Search Engine Optimization Firm Dominates Ontario Hospitality Marketing

Written by Mark Coles

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The other thing that First Page SEO does very well is paying attention to search engine trends and changes inrepparttar algorithms. “We are always testing ahead to have a better idea of what’s going on”, says Coles. “We also look atrepparttar 147090 logic of changes overrepparttar 147091 long term and whetherrepparttar 147092 situation demands changes on our part or perhaps just a passing fad - we don’t jump at every blip on our radar screen”, adds Coles.

Coles should know, he’s been atrepparttar 147093 top of marketing and IT for some ofrepparttar 147094 largest corporations in Canada including Ontario Hydro and Hydro One and is also a former resort owner.

Severn Lodge at is one of First Page SEO’s clients. “First Page SEO built and marketed our web site” says Rick Breckbill, an owner ofrepparttar 147095 exclusive Muskoka resort. “We’ve been in this business for several generations and now I’m amazed atrepparttar 147096 shift to bookings fromrepparttar 147097 internet. We weren’t getting everything we needed from our old web site but our new site is built for web placement and just rakes inrepparttar 147098 hits” adds Breckbill.

Mark Coles First Page SEO offers free internet marketing tips on the News section of its web site and can be contacted at or (705) 286-3656

Google Sitemaps Explained - How to Get Your Site Indexed With Google Sitemaps

Written by Titus Hoskins

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Now there is already a flood of these generators popping up! Different ways of generating your XML powered sitemap file. More are probably appearing as you read this. For your convenience, three ways to generate your XML Sitemaps file are listed below:

Difficult - Google's Python Generator

That's a relative term, if you know your server likerepparttar back of your hand and installing scripts doesn't scarerepparttar 147006 bejesus out of you, you're probably smiling atrepparttar 147007 word difficult. Google supplies a link to a generator which you can download and set up on your server. It will cough up your sitemap XML file and automatically feed it to Google. Google XML Generator

In order for this Generator to work, Python version 2.2 must be installed on your web server - many servers don't have this. If you know what you're doing, this will probably be a good choice.

You don't need a Google Account to use Sitemaps but it's encouraged because you can track your sitemap's progress and view diagnostic information. If you already have another Google Account gmail, Google Alerts, etc. just use that one to sign in and follow directions from there.

To submit your Sitemap using an HTTP request, issue your request torepparttar 147008 following URL:

Hard - A PHP Code Generator

This is a php generator that you can place on your server. This generator will spider your site, and produce your XML sitemap file. Download repparttar 147009 phpSitemapNG and upload it your server. Runrepparttar 147010 generator to get your XML sitemap file and send it to Google. PHP Generator

Again, this is only hard to do if you don't know your way around PHP files or scripts.

Easy - Free Online Generator

These Generators are popping up everywhere, and Google now keeps a list of these 'third party suppliers' of generators on their site. Find them here: Google's List of Third Party Generators

One ofrepparttar 147011 easiest to use is, and you can index up to 500 pages with this online Generator very quickly and it will give yourepparttar 147012 sitemap XML file Google needs to index your site. It will go into your site, spider it and index all your pages into an XML sitemap of your site. You can download this file, Compressed or Non- compressed and make minor changes such as settingrepparttar 147013 priority, changing frequency, etc.

Then upload this file to your site as sitemap.xml torepparttar 147014 root directory of your server i.e. where you have your homepage. Then notify Google Sitemaps of your XML file and you're in business.

Of course,repparttar 147015 only drawback, if you constantly add pages to your site you will need to also add these pages to your XML sitemap file. This won't be much of a problem unless you're daily adding pages to your site - then you will need something likerepparttar 147016 PHP or Python generator to do all this for you automatically.

Google is stillrepparttar 147017 major search engine onrepparttar 147018 web so getting your pages indexed and updated quickly isrepparttar 147019 major reason to use Google Sitemaps. If you want your site to remain competitive it's probably repparttar 147020 wisest route to take.

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To learn more about the different Services and Programs offered by Google click here: Google Adsense & Google Adwords Copyright © 2005 Titus Hoskins of This article may be freely distributed if this resource box stays attached.

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