Over the first little while here I thought I’d post about some things we have on the site (and areas we’re thinking of). Today we’re going to have a quick look at the News Rack. The thought occurred while we were developing the site that it would be nice to… Continue Reading Feature break down – The News Rack
SEO Terminology Part 1 When you’re running with the big dogs, a simple slip of the tongue, or fingers, can be humiliating. In fact I am guilty of at least one of them myself. Curse you Microsoft auto correct! But you live and you learn and you try to help… Continue Reading 5 SEO Faux Pas That are Like burping at the Dinner Table
Have you ever been told by a stranger that you look like someone they know? Most times it can work in your favor and sometimes it doesn’t. “You look like my neighbors nephew, he was such a nice boy” or ” You look just like a guy my sister dated… Continue Reading Overcoming Skepticism; the SEO Secret Agent
We already know search engine optimization includes, in part, a keyword-finding treasure hunt. We know they should be in your title; call us old-fashioned, but tradition says they should be in your first and last paragraph as well, and we agree. We also know that in a perfect world you… Continue Reading We’ll Stop Screaming “Relevance” When You Start Listening
Hello and welcome to Search News Central. This is a brand spankin new site for the purveyance of all things good n’ geeky in the world of search. My name is Dave, and I will be your host in this little introduction. SNC is just making it’s first baby steps… Continue Reading Just what the world needs; another site about search engines
If you haven’t checked out ALL the amazing writers we have here on SNC, be sure to go visit the authors section and see some of their most popular posts.
We always have the latest buzz from the world of search here on SNC. But have no fear, we’re picky. We won’t publish every little blip on the radar, only the stuff you NEED to know.
Have you checked out our news rack? We have all the latest from the industry via RSS feeds for your reading pleasure.
A crash course in using filters Today we’re going to look at setting up an Analytics account using some common best practices, which will protect your data integrity as well as make it easy to sort through and view your information. Granted, this one probably isn’t for the advanced people,… Continue Reading Getting a grip on Google Analytics
I love SEO. I really do. I enjoy every nook, cranny, get-your-hands-dirty aspect of it. What I don’t enjoy, however, is how people use and abuse it to get to the top. Now, granted, some people have no real understanding of how SEO and, specifically, content writing work together. They can be excused from this particular class. Naivety and lack of knowledge is a legitimate reason for improper SEO.
The issue then becomes a matter for those who know better: aka, the optimizers, professional content writers, business owners that have actually learned SEO. You know whom you are, hiding in your dark little corners, Mr. Keyword Commenter. Give us a name, people – add your keyword and link as the signature for the comment, not as who you are. This is only one aspect of what you’ve done. You’re dirtying up the Web, which millions of others happen to enjoy, with useless noise. Stop it!