Blogging and Pinging- Powerful Backdoor Into Major Search Engines For FreeWritten by Ted Kushner
Most of you know what a blog is. But have you ever had to ping a web site? Did you know that two together, blog and ping have become talk of seo forums lately on how powerful these two techniques together can be at getting any web site no matter how small or large, indexed almost immediately by major search engines and for free.
If you're a webmaster then you know how frustrating it can be to be able to get your site listed and indexed in major search engines in a reasonable amount of time. You spend countless hours creating your site, adding content, checking keyword density, etc... You then take time to hand submit your site to all major search engines like Yahoo, Google, AOL, MSN and then wait... and wait for spiders to come index your web pages.
If you're lucky they may come by this week, this month, or even this year. After spending all your time and money in development of your site last thing you want to do is wait forever for it to show you fruits of your labor. You want to get it listed as fast as possible. Now there are some ways you can get spiders to visit your site sooner. Like posting to similar high ranking forums, buying high PR rated links, or submitting articles on your subject and linking back to your site.
Webxites and Search Engine MarketingWritten by Ratliff J
If you don't have a well designed business Web site then you are missing out on a large segment of potential customers. Much like your business cards and other promotional material, your Web site has a significant impact on how you and your business are perceived. When a Web site is easy to use, well-designed and has well written compelling content it has a positive effect on visitor impressions, and your credibility as a business.
Often small businesses look into getting a website only to realize "Uh oh! This is not as easy as it looks". With hosting, design, domain names, web marketing, and many other complicated technologies, designing an effective Web site can be a daunting task. On top of that, it's also difficult to confirm whether money you are spending is worthwhile. Even, if you hire a web designer to build a website how do you know that work done is what you paid for?
The answer is