Blog: SEO, SEM, Online Marketing and Web Technologies
- Types of Facebook Users (Fun Post)
- Monday, July 16, 2012
There are some kinds of people on the Facebook that can easily piss you off. If you use facebook, chances are you've encountered a few of these before. Everyone is free to use Facebook the way they like to, but some people really don’t get Facebook at all.
- Website Analysis: Gain Authority, Popularity & Trust
- Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Search engine performs analysis of a page to determine what parts of content are most important. Analysis Keyword Weight, Internal Linking, Indexed Pages, Backlinks, Geo Location, Heatmap, Valid HTML.
- How to setup Custom Error Pages: The .htaccess file and PHP
- Tuesday, January 24, 2012
How to Set Up A Custom Error Page. A Custom Error Page allows you to have your own custom error page(s) instead of using the default error page(s) or having no page.
- SEO Overview: What? Why? And How?
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
SEO is an on-going process of optimizing the website with current search engine algorithm, best practices and guidelines. Maintaining Site Architecture, optimizing the tags, fixing site errors, getting backlinks, removing duplicates and encouraging social sharing.
- How to Verify Authorship (rel=“author”) in Google SERP
- Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Authors are given a very prominent treatment on search results. To identify the author of an article, Google checks for a connection between the content page (such as an article), an author page, and a Google Profile.
- Website URL Structure Strategy
- Monday, June 20, 2011
Get better ranking in search engines by following the URL structure best practices recommended for any website. Which includes Descriptive URLs, Keywords in URL, Avoid Keyword Stuffing, Directory Structure, Length of the URL and many more...
- How to avoid duplicate content issue caused by mobile website
- Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Google is seeing your mobile website as duplicate content of your main website, and it is affecting your search ranking. Although Google is smart enough to figure out your mobile content is not duplicate to your main content.
- URL Rewriting SEO Friendly: Convert Dynamic URLs into Static URLs
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Static URLs are always known to be better compared with dynamic URLs in SEO, because of many reasons. Static URLs are always more users friendly to your website visitors, static URLs normally rank much better in search engines and search engines are known to index the content of static URLs a lot faster compared to dynamic URLs.
- What should we do with the website expired pages?
- Wednesday, April 6, 2011
In the recent Google Webmasters YouTube Channel, I have asked Matt Cutts about 'What should be done with the website expired pages?' Though I'm still waiting for the official statement from Matt Cutts in the Webmaster Videos, I have discussed this topic with my fellow SEO colleagues and came up the following options.
- Leverage your .htaccess file efficiently
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The .htaccess file is a configuration file which is used on Apache based web servers to control many features of the server. The .htaccess file gives webmasters a lot of control over their website. The file contains the configuration statements (web server configurations) to customize the Apache Web server software for the website.
- Google Image Search: Observation
- Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Google is more likely to index bigger images compared with smaller once. May be when Google see's multiple images on a page, it decides not to index images with small resolutions.
- Mobile SEO Best Practices
- Tuesday, January 25, 2011
The best thing to improve mobile SEO is to ensure that the mobile crawlers and user agents determine that content of the website will render well and load quickly on any mobile phone.
- All about SEO Meta Tags
- Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Meta tags offer the website owner the ability to control some degree on how their web pages are described by some search engines. They also offer the ability to prevent pages from being indexed at all.
- Page Speed Best Practices
- Monday, November 29, 2010
Page Speed is an open-source project started at Google to help developers optimize their web pages by applying web performance best practices. Web developers that would like to evaluate the performance of their web page to improve them should download the extension.
- Social Media Share Button
- Thursday, September 16, 2010
Social Media Buttons helps you to share your content with the social Web. These buttons allows your visitors to share your content quickly and easily if they feel the content is worth sharing. It can also help you to generate significant amount of traffic to your site, without spending any extra penny.
- Update: Twitter Apps and You
- Thursday, September 02, 2010
Over the coming weeks, Twitter will be making two important updates that will impact how you interact with Twitter applications. Twitter is updating this to all Twitter users to make sure you are aware of these changes.
- Yahoo! and Bing Search Alliance
- Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Bing will begin to power the English language organic search results on Yahoo! Search in the U.S. and Canada. As Yahoo! continues to work closely with Microsoft to implement the Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance, Yahoo! have started testing organic (also referred to as algorithmic) and paid search listings from Microsoft for up to 25 percent of Yahoo! Search traffic in the U.S. and Canada.
- HTML 5 Overview - Introduction to HTML 5
- Monday, August 16, 2010
HTML 5 is the next evolution of the Web and includes many more tags and elements for rich media content. In practice, HTML5 is starting to become a reality. Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3, Safari 3.1, as well as niche browsers like Opera and Chrome, have already implemented partial support but it will be a year or 2 before HTML5 is supported universally.
- Custom Error Page 404 - Best Practices
- Thursday, June 17, 2010
A 404 Error or Page Not Found Error is a standard HTTP Response Code that appears on your Internet browser when the page you requested cannot be found. A Custom Error Page is a placeholder for web pages that fail to load when a human visitor and/or a search engine spider tries to view a webpage.
- Geo Location Targeting in Google SERPs
- Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Google search engines give a lot of weight to geo-location, even when the user does not select a country specific search. So it will influence all users on which Google site they use (Google.co.in, Google.co.uk). Your website will be performing better in Google.co.in or Google.co.uk than it will in the other Google site.
- Social Media Mistake- Thursday, May 13, 2010
Social Media Mistake: What mistake most people do while doing "Social Media". They only twitting about their Blogs (: Now get a T-Shirt printed of this...
- List of HTTP Response Status Codes
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
List of HTTP Response Status Codes, 1xx Info / Informational, 2xx Success / OK, 3xx Redirect, 4xx Client Error, 5xx Server Error.
- How to position DIV at the center of web page- Wednesday, April 07, 2010
- Google Search: Rich Snippets for Events
- Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Rich Snippets help people make more informed clicks and find what they need even faster. Events markup is based off of the 'hCalendar microformat'.
- How to Suck at Social Networking
- Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Question: So what should I publish in my status line or tweet about and what I should not? Answer: Well my answer is "keep your personal life personal" and try not to making your personal life public. Below are few points you should not do at all.
- Send PPC traffic to landing page and not homepage
- Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Directing your potential visitors to specific landing page(s) with the answers they are looking for is the key. Many business owners like to send their PPC traffic to their website homepage and not to the specific landing page.
- XML Sitemap Best Practices
- Wednesday, January 06, 2010
XML Sitemap helps search engines crawlers to crawl the website and keep their results up to date. These XML sitemaps can be submitted to Google, Bing and Yahoo! search engines.
- What is Canonical URL Tag?
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Canonicalization is the process of picking the best URL when there are several choices, and it usually refers to home pages. Canonical URL tag is part of the HTML header on any webpage, inside <head> section.
- Utilize your 'robots.txt' file efficiently
- Friday, July 31, 2009
Never underestimate the value of 'robots.txt' file, if you want your website to be ranked top in the search engines results. Always keep this in mind that the 'robots.txt' file is meant to prevent search engine spiders from searching certain pages.
- Keys for a successful Website
- Monday, June 08, 2009
You may have a spectacular website, but there are a few essential requirements that your website needs to be successful. It is not very difficult to create a website, but to stands out in crowed, you need to include these important elements.
- Why paid search numbers often don't match
- Wednesday, May 06, 2009
By taking care of simple mistakes and carefully implementing the PPC campaigns, we can avoid a lot of data loss and errors, but still some things are out of reach and can't be avoided.
- How Accurate is your Web Analytics Data?
- Monday, April 20, 2009
To be able to judge your website performance, your web analytics should be accurate. You will be able to achieve this if common errors in collecting the data can be avoided.
- Optimize Your Landing Pages
- Tuesday, March 31, 2009
A Landing Page is the first thing any user interacts with before interacting with you/company and it may or may not lead to a sale.
- Guidelines while building a Corporate Website
- Monday, May 26, 2008
When it comes to design or creating a website there are lot of things to take care of before you start, specially when it comes for Corporate websites.
- Guidelines for eMail Newsletters
- Wednesday, December 19, 2007
To be sure that the eMail Newsletter is reaching to the end users properly without any formatting issue(s) and getting displayed properly to the end users, follow the below guidelines.
- DO's and DON'Ts - Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Wednesday, June 06, 2007
We use SEO to get more traffic to the Website free of cost and also to gain popularity and business on Internet. But forget that SEO takes a lot of time and efforts to get top rankings on search engines.
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Gyan – Fundas
- Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the best and hot ongoing process now in market. Now it's the time to hit the market through web also, or you are era back.