Archive for 'SEO Tips'

Developing SEO Strategy for a Digital Business

Developing SEO Strategy for a Digital Business

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization; these are basically a set of techniques that give webmasters a competitive edge on rivals and ensure that their website will show up and have a high ranking in search engine results (SERPs). It is essential for any web developer to have a sound understanding of what the market […]

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SEO Myths

SEO Myths

For many web users, Search Engine Optimization is still a mysterious concept which cannot be fully grasped. Consequently, there are many misconceptions out there concerning SEO. Here are some of the myths you need to be aware of. 1. More links means better SEO This is a very wrong assumption. It is not just about […]

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Off-page SEO and Real Life Examples

Off-page SEO and Real Life Examples

If you are a webmaster, blogger, marketer or just a person looking for some quality traffic to your website then you should understand the importance of SEO. You might think that paid ads is the way to get visitors but let’s face it – when was the last time you clicked on advertisements? The truth […]

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SEO at the Core

SEO at the Core

You just launched your site and now you want to be rich and famous and you may go about it all wrong. The first thing most people do is try to find a way to rank high in search results in a matter of a week or two, but it doesn’t come that easy. Your […]

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SEO Off Page Best Practices

SEO Off Page Best Practices

Listed below are SEO best practices to increase referral traffic and link building. I provided tools that will help you to achieve good results and keep you out of harms way from bad sites. Social Engagement Building: This is an affective way to build online reputation. Select the most popular social networks like; Facebook, Twitter, […]

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How to Setup Preferred Domain www or non-www

How to Setup Preferred Domain www or non-www

A www and non-www of the same domain are treated as two different URLs. You should maintain the consistency and should always use the same URL version. When checking backlinks to your site, you may see two different results when using preferred and non-preferred domains (‘www’ or http:// without the www). To specify your preferred […]

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How to Prevent Page Titles from being Truncated in SERPs

It’s very important to keep your page titles less than 66 characters. If you go over the 66 character count, your page title will be truncated in the SERPs (Search Engine Result Pages). The character count is also dependent on word composition at the point of truncation. Yahoo! recommends 67 characters as a limit. Search […]

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How to Improve Search Traffic Using the Right Keywords

How to Improve Search Traffic Using the Right Keywords

A web page should only be optimized for 2 or 3 keywords, anymore than that you are creating keyword saturation – It’s what I like to call it. You need to remember that you are not the only webpage on the internet; you have competition, and a lot of it. How do you find the […]

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How to Write Better Anchor Text

Anchor text is the clickable text that a user will see as a link. The anchor tag looks like this <a href=”http://www.techjaws.com/how-to-write-better-anchor-text”>How to Write Better Anchor Text</a>. It’s very important the anchor text accurately describes the content on the external or internal link pages. If I was referring to an article on link building, my […]

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Why Hyphens are better than Pipes for SEO

I came across an interesting video by Matt Cutts head of Google’s webspam team. I was already aware that hyphens are better than using pipes for blog titles. What’s a pipe? It is the character or key below the backspace on a standard keyboard. To use a pipe, just hold down your shift key and […]

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How to Use Keywords to Improve Search Traffic

How to Use Keywords to Improve Search Traffic

Keywords are the life blood of writing for the web. The first thing you should do is research and know your keywords. Try not to dominate every keyword in your niche, be selective. Here are a few suggestions about keywords: Target a set of keywords in every post, but avoid over using them too many […]

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Avoid Using FFA Pages to Increase Link Popularity

You want to avoid using FFA (Free For All) pages and link exchange programs as most search engines, such as Google says that FFA sites are an artificial and illegitimate way to increase link popularity. Google considers “link farms” spam, and will ban your site for participating in an FFA or link exchange program. A […]

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