SEO

A Brief Introduction to WWW, HTTP, and HTTPS

A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), more commonly known as a web address, is something you see every day. At the same time, you may never have given much thought to how it works. URLs specify the exact location of web pages, and determine how to retrieve them. Put simply, a URL is the address of…

Why ‘Over-Optimizing’ Your Links Can Backfire

Sometimes you can do a job too well. Such is the case with customizing your links and keywords to improve your site’s Search Engine Optimization (SEO). It’s actually possible to ‘over-optimize’ your site, which can lead Google to penalize it by lowering your rankings. To avoid over-optimizing your links, you’ll first need to understand what…

3 Black Hat SEO Strategies You May Be Using (And How to Avoid Them)

Increasing your website’s visibility is the key to its overall success, and many Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques can help. Unfortunately, there are some strategies (known as ‘black hat’ techniques) you may be using that can seriously impact your current search ranking. The use of black hat strategies can be tempting, especially since you may…

3 Reasons to Establish a Linking Strategy for Your Affiliate Site

Hyperlinks are an essential element of your affiliate website, so it makes sense to spend a lot of time cultivating and organizing them. If you haven’t implemented a proper linking strategy on your site, you could be missing out on some valuable benefits. A linking strategy is a plan you create and implement that helps…

3 Easy Tips for Improving Your Website’s SEO Through Permalinks

There are a number of things you’ll need to focus on when setting up your website. One of these is search engine rankings – more specifically, optimizing for improved placement on Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). Unfortunately, many bloggers and website owners forget to include permalinks in their website optimization plans. In short, a permalink is…