Category: Search Engines

Why Use Sitemaps?

It is very important to use Sitemaps in your WordPress Blog, because they help your blog visitors get directly to the information they need. Sitemaps also help web spiders find your blog’s links easily. The following points discuss some of the reasons for using Sitemaps in your Blog. Crawl augmentation Although web spiders are continuously improving, they are far from perfect. […]

Monday April 5th, 2010 in Plugins, Search Engines, Seo, Sitemaps | Comments Off on Why Use Sitemaps?

Twitter stats from 2007 to 2010

The following graph shows how Twitter has grown over the past three years in terms of number of tweets per day. Twitter users were tweeting 5,000 times a day in 2007. By year 2008, that number was 300,000 per day, and by 2009 it had grown to 2.5 million per day. Tweets grew 1,400% last […]

Friday February 26th, 2010 in Blogs, Search Engines | Comments Off on Twitter stats from 2007 to 2010

Microsoft Bing vs Google

The new Microsoft Bing search engine is the successor to MSN Live Search. The old MSN Live Search failed to gain substantial market traction. Bing is currently struggling to cut into Google’s market share. Moreover, with Microsoft’s 10-year agreement with Yahoo!, Bing will see a boost in its search user base by absorbing Yahoo!’s search traffic. […]

Friday January 29th, 2010 in Search Engines, Seo | 7 Comments »

Blog deep linked content

Pagination is another known indexing problem that most Blogs, Forums and article sites will face. If you have many articles on your blog ( you should actually have as many articles as you can) and a lot of content, you can face some duplication issues when those articles get indexed. When you create a new article, […]

Tuesday January 5th, 2010 in Blogs, Search Engines, WordPress | Comments Off on Blog deep linked content

Google site performance tool

Google’s new goal is to provide internet users with the most relevant results and the best user experience. Fast loading websites increase user satisfaction and improve the overall quality of the internet. If webmasters improve their sites, the overall speed of the web will improve too. They recently started an initiative known as “Let’s make […]

Wednesday December 16th, 2009 in Search Engines, Seo | Comments Off on Google site performance tool

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 difficult to come out. The whole purpose of SEO […]

Tuesday December 1st, 2009 in Blogs, Search Engines, Seo | Comments Off on Avoiding duplicate content

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 can suggest that they add your Blog to their index. Typically, you just give the […]

Thursday November 19th, 2009 in Blogs, Search Engines, Seo, Tandil Theme, WordPress | 1 Comment »

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 creating a Blog that search […]

Thursday November 5th, 2009 in Blogs, Search Engines, Seo | 1 Comment »

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 box on his web site. He was planning to publish an […]

Wednesday October 28th, 2009 in Search Engines, Seo | 1 Comment »

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 result. Also all search engines have ways of measuring or estimating the overall user satisfaction with […]

Wednesday October 7th, 2009 in Search Engines, Tandil Theme, WordPress | 7 Comments »