Posts Tagged ‘SEO’

PostHeaderIcon Google does not use the keywords meta tag in web ranking

In GoogleWebmasterHelp Youtube, Matt Cutts told you

Google does not use the keywords meta tag in web ranking, but should you use it?

Our answer is still ‘Yes!’. Why? Because the keywords meta tag is the standard and who knows if other search engines and directories do with the keywords meta tag. Even though Google does not use it in web ranking, but will they use it for other purposes?

Yes, we all know that Page Title, description tag, and H1, H2, H3, are important for you to get ahead of your competitors for your keywords. Let’s not be just lazy and give the keywords meta tags.


Matt says “other search engines might” use keywords meta tag and tells us pay attention to “meta description”.

PostHeaderIcon 10 Most Useful SEO Tools

Most people love to see the top ten of everything. So when talking about SEO tools, not in a particular order, let us make a list of

Top Ten Useful SEO Tools

  1. KeywordSpy.com gives you top PPC (Pay Per Click) keywords and Organic Keywords and the daily budget (if any) of the domain you type in along with the competitors. It’s a must have for PPC manager or SEO consultant or just web site owners who want to do SEO themselves.
  2. Spyfu.com: is a pretty good tool similar to KeywordSpy. Try and compare it yourself to see which one fit your needs. I prefer KeywordSpy because of its speed. Chris Mason of SEO Corner has a good page on Spyfu vs Keywordspy.
  3. WebsiteGrader.com gives you comprehensive rating of your web site in the respect of the marketing effectiveness. “It provides a score that incorporates things like website traffic, SEO, social popularity and other technical factors. It also provides some basic advice on how the website can be improved from a marketing perspective.” We managed to help many web sites to improve their web site grades from 60 or less up to 90 or higher (e.g. a. http://www.grader.com/site.php?URL=www.florapathics.com 96.1 of 100 b. ChineseBay: 94 of 100)
  4. Link Popularity Checker: our online quick tool to check link popularity via Google, Yahoo and Bing. Just type in your domain and press Enter, then click on the three different links to check Google., Yahoo and Biing link popularity of your site.
  5. Web CEO offers great free SEO tool set for desktop along with free training course. I love it so much that I upgrade it to Professional version. 12 SEO Tools in One Powerful SEO Suite

We are going to talk about the other 5 Most Useful SEO Tools, including Firefox and WordPress plug-ins in our next post.

Your feedback is always welcome!

PostHeaderIcon Useful SEO Tools

As a SEO and SEM professional, I need to use professional tools like Web CEO.

Meanwhile, we found lots of free tools online can be very useful. Some may call them quick and dirty. But, hey, it is free and handy.

So we open a special section on our site to list all the free tools we enjoy and hope you like them too.

PostHeaderIcon Every Web Site Should Have A Blog

It is becoming more and more obvious that every web site should have a blog.

Reasons For Having A Blog For Your Web Site

Most of the people know about blogging already, but maybe not too many people really understand how important keeping a blog on your OWN web site for your SEO.

Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Inbound Marketing

What Is Inbound Marketing?

What I am talking about is the first definition of Inbound Marketing in the Wikipedia:

  • Inbound marketing is marketing focused on getting found by customers. This sense is related to relationship marketing and Seth Godin’s idea of permission marketing. David Meerman Scott recommends that marketers “publish their way in” (via blogs etc.) in contrast to outbound marketing where they used to have to “buy their way in” (via paid advertisements). Next best action marketing can also be applied.
  • Traditional marketing (outbound marketing) is where companies focus on finding customers by advertising. This sense is related to intrusion marketing and Godin’s term interruption marketing.
  • And today I want to focus on the new type of inbound marketing methods that we should use in this world of Internet. You can find great summary in the promotion video of Hubspot about inbound marketing vs the traditional outbound marketing. Inbound marketing mainly includes: SEO , blogging(along with other social media such as twitter, facebook, etc), free books, and so on. And these are readily available to small to medium businesses without too much budget to succeed.

    Hubspot also has some great tools for you get started with inbound marketing. Some are free useful tools you can find on their web site. Their paid services and tools are marvelous too. Just Google or Twitter search for “Hubspot” and you can find a bunch of great feedback on their Internet marketing services. Or you may find some tweets about them by following me seopro21@twitter.com where you find a link to their great Webinar on this top today.

    The bottom line is if you have started doing any of these inbound marketing, start something like this today. Don’t be the last one.

    PostHeaderIcon Certified Master SEO

    We Are Certified Master SEO

    Understanding the most updated practice for Search Engine Optimization is very important. That is why we got the latest certification for Master SEO.

    Click to view our SEO Certification

    As a professional SEO, we never promise you top ranking in SERPs (search engine result pages), but we can assure you that we can maximize the return on your web site and business investment through our SEO and SEM (search engine marketing) service, which is affordable and worth every penny of your money. We do not just increase traffic to your site, but improve its quality and profitability.

    PostHeaderIcon SEO From a Pro: How to Market Your New Web Site

    I happened to find an interesting article titled

    SEO From a Pro: How to Market Your New Web Site

    ( http://www.clickz.com/3633973 ) SEO expert Helen Overland talked about launching her own web site with the common SEO tricks. You may want to find out how she is doing. Read that article and also check out http://www.grader.com/site.php?URL=Focusedmarketer.com

    Shall we believe in the numbers? Our clients may want to do so.
    http://www.grader.com/site.php?URL=ibm.com shows 98.2
    http://www.grader.com/site.php?URL=chinesebay.com shows 92

    I do believe Helen’s site will do fine soon. SEO takes at least 6 months to show real performance.
    =================================
    URL for this article: http://bit.ly/seonewsite

    PostHeaderIcon Getting On Technorati

    Technorati Profile

    will sure help my blog’s visibility. You sure need to do it for your clients.
    You will get rating for your blog and it will help get more traffic to your blog.
    Many SEO grading tools use that rating for your web site SEO level.

    This is a great tip for SEO and SEM.

    PostHeaderIcon Smart Way to Use Twitter

    Namecheap, one of my favorite domain registrar, is launching a giveaway campaign with twitter.

    @namecheap now has 7,256 followers (6/2/2009), you can watch the growth within 2 weeks! Isn’t it a smart way to promote your business on Twitter with a small budget? How do they do that? Check out:

    http://www.namecheap.com/travelcontest/ or simply search namecheap at twitter.com

    Kaibo2.com opened its own twitter account very very late! Please follow @SEOPro21 and you sure to get followed back from us. But there’s more benefit to it. We do not spam or tweet rubish but only SEO or SEM tips.

    We got only 75 followers now, but also watch for our growth in the coming months!

    Cheers!

    PostHeaderIcon twitter List Builder was busted

    If you Google for “twitterlistbuilder.com”, you got thousands (2,010 )links about it.

    Some advice that if you still following this trick, you may waste your time because TwitterListBuilder ‘s Twitter account @derrickvandyke has been redirected http://twitter.com/suspended and you’ll see what it means.

    If you got 1,000,000 followers, but got your account suspended, what is the use of it. Utterly wasting our time and resources and trust in him!

    He’s taking advantage of us or he himself is a victim? Let us keep our eyes open, but I’m not giving away my twitter account with the password to him. Can we trust him for now?

    Bookmark and Share
    Follow on Buzz
    Scan with your mobile phone!