DIY SEO prt 2 Tags n' things

Written by mark white


Part 2 Tips 4 tags

Meta tags arerepparttar descriptive tags used by website designers to explain torepparttar 141032 search engines exactly what your website is all about. They look like this,

Put title of your page here, include important keywords

These tags should be placed insiderepparttar 141033 and of your page. You don’t really need to worry to much about what each one means, just be sure to include lots of keyword rich phrases inrepparttar 141034 “ description” tag and allrepparttar 141035 carefully chosen keywords inrepparttar 141036 “keywords” tag. The rest is self-explanatory. Although not all search engines bother with these tags it is important that you include them forrepparttar 141037 engines that do use them.

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The title tag isrepparttar 141038 important one, it’s your shop window if you like. Targetrepparttar 141039 right keywords or phrase as I showed you in part one, (you can still view it here and be sure to include it in your title tag for maximum effect. If every page has a different description inrepparttar 141040 title tag atrepparttar 141041 top ofrepparttar 141042 page you can expandrepparttar 141043 number of searches you can compete for

More tips with tags

Another title tag isrepparttar 141044 tag you can use after a url such as this

result" target="_blank">The title tag

here isrepparttar 141046 result

If you hover overrepparttar 141047 resulting link you will see “here isrepparttar 141048 result”, if this phrase were in your keywords list then this would also count withrepparttar 141049 search engines. Makerepparttar 141050 page loads up in a new window by usingrepparttar 141051 “target=”_blank” command, that way your visitor stays with you.

How to Get the Ranking you Always Wanted!

Written by Matt Colyer

Is your web site well ranked (Inrepparttar top ten search results) inrepparttar 140979 results? If not, you need to read this and getrepparttar 140980 ranking you always dreamed of getting with your web site! I will show you how to get your web site a top ten ranking inrepparttar 140981 search engines with these few easy-to-do steps.

Site Design - The web site's structure will decide howrepparttar 140982 spiders read your web site andrepparttar 140983 speed of them indexingrepparttar 140984 web pages. There should be more text content then HTML content. You should avoid programs such as FrontPage or Dreamweaver. Such programs will add coding that isn't necessary and also they may add coding errors. The pages should validate and be usable in all of todays leading browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape, etc.). Also look at your web site in a text browser, this will give you good idea of whatrepparttar 140985 spiders see and if it can work with a text browser, it can work with just about any other browser.

Stay away from using Java, Flash, Java script, scripting such as that can traprepparttar 140986 spiders, which will result in them not to index your content. Go external with scripting languages if you need them that bad, use something such as CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Your web site should respond almost instantly to requests. If you get into 3 to 4 seconds delay until it loads, you need to cut down onrepparttar 140987 images and overall web page size. Keeprepparttar 140988 web page under 20k if at all possible, but keep it at least at 5k. Don't use frames, neitherrepparttar 140989 visitors norrepparttar 140990 search engines like it and shouldn't be used for any reason.

Content - Web pages should have 200 to 1500 words. Put your target keywords in bold, underline, heading and italics text. Spiders reads web pages top to bottom and they also know thatrepparttar 140991 main keyword should appear inrepparttar 140992 first few sentences. Which means your targeted keywords should appear high onrepparttar 140993 page, withinrepparttar 140994 first few words, also they should be inrepparttar 140995 middle and towardsrepparttar 140996 end ofrepparttar 140997 articles. The keyword density should be between 5 and 15%, but don't lose sleep over it, just make sure you get a density of 5%.

Meta and Title Tags - Meta tags are thought by many SEO experts to have little impact, If any at all, but it's still recommended, just in case it's still a factor. The description tag is still sometimes used inrepparttar 140998 search engines as description ofrepparttar 140999 web site, so try to be creative and describe your web page's content and not just forrepparttar 141000 search engines, but forrepparttar 141001 visitors as well. Also remember not to userepparttar 141002 same description tag for each web page, some search engines may thinkrepparttar 141003 page is too much likerepparttar 141004 other pages and end up banning you.

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