Written on 01 August, 2010 by Jonathan Crossfield
Psst, wanna swap a link? Ever get one of these spam emails? (Names and details removed to protect the spammy) Dear Webmaster, My name is _________, and I run the web site ________________.com: I recently found your site and am very interested in exchanging links. I’ve gone ahead and posted a link to your site,... Read more
Written on 13 August, 2008 by Jonathan Crossfield
8 common DIY SEO mistakes When you first start out playing the game of SEO and getting your site listed on all the major search engines, you’ll be thrilled to see your name in lights at all…but who really looks to the forty-fifth page of search results? Now that you’re listed and are getting some... Read more
Written on 11 August, 2008 by Jonathan Crossfield
So I wrote a blog on page titles and couldn’t think of a good title… I must say, one thing that I have noticed recently in my SEO travels, is the lack of attention people seem to be placing on the page titles of their websites. I have found some really bad titles over the last few weeks, people adding too much content, not enough... Read more
Written on 11 June, 2008 by Jonathan Crossfield
The wrong kind of SEO – black hat strategies to avoid Google takes into account more than 200 factors when ranking a web page. Some of the most popular being the use of a keyword in the title tag, keyword use in the body text and the age of the site. There are two categories that SEO can be split into.... Read more
Written on 01 February, 2006 by Jonathan Crossfield
Why you should get listed on DMOZ DMOZ, also known as the Open Directory Project, describes itself as ‘the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.’ DMOZ is used by Google for ALL of the contents of the Web Directory portion of their... Read more
Written on 01 January, 2006 by WebCentral
3 easy steps to boost your Google traffic Driving a large amount of traffic to your website is best achieved by gaining top positions on the Google search engine. While Google’s algorithm is very complex, the essence of what they are trying to achieve is quite simple - reward popular sites with good content. Website popularity is measured... Read more