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10 Ways To Develop Solid SEO Knowledge If You Are a Noob

Search engines are a tricky thing, and every newcomer will have to start from a different level as compared to those who started out before. So what does it take to start as a newbie in SEO profession?Let’s take a look at 10 ways to develop solid SEO knowledge before entering the industry.#1 Learn to Respect Search EnginesThis is something that non SEOs would never understand. Search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo are usually mere tools for non SEOs that provide them access to information. So if you are new to this field, you might want to change your attitude towards search engines and learn why to praise them for what they are doing.#2 Read, Read and More ReadInbound marketing is where you must have an elemental base before you begin to see, observe and learn the tricks of the game. So read as much as you can about SEO and related fields like link building, content marketing, social media marketing, online reputation management, Google algorithmic updates, Panda and Penguin recovery case studies, etc. so you don’t get blown away when you start out as a fresher.#3 Develop Analytical Skills In SEO, observational, analytical and management skills play a huge...
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New Approaches are Needed for Optimizing Web Designs in 2014

SEO in 2014 looks almost nothing like it did even just a year ago. Thanks to Google updates like Panda, Penguin, and Hummingbird -- which influences more than 90% of global searches --  content creators need to get away from tactics that used to be successful, like keyword packing and link building, and provide content that is created with the end user in mind. This year, the Moz Industry Survey brought that point home. It states, “Across the board, content marketing is on the rise and fewer and fewer of you are actively link-building.” The study found that content marketing is now the second most common activity, after analytics. What does this mean for web designers? Essentially, the shift to content creation that has readers and topics, rather than keywords, at the core means that website developers need to follow suit if they want to earn and sustain high rankings. For the most part, that means designers will need to provide an easy-to-navigate, highly accessible site that allows visitors to find the information they need quickly.  As a result, there are a few things that should be kept in mind when trying to build an effective website. Cognitive Dissonance That term...
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What are the most effective On Page Ranking tactics for any Search Engine?

The internet marketing industry is getting more complex & complicated every day. We must make sure small, but critical things are being done, like making sure the right keywords and conditions are set depending on the targeted traffic we’re dealing with, If you’re a consulting company and you're dealing with different clients each day, so without your perfect check list its very difficult to handle all the SEO aspects. Here is my best onpage ranking factors check list. If the answers of all bellow questions are 90% or above ok! Then I am confident about On Page SEO 1. URLs The url is a main ambassador of any blog. This is the first landing place place of search spiders the questions about URL are. · Is the URL short and user-friendly? · Does the URL include relevant keywords? · Is the URL using subfolders instead of subdomains? · Does the URL avoid using excessive parameters? · Is the URL using hyphens to separate words? 2. Content Content is a mother of all SEO tricks and practices, find out all answers of all content related questions below · Does the page contain substantive content? · Is the content valuable to its audience?...
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Search Engine Opoly; Can You Play the Game of SEO?

Rules of ethic and effective SEO campaign, what SEO can do and what is not recommended. SEO – it’s a competitive mine field that, if you wish to survive and come out on top, you need to know a few golden rules. As with any other industry, keeping up to date with the latest technology, campaigns, techniques and know-how is vital for continuing success in the fast paced and frivolous game of SEO. So, to give you that competitive edge and feed your growing hunger for victory, here are the top tips to surviving the ultimate online game. Rules of Online Marketing All games have rules and SEO is no exception. Grab your notepad and pen because there is quite a few, and unlike a younger sibling who you can blackmail into being quiet – Google won’t be so kind. In fact, if you don’t play by their rules you’ll get well and truly disqualified and sent to the corner with a dunce hat. In other words they’ll sandbox you! ‘White hat techniques’ is the phrase to describe those SEO techniques which search engines approve of. In contrast ‘black hat techniques’ are those techniques that search engines do not like and...
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