Archive for the "Search Engine Optimization" Category

How to Accurately Count the Number of Google AdWords Ads

This is a typical Google search results page with 3 Google AdWords ads at the top and another 8 ads on the right. Every Google search results page has a maximum of 11 ads.

On a typical Google search page, there is no option to select the country. What… Read more…

How to Use 301 Redirects to Redirect a Domain

A 301 redirect is a status code your web server recognises as a web page or link that has permanently moved to another location. To find out what Matt Cutts of Google thinks of 301 redirects, please check out the following web pages:

Google’s Matt Cutts Talks

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Google De-Index Follow Up 2

I have conceded in the struggle to get my internet marketing blog, VincentRich.com, back into the Google index. I have checked my content and outgoing links to see if they have violated Google’s rules.

The problem is Google did not give me any specific example of how I violated their… Read more…

Google De-Index Follow Up

This is a follow up to my web site’s disappearance on Google.com. I submitted a reconsideration request to Google and I received a very vague reply.

The reply I got from Google was simply:

We received a request from a site owner to reconsider how we index… Read more…

Google Completely De-Indexed My Site For No Reason

I recently discovered that Google de-indexed my blog for no good reason. I have read their webmaster guidelines and I still do not think I have broken any of their rules.

I have submitted a request to Google to reconsider my web site via Google Webmaster Tools.… Read more…

Keyword Effectiveness Index (KEI) with Google Keyword Data

I am implementing the Keyword Effectiveness Index (KEI) into the Maverick Keyword Researcher. However, the original formula does not work with Google keyword statistics unless I make some tweaks to it.

First up, let’s take a look at the official… Read more…

Keyword Research Pro Review

The Keyword Research Pro keyword research software is one of my favourites but I have to tell you there are some major bugs in this software and the customer support is terrible.

The problem with a lot of keyword software is they grab data from Google.com “illegally”, which means they… Read more…

Market Samurai Review

The Market Samurai keyword software has been hyped up a lot since it was closely promoted on the 30 Day Challenge site. It currently retails for $147 but you may get it at $97 or $127 some time after your trial. I did not purchase Market Samurai because I tried… Read more…

Keywords Analyzer Review

I am writing this short review of this old keyword research software as a series of keyword software reviews. Most of these keyword research software are crappy because they do not provide you with accurate statistics from Google or they do not give you all the data you want.

You… Read more…

Micro Niche Finder Review

Micro Niche Finder has been around since last year. It seems to be relatively popular but I do not find it very user-friendly and useful for me. The videos on the Micro Niche Finder web site are really great. They are so good that they give you… Read more…

Straight From Google’s Mouth: Google’s Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide

Google recently released a PDF guide on what they consider to be good search engine optimization for their search engine. Trust Google over the “SEO gurus”….

Some of the information includes:

improving title and description meta tags
URL structure
site navigation
content creation
anchor text

This PDF… Read more…

Why You Need to Use Meta Descriptions

Last October, I wrote a post at my internet marketing blog about the importance of meta descriptions.

My previous post was inspired by Google webmaster blog’s post on meta descriptions. Today, I no longer use the Another WordPress Meta plugin because… Read more…

Ditch AWStats, Use Google Analytics

I have recently turned off all the statistic programs on my web server because I no longer need them any more. I added Google Analytics to my web sites to replace AWStats because the tracking by Google is just so much better. Furthermore, I don’t need to… Read more…

The Best Search Arbitrage Traffic Sources

SearchAnyway.com’s blog is a really good place to find out more about PPC arbitrage. Too many people think of only Google AdSense arbitrage when Google is clearly making it hard for this to work on their search engine. Some people are making a good living from SearchAnyway and it could… Read more…

The Long Tail Review

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More” has been out since 2006 and there is even a new revised version that was released some time this year. I should have read it earlier but I didn’t think I needed it 2 years… Read more…

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