SEO: 10 Search Engine Marketing Myths Debunked


10 Search Engine Marketing Myths Debunked In this article, I’m going to try and debunk a few myths floating around the Internet about what’s required to get your site visible in search engines. Here goes:

Myth 1 – You need to buy a domain with keywords in it

I’m sure you’ve seen them, domains like: www.paris-hilton-pink-diamond-dog-collars.com. For some weird reason, webmasters seem to think that they need to have a keyword-stuffed domain to do well in the search engines, the more hyphens the better. Well it just isn’t true. Continue to read more.. 

SEO: 10 Search Engine Marketing Myths Debunked

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SEO History of the Search Engine, What Came Before Google?

SEO History of the Search Engine, What Came Before Google?  Although we credit Google, Yahoo, and other major search engines for giving us the system we use to find the information we seek, the concept of hypertext came to life in 1945 when Vannaver Bush urged scientist to work together to help build a body of knowledge for all man kind. He then proposed the idea of a virtually limitless, fast, reliable, extensible, associative memory storage and retrieval system. He named this device a memex.

But there is a long list of great minds that have given us the information system we now use today. This article illustrates some of them.

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12 Handy Webmaster Site Checking Tools & Sites to Big Brother your Website

12 Handy Webmaster Site Checking Tools & Sites to Big Brother your Website How Well Do You Really Know Your Website? If you’re like most webmasters, you have probably spent years building your site. You have spent years adding content, building links and cultivating traffíc – but how well do you really know your website?

How well do you know the intricate details of your website’s traffíc? Where do your site’s visitors come from? How long do they stay on your site? Just where do they go to on your site and how well do they convert into buyers or subscribers? Do you know your site’s rankings in the major search engines? What are your site’s top keywords? What’s your site’s Google PageRank? Who are your IP neighbors? What your site looks like in other browsers? How much is your site worth?

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Google’s Webmaster Tips & Guidelines

Google’s Webmaster Guidelines

Following these guidelines will help Google find, index, and rank your site. Even if you choose not to implement any of these suggestions, we strongly encourage you to pay very close attention to the “Quality Guidelines,” which outline some of the illicit practices that may lead to a site being removed entirely from the Google index or otherwise penalized. If a site has been penalized, it may no longer show up in results on Google.com or on any of Google’s partner sites.

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Google’s Webmaster Guidelines