An image says a thousand words, and while 1000 words are much better for search engine optimization, a high quality image will be invaluable to convert users and increase your website credibility. Getting high quality images will set you apart from other websites. If you don’t have a photographer on staff or don’t want to pay to have professional photos taken, public domain (free ) or royalty free images are a low cost solution to quality websites.
Are you happy? Ever wanted to find the blueprint to happiness? A great flowchart to analyze the path to being happy.
Creating a solid network of individuals in your sphere of influence will help you be successful in the long term. This is a six step process to creating a quality network of people willing to help you.
Twitter is a great tool to connect with friends and facilitate business and is soon to be a multi billion dollar public company. However if used indiscriminately it can be a waste of time and possibly hurt your reputation.
Here is how twitter helps me with my business
Resources to submit press releases have been around since the age of the internet, but they are no less important. News sites and industry publications still rely on press releases to acquire new information and maintain corporate communications.
Some of these PR distributors are free, many require a payment.
Good PR distribution sites
This is no “secret sauce” use common sense by giving people what they need or enjoy or even get worked up about.
This post will show you how to create a press release that will appeal to readers and help your SEO efforts. We use these strategies every day to bring in a huge amount of targeted traffic for ourselves and select clients.
Press releases can play a big role in strengthening SEO and raising page rankings. The best way to optimize SEO through PR is to start by doing any press release well and correctly to ensure it will be most effective.
It seems like a paradox, doesn’t it? As web developers, we are constantly told that our link profiles need to look 100% natural, yet businesses tend to collapse in the year-long wait for Google’s robots to even begin giving us the recognition we deserve. So, we turn to link building. And why shouldn’t we? Offline businesses do everything in their power to bring their products to the consumers – is there anything wrong with web developers doing the same thing by building backlinks to their website content?
In business everything comes down to cost, and everyone likes to know how much money search engine optimization services will cost them. I think the SEO consultants themselves are more interested in what their fellow colleagues are charging and hoe much money SEO’s really make each year.
The main reason for this post is to illustrate to prospective clients the value of SEO services and what market prices are for search engine optimization. These individuals are some of the most well known SEO’s and tops in the field. There are many others who deserve to be listed here.
It is always interesting to hear debates between high level search engine optimization practitioners, and this is a great exchange between Aaron Wall and Rand Fishkin.
Rand from seomoz.com has been a leader in opening up tricks and tactics in SEO and was one of the first to openly publish specific SEO techniques. Aaron at seobook.com is a great SEO advocate and routinely grills Google for double standards that may occasionally go against their “Don’t Be Evil” motto.
Below are some great excerpts from the SEO interview, some of the content has been edited for brevity.