Bing offers bing webmaster tool, which is a complete SEO suite that is your first step to get started with Bing search. All you need to do is, verify and submit your blog to Bing webmaster tool, and submit your sitemap. Harsh has covered a detailed guide on Bing webmaster tool and sitemap submission process. If you have missed it, here is the article: A Complete guide to use Bing Webmaster tool. … [Read more...] about How to Optimize Your Blog for Bing Search Engine?
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I use FTP to back up customised themes (in fact all files from the site as well as MySQL backups of the content.) style.css may need editing if your theme does odd things such as not aligning images properly. comments.php needed editing in my case as the comment form is used to add mini reviews. footer.php should contain the Google Analytics code if you don’t use a GA plugin. There is merit in loading it in the header.php because this catches partial page views where the visitor abandons the site before the page loads fully. As an SEO, I prefer keeping the content higher, so I don’t do that. Add rel=nofollow to any links you want to keep, e.g. theme author’s site, wordpress.org etc. Else remove extraneous links. header.php in my case begins with Zbblock code to deter spammers and hackers. Look it up and read the instructions well. Add special tags as needed, e.g. BlogCatalog, Google WMT, etc The remaining files shouldn’t need editing unless you have some special … [Read more...] about How to SetUp WordPress Blog in One Hour
Basically a PageRank shows a web page’s backlink profile and not necessarily its ranking potential. Few examples include http://www.microsoft.com/ (PageRank 8), http://www.yahoo.com/ (PageRank 9), http://www.google.com/ (PageRank 10) – all these pages have a high PageRank. In fact they were all PageRank 10 several years back but now it appears like Google is biased when it comes to PageRank 10 and they assign it manually. They are assigning a PageRank 10 to only the sites they like otherwise Microsoft, Yahoo!, Facebook, Apple all definitely deserve a PageRank 10. Google displays this PageRank via their toolbar and hence this public PageRank is popularly known as Toolbar PageRank. PageRank was an obsession to most webmasters and SEOs (perhaps even now) and they abused it by manipulating PageRank. (You know how, don’t you? [Hint: Paid links]) … [Read more...] about Case Studies, Myths & Facts
Long Tail Pro - Selection of right keywords are a vital part of Search Engine Optimization Process. I use "Long Tail Pro" for selecting profitable keywords for my various niche sites and blog. It's the best keyword research tool i have ever seen. It presents the data of Google Keyword Tool in a slick and easy to use interface. It saves your time by showing the competition of keywords in Search Engines. Screaming Frog- I use this tool for doing a technical audit of any website or blog. It provide all important data like duplicate contents, canonical tags, server errors, title tags, meta robot tags, meta description etc. at one place. You can also include or exclude specific character from your URLs when you need to examine a particular part of your site. Scrapebox - It's basically a black-hat tool which has automated commenting(for building backlinks) feature.However, I use this tool as a white hat tool. I use it for finding high PR relevant blogs for commenting and Guest Posting. … [Read more...] about [Revealed] 3 Best SEO Tools 40 Experts Cant Live Without
The competitor’s PageRank was low and the SEOmoz link profile was also not great either. Then how exactly did the site outrank me? Well, there was only one reason. A very high PageRank authority blog in that niche was linking to that blog post. So it boosted the rankings of that blog suddenly such that it began to perform well for all keywords related to its primary keyword. … [Read more...] about Google PageRank Is Not Dead: Case Studies, Myths & Facts