How to Start a Website: Choosing a Domain Name

The latest Matt Cutts video reminds us all that SEO starts before you even build a website. It starts when you first think that you need a website. There are two important questions you should answer before you start thinking of design and writing content:

  1. What are you building a site for? Will you sell your products or services through it? Will it give information about your business and products?
  2. Who is the audience you target? Are your prospects local? Are they ready to buy online? Do they need a community?

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How do I make landing pages rank as well as my home page? Listen to Web CEO’s suggestions and solutions!

We are often asked why the home page of a website ranks high in the search results, while inner pages appear deeper in results. Sometimes, inner pages don’t appear at all because they seem to be invisible to search engines for some reasons. What are those reasons? We are here to approach these reasons and make them clear for you.

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First off, the link building strategy you have chosen may have taken a wrong tack. Backlinks built through article submission directories, guest post blogs etc, are now looked at poorly by Google. Google has recently been penalizing article directories and guest posting blogs for manipulative link techniques. One of the most authoritative guest post platform, MyBlogGuest  has just been penalized. Though Ann Smarty (founder of the MBG) says that this is just a PR game run by Matt Cutts, the fact is no one will find salvation from Google’s “eagle eye” if it looks to them like you might be playing link-building games.
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7 Easy Steps to Get Highly Targeted Traffic

We are often asked how to best promote a website and get targeted traffic. We have an answer. It consists of 7 easy steps you should follow. We have created a step-by-step DIY SEO guide that covers every optimization stage and type of activity that will make your online marketing effective, even if you are new to the promotional process.

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Inside the WebCEO Step-by-Step SEO Guide

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Answer User Questions Wisely: How Your FAQ Section Will Increase Conversions

After the latest Google Hummingbird algorithm update a lot of webmasters started leaning toward creating quality and unique content that is based on customer queries. Google is getting smarter about answering questions beginning with “how…, what…, why…” etc. This is “conversational search” (semantic search). Google now understands not just the user’s words in queries but the meaning of these words. Therefore, your site’s semantic core should be concentrated on conversational long-tailed phrases and questions (“Where can I buy…,” etc).

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How to Use Search Query Data from Your Google Webmaster Tools

Google started the year by announcing that they’ve updated one of the most popular features in their Webmaster Tools: data in the search queries features will no longer be rounded.

Go to your Google Webmaster Tools account, click ‘Search Traffic’ on the left-hand menu, and then click ‘Search Queries’. Here you will see Google web search queries that returned at least one page from your website. This report shows these “impressions” together with the times when users visited your site – the “clicks” – and displays these for the last 90 days.
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