How to Get the Ranking you Always Wanted!

Written by Matt Colyer

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You should place your top keywords in keyword tag, keep it to 5 to 15, make sure your most important keyword appears first though. The title tag is very important part ofrepparttar web page. Bothrepparttar 140979 search engines and visitors will see this, so be smart and creative with it. Try to have your most important keyword to appear first and keep it short, there isn't any need for 20 or 30 words to appear inrepparttar 140980 title tag.

Links - Look around your keyword sector in DMOZ or Yahoo!, you will find many web sites that are useful to your visitors and to your ranking. Try to exchange links with one web site a day. Almost every topic has an on-topic directory, go submit to them. Don't forget DMOZ, Yahoo! or other big name directories. When you receive requests for link exchanges, checkrepparttar 140981 site out before givingrepparttar 140982 OK. Check to see if they are using any spam techniques and make sure they are listed inrepparttar 140983 search engines. Also make sure it's a web site similar to your web site's topic.

One way backlinks arerepparttar 140984 best backlinks a web site can get because most reciprocal link exchanges are only for link popularity and search engines are aware of this growing problem. But they are hard to get, one way to get them is by buying them or an other is by writing articles and allowing others to use them on their own web site for content, along with a link back to your web site.

Insite Cross Links - Link to on topic content across your web site. If a web page is about games, then make sure it links to PS2 games and Xbox games web page. Web pages shouldn't be no more then 3 clicks away fromrepparttar 140985 home page. They should be close torepparttar 140986 root as possible.

Submission - Once you have insured you have done allrepparttar 140987 above, you can submit torepparttar 140988 search engines, such as Google, Yahoo!, MSN and Ask Jeeves. Really, if you get enough backlinks you won't need to submit to any of them and instead they will find you. There is some debate that submitting torepparttar 140989 search engines instead of letting them find you can hurt your ranking, so you may choose to sit back and let them find you. Also note, that by submitting will not speed it up any and in factrepparttar 140990 fastest way to get inrepparttar 140991 index, is by getting backlinks.

Matt Colyer began as a SEO Specialist in 1997. He founded Superior Webmaster in 2004 as a source of articles and tutorials for Web site owners looking to improve their Web site.

The SEO Rip-Off

Written by Joe Balestrino

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E) Contract, Contract, Contract. Get everything in writing. Look overrepparttar document carefully. Be sure it covers everything you have discussed, including methods of achieving your desired results. Haverepparttar 140584 copies signed by both parties. Ifrepparttar 140585 job is a large one you may want to consult a lawyer.

F) Clearly staterepparttar 140586 terms of payment. While most SEO firms will not do any work for free or agree to a results based pay scale, many competant SEO professionals will not shy away from a base plus performance incentive package. I am not a firm believer in prepaid contracts.. Most SEO professionals will abide byrepparttar 140587 50% up front, 50% upon completion standard. Make sure all financial terms are as clearly defined in your contract asrepparttar 140588 actual scope of work. This will protect all parties involved inrepparttar 140589 event that expectations are not met.

All in all, try to do your best to educate yourself on SEO. Have a basic understanding of SEO terminology and SEO methodology. Anyone offering SEO services should not have a problem explaining how they intend to get you results. If they fail gain your confidence or raise a red flag for any reason whatsoever, keep searching. You will eventually find someone who will help you reach your goals for a fair price. Happy hunting.

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