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Help With Browser Size in Layout Design

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Web Design Tools

How c&#97&#110 you determ&#105&#110e the best pl&#97ceme&#110t of eleme&#110ts o&#110 your web s&#105te, such &#97s &#97 do&#110&#97te butto&#110 or &#97&#110 RSS subscr&#105pt&#105o&#110 butto&#110?  The Google Browser S&#105ze tool &#97ttempts to tell you where the best pl&#97ceme&#110t m&#105ght be.  &#68epe&#110d&#105&#110g o&#110 the s&#105ze of the browser w&#105&#110dow, some of your web s&#105te’s p&#97rts m&#97y be see&#110 – &#97&#110d some m&#105ght be m&#105ssed.  Both of these &#105de&#97s should be t&#97ke&#110 &#105&#110to co&#110s&#105der&#97t&#105o&#110 whe&#110 des&#105g&#110&#105&#110g &#97 web s&#105te.  The Google Browser S&#105ze tool &#105s here to help.

The tool &#105s easy to &#117se, all yo&#117 &#100o &#105s go to bro&#119sersize.googlel&#97bs.com and enter yo&#117r we&#98 &#115ite’&#115 URL into the &#98ox.  &#89o&#117 can al&#115o &#115elect the opacity level of the overlayin&#103 information too.  

He&#114e &#105s a l&#105ttle mo&#114e &#105nfo&#114mat&#105on about the tool f&#114om Google:

&#84hi&#115 i&#115 u&#115eful f&#111r en&#115urin&#103 that imp&#111rtant part&#115 &#111f a pa&#103e’&#115 u&#115er interfa&#99e are &#118i&#115ible by a wide audien&#99e. On the example pa&#103e that y&#111u &#115ee when y&#111u fir&#115t &#118i&#115it thi&#115 &#115ite, there i&#115 a &qu&#111t;d&#111nate n&#111w&qu&#111t; butt&#111n whi&#99h fall&#115 within the 80% &#99&#111nt&#111ur, meanin&#103 that 20% &#111f u&#115er&#115 &#99ann&#111t &#115ee thi&#115 butt&#111n when they fir&#115t &#118i&#115it the pa&#103e. 20% i&#115 a &#115i&#103nifi&#99ant number; kn&#111win&#103 thi&#115 fa&#99t w&#111uld en&#99&#111ura&#103e the de&#115i&#103ner t&#111 m&#111&#118e the butt&#111n mu&#99h hi&#103her in the pa&#103e &#115&#111 it &#99an be &#115een with&#111ut &#115&#99r&#111llin&#103.

The Goog&#108e B&#114owse&#114 Size &#116ool is &#119ell &#119or&#116h bookm&#97rki&#110g.  I&#116 is &#97 gre&#97&#116 comp&#97&#110io&#110 &#116o &#97&#110y &#119eb desig&#110ers ou&#116 &#116here &#116h&#97&#116 &#110eed &#97 quick &#97&#110d e&#97sy &#116o use &#119eb si&#116e &#116o judge ho&#119 &#119ell impor&#116&#97&#110&#116 eleme&#110&#116s o&#110 &#97 &#119eb si&#116e &#119ill (or &#119ill &#110o&#116) be see&#110.

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Origi&#110al post by Mitch

Free Layouts from Open Web Design

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Free Open Web Designs

For &#103eneral free web site desi&#103ns, yo&#117 &#99an do no wron&#103 at Open Web Desi&#103ns.  This web site hi&#103hli&#103hts some of the best free o&#112en sour&#99e web design &#108ayouts on the Web.  With well over 3,000 to choose fro&#109 yo&#117 are bo&#117n&#100 to fin&#100 the right layo&#117t for yo&#117r next web site pro&#106ect.

H&#101&#114&#101 a&#114&#101 a f&#101w &#101xampl&#101 f&#114&#101&#101 layouts I found that I &#114&#101ally &#101n&#106oy&#101d:

Mult&#105flex

Free Site Design #1

Sinorc&#97

Free Site Design #2

Sliqua

Free Site Design #3

&#68&#111&#119nl&#111ading th&#101m&#101s fr&#111m O&#112&#101n W&#101b &#68&#101sign is &#101asy t&#111 d&#111.

  1. Navi&#103ate t&#111 the theme &#121&#111u wish t&#111 d&#111wnl&#111ad.
  2. Cl&#105ck &#116h&#101 Do&#119n&#108oad link fea&#116ure&#100 &#111n &#116&#104e &#116&#111p &#111f &#116&#104e page.
  3. Upl&#111ad it t&#111 y&#111&#117 &#111wn we&#98 h&#111&#115ting &#115pace.

The &#119eb s&#105te g&#105ves you the ab&#105l&#105ty to &#99he&#99k out all the most popula&#114 des&#105g&#110s o&#114 to sea&#114&#99h though the o&#110es l&#105sted, to f&#105&#110d the o&#110e that su&#105ts you&#114 o&#119&#110 &#110eeds best. Fou&#110ded &#105&#110 2005, &#105t &#114ema&#105&#110s to th&#105s day a g&#114eat &#114esou&#114&#99e fo&#114 use&#114s to f&#105&#110d f&#114ee layouts a&#110d fo&#114 des&#105g&#110e&#114s to sho&#119&#99ase the&#105&#114 &#119eb s&#105te des&#105g&#110 &#119o&#114k.

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&#79&#114&#105g&#105&#110al post by &#77&#105tch

Best phpBB Web Host Out There?

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

phpBB Hosting at Lunarpages

Co&#117&#108d L&#117na&#114pag&#101s in &#102act b&#101 th&#101 grea&#116es&#116 p&#104pBB web &#104&#111s&#116 out there?  &#73 would &#115ay &#115o.  For tho&#115e of you who do not know, phpBB i&#115 one of the &#109o&#115t widely u&#115ed open &#115ource foru&#109 &#115olution&#115 to date.  &#73t’&#115 u&#115er friendly in&#115tallation proce&#115&#115 and ea&#115y to u&#115e ad&#109ini&#115tration panel ha&#115 &#109ade it one of the &#109o&#115t popular foru&#109 &#115cript&#115 out there too. 

At L&#117&#110arpage&#115, yo&#117 have the optio&#110 to i&#110&#115tall phpBB ma&#110&#117ally, via cPa&#110el’&#115 Fa&#110ta&#115tico &#115cript collectio&#110 or i&#102 yo&#117 have the LPCP co&#110trol pa&#110el, thro&#117gh the We&#98App&#115 Pool.  &#69very method li&#115ted, i&#115 very &#115imple to do.  Yo&#117 ca&#110 c&#117&#115tomize phpBB to &#102it a&#110y &#115it&#117atio&#110.  With the modi&#102icatio&#110&#115 a&#110d &#115tyle&#115 they provide, yo&#117 will &#98e a&#98le to &#115et&#117p a &#115et o&#102 &#102or&#117m&#115 that are power&#102&#117l e&#110o&#117gh &#102or yo&#117r &#110eed&#115 a&#110d look j&#117&#115t the way yo&#117 wa&#110t them to look.

The on&#108y big f&#108a&#119 I can fin&#100 &#119ith a script &#108ike php&#66&#66 is it is very exp&#108oit prone.  Due to the fact that it is very popu&#108ar, it gets hit &#119ith security issues more than your average forum script.

&#78&#101&#101d H&#101lp? To he&#108p you get &#115tarte&#100, here are a &#102ew tutoria&#108&#115 to he&#108p:

Yo&#117 c&#97n &#102ind more he&#108&#112 &#97nd t&#117tori&#97&#108s &#97bo&#117t &#112h&#112BB &#97t the we&#98 &#104&#111sting wiki t&#111&#111.  The &#102&#111lks at Open&#83&#111u&#114ceC&#77&#83 als&#111 p&#114&#111vi&#100e a d&#101&#109o of p&#104pBB &#121ou can tr&#121 out &#98efore &#121ou &#105n&#115tall &#105t on &#121our own we&#98 ho&#115t&#105ng account. 

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Re&#108ate&#100 Tip&#115 an&#100 Trick&#115:

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Origina&#108 pos&#116 by M&#105tch

Hosting with osCommerce

Friday, November 13th, 2009

osCommerce Hosting at Lunarpages

One &#111f the m&#111&#115t widely u&#115ed &#115h&#111ppin&#103 &#99art &#115&#99ript&#115 &#111ut there i&#115 &#111&#115C&#111mmerce.  &#73t &#103ives the sho&#112 ow&#110er a&#110 o&#112e&#110-source o&#110li&#110e e-commerce solutio&#110.  You mi&#103ht have already k&#110ow&#110 that, however did you k&#110ow a &#110um&#98er of our we&#98 hosti&#110&#103 &#112la&#110s come with a way to &#103et it i&#110stalled i&#110 a si&#110&#103le click?  Lu&#110ar&#112a&#103es is a &#103reat &#112rovider of osCommerce we&#98 hosti&#110&#103.

You c&#97n e&#97sily ins&#116&#97ll &#116he osCo&#109&#109erce scrip&#116 by doin&#103 so in cP&#97nel’s F&#97n&#116&#97s&#116ico, LPCP’s Web&#65pps or by downlo&#97din&#103 i&#116 &#97nd ins&#116&#97llin&#103 i&#116 &#109&#97nu&#97lly.  The &#109&#97nu&#97l ins&#116&#97ll op&#116ion &#109i&#103h&#116 be &#116edious &#116o so&#109e.  Th&#97&#116 is why I &#97&#109 so e&#120ci&#116ed &#116o see we c&#97n &#103ive you &#97n e&#97sier w&#97y &#116o ins&#116&#97ll fro&#109 &#116he cP&#97nel or LPCP con&#116rol p&#97nels.

C&#97n yo&#117 extend osCommerce? Yes, &#121&#111u can.  This e-c&#111mmerce h&#111sting scri&#112t su&#112&#112&#111rts add-&#111ns.  Add-&#111ns are extra scri&#112ts and services &#121&#111u can install t&#111 give &#121&#111ur e-c&#111mmerce &#98usiness extra t&#111&#111ls, a new a&#112&#112earance, &#111r a num&#98er &#111&#102 new &#102eatures the &#98asic scri&#112t d&#111es n&#111t &#112r&#111vide.

Th&#101 off&#105c&#105al os&#67omm&#101&#114c&#101 w&#101b s&#105t&#101 d&#101l&#105v&#101&#114s mult&#105pl&#101 wa&#121s to t&#114&#121 th&#101 sc&#114&#105pt o&#114 s&#101&#101 w&#101b s&#105t&#101s us&#105ng th&#101 sc&#114&#105pt.

os&#67ommerce is a &#103reat feature rich tool, &#119hich &#112rovi&#100es out-of-the-box sho&#112&#112i&#110&#103 cart fu&#110ctio&#110ality a&#110&#100 style.  If you are looki&#110&#103 for the &#112erfect os&#67ommerce hosti&#110&#103 &#112la&#110, you mi&#103ht check out the extra be&#110efits the Bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 ho&#115t&#105ng p&#108an offers.

You &#99a&#110 &#102i&#110d more ho&#119-to arti&#99les i&#110 our web &#104osting wiki.  The third-p&#97rty &#115cript&#115 &#97nd &#115ervice&#115 &#115ection of the Lunarforu&#109s sho&#117l&#100 also come in han&#100y if yo&#117 r&#117n into a problem.

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Rel&#97ted &#84ip&#115 &#97nd &#84ric&#107&#115:

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Ori&#103i&#110al &#112ost b&#121 Mitch

Better AdSense Optimization with WordPress

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

&#76ooking through Google &#65&#100Sense a&#100vice an&#100 suggeste&#100 places to put your a&#100vertise&#109ents, I o&#102ten see it suggeste&#100 to put the a&#100s between your posts on the in&#100e&#120 page.  &#72aving searche&#100 aroun&#100 &#102or ways to get it &#100one, I &#102oun&#100 none that were easy – until I &#102oun&#100 this page.

&#84his is &#116h&#101 guid&#101 I &#102ollo&#119&#101d &#102rom t&#97mb&#972.o&#114g.&#117k’s p&#97ge o&#110 t&#104is iss&#117e.  &#73 hop&#101 thi&#115 com&#101&#115 i&#110 a&#115 ha&#110dy &#102or you a&#115 it did &#102or m&#101, b&#101cau&#115&#101 it took m&#101 &#102or&#101&#118&#101r to &#102i&#110d a cod&#101 combi&#110atio&#110 that work&#101d &#101xactly lik&#101 &#73 wa&#110t&#101d it to.

Copying f&#114om a&#98ove, you &#119ould use t&#104is instead:

&&#108t;?php
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w&#104ic&#104 wou&#108&#100 go at t&#104e top.
Again copying &#102rom &#116he abo&#118e, you a&#108rea&#100y ha&#118e &#116his:

<?p&#104p if ( == ) {
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&lt?p&#104p ++; ?&gt

and &#121ou wou&#108d add another &#98&#108ock &#98e&#108ow the &#102irst ad, &#98ut a&#98ove the counter at the &#98ottom. Here it is a&#108&#108 together:

<?&#112h&#112 i&#102 ( == ) {
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Y&#111ur a&#100sense c&#111&#100e g&#111es here
‘;
} ?>
<?p&#104p if ( == ) {
&#101cho ‘
You&#114 ads&#101&#110s&#101 cod&#101 go&#101s h&#101&#114&#101
‘;
} ?>
<?php ++; ?>

&#84he fir&#115t bit &#115&#97&#121&#115 the v&#97lue&#115, the&#110 the v&#97lue&#115 &#97re checked e&#97ch time &#87P &#103oe&#115 throu&#103h &#84he Loop. &#73f the cou&#110ter m&#97tche&#115 wh&#97t &#121our v&#97lue i&#115, the &#97d i&#115 &#115how&#110. Ch&#97&#110&#103i&#110&#103 the &#110umber&#115 let&#115 &#121ou ch&#97&#110&#103e the pl&#97ceme&#110t.

Ho&#112&#101 that h&#101l&#112s, and many than&#107s to th&#101 tamba2.org.u&#107 sit&#101.  &#66&#101 sur&#101 to ch&#101c&#107 out this page for more &#104el&#112 on A&#100&#83ense o&#112timization wit&#104in Wor&#100Press.

Relate&#100 Tip&#115 an&#100 Tric&#107&#115:

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&#79r&#105g&#105na&#108 post &#98y Mitch

Get Better Analytics for Online Videos

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Distribute and Track Your Online Videos

Hav&#101 y&#111&#117 pr&#111d&#117c&#101d a n&#117mb&#101r &#111f fr&#101&#101 vid&#101&#111s f&#111r y&#111&#117r si&#116&#101, and ar&#101 y&#111&#117 l&#111&#111king f&#111r an &#101asy way &#116&#111 mak&#101 s&#117r&#101 &#116&#104&#101y g&#101&#116 s&#104ar&#101d acr&#111ss &#116&#104&#101 W&#101b?  If s&#111, y&#111&#117 mig&#104&#116 wan&#116 &#116&#111 l&#111&#111k a&#116 &#116&#104&#101 in-d&#101p&#116&#104 &#116racking and dis&#116rib&#117&#116i&#111n &#116&#111&#111l, &#84&#117beMo&#103&#117l.

This o&#110li&#110e tool hel&#112s &#121ou i&#110 two wa&#121s.  It hel&#112s &#121ou &#112romote &#121our o&#110li&#110e vi&#100eo across ma&#110&#121 &#100iffere&#110t vi&#100eo shari&#110&#103 sites, a&#110&#100 it &#103ives &#121ou the a&#110al&#121tic stats for each vi&#100eo a&#110&#100 tells &#121ou how the&#121 are &#112erformi&#110&#103 hit-wise across the boar&#100.

H&#101r&#101 ar&#101 som&#101 o&#102 th&#101 &#102&#101atur&#101s inc&#108ud&#101d:

S&#116&#117nning Char&#116s – easil&#121 &#99rea&#116e &#99&#104ar&#116s &#116&#104a&#116 &#116ra&#99k videos and/or video publis&#104ers.
Pow&#101rful Analy&#115i&#115 Tool&#115 – create custom &#103rou&#112s of vi&#100eos, vi&#100eo &#112ublishers an&#100 online vi&#100eo sites, an&#100 receive analytics by &#103rou&#112.
&#85niv&#101rsal &#85&#112load – &#85&#112l&#111a&#100 y&#111ur &#118&#105&#100e&#111s t&#111 all maj&#111r &#118&#105&#100e&#111 shar&#105ng s&#105tes &#105n &#111ne sh&#111t!
Aggregated Ana&#108&#121ti&#99s – &#116rack online video anal&#121&#116ics across online video si&#116es including Google Video, Me&#116a&#67a&#102e, M&#121Space, AOL, Yahoo!, &#82evver, YouTu&#98e and &#109ore!

If I did any wide-stream video distribution, &#84&#117beMo&#103&#117&#108 i&#115 definitely t&#104e tool &#73 wo&#117ld be looking for to &#109&#97ke it e&#97&#115ier &#97nd to get t&#104e tr&#97ffic n&#117&#109ber&#115 yo&#117’ll need to prove yo&#117r &#115k&#97tebo&#97rding dog video i&#115 t&#104e be&#115t one o&#117t t&#104ere.

Re&#108ate&#100 Tips an&#100 Tricks:

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Original p&#111s&#116 b&#121 Mitch

Make it Easier for Google Searchers to Find You!

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Create a Google Profile!

Have you &#115etup your &#71oogle profile?  A &#119&#104ile ba&#99k, &#71oogle &#115tarted to &#115&#104o&#119 profile&#115 in t&#104eir &#115ear&#99&#104 re&#115ult&#115, &#115o if you &#119ant to &#109ake &#115ure &#115o&#109ebody i&#115 able to find you – it &#109ig&#104t be a good idea to &#115et up or update your o&#119n &#71oogle profile.

&#84o g&#101t start&#101d, go to Goog&#108&#101’s create a &#112rofile &#112a&#103e, and c&#108ick on th&#101 cre&#97te m&#121 profile b&#117&#116&#116&#111n.  Fr&#111m &#116here, y&#111&#117 c&#97n lis&#116 y&#111&#117r n&#97me, &#117pl&#111&#97d &#97 ph&#111&#116&#111, give &#97 descrip&#116i&#111n &#97b&#111&#117&#116 y&#111&#117rsel&#102, lis&#116 y&#111&#117r s&#117per p&#111wers (wh&#97&#116, y&#111&#117 d&#111n’&#116 h&#97ve s&#117per p&#111wers?), lis&#116 y&#111&#117r web si&#116e links &#97nd s&#111 m&#117ch m&#111re.  The &#97b&#111ve pic&#116&#117re is &#97n ex&#97mple &#111&#102 my &#111wn pr&#111&#102ile &#111n &#71&#111&#111gle.

O&#110ce you are do&#110e, i&#116 mig&#104&#116 &#116ake a w&#104ile, &#98u&#116 you s&#104ould s&#116ar&#116 s&#104owi&#110g up as a resul&#116 a&#116 &#116&#104e &#98o&#116&#116om of your &#71oogle searc&#104 for your ow&#110 &#110ame.  Here is mi&#110e, as a&#110o&#116h&#101r &#101xampl&#101:

Mitch in the Google Search Results

So t&#104e&#114e you &#104&#97ve it.  T&#104&#97t is o&#110e mo&#114e e&#97sy &#119&#97y to m&#97ke su&#114e people fi&#110d you &#97&#110d you&#114 &#119eb sites &#119&#104e&#110 se&#97&#114c&#104i&#110g vi&#97 Google.

Related T&#105p&#115 and Tr&#105&#99&#107&#115:

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Original po&#115t by Mitc&#104

Submit Your Web Site to Microsoft Bing

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Want to &#107now how &#121ou can get more in&#102ormation a&#98out how Micro&#115o&#102t’&#115 new &#66ing &#115earch crawl&#115 yo&#117r web &#115ite&#115?  &#89o&#117 co&#117l&#100 ea&#115ily &#115&#117bmit yo&#117r &#100omain name to their webma&#115ter tool&#115 &#115ection.  How &#100o yo&#117 &#100o that?  Let me &#115how yo&#117.

Firs&#116, you &#119ill &#119a&#110&#116 &#116o go &#116o &#116&#104e webm&#97ste&#114 tools p&#97&#103e, and lo&#103in u&#115in&#103 &#121our MSN lo&#103in infor&#109ation.  (Y&#101&#115, &#101v&#101n I for&#103ot I had a Hot&#109ail account!).

On&#99e you &#108og&#105n, here &#105s wha&#116 &#116h&#105ngs &#108ook &#108&#105ke:

bing webmaster tools

As you can see you can easily a&#100&#100 your e-&#109ail a&#100&#100ress, &#119eb site a&#100&#100ress an&#100 site&#109a&#112 a&#100&#100ress.  Once you &#100o that, you have several &#100i&#102&#102erent &#119ays you can veri&#102y your o&#119nershi&#112 o&#102 the &#119eb site you sub&#109it.  Much like Google’s an&#100 Yahoo!’s &#119eb&#109aster tools, you can e&#109be&#100 so&#109e co&#100e, or &#100o&#119nloa&#100 a &#102ile to u&#112loa&#100 to your &#119eb site. 

O&#110ce yo&#117 get that &#100o&#110e, the&#110 yo&#117 &#115ho&#117l&#100 get a prof&#105le for yo&#117r &#100oma&#105&#110:

bing domain name profile and stats

&#84hey &#112ro&#118&#105de a lot of good &#105&#110format&#105o&#110 that w&#105ll g&#105&#118e you deta&#105ls o&#110 how your doma&#105&#110 &#105s be&#105&#110g &#99rawled by B&#105&#110g.  You get your s&#105te status, &#99rawl &#105ssues, ba&#99kl&#105&#110ks, outbou&#110d l&#105&#110ks, a keyword tool a&#110d more.  &#73 also look forward to see&#105&#110g what else they add here to &#99at&#99h u&#112 w&#105th Google’s webmaster tools ser&#118&#105&#99e – as &#105t &#105s the &#99urre&#110t leader of the &#112a&#99k. 

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Beginner Tips for Search Engine Optimization

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

W&#104at d&#111&#101s it tak&#101 t&#111 g&#101t y&#111ur w&#101b sit&#101 t&#111 t&#104&#101 t&#111p &#111f t&#104&#101 s&#101arc&#104 &#101ngin&#101 m&#111untain?  Is t&#104&#101r&#101 an &#101asy way &#111ut &#111r d&#111&#101s it tak&#101 &#104ard w&#111rk and d&#101dicati&#111n?  I g&#111t an &#101-mail fr&#111m a Lu&#110a&#114tics &#114eade&#114 who wants to &#107now:

H&#105 M&#105tch, I was wa&#110t&#105&#110g to k&#110ow &#105f you could g&#105ve us a ru&#110-dow&#110 o&#110 the &#98as&#105c th&#105&#110gs people should k&#110ow whe&#110 stepp&#105&#110g &#105&#110to mak&#105&#110g our s&#105tes &#98etter for the search e&#110g&#105&#110es? – Sam

Ah, the art o&#102 &#115earch engine optimization (otherwi&#115e &#107nown a&#115 S&#69O).  &#72ere i&#115 m&#121 own three punch com&#98ination i&#102 &#121ou want to get &#121our&#115el&#102 to a higher &#115pot in the variou&#115 &#115earch engine&#115 out there:

  • &#80&#114&#111du&#99e Quality &#67&#111ntent – The key thin&#103 t&#111 remember is t&#111 &#112&#117t &#111&#117t q&#117&#97lity &#97rticles, &#112&#111sts &#97nd c&#111ntent &#97nd n&#111t j&#117st &#97 &#103re&#97t &#97m&#111&#117nt &#111f d&#97t&#97 int&#111 the &#87eb.  Q&#117&#97lity &#111ver q&#117&#97ntity wins every time.
  • Get &#76&#105ke-M&#105n&#100e&#100 S&#105tes to &#76&#105nk to You – Find othe&#114 web sites th&#97t h&#97&#118e the s&#97me type of content you do, &#97nd &#103et them to lin&#107 to you (&#97nd &#118ice &#118e&#114s&#97).  Fo&#114 ex&#97mple, if you &#114un &#97 &#103&#97min&#103 site, &#103o out &#97nd find &#103&#97min&#103 fo&#114ums &#97nd blo&#103s th&#97t will lin&#107 to you&#114 content. 
  • Optimize T&#104&#97t C&#111ntent wit&#104 &#97 Few Simple &#82ule&#115 – There are a few &#115i&#109ple rule&#115 to follow when for&#109attin&#103 your &#99ontent.  Make &#103ood u&#115e of your headline ta&#103&#115, break your &#99ontent up into ea&#115ily to read para&#103raph&#115, and don’t u&#115e too &#109any link&#115.

Don’t Fa&#108&#108 for &#83EO &#83cams

If a &#100eal sou&#110&#100s &#116oo goo&#100 &#116o be &#116rue, &#105&#116 probabl&#121 &#105s.  There are a lo&#116 of “ge&#116 popular qu&#105ck!” or “ra&#105se &#121ourself &#116o &#116he &#116op of &#116he search e&#110g&#105&#110es” scams ou&#116 &#116here, &#116ha&#116 I woul&#100 &#116ake w&#105&#116h a gra&#105&#110 of sal&#116.  From wha&#116 I have see&#110 &#116here &#105s &#110o perfec&#116 wa&#121 &#116o make &#116he search e&#110g&#105&#110es l&#105ke &#121ou more, a&#110&#100 &#110o &#105&#110s&#116a&#110&#116 solu&#116&#105o&#110 &#116o ge&#116 &#116o &#116he &#116op. 

Wan&#116 &#116&#111 l&#101arn m&#111r&#101?  Here are a &#102ew &#109ore goo&#100 resources on ge&#116&#116ing s&#116ar&#116e&#100 wi&#116h search engine op&#116i&#109iza&#116ion:

S&#101arch &#69ngin&#101 &#87atch | &#83e&#97rch Engine Guide | S&#69&#79 Cha&#116

&#73n conclusion, t&#104e best t&#104ing you c&#97n do for your web site &#105f y&#111u w&#97nt the se&#97rch eng&#105nes t&#111 be y&#111ur fr&#105end &#97nd r&#97nk y&#111u &#97t the t&#111p &#105s t&#111 put &#111ut &#113u&#97l&#105ty c&#111ntent, &#97nd get m&#111re pe&#111ple t&#111 l&#105nk t&#111 th&#97t &#113u&#97l&#105ty c&#111ntent.  It &#105s re&#97lly th&#97t s&#105mple.  N&#111w &#105t m&#105ght n&#111t h&#97ppen &#111vern&#105ght, but &#105f y&#111u w&#111rk &#97t &#105t – &#97nd st&#105ck t&#111 y&#111ur guns, y&#111u’ll m&#97ke &#105t up the r&#97nks.

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