302 Redirect vs. 301 Redirect: Which is Better?

Many webmasters would like to know more about the difference between a 301 and 302 redirect.  To a user they seem to work the same way, but they aren’t the same as far as search engines are concerned.  Search engines sense the different types of redirects, and handle them differently. A 301 redirect means [...]

302 Redirect vs. 301 Redirect: Which is Better?2020-03-28T00:18:58+00:00

How to Get Google Sitelinks

What Are Google Sitelinks? Google sitelinks are a deluxe listing format that presents a main search result, followed by two or more indented Sitelink results. Most web site operators view Sitelinks as a reputation enhancer, and also a way to control a greater area of the search results page. For these reasons Sitelinks [...]

How to Get Google Sitelinks2020-03-28T00:18:08+00:00

How to Standardize Multiple Domains for SEO Using 301 Redirects

When you attach multiple domain names to a site, search engines can become confused and your rankings may suffer. If they find the same page at two or more different URLs, the search engines will sometimes filter out the extra listings, but there's no guarantee of which ones they filter. You also don't [...]

How to Standardize Multiple Domains for SEO Using 301 Redirects2019-12-28T21:42:35+00:00

How to Write Meta Descriptions (Code Sample Included)

Ranking in search is only half the battle.  To obtain all the potential traffic, you need to know how to write meta descriptions that make your listings stand out and appeal to searchers.  Unique meta descriptions help ensure that the search results contain a relevant hook to encourage the searchers to click through. Search [...]

How to Write Meta Descriptions (Code Sample Included)2019-12-28T21:46:38+00:00

Basic SEO Tips

Search engine optimization (SEO) is often sold as an expensive and time-consuming service, but many websites can easily improve their search engine results by following a few basic tips. The first thing to do is figure out your unique value proposition. What does your website or webpage offer that cannot be found elsewhere? [...]

Basic SEO Tips2019-12-29T07:18:37+00:00

The Benefits of Clean URLs

Clean URLS Explained A URL, or uniform resource locator, is the address of a page or file on the World Wide Web. The URL is displayed in your browser’s address bar, usually starting with http: or https:. A clean URL is one that does not have a parameter string. For example: [...]

The Benefits of Clean URLs2019-12-29T17:47:51+00:00

Best Content Management Systems and SEO

Before the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) was fully understood by the web developer and business communities, Content Management Systems (CMS) were invented to help companies large and small easily build and update their web sites. As a result, there are many content management systems in use today that may hinder or even [...]

Best Content Management Systems and SEO2019-12-29T17:41:36+00:00

The Cost of SEO Services

There is no standard definition of SEO services, so it is not easy to compare the costs of one provider to another. We've seen many SEO packages in the marketplace that are either too expensive, or too cheap. The best way I can answer the question is to explain what we charge and [...]

The Cost of SEO Services2019-12-29T17:49:33+00:00

External Links & SEO

You’ve worked hard to get visitors to your web site. Should you provide external links? What if visitors leave via those links and never come back? Visitors leave when they’ve seen enough. Trying to box them in won’t stop them from leaving your site. Besides, if certain visitors are not relevant to your [...]

External Links & SEO2019-12-29T07:43:19+00:00

Adobe Flash and SEO

Due to the rise of mobile browsers, and the fact that Adobe Flash isn’t licensed for most mobile browsers, I have been advising all webmasters to immediately remove any Flash from their pages, and use a more suitable technology such as HTML5. A Brief History of Flash Flash originated in the [...]

Adobe Flash and SEO2019-12-29T07:46:28+00:00