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SEO is an acronym for "search engine optimization". It is the process of analyzing your potential design and problems for search engines indexing and positioning. In other words, making your web site and its content attractive, relevant and visible to search engines and web searchers.


There is nothing worse than having a beautiful web site with excellent written content, though you still lose traffic or you even keep potential visitors away, while your site cannot be found.


Before you begin optimizing your pages for Search Engines, consider that the following search engine optimization techniques are SPAM!


* automatically generated doorway pages

* cloaking and false redirects

* keyword stuffing

* hidden text or hidden links

* pages loaded with irrelevant words

* duplicated content on multiple pages

* misspelling of well-known web sites

* unrelated and centralized link farms

* other methods that try to trick search engines


If you use one of the above techniques, you might get short term results, but it's most likely that your site will be banned from search engines, and therefore you will put your business at severe risk.-


Good luck with Search Engine Optimization,


John S. Britsios

Web Architect & Trainer



SEO Code of Ethics

* Search Engine Optimization Code of Ethics http://www.bruceclay.com/web_ethics.htm


Search Engines Guidelines for Webmasters

* Google Webmaster Guidelines https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35769

* Yahoo! Search Site Guidelines https://help.yahoo.com/kb/search/SLN2245.html?impressions=true

* MSN Guidelines for Webmasters http://www.bing.com/?cc=my

* Ask Jeeves Guidelines for Webmasters http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

* Open Directory Editorial Guidelines http://www.dmoz.org/guidelines/include.html

* Zeal Guidelines Overview http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

* Overture's SiteMatch™ Content Guidelines http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/


Search Engines Information for Webmasters

* Google Information for Webmasters https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/182072


SEO Tutorials

* Basics of search engine optimisation http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

* Website Promotion Tutorials by instantPROMOTION http://www.instantposition.com/website-promotion/



* SEO Toolkit 21 part guide to getting a top-10 listing on Google and Yahoo http://www.rlrouse.com/SEO.html

* Ten Tips to the Top of the Search Engines http://www.highrankings.com/tentips


Free Online SEO Tools

* instantPROMOTION SEO Tools http://www.instantposition.com/free_tools.cfm

* SEO Scanner http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

* Keyword Density & Prominence http://www.ranks.nl/plans

* Meta Tag Analyzer http://www.submitexpress.com/analyzer/

* Search Engine Keyword Tracker & Keyword Ranking Tool https://tools.digitalpoint.com/tracker

* Web Site Analysis http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

* Free Robots.txt Generator http://www.mcanerin.com/EN/search-engine/robots-txt.asp

* Robots.txt syntax checker http://www.sxw.org.uk/computing/robots/check.html

* Robots.txt Validator http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

* Google Banned Tool http://www.123promotion.co.uk/tools/googlebanned.php


Free SEO Desktop Tools

* WebCEO https://www.webceo.com/

* Good Keywords https://goodkeywords.com/

* Free Monitor for Google http://www.cleverstat.com/en/google-monitor-query.htm


Web site submission

* Google https://www.google.com%2Fwebmasters%2Ftools%2Fsubmit-url&followup=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Fwebmasters%2Ftools%2Fsubmit-url

* Yahoo! https://login.yahoo.com/config/login?.src=som/free/request

* MSN http://www.bing.com/toolbox/submit-site-url


Search Engine Spammer Reporting

* Overture, AllTheWeb feedback@Overture.com

* AltaVista http://search.yahoo.com/?fr=altavista

* Google, AOL https://www.google.com%2Fwebmasters%2Ftools%2Fspamreport%3Fhl%3Den&followup=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Fwebmasters%2Ftools%2Fspamreport%3Fhl%3Den&h

* Ask Jeeves http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

* DMOZ / ODP http://www.dmoz.org/public/abuse

* Lycos https://cshelp.lycos.com/hc/en-us

* Inktomi, MSN reportspam@inktomi.com

* Teoma ask@teoma.com

* Yahoo reportsearchspam@yahoo-inc.com


SEO Discussion Forums

* Webnauts Net http://www.webnauts.net/

* Digitalpoint https://forums.digitalpoint.com/

* Google Community http://www.gforums.net/

* Search Engine Forums http://www.searchengineforums.com/rg-erdr.php?_rpo=t


SEO Joke

* A declaration of the abbreviation SPAM:






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Few things I would like to add on SEO:


There are few points one must have to take into account while designing a website for better search visibility. I arranged them in the order of importance:


1. Title of the main page More descriptive it is, better are the chances of your site to get indexed. Say you want to sell camera. Your page title should contain camera as a word.


2.Link popularity If you have 10 sites and a link back to the page yuu want to optimize, if there are clicks from original site back to your new site, it will be indexed faster. Since Windoswa comes preinstalled with a 'official spyware -alexa' alexa.com knows what yuor are browsing. (beware!)


3. Body text: ofcourse its important, what is in the cache of search engine determines, what to show to a person searching.


4. Domain name: If you have registered, .com/.org/.net chances are more to get indexed.

Redirects will have adverse effect.

I tried to put my own free hosted sites in google sitemap submission, it says you to put a blank html file, specific to your gmail account in the root of the site. Which is not possible in case of a redirected page. So forget a speedy submission.


5. keywords and their proximity: you can put as many as 1000 characters in keywords, separated by comma. there should not be repetitions and no bold/italics or special characters.


5. Metadata: in header of every page, post title for that page, and in metadata, the infoarmation about that page. It will guarantee for the bots to index your pages properly. I feel, if you dont tag your page metadata, sometimes search engines will index only first page. If I am wrong, someone please correct me.


6. folder names and description in robot.txt It is must to put a robot.txt at every directory in your site or the directories coming as your subdomains. A robot.txt reads generally as


First line as: user-agent: Mediapartners-Google*   or simply * (wildchar to allow all)Second line as: Disallow /cgi-bin (or the directories that you dont wish to get indexed).

There has to be links to your directory pages in any of the html pages in root, else, search bot will not go inside these directories, even if you haven't blolcked them in robot.txt.


Once you have finished, submit your url to yahoo, msn, Dmoz directory, google as a simple site submission.

For commercial purpose, yahoo has speedy submission process, they will charge you something around $200-300.


I however wont advice to use programs such as web-CEO to automatically submit your site to 7000 search engines at once, because there are high chance for you to get banned.


If anybody has done this automatic submission, please correct me.


Good luck to those who want to have a 'Search presence"

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For free website submission, this is by far the best place:


You can see there all the direct links to more then 50 important search engines to add your url (website adress).

And, you can submitt your site in their submission script to lots of search engines.

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So I have two blogs ranked on the first page of google. one of them even in the number one spot. Im just wondering why i still have no one following my blog or can u tell me how i can track who is viewing my blog. I hope im in the right forum for this. if not im sorry

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So I have two blogs ranked on the first page of google. one of them even in the number one spot. Im just wondering why i still have no one following my blog or can u tell me how i can track who is viewing my blog. I hope im in the right forum for this. if not im sorry

Hi Jade! You may use a tool called Google Analytics to track the visitors on your website. It provides rich and detailed information about the visitors coming to your website. Google Analytics tracks bounce rate, location where visitor is viewing your webpage from, how long they stay on your webpage, etc.

There are many other trackers like Alexa but I like to use Google Analytics the most.

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Google Analytics can trace your webblog and provides many useful information about you site. By those data, you can make a SEO plan and make your site better.Also, there is some freeware that allows you embody it in your website. It also can help you show some basic datas, such as PR subscribe readers,and etc..The resources provided can help you a lot!

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Excellent information. I have an experimental website using an experimental script that I found in the internet and all offer in this site: traffic exhange, free link exchange and banners are free for everybody. So the publicity of my site is made by a referral website because I didn?t know anything about SEO or all the techinques descripted here. So I thougth that the only way to up in Google was having more traffic. I know that this sounds like crazy but I believed this. But a little time ago I got a free seo manual in the internet and I applied some techniques descripted there and I couldn?t believe it...My positions in Google to my keyword up from 200 to 3 and now is 2 so I think that this incredible to all of you but it?s true and all this in only three days.Well, I recommend to all you apply the techniques descripted here because they are almost the same. And don?t forget that if anybody visit your site your site doesn?t exist.Regards.

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