November 2006

Doing Some Search Engine Optimization

David Peralty provides some excellent advice with links to relevant resources regarding optimising your blog for search engines. This will no doubt be a post well worth following.

Here are some additional links that I have also found helpful:…

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The Cost of Keyword Research

Keyword research is essential to me in trying to obtain the best results possible from the SERPS and in maximising traffic to my sites I went to update my subscription at KeywordDiscovery – the yearly subscription is now nearly $600 …

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Practical Web Design

Bad news for all Practical Web Design magazine subscribers. I received a letter this morning from the publishers of PWD stating that they have produced their last issue. In January I will receive a free copy of the .NET magazine …

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Internal linking strategy

Internal linking

Many sites I come across use a ball internal linking structure which leads to each page getting an even share of internal PR:

When conducting SEO for sites that have multiple main areas of business, I try and …

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Joost de Valk – Subscribe to comments plugin request

Joost de Valk kindly suggested I implement a subscribe to comments plugin. This has now been completed. Luckily I found an excellent WordPress comment plugin it took less than 5 minutes to install and worked out of the box. I …

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Sitemap Standardisation

This week Google, MSN and Yahoo agreed on a sitemap standard. Updating sitemaps may not be such a pain in the future. Google and Yahoo have already implemented the standard, with Microsoft following by 2007.

That reminds me, I …

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