Google’s Suggestion Beta Search – New SEO & Webmaster Wonder Tool or Over Rated Popularity Meter.

Written by James R. Sanders

With Google’s release of their new Beta Google Suggest site, many SEO’s are jumping onrepparttar bandwagon to preach praises about Google Lab’s latest breakthrough. However, in a recent article published by Site Pro News by Mike Banks Valentine, noted SEO of, entitled “A is for Amazon, B is for Best Buy Google Suggest Feature”, Mr. Valentine would have us believe thatrepparttar 127832 “results” shown in Google Suggest are forrepparttar 127833 number of SEARCHES conducted at Google for a given search term. I would have to disagree with him given repparttar 127834 research I’ve done behindrepparttar 127835 ground breaking new tool. However, before I putrepparttar 127836 cart beforerepparttar 127837 horse, maybe I should explain this new “tool” just in case you haven’t heard of it yet.

Google Suggestion Beta – Salvation for SEO’s & Webmasters or a Marginal Tool to Gauge Search Populatiry.

Google has finally rolled out a new tool touted as their latest breakthrough in logical search suggestion. In a nutshell, this tool follows your typing, letter by letter, and as you continue to formulate you search query, Google Suggest opens a drop down box of suggestions based on what it thinks you might be searching for. As you type each letter in your query window, Google Suggest continues to updaterepparttar 127838 list based onrepparttar 127839 information you type. The Beta site is located at After reading Mr. Valentine’s article, I was quick to drop byrepparttar 127840 Beta Site to check this new tool out. I thought to myself, “If this actually reportsrepparttar 127841 number of searches being done at Google for a particular search term or phrase, then boy is it going to be easy to evaluaterepparttar 127842 best search terms to use when optimizing a page for Google.” I felt like a kid on Christmas morning running downstairs to see what Santa brought me.

The Investigation Begins – My Hopes Become Fears.

My first idea was to type web site design intorepparttar 127843 search box query area. No sooner than I finished typing “web si”, up popsrepparttar 127844 box listing “web site design” asrepparttar 127845 top suggested pick, andrepparttar 127846 results showing “22,600.000 results”. My first thought was “Holy crap, there’s THAT many searches being done at Google on web site design?” My next question was “Now I wonder if that is a month, to date since Google has been in operation, or what?” Soon after additional thought, my mind began to clear andrepparttar 127847 horror struck me. The next question was “What if these are justrepparttar 127848 number of matching results inrepparttar 127849 Google database forrepparttar 127850 search term web site design?” My hopes and dreams of a new tool to demystify Google search popularity began to disintegrate as my mind started to rationalizerepparttar 127851 situation and ponderrepparttar 127852 question further.

Comparing Suggestion Beta “Results” with Google SERP “Results”.

I decided to clickrepparttar 127853 top suggestion “web site design” and see what happened. As I looked atrepparttar 127854 SERP,repparttar 127855 top line stated “Results 1 - 10 of about 32,700,000 for web site design. (0.22 seconds)”. At first, my hopes began to soar again as I ponderedrepparttar 127856 wonderful SEO opportunities. 32,700,000 does not matchrepparttar 127857 results of 22,600,000 reported inrepparttar 127858 suggestion tool. There seemed to be hope, but then my mind started to wonder again. The next question I asked was “What ifrepparttar 127859 beta tool is using an older database thanrepparttar 127860 present database used to distribute Google’s main site results”. The horror sat in again as I sat there pondering my thoughts and possibilities. Logical reasoning sat in, and my hopes and dreams were dashed as a ship tossed into a rocky coast during a hurricane. 22,600,000 results a month would be an extremely odd amount of searches forrepparttar 127861 term web site design even givenrepparttar 127862 number of webmasters and SEO’s that normally check that search term to see competition rankings. In addition, givenrepparttar 127863 closeness to repparttar 127864 regular SERP results forrepparttar 127865 same search term, it just stands to reason thatrepparttar 127866 results are from an older database snap shot ofrepparttar 127867 webrepparttar 127868 lab is using for testingrepparttar 127869 beta release.

7 Powerful Ways to Get One-Way Inbound Links

Written by Trent Brownrigg

Copyright© Trent Brownrigg

I grant permission to publish this article, electronically or in print, as long asrepparttar bylines are included, with a live link, andrepparttar 127831 article is not changed in any way (grammatical corrections accepted).

7 Powerful Ways to Get One-Way Inbound Links

It’s no secret that having links pointing to your website is very good for search engine rankings, and gives more ways for human visitors to find your website. So, how do you get one-way inbound links to your website? Well, there are numerous ways, and I am going to focus on seven ofrepparttar 127832 most effective techniques.

You probably already know about link exchanges as great way for getting links to your website. However, with link exchanges, you have to give a reciprocal link back torepparttar 127833 website that is linking to you. In this article I am going to show you how to get links to your website without giving a link back.

Ok, here are seven powerful ways for getting one-way inbound links:

1) Content – Packing your website full of useful content is one ofrepparttar 127834 best ways to get inbound links. When you have a lot of content other webmasters will naturally link to you because your site will be valuable to them and their visitors.

Some examples of good content to add to your website would be; free articles, tools, tips, and resources related to your website theme. You could also have a blog that you update regularly with fresh content.

2) Testimonials – A big trend onrepparttar 127835 internet right now is adding testimonials to websites. The site owners typically getrepparttar 127836 testimonials from their site visitors and business customers. In exchange forrepparttar 127837 testimonial they usually give a link back to your website.

Every time you come across a great website, or have a good experience with a purchase, send a testimonial torepparttar 127838 website owner. If they decide to publish your testimonial you will get a link to your website. After a while these links will add up to a significant amount.

3) Online Directories – There are hundreds of online directories that accept website submissions. This is a very good technique for getting one way inbound links. Many ofrepparttar 127839 top directories require you to pay for inclusion or provide a link back to their directory. You can giverepparttar 127840 link back if you want, or pay if you haverepparttar 127841 extra money. However, there are also numerous directories that will accept your website without payment or a link back.

All you have to do is findrepparttar 127842 ones that accept free submissions and you will get your one way inbound links. You can find quite a few directories, and some other great information about submitting to directories at

4) Articles – Writing articles is one ofrepparttar 127843 best techniques for getting one-way inbound links to your website. Many webmasters are looking for more content for their websites and Ezines. You can provide them with that content by writing articles and submitting them to websites, Ezines, and article directories.

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