panda Algorithm

November 20th, 2011

    Whether you’re in the process of building a new website or redesigning an existing site, it’s vital to build it with search engine optimization (SEO) in mind. The king of search engines, as everyone knows, is Google, making up over 65.3% of all search traffic (in October 2011). Google’s goal is simple: to [...]


Google Panda: 5 Tips You Should Know

November 20th, 2011

It’s here. It’s inevitable. It’s called Google Panda, the latest Google’s search algorithm which aims to promote the high quality content site by dooming the rank of low quality content sites. Since its release and updates, many sites have been shown to be terribly affected by the algorithm, but the worst rumor here is, they can do [...]


Search Engine Algorithm Research & Testing

November 20th, 2011

Performing tests on search engine algorithms can help you stay current on what the search engines are looking for and help guide your SEO strategies. The hardest part is devising tests that show an effect on individual ranking factors. Because change is a factor in itself, it’s nearly impossible to test a single ranking factor [...]


How Google’s Panda Update Changed SEO Best Practices Forever – Whiteboard Friday

November 20th, 2011

It's here! Google has released Panda update 2.2, just as Matt Cutts said they would at SMX Advanced here in Seattle a couple of weeks ago. This time around, Google has – among other things – improved their ability to detect scraper sites and banish them from the SERPs. Of course, the Panda updates are changes [...]


What is RSS?

November 1st, 2010

What is RSS? I’m regularly asked this question and thought it might be worth putting together a page to define RSS and hopefully shed some light on the topic.   Do you want to keep up to date with the latest posts on ProBlogger?   We have a number of ways that you can subscribe [...]


55 Quick SEO Tips

November 1st, 2010

1. If you absolutely MUST use Java script drop down menus, image maps or image links, be sure to put text links somewhere on the page for the spiders to follow.   2. Content is king, so be sure to have good, well-written and unique content that will focus on your primary keyword or keyword [...]


MSN rank higher than Google?

November 1st, 2010

On the blogger site for Alexa I found today this interesting statement: Google and MSN have been going back and forth for the #2 spot in the Alexa Rankings for the last 8 months or so. Google had been on track to displace MSN as the second most popular site on the Web (behind Yahoo) [...]


The PR factor and ranking websites

November 1st, 2010

Is Google PR getting more importance than is due to it? It would seem so considering the barrage of threads on different webmaster forums with respect to the impending PR update. DP, Sitepoint, Namepros all have various threads where one of the members seems to have noticed a PR change to one of his sites [...]


Google guidelines against modern web development?

November 1st, 2010

Any web developer knows it: Create websites according the Google’s Webmaster Guidelines! If you read the current blog post from Google Webmaster Central these Guidelines are not changed. Only the help pages are extended and give more information about each rule. About the rule “Hidden text and links” there is the following information available: Hiding text or [...]


Get your Flash website with high ranked at Google

November 1st, 2010

Often people doesn’t like to use Flash websites because Google can’t “read” the text inside a flash movie. In the past people used a mirror HTML version to get in the SERP’s of Google and other search engines. These days I read about some nice project the SWFObject a nice JavaScript solution that enables Flash user to [...]