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Optimizing Your Website for Search Engines

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Simple Methods In Optimizing Your Website For Search Engines

Have you ever wished that more people would visit your website? You have great content to offer, but you need people to find you. This is where search engine optimization comes in. When your website is optimized well, it will rank in a high position in search results. If your results shows up in the first couple of pages of results, your website has a better chance of gaining visits. Just how can you improve your SEO? Read this article to find out more.

First, for any good website, the quality of content is very important. Search engines can “read” content by crawling over websites and indexing the words on the page. They use a formula to figure out what are the relevant ideas on that page, based on keywords and the placement of those keywords found on the page. So, it is the combination of good content and good keyword placement that makes a web page relevant.

A good way to use keywords is by using them as anchor links to other related websites. If you use this method, do make sure that the website to which you are linking is a high-quality website. Linking your website to something of poor quality will have negative effects on your rank. Use anchor text sparingly, and only if there is a direct connection between the linked text and the landing page.

A well-organized site map an important page to include in your website. It is good for search engines because they can easily determine how your website is organized and how your pages link to each other. A site map is good for your site visitors because it is where they can locate the information that they need from your website.

In a list of search results, you see a title and a description for each entry. The title and description information come directly from the page’s title and description meta tags. These two tags are also effective areas where you can incorporate keywords. Remember also that web users will be perusing through these entries to choose the most relevant websites to visit. Therefore, you should think carefully about what text you want to put into those two tags. Your words need to do two things: they need to earn you a high rank in search results, and they need to give web visitors a good reason to click through.

Search engines like to see links to your website from content outside of your domain. One way to achieve that is by writing articles relevant to your business line, then linking to your website. You can submit these articles to article directories. This is one way to spread your wings beyond your own website.

With your new knowledge in SEO and a bit of effort, you can optimize your website and move to the top. Monitor your site rank regularly, and adjust your SEO strategy if you need to. If you do this diligently, more and more visitors will come to your site.

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    • Lotus flower
    • December 5, 2013

    What Are The Most Popular Words For Search Engine Optimisation? I have no idea about search engine optimisation. What are popular words that drive people to buy your products or get them interested? Are there free things that can help me with this? Or cheap things? If anyone can help and list them please do, i am in limbo?

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      The words is called as keyword in search engine optimization.

      you have to research your keywords, related to your product, service and market before you start search engine optimization.

      The whole process of finding a good keyword for your website called as keyword research.

      There are so many free tool available for the keywords research, one of the best tool for keyword research is from Google. You can find that link in sources.

      There are plenty of other keyword research tools are available, you can search them in Google. One from them is

      I hope this will work for you.


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    • Aaron S
    • January 6, 2014

    How To Gain More Limewire Search Results? I have limewire 5 for linux and I hardly get any search results for even the most basic searches. Is there a firewall problem or something?

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      On this page you’ll get
      the requested information.

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    • Adopt_koli
    • January 10, 2014

    How Long Does It Take For Group Info To Be Updated In Search Results? I’ve updated the main page of the group and new members have joined. When it shows up in the search results it is still showing the old information and a lower member count.

    Does it take a while for this to get refreshed? It’s been a few days.

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      It’s hard to say how long it’ll take for yahoo to update the directory. some days it’s right away, other times it takes days.

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    • Water_skipper
    • January 22, 2014

    How Do I Keep Search Results From Moving? How do I keep search results from moving? Sometimes I use the built in search tool in windows to search for files. The results come up in a window. When I open the results and close them, sometimes they disappear from the search results list or move around in order. How do I keep them from moving around and disappearing so I don’t keep losing my place when I read through the search results?

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      There is no way to keep ur search result, becoz it only a temp storage to list ur search…
      inorder to manage ur files in a proper manner…
      let me suggest you…
      keep every thing in different folder… ur working documents, pictures, songs files, video files, etc…
      I ‘m having a big storage so i manage it in this way…
      & specify month & year, e.g. “Folder name (Feb 2008)” in each of ur working files… i dunno that u like this way o not….
      so that all…. hope u like this way…
      for easy manage and search….
      c ya~~

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    • Micah g
    • February 14, 2014

    What Is The Easiest Way To Block A Website From Google Search Results? I’ve got a program that automatically finds lyrics using Google’s search engine but it always finds and copies the comment section so i want to block that website…

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      • Admin
      • February 14, 2014

      Google Search results can now be tailored to an individual user’s preferences. The website has introduced the option to block sites from future results, and thereby shape future ones.

      Writing on the Google Blog, Search Quality Engineers Amay Champaneria and Beverly Yang wrote that “You’ve probably had the experience where you’ve clicked a result and it wasn’t quite what you were looking for. Perhaps the result just wasn’t quite right, but sometimes you may dislike the site in general, whether it’s offensive, pornographic or of generally low quality. For times like these, you’ll start seeing a new option to block particular domains from your future search results. Now when you click a result and then return to Google, you’ll find a new link next to “Cached” that reads “Block all results.”

      Although all users will see the new link, only those who are singed in will be able to confirm that they want to block a site.

      Once a domain has been blocked, it won’t appear in future results. Users will, however, be notified if search results would have contained results that their preferences now mean they have blocked. The list of blacklisted sites can also be managed on a new settings page.

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    • March 16, 2014

    My Website Title Not Shown In Search Results? Dear users,

    My Website and it has page rank 4 .alexa rank also little good.

    home page title is (Buy Surgical products online | Medical Equipments online) .i have do some seo and get backlinks also..but one problem traffic is less while i am searching the full title tag in google search its not comes atleast top page 4(40).its a online shopping cart for surgical and medical equipments shopping(zen cart).daily traffic is less than 50.anyone tell me what is the reason still not shown my title in search result.

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      Search ranking is heavily associated with the occurrence of search phrases in your text content, store sites can have a problem with not enough text content fo the edarch spiders to digest, adding a blog section or introductory text for the category pages can be helpfuI. I wound suggest your title phrases are not commonly searched for. Using a keyword tool like Google’s:
      Can help you identify phrases that should appear in your text where it naturally fits.

      It reports no measurable searches for the exact phrase “Buy Surgical products online” and estimates only 12 monthly searches for the exact phrase “Medical Equipments online”
      While it finds these as the most searched related terms:
      medical supplies – 49,500 (exact queries per month world wide)
      tens unit – 33,100
      sphygmomanometer – 22,200
      medical equipment – 22,200
      laboratory equipment – 9,900
      medical supply – 9,900
      medical supply store – 9,900
      lab equipment – 8,100
      medical devices – 8,100
      medical device – 6,600
      durable medical equipment – 5,400
      used medical equipment – 4,400
      medical instruments – 4,400

      The google query: shows some 700 pages of your site have been indexed.

      You cold use either the free rankchecker for firefox or the rankcheker in the free evaluation version of SEO Powersuit to generate a search ranking report for your list of keywords, and monitor your changes in ranking.

      The smaller Blekko search engine has only indexed some 66 pages but is more open in sharing all of the seo data it has found (to registered users), including 70 inbound links from 5 different states in the U.S. (the most from zencart) another backlink reporting site find no backlinks to your site, odd for a pr4 site. There are ways for SEO ‘services’ to effectively steal the page rank from other sites, page rank is only a weak factor in determining search ranking.

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    • Erick G
    • March 17, 2014

    Update Search Results? How can I update the results for a particular site (that I own) that are displayed in… I re-wrote the web-site, but the yahoo search results still display the URL for the old home page

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      Hi Erick,

      The organic search results on Yahoo! Search are now powered by Bing. To request that your site be reindexed, please visit the Bing Webmaster Tools pages at:

      Note: Changes make take up to eight weeks to be processed by Bing.

      I hope this info helps! Please let us know either way!

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    • Sami
    • March 23, 2014

    Google Search Results? I have created a webiste called and have been trying my best to get it listed in google search results in the first position or at least in the first five positions. But it does not seem to be happening.
    am trying with the search phrase: “easy french properties”
    1. Why am getting good positions in yahoo, altavista, alltheweb search results but not in google!
    2. is paying for the sposored adwords google thing might decrease it position in google normal non commercial result?
    3. how can a search that is identical to a website name does not come in the first results easily!
    thanks a lot of your helpe and recommendations.

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      The reason you appear in meta search engines and not in the top search engines has to do with visibility, or a lack thereof. Your meta tags and title tags are probably doing just fine if your positioned well in the search engines that use those fields as the defining criteria.

      The search engines you should care about are Google (with a 64% marketshare), Yahoo! (with 20%), and MSN (with 10%). Ask has less than a 4% share, followed by the all the rest.

      The formula for ranking, simply put, is:

      Quality, Traffic-Driving Content + Relevant Inbound Links = High Positioning

      Quality Content includes have titles that are more appealing in the search engine results pages, increasing your CTR. It also means having engaging content (like video) to maintain a low bounce rate. It doesn’t hurt to follow the 10 steps at to improve the way web crawlers index and categorize content either.

      Relevant inbound links (IBLs) should come from popular websites on pages that relate to your product or service. A link from a farming page to a page about dating will have less value than a link from a dating article. A link from a site with little traffic will have less value than a link from a site with plenty of traffic.

      Good Luck!

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    • Mdhislam
    • April 8, 2014

    Website In The Search Result-? I have an website and want to see it in the first page of google and yahoo search can i do that.

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      You can add meta tags to your website to help search engines find your website based on the keywords you specify, for help on using meta tags check out this link:

      really the only way to get in the first page of google’s search results, is for someone to search specifically for your website. google searches for the keywords, then displays the result by relevance, and some people do pay google to be in their results.

      further, google encourages webowners to register their website with google for improved search results, which is free to do. you can register with yahoo as well
      google search register:
      yahoo search register:

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