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Archive for October, 2010

Get Noticed-Optimize Your Press Releases

October 18th, 2010 | | Basic SEO Tips, Blogging for SEO, Crawlability, Link Building, SEO Boy

This is the theme of basically all SEO strategies, and I realize how frustratingly generic this title may sound. But, this blog has to do with good strategies and tools to properly optimize your press releases and news updates so that you can get noticed. Also, it will help you to avoid wasting your time, and probably up your exposure and ranking on SERPs.

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SEO News Roundup for October 15, 2010

October 15th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

Organization is not my strong point and when I do keyword generation for SEO clients I end up with a list hundreds of words long and no idea of how to sort them.  That’s why I was excited when I came across an article by Ann Smarty on SEO Journal about using mind mapping to organize keywords. Mind mapping is essentially creating an outline of the structure of some word or concept. Smarty offers a quick overview at free …

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SEO Enhancement: Techniques for Link Building

October 14th, 2010 | | Advanced SEO Tips, Basic SEO Tips, Link Building

This month, SEO Boy has featured a series on SEO Enhancement. Bethany started October with her post on how to improve your keyword research. Rob then wrote a post on tips to improve SEO copywriting, and today, I am going to tackle link building.

There is a lot of information out there on link building and one of the more common ways to build links is to simply ask for them. This is basically like cold calling someone, …

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4 Valid Reasons Companies Don’t Embrace Social Media

October 12th, 2010 | | Social Media & SEO

The Dow rises and falls based on statements from companies. Don’t expect openness from a corporation just because customers expect it.

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SEO Enhancement Series: Copy Writing

October 11th, 2010 | | SEO Copy Writing

Last week, Bethany kicked off this new series with her post on improving your keyword research. This week, I’ll be pickup up where she left off by giving you some advice on writing SEO minded copy for your website. The content you have on your website is the most important aspect of SEO. Going beyond SEO, writing good copy is the single most important aspect of your website, period. The first goal of any piece of content on your …

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SEO News Roundup for October 8, 2010

October 8th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

There’s no way around it, if you own a business you need to have a Facebook profile. The social network is changing Internet search and you will miss out on opportunities if you get left behind. Stone Reuning of Search Engine Guide has written a post about how you can get more out of a business Facebook profile. Besides consistently creating new content, you can now customize your page using a subset of HTML called FBML. Reuning does a …

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Our Greatest Hits for September 2010

October 7th, 2010 | | Greatest Hits

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

Our small, two-part series on multimedia SEO caused the most buzz during the month of September. Specifically, our guide on optimizing your website images generated the most traffic. Image optimization is one of the low hanging fruits in the SEO world, …

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I want to know, how deep is your (link) love?

October 7th, 2010 | | Link Building

The biggest problem most SEO enthusiasts run into is the battle of time. In a perfect world, we would analyze website connections until we have a breathing copy of Google and Bing. Now there are a blessed few agencies who are able to study the Google Patent and test the algorithm to the point where they get close, but eventually other priorities take demand on your time.

In the end, the question is:

How deep should you analyze the backlinks to your …

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Who is responsible for the SEO in your company?

October 5th, 2010 | | Uncategorized

Who keeps track of it? Anyone? Who will? Who should?

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