The best part is that your new links are all legitimate and not just junk links. You add important information to your site, and that is good for your visitors and good for your image. Naturally, using your keyword phrases in your Title/META tags and the text of your articles as you would in your regularly optimized pages makes sense for good search engine ranking. … [Read more...] about Improve Search Engine Ranking With Topical Articles
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We have performed testing of the canonical tag and have attained good results in removing unwanted duplicates from the search engine results. We have typically audited the rankings for updates, but have not set up a "speed test" like Tony's. The cross-domain use of this tag is not something we have a lot of experience with, but according to limited implementation, Tony's study, ands other reviews of the tag's use from one root domain to another, the functionality is effective. … [Read more...] about Maintaining Search Engine Rankings for Moved Pages – 301 vs. Canonical Study
If you do all of that, you really should not see a change in rankings or indexation by the search engines. But like with any major design revamp, you need to make sure you test, test and test to make sure you didn't forget anything. And after you launch, watch those 404s, errors and analytics for things you may have missed - because if catch them fast and fix them fast, all should be good with your rankings. … [Read more...] about Can Going Responsive Hurt Your Search Engine Ranking?
Once you have added a link to each of the sites you have identified, it is time to contact the site owners. Usually this is done by email. Due to the volume of spam most webmasters receive, it is very important to let them know that you have actually visited their site in the first few sentences. Compliment them on the site and specifically mention the attribute you particularly enjoyed (as previously noted). You should then let them know that you have already provided a link to them, and give them the URL of your links page so they can see this link for themselves. Only then do you mention that you would appreciate it if they would reciprocate. … [Read more...] about Building Link Popularity Improves Search Engine Ranking