Google has just added a new feature to the Trends tool. Unfortunately, it wasn’t what a lot of us were expecting: the search volume in numbers. Now it shows how much a keyword is searched, in comparison to the average searches since 2004 until the time you perform the query. For example if today the keyword ‘iPhone’ has been searched two times more than the average times it was searched daily from 2004, Google Trends will show ’2′. Along with this, now you also have the possibility to download the [...]
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I do have websites with traffic based on social media, others based on search engines and others combined. I have been doing a lot of research and comparisons between all of them. Of course it’s hard because of the niches, but I do have some that are on the same niche that are some based on search engines and some on social media. I will try to point the advantages and disadvantages of both traffic sources, so we figure what’s the best option. Of course all traffic is good, more [...]
The brand is very important for your readers, because it will make them return on your website, talk about it and will keep it in mind. But it isn’t quite easy to brand yourself, being composed of more parts, like the domain name, website title, your name or nickname, logo and website design. Name or nickname This is a very important part, but is rarely met, because you need to be a celebrity, at least in your niche or industry to use your anme for branding. If people knows you, [...]
I will try to write a few lessons or tips on how to be a successful webmaster or blogger, that will be composed of: choosing a hosting company and plan, a domain name, building your website or blog, choosing a good theme/template or getting a custom one, optimizing your website for good results in search engines, ad choosing and optimization, by optimal placing, branding and different ways of advertising, along with copywriting. Choosing a good hosting plan The hosting you use is important for your website, because you need it [...]
There are rumors that say Microsoft will buy Yahoo to improve their search engine and Adcenter. Microsoft is fighting to gain a bigger part of the search engines industry, but can’t defeat Google, the best in relevance, indexing and also PPC. Yahoo could help Microsoft in this game, as it ranks better than it and has technologies that are above theirs. Yahoo has released a good PPC, that, at some points, seems to be even better than Google’s Adsense and Microsoft could surely use it, along with their search engine [...]
Currently, Google ranks first in Yahoo UK’s SERP and 5th in Yahoo’s SERP for the keyword ‘buy viagra’. This seems to be due to black hat seos and Google spamming, that they can’t stop. Here are screenshots that prove the fact: Read more
WordPress seems to suffer of supplemental syndrom, because of it’s unsafe structure, that shows the same posts in a lot of different pages, like Categories, Archives, Page, Post and Index. This are at least 5 copies of the same post, that Google may treat like duplicate content and add to supplemental results. If you don’t want to risk your website’s SERP and traffic you should seriously think fixing this problem. A robots.txt file should be included in future releases of wordpress, to make the script much more seo friendly, than [...]
A few weeks ago, i have discovered a great SEO Blog, written by a man owning also a SEO Forum, which has incredible success and also there are a lot of great tips, tricks and news. The blog is updated daily and treats the most interesting subjects for a SEO and webmaster.
Lately, the search engine market got large scales and became very profitable, so the big IT player ( Microsoft ) wants in, but here’s a leader that seems to be invincible. Currently, Google leads the battle with over 50 percent of the search engine market and after it it comes Yahoo, with 23.9 percent and Microsoft, with 8.8 percent, Thus Ask states that it owns about 10 percents, counting it’s partners too ( Lycos, Excite, iWon and more ). But this market becomes more and more profitable and Microsoft, Yahoo, [...]
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