Saturday, November 21, 2009

How to Improve Your Blog Ranking

Improve your blog ranking is no longer kids stuff. It is beyond the silly diary entries and angst fueled rants. It is serious business, especially if your goal is to make money for your business. Blog marketing is more powerful than static site marketing mainly because of all the options Web 2.0 offers. Below are some equipment you can do to take .

If you are not tagging your posts, start now. Tags make it easier for people to find your blog post, and video and photos that are related. You can write the most useful blog in your niche but if it can not be found it can not get read. Tag your posts.

1. Get exposed

Do you wonder how some large news and content sites deliver their headlines? Group with RSS. While using the feed that comes with your blog may look like an ok option, using a custom feed, that specifically separate keyword groups for content you develop regularly, is a far better option. Syndicating with RSS increases your exposure. Pheedpress, available from Content Desk is a great tool for this.

2. Forget me not

Social Book marking allows users to save and categorize a personal collection of bookmarks and share them with others. Users may also take bookmarks saved by others and add them to their own collection, as well as to subscribe to the lists of others.

Book marking is an easy way to improve blog ranking and get traffic, the more you do it the more you will be noticed. preferably, your site should be bookmarked somewhere in all the major book marking engines. But having your entire site booked in just a few can really increase blog traffic.

3. Get involved

Much like the tip above, adding comments is a great way to shower your links around. Note however, your comment must be useful and relate to the original post. Bolger’s will grant your track backs when your comments are on topic and useful.

4. Digging for riches and Digg-like sites take story from users and post them on the site. Users then vote on them and decide which get Dugg and which are buried. If you are Dugg it can result in a overflow of traffic.

5. Get associated

Social networks like Myspace can be found in nearly everywhere area of the web. They are great places to meet like minded people and above all receive important links from.
Article marketing is still one of the most popular ways to get links. Well-written content that serves the reader first then your business will receive rewards. This is the type of content that is read, passed on, and linked to. Writing content gives you links as well as branding you as a right figure in your niche.

Publishing on a blog platform gives you the opening to reach a greater quantity of people faster than a static site. Use the above tips to take full benefit of all the rewards blogging can have on your business and to be able to make money blogging.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Apply essential URL and coding tweaks

The most useful method is discussed are follows:

1. Use robot.txt to block parts of the site you don't longing the engines to index

2. Offer an HTML site map which is auto updated based on the XML site map and connects with your site.

3. For sites running on PHP use an .htaccess file to avoid content repetition and for permanent / temporal redirection.

4. Use breadcrumbs navigation across the site for improved user knowledge and SEO respect.

5. From time to time, analysis your site using a text browser such as SEO Browser to "observe" how spiders are likely to find your on page content .

6. If your site structural design has more than three levels, reorganize it so to make the information more reachable to both users and spiders.

7. Remain URLs short for improved SEO and to create a better viral result as short URLs are more impressive.

8. Include your key phases such as a product title with the URL

Monday, November 2, 2009

image optimization - and traffic from Google image search

Ensure image optimization across the site to enjoy traffic from Google image search

1. > Keep images on a folder level somewhat than a sub domain so is improved than

2. > Use a descriptive name for the image, such as the product name

3. > Use alt tag for all your images and use a descriptive name again for the image alt text name

4. > Use header by placing a small description in a straight line under, on top or on the side of your image

5. > When possible save the image as .jpg format

6. > Use a free tool find images with no alt text at page.

Ensure metadata optimization to get high level of qualified traffic

1. > Ensure that every page has unique metadata in terms of page title and page description.

2. > Limited page title should be 70 characters and page description to 150 to 170 characters.

3. > Do not bother too much keywords, do something else for pages.

4. > Optimize each page around 3 to 4 key phases.

5. > Place the main term first, followed by a non spammy call to action and brand by Google.

6. > For product pages, opt for an auto generate metadata clarification based on + at

7. Use AdWords ads to test the best text for better CTR by creating a few ad variations in AdWords which include your key term

Content is truly king

8. Every page should have unique content which reads well for users (and therefore for the search engine spiders as well)

9. Don't repeat the key term 2 to 3 times so to avoid keyword stuffing

10. Place the key term in the page H1 tag title, image alt text and once in bold

11. Use "recommended products" to link between similar products to increase their relevancy.