Web Design Basics You May Have Forgotten

In the aftermath of the latest Panda update, the Google team has encouraged webmasters to focus on user experience rather than algorithms. As the battle for rankings in Google's search results is growing, many web designers are losing focus on the essence of being a designer. The path to achieving a design that would express beauty is now being put in second place to the path to good search engine … [Read more...]

25 Free SEO Add-ons for Mozilla Firefox

If you use the popular web browser Firefox and are interested in building up your freelancing business by using search engine optimization techniques, you're in luck. There are many free SEO add-ons available for Firefox. In this post, I'll share 25 SEO add-ons and explain why freelancers might wish to download SEO tools to their browser. … [Read more...]

5 Quick SEO Tips to Help Freelancers Get Higher Search Engine Rankings

Search Engine Optimization is a long-term process that heavily involves on-page optimization, link building and other SEO techniques. Generally acquiring quality links is harder and more time-consuming compared to the on-page optimization. That’s why on-page optimization is a great white-hat way to boost your rankings in a short period of time. In this post, we will review five quick & easy SEO tips that can … [Read more...]

15 Sites for Learning and Mastering SEO

We recently compiled a list of some of the best social media blogs on the web. Although maintaining healthy relationships and building a strong network on the web is crucial, search engine placement certainly can't be ignored either. We all know the impact of search engines on our daily traffic. It can be a make or break deal. With Google covering the most ground on search engine space and Bing slowly trying … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Increase Traffic By Changing Your Code

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a very complicated science. While no one knows exactly how Google ranks websites, we do have a lot of proven techniques. Good SEO depends on several factors in your website, but when you usually think of SEO, you probably think of dealing with content and inward links. But did you know that there are several ways to improve your traffic and SEO by changing your code? … [Read more...]

10 SEO Techniques All Top Web Sites Should Use

We recently discussed the 15 Key Elements All Top Web Sites Should Have. This post focused on elements relating to design, content and development. This time, we'll move onto the important issue of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). SEO is such a hot topic these days. How do you get your web site within the first page or two of the search engines? How do you increase your Google page rank? There are … [Read more...]