Web 2.0 The Art of Long Tail SEO

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Web 2.0 The Art of Long Tail

In the two previous “Long Tail” articles, I wrote about how the principals of Chris Anderson’ book “The Long Tail” can be applied to SEO. In this installment I’ll go into some the tactics that are actually working today -these are the things I’m using to get free targeted traffic to my sites. All of my sites are now blog … Read More

Anatomy of a Revolution – SEO and the Long Tail (Part Two)

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Anatomy of a Revolution - SEO and the Long Tail

Remember the example I gave in the first installment of this article (SEO And the Long Tail), about the music industry and the changes that the Internet and digital delivery brought about, well we saw how the long tail of music was the tens of thousands of, (often independent) artists many of whom self-produce their music without the benefit of … Read More

Band Marketing and SEO

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Band Marketing and SEO

Bands and music groups spend a great deal of time, effort, and expense to market themselves. Businesses have embraced Search Engine Optimization as a way to increase brand awareness and boost sales. Since your band IS your business, SEO can be a great marketing tool. Your band is your business. As with any business, facilitating brand awareness is a key … Read More

How a Blogroll Could Hurt Your Site’s SEO

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How a Blogroll Could Hurt Your Site's SEO

Websites everywhere – especially blogs – have lists of “favorite links.” They might be a traditional blogroll – a list of other blogs that the author reads. They might be lists of resources that the author found informative. They might just be a collection of reciprocal links that the author thought would boost his search engine rankings. Did you ever … Read More

What Exactly is SEO?

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What Exactly is SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of increasing the volume of traffic to a particular website or page via the search engines or search results using particular keywords or phrases. The idea of SEO marketing is to get people to notice a particular site first. Usually when a person pulls up the results of a keyword or phrase search … Read More

SEO Article Writing: A How-To

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SEO Article Writing

Through networking with other bloggers and freelance writers, there are always several questions surrounding SEO article writing. Writing SEO articles, in basic terms, means using strategic keywords in your content to utilize search engine optimization (SEO). These are the keywords that your potential readers are using to search for information, and hopefully the keywords that will lead them to you. … Read More

What is SEO – Part I?

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SEO

First of all let’s understand completely what is SEO? Search Engine Optimization is commonly referred to as S.E.O.. It simply implies- making your site visible in the eyes of search engines so that it could display your site when someone looks for related contents of your site. This is just the basic definition of SEO however. Let’s now see the … Read More

The Nofollow Attribute Myth In SEO

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The No Follow Attribute Myth In SEO

Many people in SEO swear up and down about how the attribute ‘rel nofollow’ absolutely negates a link. This is simply not the case. The SEO community, like most other groups in life, is full of parrots. People who read something that sounds sensible and then repeat it, like a parrot, until it becomes true in everyone’s, themselves included, minds. … Read More

Creating SEO Content that Sells

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Creating SEO Content that Sells

Considering the fact that you own a website and are implementing numerous ways to optimize it’s seo content, there are two audiences you must try to impress. The first is the search engine spiders and their impression of your site. Does the content incorporate enough keywords? Is the text count adequate? Are keywords utilized properly? Are relevant phrases displayed in … Read More