The ‘nofollow’ attribute not only helps reduce the spam content added to your weblog, but it also helps prevent outbound links from penalising your website and reducing your page rank value.
SEO Hints and Tips
A selection of articles to help website owners and developers
I am delighted to see that a mere few hours after posting my previous quick tip, that that particular blog post appears at #1 in Google. Proving my point…
Beware of SEO companies who claim that they can take you to the top of the organic google search. Instead, find a reputable one that understands YOUR requirements first.
Images can not only make your web page look more interesting and appealing, but they also serve a useful purpose for your search engine optimisation.
If you are going to display text and images on your website, then you should consider keeping the image, and the text that you want to place on the image, separate. This will improve SEO.
Where it finds duplicate content in multiple websites, Google tries to give more search prominence to the place where it first found it. Find out more here.
Our advice is to use dashes instead of underscores in your URLs. Google sees hyphens as separators, whereas URLs containing underscores will appear as one long word.
Since search engines have been able to understand the purpose of a web page just from its content, the use of meta keywords is no longer essential. Now might be a good time to try sharpening up your content!
People often confuse the terms SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) with SEM (Search Engine Marketing), also called Pay-per-Click (PPC). What’s the difference? Here’s a post that explains the two…