Avoiding duplicate content

The first rule is simple: don’t copy content from other blogs. It is unethical and Google penalizes duplicate content. Although it will not ban your site from its results forever, Google will send the guilty entry to the supplemental results. Once you are there, it is...

How do Search Engines find you?

The most common way that search engine robots find and spider a Blog is by following hyperlinks from other sites. In search engine terminology, these sites are known as “found pages”. Some search engines also have a “submit URL” form, where you...

Keep your Blog search engine friendly

When you tweak your Blog, there are some basic rules that apply to designing your pages to be “search engine friendly”. Keep these rules in mind as you build your site, or you could be in for a lot of headaches and problems. All these rules have to do with...

Urban legends of SEO optimization

When you do some research to rank your sites better in Search Engines, you should be careful where you get your advice from. I recently met a guy at a conference, who thinks that he’s getting special treatment from Google because he inserted the Google search...

User Feedback is very important

The concept of “User Feedback” is very important for a Blog. Most Search Engines have some notion of “user experience” in their rankings. This can be as simple as measuring whether a surfer who clicks a link on search results returns to look at another...