Keyword research is the heart of your site's search engine optimization, or SEO strategy. To get the most traffic possible from the search engines, you're going to want to focus on those terms that people are typing into the search engine that most closely align with your business.
The ability to buy 1000 backlinks for $5 seems like a great deal, a cheap and easy way to increase the amount of links, and traffic, to your website. However, it's not. In this article, I'm going to give you three reasons why you should never buy backlinks to your website.
At this point in the Site-Building Challenge, you've got your site completed and you're loading it with great content. But as a new site, you need traffic. Here are a few tips to help kick start your traffic from the search engines.
Do you ever wonder why some sites with terrific content, lots of information, and quality advice don't get the same SEO results as other sites? As we wrap up this last week of the Site-Building Challenge, we're going to answer that question for you.
While Go Daddy has made the transaction of buying a domain name easy, the challenge for affiliates is to buy the right domain. Check out these tips and you’ll buy a better domain – one that will bring traffic, and sales, to your affiliate site.
You probably know what a keyword is, but do you know the different between a killer keyword and a dud? It's all about competition. You might have a great keyword with lots of search volume, but if there's too much competition, you'll never get traffic to your site. And on the other hand, if you've got a keyword with little to no competition, be careful that you're not selecting a keyword that will get little to no traffic.
When you're kicking off your new affiliate marketing business, just remember one thing. No matter how cool your website and how hot your niche might be, people need to be able to find you. If you were setting up an offline business, it would be easy to get noticed. You could make sure you were located somewhere near a place where people who want to buy stuff pass by ...
Most of us Internet marketers are more than willing to defer to well-optimized, content-rich sites with great user experiences, but personally, it's tough for me to get beaten by a site that's just, well … a poorly conceived piece of crap. It happens all the time. And it isn't confined to any particular niche. Nonetheless, it drives me crazy.
When it comes to online marketing, social media is dominating the conversation. Specifically Facebook, but also Twitter, LinkedIn, and a handful of other social sites are becoming a much greater force in search engine optimization (SEO). These sites have hundreds of millions of visitors, and that amounts to raw power in external linking and traffic building.