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Archive for June, 2009

Our Greatest Hits for May, 2009

June 4th, 2009 | | Greatest Hits

The page views have spoken! Below we have gathered SEO Boy’s four most visited, and hopefully most valuable, articles from May. Whether you’re a new or long-time subscriber you may have missed these insightful and helpful SEO management tips. Enjoy!

Do you know what the meta tags NOODP and NOOYDIR do? Do you know what your DMOZ listing or Yahoo Directory page title and meta description say? If you answered no to either question, you probably better read Amber’s post …

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How to Use Facebook to Grow Your Business

June 3rd, 2009 | | Social Media & SEO

My sister and I have tried to get my dad to “get on” Facebook.  Not realizing that our terminology is a little vague for those who are unfamiliar with the social networking site, he has replied “is it a bus or something?” on multiple occasions. We refresh his memory, tell him it’s a website where he creates a profile and can send us messages and see pictures, etc., and he promptly poo poos the idea-he doesn’t want to “expose himself …

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8 Most Popular and Useful Google Commands and Operators

June 2nd, 2009 | | Basic SEO Tips

In order to move forward, you need to know where you’ve been in the past and where you are in the present. Google commands helps you learn how your website is currently indexed, who is linking to your pages, which pages you are linking to and much, much more.

In this post, I’ll tell you the most popular and most useful Google search commands that will help you determine where you are in terms of your SEO efforts, then you …

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Which Search Engine Should You Optimize for?

June 2nd, 2009 | | Nuts & Bolts of Optimization

With the recent launch of Microsoft’s Bing Engine, it can make one really wonder if you should start considering optimizing for these other engines.

Should you?

Well, there’s a few things that you need to remember before you get hyped about a new search engine that is out there.

1. Google has a dominant market share

Any “Google killer” that comes out will have to take a long time to catch up.  It’s hard to dislodge a 70% market share and a …

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