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Using allintitle: to measure the competition for a keyword

If you are looking for a rough and ready way of measuring the competitiveness of a set of keywords, there’s a number of methods you can user. You can use Google’s Adwords keyword¬† tool: https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal to give relative indications of how much competition there is for a particular search term. I always find the measure […]

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Homepage Title Tag: Possible improvements

I’ve been looking at the title tags on the homepages of both SoftTester and SoftwareLode to see if there’s any improvements that can be made to try and get more visitors. On SoftwareLode, I’m going to shuffle the order of items in the title as the Free Software Downloads phrase isn’t attracting any visitors for […]

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PageRank N/A: Why do no inner pages have a rank?

Ever since this blog was assigned a Google pagerank, I’ve been looking to see if any of the older posts have a rank. As far as I can tell, none of the post pages do. On my software blog, the homepage doesn’t have an assigned rank but a smattering of the older posts have a […]

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New Directory Submission Tool Release

Over at SliQTools, I’ve made a new release of my free directory submission software, SliQ Submitter. Functionally, it’s not a major release but a lot of effort, over many days, has gone in to checking and tidying up the supported list of web directories. In version 1.0.X, SliQ supported over 2100 web directories. However, in […]

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How to build links for your websites – Link Building

When this thread is finished the meat of this thread will be compiled into this page Link Building Guide. I guess the obvious method I’ve been using is submitting to link directories using mikes submitter program. However you can’t submit sub pages and you can’t be certain which pages you’ll end up on or what […]

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Picking good keywords for your home page

I’m currently trying to get to a certain level of completion with my shop site(s) before I start to do some serious link building (although I haven’t figured that bit out yet). I’ve optimized my sub pages with carefully chosen keywords that I think should produce visitors which will buy that item. Although the keywords […]

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Finding backlinks to a website

There are a number of ways of finding the backlinks to a website but each has pros and cons. The two simplest ways are to use Google Webmasters or the link: command. You can only use Google Webmasters if you control a website and can verify ownership. In terms of Google PageRank, Google’s Webmaster interface […]

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Free article sites

At least a year ago, I read about free article sites and added some article pages to my kids mask factory site. Aaron just emailed me, he’d done a personal search and found one of my articles. I guess there is some value is having these pages, but I’m not sure whether such pages lead […]

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Adwords Tool, competition indication, whats good ?

We’ve been using the adwords keyword tool to try and find good keywords. My initial thoughts where that I should avoid ANYTHING with any competition but have at least a thousand search volume. However, Aaron found a video on how to use the tool and this changed our / my understanding of it. Heres the […]

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Well done to BlueSkiMoney

Well done to BlueSkiMoney aka Aaron, We’ve been chatting about SEO and using the adwords tool and watching some howto videos from youtube and last night hes, produced what I think is a well SEO page. http://www.burnyourvinyls.com/audio-adaptors/2-5-to-3-5-adaptor-headphones-adaptor-mobile-phone-adapter/prod_11.php Having said this there is always room improvement, he could do with more content and some internal links […]

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