SEO - Part 2

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Nov 27 , 2013

How to Rank Your Website Higher in Yahoo Search Results

Comment Posted By: Johan Hedin Category: SEO

On July 29th, 2009, Yahoo and Microsoft announced a deal in which Bing would power Yahoo Search results. So, in order to rank highly in Yahoo Search results, you have to learn how to rank well in Bing. Ranking well on Yahoo! Search means that you have to rank well in Bing. That means that you have to know what the SEO ranking factors are for Bing, so that you can apply them effectively. In order of their importance, let’s explore the top ranking factors. A lot has changed in the last ten years in regards to search engine ranking factors, and keywords, meta tags, and back links now take […]

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If you were looking at your site's statistics and noticed a drop in traffic on October 4, there is a high chance that your website was affected by Google's most recent update, Penguin 5.0. This new update, also referred to as Penguin 2.1, has been publicly confirmed by Google on Twitter. According to a Tweet from Matt Cutts, head of Google's Search Quality Team, this most recent update will only affect around 1% of all search queries. Whether this figure is accurate or not, many websites seem to be affected by it, as there are numerous stories going around webmaster circles of people who've had their traffic drop right after […]

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There are many reasons as to why you might want to outsource your SEO by hiring an external SEO company. Many businesses simply don't have the right in house staff to handle all their SEO needs, and hiring full time experts is usually too expensive for them. The main benefit that business owners hope to get from a SEO firm is that they will receive more visitors to their website, and thus get more sales. But hiring the right SEO firm can actually have some very attractive additional benefits, such as: Getting a better website One of the things that an SEO expert can do is to optimize the way […]

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Every time Google makes an update to its algorithm, any website, blog or forum dedicated to webmaster issues or online marketing lights up with talk about the topic. We've seen it happen when the last two major updates, Panda and Penguin, have been rolled out. Of course, every time Google changes something, there will be a lot of people who will claim that “SEO is dead.” As we all know, this just isn't true. SEO won't die. It will only adapt itself to the changes that Google makes. But what about Hummingbird? Will it dramatically change the way we do SEO? To answer the question, we need to know what […]

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Jan 25 , 2013

Blogging and SEO – How to Get Fast Search Engine Crawl

1 Comment Posted By: Johan Hedin Category: SEO

Creating a blog for your business can have incredible SEO benefits, especially if your content is frequently updated and is consistent with what your target market is searching for online. This is also one of the easiest and most effective ways to create quality links back to your website. So when promoting a personal brand online, it is important that you combine your blog and SEO in order to boost your Internet success. Of course, you want the search engines to favor your blog and rank it well, but the main thing is for your target audience to like your blog, enjoy reading it and keep coming back. With that […]

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