Here is what you need to do Determine which articles/posts should be regarded as a “tier one”. Typically, these are the posts that bring in the most conversions and traffic. Using Google Analytics or any other analytics tool will help you identify such pages. New articles that you need to gain recognition may fall into this category too. Those pages classified as tier one should have links to them directly from the homepage. That guarantees maximum value. You may also include some in the page footer. Make sure you maximize every space available. Tier two pages are the ones next in value to the tier one pages. Add links to tier two pages from the latter. You may follow the one link per 100 words rule. Then link to tier three pages from tier two pages. While linking, be careful to make the anchor texts and links as natural as possible. That is, they should fit their immediate context. Google’s bots are really smart and throwing keywords and backlinks … [Read more...] about Using topic clusters to increase SEO rankings in practical
Queue implementation in java using array
How could a search engine be set up so that it can take advantage of the histories of different queries that return similar results, and yield similar choices from the searchers who enter those queries? A new Yahoo patent application explores a method for approaching that result. … [Read more...] about Yahoo to Use Query Histories to Improve Search Results?
There’s Smoke, But Is There a Fire? Evidence suggests that open graph tags, when used in conjunction with video SEO best practices, play a strong role in getting video thumbnails in your search listings. Are they the single most important element? Probably not. If you use them, are you guaranteed to get video thumbnail results? No. … [Read more...] about Use Open Graph to Get Video Thumbnails into Search Results
Potentially, the deal could give Microsoft major inroads toward building share, given how many computers use Java. However, I suspect many will be put-off by a prompt to change search providers, if they already use Google. More important, even if defaults are changed, many will still seek out Google by habit. Once there, Google will flag them to switch back to Google (see Microsoft Live & Yahoo Push For Firefox Users, Plus Revisiting The IE7 Search Battle). Plus those running the Google Updater (which you get from installing one of various Google programs) may get a warning (that some find hard to notice) from the Google Search Settings Notifier that it may have prevented any defaults from being changed. … [Read more...] about Microsoft Does MSN Toolbar Distribution Deal With Java
Step 8: Test the Markup That You Have Created Finally, I recommend that you use another Google tool to test your data — the Structured Data Testing Tool. Whereas the Structured Data Markup Helper allowed you to create the microdata, the Testing Tool allows you to check for accuracy. … [Read more...] about How to use Google’s Structured Data Markup Helper