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Will there be any adverse effects on your website's SEO effectiveness and page ranking if you cross-link it to many of your other websites? Cross-linking, in many ways, seems like an artifact of the bygone era of Web 1.0 — wherein moving GIFs and hard-to-load flash intros were the norm, and in order for one of your sites to gain traffic, it was considered a good idea to link it to another, more popular site regardless of whether or not they're even tangentially related to each other.
When Can Cross-Linking Be Bad?
By bad, of course, we mean lower page rankings or less effective SEO. To be sure, cross-linking is a sound practice in ter...
Before I tell you how to get people commenting on your blog we need to talk about some other subjects concerning your blog.
Let me clarify this first. When I talk about blog comments I mean comments that bring some value to the readers of your blog. I’m not talking about spam comments, because it’s easy to deal with such comments, especially when you have Wordpress blog. You can install Akismet plugin which is very good at catching spam, which will be automatically deleted once a month.
For other comments that are not considered as spam by Akismet, you can go to moderation queue and you can accept or delete them. Ge...
Blogging for SEO
In our previous article we wrote about on page SEO content and about the importance of social engagement and interactivity for Google rankings. We also wrote about blogging and getting comments on blogs from readers as one of the best ways for getting fresh original content and for making our site interactive and socially engaging. Although we use Drupal, if you just going to start blogging, we think you should use Wordpress on your domain as your blog platform. (Example: www.marketingignite.com/blog/).
Interesting blog post once a week will attract search engines and visitors to your blog. And now I can hear many of y...
Content Is the King
You have probably heard it many times: “content is the king”, but actually in the world of SEO that is probably the number one statement that is always true. The SEO gurus can argue about a lot of things, and they can have different opinions about almost any aspect of SEO, but everybody agrees on the importance of the content.
So, in this article I would like to give you a few tips related to content that could improve your website’s rankings and generate more traffic to your site.
Social Engagement and Interactivity
We already know that quality and relevancy of the content is one of the most important fa...
In this post, I will show you how to best optimize your website using on-site optimization strategies. To become more relevant in the major search engines like Google and Yahoo, you have to work on the on-site optimization techniques, which means the elements you optimize on your pages. The off-site optimization factors include the link building techniques you use to gain more quality and quantity link partners from high Google Page Rank and Authority partners, which plays a very important role to gain top placements. Studies have shown that the off-site optimization accounts for about 65-70% of your search engine rankings and sometimes even ...