SEO

SEO, short of Search Engine Optimization, is a process that can help improve the ranking of your website in the organic search results of Google and other search engines. Higher ranking means more visitors.

Get Alerts When Your Website Hits the First Page of Google

If your web pages do not appear on the first page of Google, your presence is almost invisible on the Internet because most users are too lazy to scroll beyond the front pages. Learn how to track your website position in search results via Email.

Hollywood Film Promotes Google Search in the Trailer

Sony Pictures has put up an interesting promo for their upcoming film – 2012. Instead of promoting the movie's official site in the trailer, they just show a simple message that says Google Search: 2012.

InLinks – Text-Link-Ads That Are Tough to Detect

The company behind Text-Link-Ads.com service has launched a new program InLinks.com that too a marketplace for buying and selling Google PageRank text links but could be slightly tough to detect.

Text Links from .edu or .gov Domains Are Not Special to Google

A popular belief among the SEO community is that links from .edu or US gov domains carry lot of weight in the eyes of search engines and hence, if any of these trusted sites link to your own site, your natural rankings in Google will get a boost.

Google PageRank Dropped? No Reason to Worry

The most recent PageRank update sparked some intense discussion in the blogosphere with people like Steve Rubel, John Battelle, Danny Sullivan and Dave McClure joining the conversation.

Use Descriptive Anchor Text for Outbound Links

Descriptive anchor text (the visible text in a hyperlink) helps accurately inter-connect the web. It allows both users and Googlebot to better understand what they're likely to find when following a link to another page. So if it's not too much trouble, try making anchor text descriptive."

Why Create a Google Sitemap for your Website

An XML sitemap, which is simply a plain text file on your server, will enables Google, Yahoo and other search engines to locate pages on your website that have been recently updated or added.