SEO & Web Design Resources for every Website Designer & SEO Worker
Do it yourself SEO – Where do I begin?
February 15th, 2010 by John Britsios in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Comments Off

Even the term SEO seems more mysterious than easy to understand. Search Engine Optimization doesn’t sound much better and is certainly a little scary at first, but once you see how it works, you will realize just how easy it is to set your site up for SEO on your own. DIY SEO should first […]

Have you ever wondered why that really sleek looking website, that you thought had all the perfect information on it to rake in tons of traffic doesn’t rank anywhere near well on the search engine results pages? It may be the search engine optimization isn’t very optimized at all.

Google and Accessibility
February 15th, 2010 by John Britsios in Accessibility,SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Comments Off

When you begin the development of your site, be sure to keep accessibility in mind. Google has a favorite when it comes to accessibility: make it simple and direct and you will rank well.

It’s important to make sure that your text content is optimized for search engines, but the alt attribute is becoming ever more important to the ranking of your website as people use services like Google Image search more and more often.

Googlebot has, in the past, mistakenly moved valuable pages into the Google supplemental index or has passed PageRank to pages that do not need to rank  i.e login, register, subscribe, e.t.c. Therefore it is necessary to guide these bots if you want to avoid such problems. But how can you guide them? Bot Herding: The […]

SEO Analysis Tool Firefox Extension
February 16th, 2009 by John Britsios in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Comments Off

Have you been looking for an easier way to perform basic SEO analysis on your site? If you use the popular Firefox web browser, then this functionality is just a few clicks away.

Get the Google out of there!
February 12th, 2009 by John Britsios in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Comments Off

There are times when you just don’t want Google to crawl certain pages such as login pages, development pages that aren’t ready to be seen or used by web surfers, temporary areas, and other web content like that. But, how can you stop Googlebot from crawling those pages anyway?

What do people see when your site comes up in a page of search engine results? Most of the time, what they’ll see is the description meta tags you’ve created for the page in question.

Are you a webmaster or SEO copywriter who does not take the time to spell check his written content? If you are, you are doing yourself–and/or your clients–great harm. Let’s face it: there is absolutely no excuse to fail to spell check your content.

Search Engine Indexing of Secure Pages
December 5th, 2006 by John Britsios in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Comments Off

If your website includes secure pages such as login pages or pages generated by shopping cart software, you may experience problems with canonicalization of URLS if your secure pages (pages beginning with https instead of http) which are part of the same subdomain as the non-secure pages on your site.