Can Invisible Text in CSSs Slip Under Search Engine Radar?

Written by Lawrence Deon

Iím literally inundated with questions onrepparttar subject of invisible text & hosting so in I thought Iíd debunk some myths and give yourepparttar 128233 facts straight up.

What is invisible text? Invisible text isrepparttar 128234 body text thatísrepparttar 128235 same or similar color torepparttar 128236 background. You know,repparttar 128237 stuff you can very easily see on a page if you press Ctrl-A or highlight everything onrepparttar 128238 page with your left mouse button.

Will invisible text hurt your search engine rankings? Undoubtedly! If you attempt to userepparttar 128239 same color text asrepparttar 128240 background color of your web pagesrepparttar 128241 search engines will penalize you.

Why? The use of invisible text is commonly considered black hat seo byrepparttar 128242 search engines and a blatant spam tactic. If your visitors canít see or readrepparttar 128243 text then what good is it anyway? Itís deceptive period.

Trust Google when they say in their Quality Guidelines & Specific recommendations to avoid hidden text or hidden links.

Now hereís why this topic is so interestingÖ and I know youíre saying, why should I worry or care about invisible text if Iíve never used any on my web site? Wellrepparttar 128244 answer is simple.

You may be hosting invisible text on your website right now & not even know it. In fact you were never intended to know it... That's why it's invisible!

WHAT? Yeah... you may be getting duped!

So just what exactly am I talking about? Iím talking about your hosting company (usuallyrepparttar 128245 free ones) leeching your Google PageRank & building link popularity for their clients off your web pages & bandwidth. If you donít think they do itÖ guess again. Itís a lucrative business.

Now with that said Iím not going to name or badmouth any specific hosting service. What I am going to do is tell you how to determine if youíre an unsuspecting victim.

Hereís an invaluable tool to help you detect search engine spam penalties!

Secondly, double-check your cached pages to see whatrepparttar 128246 search engine robots actually see when they index your page. Look for additional links & advertising inrepparttar 128247 source code that isnít in your original source code.

If you find additional advertising or links that arenít on your current pagesÖ your host MAY be killing your search engine rankings. The simple solution to this problem is to immediately transfer your domain to a trusted service provider.

Now let's talk aboutrepparttar 128248 invisible text you can't see at all on a page. Yes, you could still be hosting invisible text. Even if you press Ctrl-A or highlight everything onrepparttar 128249 page with your left mouse button & nothing shows up!

Five Time Tested & Proven Ways To Promote Your Web Site

Written by Lawrence Deon

Five Time Tested & Proven Ways To Promote Your Web Site

One ofrepparttar biggest hurdles online marketers face is web site promotion. There are literally countless ways to promote online; some are good while others are a complete waste of time.

What works? Well there are several good strategies to get your message out to your niche. Each strategy will produce different results for various niches.

Contests or Sweepstakes

Holding a contest or sweepstakes is a proven way to promote your web site. You can announce your site to hundreds of web sites that list free contests and sweepstakes.

Press Releases

One ofrepparttar 128232 most powerful promotion strategies is sending out press releases about your contest or sweepstakes. Ask entrants to your contest or sweepstakes if they would accept offers from your business inrepparttar 128233 future by e-mail.

Chat Rooms or Forums

Use online chat rooms to promote your web site. Findrepparttar 128234 right chat room where your targeted audience or niche would gather. Announce to everyone inrepparttar 128235 chat room something interesting or free that's offered on your web site to attract visitors.

Always be aware of chat room rules before engagingrepparttar 128236 visitors in a sales pitch that could be considered spam.

Cross promotional enterprising

Cross promote or joint venture your web site with other sites.

I try to find other web sites that haverepparttar 128237 same target audience, but are not in direct competition with my business. Itís a sure fire method of increasing my exposure to qualified prospects. Cross promotional enterprising with other businesses will increases your online exposure, sales, and helps beat your competition torepparttar 128238 top ofrepparttar 128239 search engine results pages.

It doesnít matter what your promoting youíll find businesses to cross promote and joint venture with all overrepparttar 128240 Internet.

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