Web marketers often submit articles to article submission sites to improve search engine rankings. Does this work?
We cover “Best Practices for Article Marketing & Submissions” – Developing & marketing articles to increase awareness, reputation building, increase targeted traffic, help make a web site more useful while adding content to a site for search engines, and to help improve search rankings.
Calling this process Link Building and of course explaining that link building is a task performed to improve search engine rankings leads many web marketers to employ link building techniques solely to influence their rankings. Most of these techniques work, at best, only for a while before the search engines devalue their effect, resulting in wasted time. The primarily goals link building should building targeted traffic and awareness – so we’ve changed our name to Referral Site Development (RSD) & Online Promotion
A couple of useful lists of the best Internet marketing articles of 2009
See Eric Enge’s post on Search Engine Watch named “Choose the Right SEO Project Goals”
He explains that SEO is not about rankings or numbers of link added per month, or even about increasing traffic per se. Rather your SEO goals should support your business goals.
When you more or delete web pages that have been indexed in search engines you could loose valuable visitors to your site for weeks or months. Here are some steps you can take to minimize the impact on search results
Google will be rolling out an update soon, nicknamed Caffeine, that will have an impact on search positions as it rolls out and probably for years to come.
Here are some of the changes we can expect with this update
Lee Odden posted an article with 25 tips to improve your blogs rankings
Getting links from quality, trusted web sites is essential. In the WordTracker blog Ken McGaffin outlines 12 principles to follow to show quality web sites that you are worthy of their link.
What we recommend regarding outbound links from a web site (offsite links) and the related area of reciprocal linking.