Despite numerous posts from Google themselves, many of you still regard PageRank as an important measurement of success. Here are a number of resources that will help you to understand otherwise.
A new plugin provides all the easy free back links you’ll ever need. Here’s why you might want to think twice before installing.
I have talked a number of times about the information that search engines do share with us and have tried to bust the myth that Google, Bing, etc are entirely secretive. Sure there is some stuff they don’t give away to ensure that people can’t use the knowledge to game the system, and I imagine […]
Following on from my previous post on trying to get across how SEO techniques are no secret and trying to share the idea that Google offer great resources to help beginners learn what they need to know, I wanted to share this great PDF from google. This document puts together pretty much all any amateur […]
It has been a long term annoyance of mine – this notion that optimising your site for the search engines is somehow a secret that only experts with years of industry experience can do. Companies charge 1000s for consultancy on SEO best practices so it must be some difficult hard to understand skill? No. It’s […]
I mentioned a couple in the previous post and it inspired me to check out the other Google Alternatives out there. Just to be clear, these are all sites based firmly on the Google search engine, they are just alternative front ends put up by other people. Google allows this through its “custom search” functionality, […]
If, like me, you are getting fed up of the increasing complexities of search engines, you might want to bookmark the following site for future searching… justasearchbox.com I love a site that does what it says on the tin, just a search box, no more and no less. This perhaps the opposite of the other […]
I’ve blogged about this before, but I think it is worth mentioning again. I genuinely believe that getting search engine friendly links done right in the e107 CMS will be a big factor in the success of the new version, e107 0.8! Rightly or wrongly, webmasters put a lot of weight on friendly URLs and […]
I recently found that a number of posters on my netbook site have been posting links to their own blogs, I don’t mind this and have always liked the idea of online communities that link to and support each other. However from time to time it seems that the sites in question are set up […]
I did look twice this morning when I made my first of many daily Google searches, was it my imagination or did the Google search box get bigger, and isn’t the font slightly different too? Well it turns out that my observation skills are on track once again! Check out the google blog for the […]