Editor’s note: This article is a guest post and the views of the author do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of pitstopmedia.com. The author, Brandusa Gheorghe, is the Community Manager for PadiCode, a B2B company specializing in tools to increase website conversion rates.
Have you ever considered using SEO for more than… search engine optimization? Let me tell you how we use it for lead generation through email marketing. The process has five easy steps, and it involves a special lead capturing tool, behavioural targeting, personalization and constant improvement. Let’s begin, shall we?
Should governments regulate Google, Yahoo!, Bing or the rest of search engines?
Considering the latest update, code name “Panda” or “Farmer”, I start to thing that, yes, they should.
Put your self into J.C. Penney, or Overstock or suite101.com.They’ve been penalized because of various reasons: JCP was caught buying links, Overstock encouraged college and university websites to post links to the their site, suite101.com was labeled as content farm.
This article is about the optimization of, what I consider to be one of the lowest hanging fruits for ecommerce websites, the checkout process. It can also relate to other types of web site, i.e. sites that require customers to pass through an online checkout process to purchase products or services.
There are several plugins that will automatically remove nofollow from comments and author’s names, but I wanted to remove the default nofollow attribute only within my posts. I was not able to find any plugins for that, but luckily I found this article from digwp with a workaround.
How to remove nofollow attribute from post content only
To clean up your post content, simply add the following code to your active theme’s functions.php file:
If you’re a SEO professional and deserve a salary increase you can use the following salary negotiation tip for better chances of getting a raise. The tip assumes that you have access to your company’s GA account and you did a good job (the numbers you’re responsible are going up (i.e. visits) or down (i.e.bounce rate).
This post will describe a Google search hack that is useful if you want to find twitter backgrounds for your account. I use this hack purely for inspirational reasons, but you can come up with creative ideas ;)
How is it done
Twitter is using separate servers for hosting and serving background images: twimg.com. Most of the picture are located under the /profile_background_images/ directory.
Here’s a simple Google query that will return all indexed pages containing references to twitter images:
twimg.com/profile_background_images – direct link here.
I usually receive around 100 updates per day from various RSS. Probably only 10 of them are actually of interest to me. What bothers me is that, if you subscribe to a blog which has more than one category, you will receive RSS updates from all categories, not just from the categories you’re interest on. When I subscribe to an RSS feed, I would like to be able to:
Ok. The two years old rumors are true: Google’s Chrome, the minimal web browser from Google went on market, September 1st 2008.
I will not discuss the functionality of the browser, but I will take a quick look at the number of incoming links for the browser’s home page, Google’s Chrome Page Rang and keep records of rankings for the following keywords: chrome, web browser and browser. Let’s see how a giant like Google, can outrank other browsers pages(if this will happen)