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5 Great Advantages of Hiring an SEO Service Provider

The major objective of hiring an individual SEO expert or a well-known SEO company is to improve the position of a website in the search engine results. Whether you own a small, medium or large sized online business, search engine optimization can help your business grow considerably. There has been a significant growth in the SEO industry in the recent years. We have put together five major benefits that an online business can enjoy by hiring an SEO service provider.Boost your trafficThe key to making more money with an online business is to get massive traffic to your website. As SEO professionals can help websites come up in the SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages), it becomes much easier for the website owners to drive organic traffic to their websites. A professional SEO service provider understands the importance and nature of the search engine algorithms, and can optimize your website accordingly. An optimized website ranks higher in search engine results, which means that the search engines will send more traffic to your website.Improve your online presenceIn this internet age, it is important for any online business to improve its online presence and stay ahead of the competitors. It is of utmost importance...
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How You Can Build Online Authority Using Google+?

Six Ways How You Can Build Online Authority Using Google+ Google, as you are most likely aware, is the hugest online search engine. However, did you know that establishing authority with a Google+ author profile can give you a competitive advantage for driving more traffic and leads to your website? We take a look at six different ways to build online authority with this bustling social site. Let your profile sell you The foremost thing to do is to sell your profile to your target audience. According to Google's 'Scheme of Author Rank', the prominence of your Google+ profile is affected by four things notably (i) The number of followers you have (ii) The rate at which your content is shared (iii) The number of adds you get (iv) Your activity. So how do you play by these four rules? Invest in a good author's bio For starters, you need to create a solid bio that summarizes who you are and the kind of stuff you share. Ensure to include keywords into the bio especially in the Introduction, Education and employment sections. Build a solid network The easiest way to build a healthy network is by starting off with people who...
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How to Get A Flood of Traffic to Your Blog

No doubt, blogging has become part of our daily life. The majority of people creates blogs for publishing certain ideas and thoughts. The best, blogging has become an effective way to earn online. All you need is an attractive blog with a flow of traffic. The question now, how to drive organic traffic to your blog, just read on. There are numerous techniques and approaches to drive traffic to a specific blog, here are some suggestions: The first approach is adding your blog domain to several search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, MSN, and so on. The second approach is adding your blog to a variety of directories. One of the most important directories is DMOZ. It deserves your trial, do not miss it. Add the blog to numerous RSS Directories. It is a tedious task, but the good news; there is some automated software to do the RSS submissions. Let's give some examples of successful blogs which enjoy a flood of targeted traffic; Instapundit, Daily Kos, Boing Boing, and much more. The root reason for their success is the ongoing posting. They some 100-150 word posts daily. Assure that your blog is indexed by Yahoo through submitting the RSS...
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SEO Tips For Building Relevance With Bing

No one can afford to forget search engines such as Bing. The Bing-Yahoo! alliance is reported to have secured approximately 30% of search engine queries worldwide. In the United States, these search engines field nearly half of the queries made. Bing SEO does differ from Google in some significant ways. You will want to try and strike a comfortable balance to regularly appeal to search engines besides Google. Building Click Through Rate Bing takes into account how their users interact with the links provided in the SERPs. Their system wants to see if the user is clicking on the links related to their search query and how long it takes for them to return to the website. If the visitor comes back immediately, it is safe to assume that they did not find the information they were looking for. You can use this information to your advantage. Accuracy in keyword choice and description is going to play a large role in generating link clicks. Providing accurate, quality information that will fill the needs of users visiting your website will help your Bing ranking. Provide A Great User Experience Search engines, and Bing in particular, have started to move away from just...
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HTML 5 Video Tag SEO Benefits

The markup language HTML allows web developers to structure and present their web content. HTML has a crucial importance in giving search engines the context they need to have an idea about what’s included in a web page.  HTML5 is the fifth revision of the HTML standard and is still under development. HTML5 adds some new features, elements and attributes for the purposes of improving HTML with the latest multimedia technology and making it easily understandable for web developers, computers and browsers. Learn more about HTML5 features here.  One of the impressive new features of HTML5 is the video tag. There are lots of debates about the video tag since many people don’t have a full understanding of how it works and what type of benefits it can provide. The reality is that the video tag offers many solutions and provides important SEO benefits.  First of all, the video tag allows you to add your videos directly to your pages without requiring any plug-in based solution, like Flash. Thanks to the video tag, you also don’t need any plug in to view videos on most mobile devices and computers.  One of the crucial SEO benefits of HTML5 is being able to...
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SEO Tips for Wordpress

It’s widely known that WordPress is one of the best content management systems when it comes to search engine optimization. In fact, many have joked that Google and Wordpress are very much in love. Matt Cutts, a software engineer at Google, has praised WordPress for being easily crawlable and for solving up to 90% of the mechanics of SEO. If you are already sold on the benefits of WordPress for SEO and use WordPress for your website or blog, you’ll be interested to know that you can tweak Wordpress to further enhance your SERP results.  Permalink Settings  Most SEO specialists agree that permalinks should contain keywords. This helps your rank better in SERPs. In Wordpress, the default permalink structure contains the postid but the postid is not a SEO-friendly URL structure. Therefore, it’s good practice to change your permalink structure to reflect the post name. URL’s that contain the post name, or even better the category name and post name, are great for SEO. In Wordpress, you’ll find the permalink settings under Settings – Permalinks. Choose custom structure and include the value /%category%/%postname%/.  WWW or non-WWW  Search engines treat www and non-www versions of a page as two distinct pages. To...
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How To Get And Keep Clients When Running An SEO Company

As search engine optimization is becoming more and more popular nowadays, the number of people who would like to get in that business is growing as well. So if you are one of those people and you would like to start your own SEO company, there are some things you need to know. There are two really important aspects when finding clients. Let's say you have already set up a meeting with people who would like to learn more about your service and eventually use them. How do you reel them in? The Sales Pitch The first step of this process is of course the sales pitch. What makes your services valuable? What makes them special? Why the client needs them? In order to convince a client that SEO is worth the investment you should use various strategies. A typical one is taking the main keywords that describe the client's business best and prepare an interactive chart that shows how much traffic exactly the client will receive after reaching the first place of the search engine page results. All this traffic is related to the client's type of business which increase the chance of attracting new customers. You should have around...
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