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March Madness Spreads In The SEO World

Mar 13, 2007 | 1,179 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The March Madness is here. This time, as Loren Baker reports, a few SEO professional have got together to form a Yahoo Fantasy Sports March Madness competition for the SEO world. You can sign up for the SEO group, SEO Gang, using the password feelinglucky. The group URL is http://tournament.fantasysports.yahoo.com/men/group/74465b.

Internal Site Structure Errors

Mar 13, 2007 | 1,357 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Aaron from SEObook has written a post on Common Internal Site Structure Issues. In this post he explains about some common internal site structure errors.

First he informs about making sure that “search engines are seeing mysite.com and www.mysite.com as the same site. If they are not 301 redirect the less popular version to the more popular version.” Then he talks about site structure and says, “In an ideal case your internal site structure would not be the same for every page on your site, especially if you have different sections to your site.”

Dedicated IPs Are Better Than Shared IPs!

Mar 7, 2007 | 1,995 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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IPs can be shared as well as dedicated. A shared IP address implies that there are a host of other web sites that are using the same IPs address on the same server. However, a dedicated IP implies that that there is only one site with the same IP address on a server. So which one is better for SEO?

Order Of META Tags Makes A Difference In SE Rankings?

Mar 5, 2007 | 5,343 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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A post on Search Engine Watch inquires that the order of META tags makes a difference or not:

Is there an industry standard for the orders in which the Title, Description, and Keyword tags should appear in the meta tags section of the page headers? I've been told by one prominent SEO Optimization company that it should be as follows:

-title
-description
-keyword

SEO Firm Secures $70 Million In First Round Funding

Mar 1, 2007 | 1,666 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In a press release, Vantage Media has announced that it has concluded a $70 million Series A preferred financing that is led by  Montgomery & Co. Scale Venture Partners. Two others who participated in the round were Tudor Ventures and Integral Capital Partners.

New And Powerful Methods Of SEO!

Feb 24, 2007 | 1,532 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Todd Malicoat has an excellent post on what he refers to as "new school SEO." This writeup is meant for people who understand the exciting SEO industry. Todd gives seven tips to keep up with the ever evolving SEO industry.

On-Site Search Engine Optimization Checkups/Tips

Feb 22, 2007 | 4,298 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Guillaume on SEOmoz has written a interesting post on 24 On-site SEO Checkups For Clueless Developers/Marketers.

The list of SEO on-site tips touches up the basics. However, Guillaume has rightly said that manty SEO consultants and web developers forget these basics at the time of launching a site. The twenty four tips will for sure ensure that any link building or link baiting effort gives maximum results.

The Future Of Natural Search Is Here

Feb 15, 2007 | 2,449 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google recently announced that it will be going ahead with personalized search results. There is no need to underestimate the potential of this change. It is really the beginning of a new era in search. What has begun as a default personalized search for every Google account holder can extend up to personalized search for every single browser. There has been criticism of the move from some SEOs saying that Google is becoming the Orwellian Big Brother of the web. Thus Google decides which sites are good for you (Google Search), provides products and services to buy (Google AdWords) and the way to pay (Google Checkout). Now this implies that Google completely dominates the whole process involved in web services.

Valentine Day Cards For Your SEO

Feb 14, 2007 | 1,404 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Search Engine Land has reported about fun valentine cards that you can send to your favorite SEO or SEM. The cards are available at Internet Traffic Solutions. The cards bear messages as "I love you more than links from Google itself," and "Roses are red, violets are blue, link bait is fun and so are you." However, my favorite is the comment to the post itself, which said "Rose are red and violets are blue your spamming of Digg sucks and so do you." 

Does Google Use Search Engine Scrapers For Rankings?

Feb 12, 2007 | 1,700 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Can the anchor test used to link to your content negatively affect the rankings of it? Previously, we thought it can either affect positively or none at all. But Aaron Wall says that Google scrapes search results to see which content has exactly same anchor text, implying that the links are not natural.