Google is serious about encouraging folks who provide a service from a shop or office to claim their listing on Google Places. And, they are cracking down on cheaters who try to game the system. Here are a few reasons why Google is so focused on this task and why you should be too.
[html] If you post online, you’re bound to come across situations where knowing just a wee bit of HTML would help you get noticed. Or, sometimes your site’s text editor inputs goofy code that messes with your formatting, especially if you’ve made a lot of edits on a WordPress site. Following are some of the most common HTML elements you can easily use to jazz up your posts.
WordPress has recently released version 3.1. Here I’ll give you tips on two new features that you’ll definitely want to know about to make your blog better, plus a rundown on all the new whizbangs you’ll want to think about taking advantage of later.
Most anchor text SEO advice focuses on a link building strategy of generating more backlinks from external sites to yours. But, there are ways you can strongly improve your link love by using internal anchor text links within your site. In plain language, this means that you link from one page of your site to another, or to a specific section on one of your pages. Following are a few ways to improve your link quality and gain favor with both search engines and readers.
A new free resource has been made available to BlogAid News subscribers. It’s an ebook titled What Every Site Owner Should Know. This one book can save you hundreds of dollars and months of frustration by helping you to avoid common mistakes and expensive pitfalls that plague so many new site owners.
One of the ways search engines like Google measures your online clout is by tallying up how many folks link to your website. These are called by two names including incoming links and backlinks and building them means more traffic to your site. You can easily see who’s linking to your site every time you login to do an update.
Today I’m delighted to feature one of my fave online marketing gurus, Dana Lynn Smith. I’ve known Dana for a few years and we met through social media. Ever since, she has been my go-to person for online marketing info, tips, tricks, and tools. One of the things I appreciate most about Dana is that she walks her talk and provides great advice that is truly effective. Enjoy!
Like many of the business owners I help, performing marketing duties for my site is not my primary focus, which is working directly with clients. Finding ways to make efficient use of my online marketing time is very important to me. However, recent changes on Facebook and Google have forced me to give up convenience in favor of increased engagement and better SEO. Discover why I’ve stopped using third party apps to post on Facebook.