Five Ways To Win The Favor Of Search Engines

Written by Sean Felker

Youíve got a cool new website with allrepparttar works: cool Flash presentations, eye-catching colors, informative text, easy-to-use layout, and an interesting topic. You think your site is amazing, and you know that others will agree with you. If only they know it exists.

How do you make your website known? How do you make yours stand out among millions of others? You can spend lots of money on advertisement, but that will not work if you donít haverepparttar 150224 money to spare on advertising. So what do you do? Make search engines work for you, thatís what!

Google, Yahoo, MSN, Lycos, Altavista - you want to be atrepparttar 150225 top of their results list. The higher your site is in a search results page,repparttar 150226 better chances that it will be visited. The science behind making your site a popular search result is called Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Donít worry, though - even if SEO is referred to as a science, it is not all that complicated. You just need to take note of a few things, and before you know it, your site will have more visitors than you could ever dream of.

Here are five tips to ensure that your site would be a favorite of search engines all aroundrepparttar 150227 cyber world.

1. Give importance to substance over appearance.

Do you want to share your knowledge on a subject that you have authority on? Do you want to sell products? Do you want to build an online shrine for your favorite actress? Whatever topic you have chosen for your website, make sure that you are able to give useful information on it.

Search engines work by scanning sites for keywords. They search text and completely ignore everything else. So if you have made your site rich in colors, donít forget to make it rich in content as well.

After all, a beautiful layout can make people look, but relevant content is what will make them stay. Remember, in this day and age: content is king!

2. Know your topic well

If you know much about your topic, you will know what people usually ask about it. What they ask aboutrepparttar 150228 subject. This is what they will type inrepparttar 150229 search bar.

World of Website Promotion

Written by Pushkar Pathak

Website promotion is a big and ongoing process. Every person who has website should have little knowledge about various elements involved in website promotion even if he had hired a SEO. In this series of articles I had tried to give an overview of allrepparttar entities of search engine promotion.

Title Add title here The title of an HTML page helps users keep track of what they're viewing as they browse, and it also identifiesrepparttar 150173 page in history and bookmark lists. If you don't title a page,repparttar 150174 page will appear inrepparttar 150175 browser window, bookmark lists, and history lists as Untitled Document.

Search engines also read as a user and identifiesrepparttar 150176 page from its title. Therefore, keywords in title help in getting good ranking in search engines. Title must not contain more than 80 words. It must be limited to 10-15 words with company name, product name and four words brief.

Keywords Many search-engine robots readrepparttar 150177 contents ofrepparttar 150178 Keywords META tag and userepparttar 150179 information to index your pages in their databases. Some search engines put a limit onrepparttar 150180 number of keywords or characters they will index, and some ignore all keywords if you go beyondrepparttar 150181 limit. For this reason it's a good idea to limit your keywords to a few well-chosen words.

It is recommended to limit keywords to 255 characters, all followed by a comma with no space afterrepparttar 150182 comma. Put most important keywords first with different variations like capitalized and lowercase.

Description Many search-engine robots readrepparttar 150183 contents ofrepparttar 150184 Description META tag. Some userepparttar 150185 information to index your pages in their databases, and some also displayrepparttar 150186 information belowrepparttar 150187 link to your page inrepparttar 150188 search results instead ofrepparttar 150189 first few lines of your document. Some search engines put a limit onrepparttar 150190 number of characters they will index, so it's a good idea to limit your description to 500-700 characters.

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