8 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Website

Written by Scott J. Patterson

Traffic from search engines is widely consideredrepparttar best (and cheapest) way to generate traffic to your site. The increasing popularity of search engines has led torepparttar 127836 development of a whole industry that revolves around ways to “optimize” websites.

The end result is that many people now think that only “professionals” can help their website rank high within search engines. But,repparttar 127837 truth is that anyone can structure their site so they rank high for many keywords.

Below, I have listed 8 simple steps that you can take to optimize your web pages. By following these, you will improve your chances of increasing your rankings:

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Instead of doing this, you should have your title, description and web copy withinrepparttar 127848 first 100 words of your site. An easy way to do this is to have your menu onrepparttar 127849 right instead ofrepparttar 127850 standard left-hand side.

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MSN Beta Search Phenomenon

Written by mark white

I don't fully understandrepparttar algorithm's involved withrepparttar 127835 new

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After releasing my new site torepparttar 127836 World Wide Web I am already

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I let my newest site ( www.buy-dvds-online.com ) out of its box

Less than 2 weeks ago and I have already attained a position of

3 out of 1,589,310 forrepparttar 127839 keyword search "buy dvd's online".

How is this happening?

Well I have looked at all sorts of forums relating to MSN Beta

and it seems that it genuinely searches forrepparttar 127840 most keyword

relevant site it can find.

The name ofrepparttar 127841 site in relation torepparttar 127842 keyword or words searched

for has proved as important as ever, when I searched forrepparttar 127843

keywords "free traffic tips" on msn I got www.freetraffictip.com as

number 1 result.

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