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Images And SEO An Important Part Of SEO

Who ever would have thought that images were an important factor of SEO? I know I didn’t. Heck at the beginning I never even worried about putting images in a post. Especially because it was so time consuming to find the right images. When I did learn that images and SEO did work together in helping you get a higher ranking I started to pay more attention to images and SEO. The trouble though has always been finding the right images to put into my post, I didn’t want to be like all those other sites that put just any unrelated image into the post just for the sake of having an image. That was when I came across Zemanta. It gave me a selection of images to choose for my post. Not always perfect but better than nothing. The problem was they weren’t unique. Everybody was using the same…

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Quality Header Update

I’ve always believed that a quality header for a blog or website is very important. This is because it is the very first thing a person sees when visiting a site. I know how much time I’ve wasted in search of the perfect one and I’ve never really been able to find one. That was when I started designing my own quality headers. It wasn’t until I bought the Logo Creator that I thought about putting a quality header pack together. One that I could sell to all those people who I know are looking for a quality header for their site. I first wrote about designing a quality header package in a post I called Make Money Online Selling Headers. I followed that up several posts later with a header update post, which brings us to this post. I can tell you that I’ve finally finished the package. It contains…

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Google Tip Check For Broken Links

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There are heaps of Google tips floating around the web a very importan Google tip would have to be that Google hates broken links. A broken link is an url on your blog that doesn’t go anywhere. It used to, when you first wrote the post, unless you mistyped something, but for some reason it now goes to a  404 Not Found. Imagine if you were lost whilst driving around and stopped to ask for directions only to find that the moron sent you on a wild goose chase costing you valuable time. You have to admit, that can be quite frustrating. Image created with the help of the Logo Creator. Google Tip Google Hates Broken Links That’s SEO Sam and he’s here to remind you to check all your links on your post, not only

Best WordPress SEO Plugin Is…

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Throughout my  blogging career I’ve used several SEO plugins, from the All in One SEO Plugin to the Platinum SEO but I’ve given them all away for the WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin. The reason for changing to this plugin is because it does so much more than all the others I have used. Whereas they were great for optimising the general aspects of the blog they were somewhat lacking when it came to optimising actual posts and pages. This is where Yoast’s plugin comes into it’s own. While you can use Market Samurai to work out the best keywords to use, WordPress SEO by Yoast makes sure that you utilize your keywords to your best advantage. It will make sure you used it enough times. That you’ve used it in your image tags. That your title, url and heading contain them. All in all it will make sure that every time you…

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A Plugin That Increases Click Through Rates

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There is a very good reason why many bloggers are not making sales and that is because they have a low click through rate. After all, it stands to reason, unless people click on your affiliate links you’re just not going to make any sales. Like most bloggers I would write a post with what I hope are strategically placed affiliate links using what I hope are the right keywords to encourage people to click on them. Unfortunately that’s where it ends. I don’t worry about split testing the anchor text links inside the blog content because it’s all too hard. This is a real shame because  even though I know certain anchor text keywords can lead to a substantial click through rate over other anchor text phrases I don’t have the time or inclination to work out what ones work the best. This is where WP Linkizer comes to the…

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Google Updates And The Disavow Tool

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I’ve been getting all these emails lately from people wanting to remove links to their sites from comments left on my blogs. I had a bit of a chat from the author of one of those emails and apparently he’s been paying someone to leave comments on blogs for the purpose of getting backlinks. Unfortunately those comments weren’t of the best quality and now because of Google’s latest “Penguin Update” he and a lot of other web-masters are scared shitless because Google is now penalizing them for too many poor quality and “SEO Optimised” links. You see, this is why I do all my own work when it comes to commenting on other blogs. That way I get to choose the blogs and I make sure that only leave good comments and I don’t over do any SEO optimised key words. Those of you who are my regulars know how…

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Buying Market Samurai At A Really Good Price

I bought Market Samurai nearly two years ago and the one thing that tipped the scales causing me to buy it was that I got it at a really good price. As you can see from this post I got it at a 35% saving paying only $97 instead of $147. Since then I’ve done several posts on it including Market Samurai, Is It As Good As They Say and Learning How To Use Market Samurai. I never bothered with keyword research until purchasing my very own copy of Market Samurai and imagine my surprise when I found out I could install it on my MacBook Air. That was a real boon because these days I do all my blogging on my MAC. Something else that I learned once I got my own copy of the software was that being an owner I was now able to promote it as an…

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