Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Just Found a Way to Remove All Useless Links in This Blog on Christmas

It's Christmas day 2013 and what a great day to start and end it with being able to find so many useless links on this blog since 2007. There must've been hundreds of them I just took off from each individual post I found on my index. While doing that, I was glad to finally free it from being a link farm I've done in the early days of being a SEO practitioner in the Philippines.

Top Factors Affecting Positive Search Engine Rankings

The jury of search engine experts over at SEOMoz has weighed in, and here are the top factors affecting search engine placement, according to them, with my comments.
1. Keyword Use in Title Tag
I have said for many years that if I had a gun to my head, and could do only one thing to a web page to optimize it, my choice would be the title tag. Put your keyphrases in your title tag, and remember to optimize each page individually (i.e. don't overstuff your title tag, and have different title tags for each page that reflect the content of that particular page - otherwise, you may suffer from a duplicative content exclusion and find yourself in the supplemental results).