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May, 2010

  • 28 May

    Why keyword domains are so important for SEO

    A relevant keyword domain by itself is pretty much useless for SEO. Search engines algorithms pay much more attention to factors like inbound links and page content than the domain name keywords. But having that perfect premium domain can be the ticket to better rankings. How so? You can use …

April, 2010

  • 12 April

    How an overloaded server could hurt your Google ranking

    There have always been rumours that site speed impacts Google search rank, but now Google has confirmed this myth on its blog: Like us, our users place a lot of value in speed — that’s why we’ve decided to take site speed into account in our search rankings. We use …

March, 2010

  • 9 March

    Register typo domains to increase site traffic

    When it comes to increasing website traffic, many webmasters often look to SEO or banner advertising. Both methods are often very expensive and do not result in permanent gains unless continuously maintained. But if you have a high-traffic website, registering typos of your domain could be a cheap way to …

January, 2010

  • 26 January

    Create an XML sitemap for your website

    A site map is a single document that links to all other documents within a website. Essentially, it provides an overview of all of the site’s content. Over the years, as website sizes have increased, sitemaps have become instrument in search engine optimization (SEO). Google introduced a tool called Google …

  • 12 January

    Google Caffeine

    Webmasters, take note! Google is now in the process of launching Caffeine, a new search algorithm that will introduce some big adjustments. Among them is a new ranking feature that will change which sites get the top ranking. Google will now put a great deal more emphasis on how often …

October, 2009

  • 29 October

    Seo.at nets €12,500 at auction

    Three-letter domain Seo.at sold for €12,500 this week at auction. The .at domain suffix is the ccTLD for Austria. Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a very profitable niche. Its popularity no doubt was the main reason why the domain sold for so much. Other recent sales: npwr.com- $4,000 quizmaker.com- …

September, 2009

  • 29 September

    Search Engine Friendly URLs

    In a previous post, we learned about dynamic websites. One of the drawbacks of dynamic websites that we did not mention was the incomprehensibly long URLs that often result. The URL to a page might looks something like: yourdomain.com/indep.php?reallylongname&somethingelse&sid003234. Content management systems like Joomla, provide a solution that works fairly …

  • 2 September

    Should you pay for search engine submission?

    Search engines are the largest source of traffic for most websites, so it’s no surprise that webmasters want to rank as well on them as possible. Before good rankings can be obtained, however, first search portals need to find the site. The good thing is this usually happens automatically without …

August, 2009

  • 5 August

    HostingCon Begins Monday August 10

    HostingCon, which calls itself the “largest gathering of hosted services professionals in the world”, begins next Monday, August 10, in Washington,D.C. It is both a conference and a trade show, showcasing news, ideas, and networking opportunities for web hosting professionals. This is the 5th annual conference, and organizers expect a …

July, 2009

  • 31 July

    Find out who is linking to your site with Backlink Watch

    Backlinks are one of the most important factors that control how much traffic a site receives. They not only refer visitors to your URL, but are also used by search engines to rank websites. It should be no surprise to learn, then, that domains with a high number of backlinks …