Increase Your Search Engine Ranking - What Works Now

Written by Dan Meiyers

The methods employed to increase your search engine rankings may seem like rocket science to you, so you have probably avoided dealing with this issue. I am here to tell you -repparttar time has come to face your website! A high search engine ranking for your website is so essential that if you haverepparttar 137595 slightest desire to actually succeed in your business, there is no way you can continue to avoid this issue.

At least 85% of people looking for goods and services onrepparttar 137596 Internet find websites through search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and MSN. The idea of optimizing your pages for high search engine rankings is to attract targeted customers to your site who will be more than likely to make a purchase. The higher your page comes up in search engine results,repparttar 137597 greaterrepparttar 137598 traffic that is directed to your website. That's what search engine optimization is about.

You can immerse yourself in allrepparttar 137599 technical information available online to figure out how to optimize your web pages to achieve higher rankings. Or you can look at a few simple items on your pages, make some small adjustments, and most likely see improved rankings quite rapidly. The first item you should examine isrepparttar 137600 title bar on your homepage.

The title bar isrepparttar 137601 colored bar atrepparttar 137602 top ofrepparttar 137603 page. Look atrepparttar 137604 words that appear there when you access your home page. To increase search engine rankings,repparttar 137605 words on your homepage's title bar should includerepparttar 137606 most important keywords or phrases, one of which would include your company name.

Then click on all your links and examinerepparttar 137607 title bars onrepparttar 137608 pages you access. Each title bar on every single page of your site should containrepparttar 137609 most important keywords and phrases taken fromrepparttar 137610 page itself. However, avoid very long strings of keywords, keeping them to six words or less. Avoid repeating keywords more than once inrepparttar 137611 title bars, and make sure that identical words are not next to each other.

The next item to put under your microscope is your website content. Search engines generally list sites that contain quality content rather than scintillating graphics. The text on your site must containrepparttar 137612 most important keywords -repparttar 137613 words that potential customers will be typing into search engines to find your site.

Aim to have around 250 words on each page, but if this is not desirable due to your design, aim for at least 100 carefully chosen words. If you want to achieve a high ranking on search engines, this text is essential. However,repparttar 137614 search engines must be able to readrepparttar 137615 text, meaning thatrepparttar 137616 text must be in HTML and not graphic format.

To find out if your text is in HTML format, take your cursor and try to highlight a word or two. If you are able to do this,repparttar 137617 text is HTML. Ifrepparttar 137618 text will not highlight, it is probably in graphic form. In this case, ask your webmaster to changerepparttar 137619 text into HTML format in order to increase your search engine rankings.

10 Ways To Indirectly Get To The Top Of Search Engines

Written by Anton Cheranev

There are millions of web sites trying to get listed in repparttar top 20 spots ofrepparttar 137209 major search engines. That amounts to a lot of competition! I say if you can't get listed atrepparttar 137210 top, indirectly get torepparttar 137211 top.

How do you do this? Look uprepparttar 137212 top 20 web sites onrepparttar 137213 major search engines underrepparttar 137214 keywords and phrases people would find your web site. The key would be to then advertise on those web sites.

The most expensive way would be to buy ad space on those web sites. If you don't want to spend any money, you could userepparttar 137215 ten strategies below. These strategies may not apply to every web site.

1. Participate on their discussion boards. You could post questions, answer other peoples questions, and join in on conversations. Just include your signature file and link atrepparttar 137216 end of your messages.

2. Askrepparttar 137217 web site owner if they would like a free ebook to giveaway to their visitors. You could have them link to your web site or include your ad inrepparttar 137218 free ebook.

3. Submit content to their web site. You could write articles for their web site and include your resource box and link atrepparttar 137219 end ofrepparttar 137220 article. If they publish it, you'll indirectly be atrepparttar 137221 top ofrepparttar 137222 search engines.

4. Write an excellent article review of their web site, products or services. Then publishrepparttar 137223 review on your web site. E-mailrepparttar 137224 web site owner and tell him or her about it. They may link to your web site so their visitors read it.

5. Askrepparttar 137225 owner ofrepparttar 137226 web site if they would want to trade advertising. If you don't get as much traffic as they do, you could throw in some extra incentives.

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