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More directories to submit to

Yet another nice list of directories can be found at www.socengine.com/seo/guide/seo-list-of-directories.php

By |November 21st, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on More directories to submit to

Condensed version of Google SERPs

I mentioned recently that it would be a good idea to take a screen shot of the current Google SERPS, so that if any major changes occur, you could more easily make comparisons. Unfortunately, very few results will show [...]

By |November 20th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Condensed version of Google SERPs

Easily generate robots.txt file with this tool

Nice little free tool that makes it easy to generate a robots.txt file, ensuring you do not accidentally make a blunder that would end up blocking the bots you did not intend to block. It also has a good [...]

By |November 19th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Easily generate robots.txt file with this tool

Some questions to ask yourself if you have poor rankings

Here is a quick 10-point checklist of things to consider if you are not ranking well in the SERPs. If any of these look like they may be a problem, do some research if necessary and solve the problem.

1. [...]

By |November 18th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Some questions to ask yourself if you have poor rankings

Add MSN beta search box to your site

Yes, like Google, MSN Search beta allows you to add a search box to your site, allowing visitors to your page to search either the web or your site. If your keywords are ranking well in the new beta, [...]

By |November 17th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Add MSN beta search box to your site

WebmasterWorld Conference begins

The best place to get updated info on the happenings at these types of SEO gatherings is from Rustybrick. He keeps an ongoing post regarding what he experiences at each of the sessions he attends. Over the next [...]

By |November 16th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on WebmasterWorld Conference begins

Are you ready for another Florida update?

The anniversary of the devastating Google Florida update is upon us. Last year, at this time, Google had a massive update (nicknamed Florida) that rocked the SEO world. Rankings disappeared for so many sites that even the press [...]

By |November 15th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Are you ready for another Florida update?

Keeping up with the SEO world

So how do you keep up with the ever-evolving world of search engine optimization? Personally, I try to keep up with the forums, blogs and newsletters that I like best. So here is a list of my favorite [...]

By |November 14th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Keeping up with the SEO world

Reminds me of the search engine battles

A friend of mine sent this to me, and my first thought was that these little guys represent Google and Microsoft. I will leave it to you to decide which is which.

By |November 13th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Reminds me of the search engine battles

MSN Search blog filling up with good info

Not only is MSN updating its blog at a quick pace, but it is actually providing information that we as SEOs can use. This post discusses the MSN search beta feature "Near Me", which is MSN's version of Local [...]

By |November 13th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on MSN Search blog filling up with good info