how to become a SEO wizard?
June 14, 2010 11:01pm CST
Everyone know s about what SEO ( search engine optimization, am I right?) is: I am really confuse about it. I did read about it but just end up dizzy. can anyone help me some explanation on how to do it? thanks
15 Jun 10
Hi, While SEO can be very confusing the basics really aren't as hard as you might think. In a nutshell it means designing a web site or blog that the search engines will appreciate and rank highly for you. One of the main keys is have good keyword/keyphrase content. That is words or phrases that related to the topic of your page and are based on things people type into the search engines when they are looking for information on a certain topic. It also involves building links to your sites - by having incoming links to your sites from related sites it means a couple of things - one the search engines will find your sites by following the links to other already ranked sites etc and because they are related they'll be marked as more relevant etc. To optimise your own pages etc though the first thing you need to do is take the time to find out what people are searching for (how they are phrasing things etc) and using those keywords in your article titles and content etc. Then you want to promote your pages also using those keywords etc as the text for your link. While there is obviously more to it than that - finding good keywords etc is a big place to start
15 Jun 10
SEO is actually something rather complicated, so it is hard to explain it in just one sentence or so. That's probably why it seems to confusing to you! But the purpose of SEO is to rank well in the search engines, on a specific keyword. If you want to do some SEO on your site, you need to decide what your keywords are, and make sure that you have those keywords in your content a lot, otherwise the search engines do not get that this is what your site is about. The next step would try to get links to your site from other similar websites, because back linking is also important in SEO. Besides this, there are several other tricks and things you can do, but the best way to learn them is really to read one of the top SEO blogs, they usually deal with these kinds of things.