When I built my first website, I browsed WordPress themes for days before deciding on one. It seemed very important to me to get the perfect “look” that would represent my website. Within six months I had changed it several times to something else. Over the next 4 years I changed themes on my main […]
General Search Engine Optimization Category
SEO, or search engine optimization, is a discussion about how to create content online so that search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, YouTube, DuckDuckGo, or even Amazon can more easily find your content for relevant searches.
That's not all I have to say about building niche sites though! This is pretty boring stuff compared to the cool ways you can make money with a website. The world is getting online, and now's a great time to prepare yourself for the next wave of employment (the tech revolution!).
It’s quite common to worry about making any changes to your content, especially when you’re ranking well. So naturally, a common question I get is, will editing my article affect its current rankings? Of course, the answer is never black and white when it comes to search engine optimization (SEO). This article takes a deep […]
Interestingly enough, a lot of people still ask about article directories as a source for building backlinks. For a long time, it was one of the most popular ways for a new to improve their SEO (search engine optimization). Are article directories still relevant for SEO or are they just a waste of time? If this […]
Any change made to your web pages can alter their ranking position because of the technical nature of SEO. So, a thorough assessment of the pros and cons need to be made prior to changing anything on your pages that rank well. But will a tiny thing like changing old posts to new date harm your […]
SEO can be as complicated or as simple as you want it to be. I’m a firm believer that to make money online, you do NOT need any special SEO strategy. What you really need is knowledge of a topic, and a passion to help people. With those two ingredients, you’ll happily plunk away at […]
Product reviews are the lifeblood of many affiliate websites. Even for a typical “mommy blog”, or “lifestyle blog”, product reviews are a powerful way to earn money simply by publishing written content on your website. A mammoth 94% of customers read product reviews before buying something new, so it’s no secret that if you want […]
“SEO” (Search Engine Optimization) sounds like voodoo to an average person. Even for people that run their entire business online, SEO can seem intimidating. The truth is however, basic SEO is easy. Because SEO services are so expensive, it’s a good idea to read up on those basics. There are some lesser-known SEO ideas that are […]
This post was originally a series of emails that I recycled for content on my blog. That’s why it’s written like an annoying email marketer instead of a blog post. I’m too lazy to fix it now. Why is it here if it sucks? It doesn’t suck. There’s some good info in here, and my […]
There can be a real disconnect between day-to-day business and life online. SEO, and even web pages, are still very difficult ideas for a lot of small business owners to wrap their heads around. They’ve survived and thrived for years without taking on this complex beast, but for those that take the time to learn […]
Typically, when you think of ranking in Google, you think of SEO. Both on page and off page SEO are sighted as the best ways to get your site, page, or article to that coveted #1 spot.
But ‘over-optimizing’ your site, and writing content for search engines instead of for readers can affect other aspects of your site, namely CTR (click through rate), number of pages per visit, and time spent on your site. Here are some alternatives to SEO.