CategorySearch Engine Optimization
Using Wordnet to Research Keywords
15th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Using Wordnet to Research Keywords

SEO Chat has a great little article on using a little online tool called Wordnet to research keywords and optimize sites for Search Engines. It gets a little technical but is helpful if you persist with it and play around with the tool. Basically Wordnet gives you synonyms and hypernyms ...more
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Outward Links – Good for Blogs?
11th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Outward Links – Good for Blogs?

Wayne at Blog Business World writes a good article on the value of outbound links in Search Engine Optimization. As he observes there are both pros and cons in linking to other sites from your blog that are worth considering as you think about SEO. I personally come down on ...more
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SEO Techniques
4th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

SEO Techniques

Tanya at SEO and Affiliate marketing blog is writting a well thought out series of posts on Search engine Optimization which so far has four steps to it. Step 1 – Picking a domain name Step 2 – Research your niche or theme Step 3 – Building your site template ...more
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Google Backlink Update: Feb 05
3rd of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Google Backlink Update: Feb 05

It seems that Google is doing a back link update. I noticed it last night with a rise in my SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) and a corresponding rise in traffic on a couple of my sites. The increased traffic was coming from Google which is usually an indication that ...more
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Search Engine Optimization for Blogger Blogs
31st of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Search Engine Optimization for Blogger Blogs

Wayne has been posing hard til it hurts over at Search Engine Journal where he’s just written a series of excellent Seach Engine Optimization (SEO) posts on optimizing your Blogger Blog. It is a series in four parts (so far): – Search Engine Optimization and Blogger Blogs Part One – ...more
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Do Internal links boost Search Engine Ranking?
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Do Internal links boost Search Engine Ranking?

Interesting thread over at ‘Self Starter’s Weekly Tips’ forums – Do Incoming links from the same URL have less weight than incomeing links from a different domain? was the question that started the thread off. The advice is good – and can basically be summed up as follows: Internal links ...more
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SEO Scoop suggests that Google is in a state of chaos
5th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

SEO Scoop suggests that Google is in a state of chaos

SEO scoop notes what many of us have been suspecting for a while – that Google is in a state of chaos. I’m not sure I’d describe it as chaos – but the past month has seems some odd and unexplainable results including: – Search for the word “Yahoo” on ...more
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Why Blogs are Popular with Search Engines
4th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why Blogs are Popular with Search Engines

Corporate Blogging Blog writes a very good article about why blogs rank well in Search Engines. Of course one of the big reasons is links – one of the major features of blogging is the interlinking between blogs of a similar theme or topic. If you write good content on ...more
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Google PageRank Update Under Way
3rd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Google PageRank Update Under Way

As we predicted a couple of weeks ago – it seems that Google is now doing a PageRank Update. As with the back link update a week or two back this will take a few days (a week or more some suggest) to settle down. Google have chosen to do ...more
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