FREE STUFF: Using Chitika & Google 5 Expert Tip E-BOOK

Last week The Chitika Blog hosted an Expert Mini-Series in which 5 experts gave their favorite Chitika & Google Adsense ad placement tips. Just in time for the holiday shopping season! Read all about these 5 great tips below..

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SEO: 20 Things You Need to Know Before Optimizing a Web Site

20 Things You Need to Know Before Optimizing a Web Site One of the most important aspects of a search engine optimization project is also one of the most overlooked – preparation! There are some important steps to take in advance of optimizing your site that will make sure your SEO is successful.

Before You Start

Before you start any search engine optimization campaign, whether it’s for your own site or that belonging to a client, you need to answer the following questions: 1) What is the overall motivation for optimizing this site? What do I/they hope to achieve? e.g. more sales, more subscribers, more traffic, more publicity etc.

2) What is the time-frame for this project?

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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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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 or on any of Google’s partner sites.


Google’s Webmaster Guidelines