The Factors that Play a Role in Your Web Site’s Ranking

Written by Courtney Heard

Have you ever had a proposal, estimate or quote for search engine optimization work and wondered what goes intorepparttar pricing? What makes one site need more work than another? Why do some sites increase rankings faster than others? Why do some sites get more traffic from their top page ranking than yours?

There are so many aspects of a web site that can decrease or boost your search engine rankings. Each web site is as unique as DNA and as such, will react differently to different marketing treatments.

What are these different factors that go into your web site’s ranking? Here is a list ofrepparttar 143964 most important aspects:

1. The State of Your Site Prior torepparttar 143965 Optimization - Your web site can have many different attributes that contribute to it’s ability to rank well or not so well. Your site’s PageRank for example, if your PR is a 0/10 or 1/10, it’s going to take a lot longer and a lot more work to get your site ranking well. If your site is poorly designed, contains frames or is written entirely in Flash, a lot of work will be required to redesign your site so that it is search engine friendly. If your site has very few incoming links, a fair amount of link development will have to be done in order for you to seerepparttar 143966 rankings and traffic you’re after. A web site that has been around for a while and developed it’s PageRank, has a search engine friendly design and obtains links on a frequent basis, will be able to reach top positions much faster than other sites, once an optimization campaign is under way.

2. The Keywords You Are Targeting - Some keywords are less competitive than others. If you search Google for a keyword or keyword phrase, you’ll see atrepparttar 143967 top ofrepparttar 143968 results how many web pages are listed in those results. That isrepparttar 143969 amount of web sites that are competing with yours to reach top page placement for that keyword or keyword phrase. For example,repparttar 143970 keyword phrase “web design” has approximately 303 million web pages listed inrepparttar 143971 results, whereas if you search for my name in quotations, “courtney heard”, you will see that there are only 508 web pages listed inrepparttar 143972 results. It is therefore, much easier to rank well forrepparttar 143973 keywords “courtney heard” than is is for web design. This is why you must choose keywords wisely. With tools such as, you can find out approximately how many searches are performed for a given keyword or keyword phrase. The more competitive those keywords are,repparttar 143974 higherrepparttar 143975 cost will be to optimize your web site andrepparttar 143976 longerrepparttar 143977 optimization will take.

Importance of keywords in Anchor Text or Title Text

Written by Purva Mewar

Keywords are indisputably,repparttar single most important element of an anchor text.

First of all, for those who are still learningrepparttar 143852 ropes let us define an anchor text. Anchor Text is also called Title Text. It is a clickable statement or text on a webpage, which takes you to another page or website.It is a link to another site or page. For example IfU Click Here you will reach my site. So "If U Click Here" is called an Anchor Text or Title Text.

The question is what should be considered an ideal anchor text? Since it is an invitation, it should be able to draw attention. It should ideally be self explanatory also. By looking at Anchor Text, one should be be able to figure out where one is going to land. I own a `Work at home' website, which people can join and make money from. Which would you consider a better Anchor Text ; Work At Home to Earn Extra Income - Join FREE Or Surprise! Click here! ? Obviouslyrepparttar 143853 1st one. Anchor texts withinrepparttar 143854 site (i.e. links which take you from one page ofrepparttar 143855 site to another) also should be chosen carefully

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