Tag: serps

A while back I mentioned how a short lived forum demo lasted months in the SERPs. Another effect I’ve found with new sites is that the sites you use for dropping links will kick butt in the SERPs for a couple of weeks until the search engines fully index and propogate the results around the data centers.

A couple of weeks is no biggie and eventually you’ll pop out on top. The thing is, you drop the links from sites you know are indexed well because they’re going to help you and quickly.

So, I was amused to see, on a forum I frequent, that one site owner was requesting link exchanges and a site review for his Nintendo Wii site.

September 27, 2005 / / Search Engine Optimisation

Search the web long enough for ideas on boosting your site’s ranking and you are bound to find pages with text like this

Did you know that you can dramatically increase the number of visitors that come to your site on a daily basis from Google? And it’s not constantly improving your position in Google search engine result pages (SERPs) for your competitive keywords which can take some time after working on your search engine marketing campaigns.

September 21, 2005 / / Directory Management

Redirects are where a link to a site looks like http://www.mysite.com/go/143/ or http://www.mysite.com/goto.php?site=143

These are great for the directory owner because they can track the popularity of a link and capture other statistics. They are, however, almost worthless for the site owner.

February 17, 2005 / / Search Engine Optimisation