Entries Tagged as 'Search Engine Ranking Factors'

Zuula Search – Great SEO Tool

November 6th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I just saw a press release that said something like “There’s more to life than Google – Try Zuula Search”.  So I had to check it out because the good lord knows that we need another search engine.  And while I can’t say that I’ll be using Zuula for everyday searching I do think it […]

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Faceted Search = SEO Death

October 20th, 2008 · 14 Comments

This one probably doesn’t apply to your standard SMB website, but if you run a big local search site, this one’s for you. “Faceted search” is the rubrick for a site that allows users to refine search results by categories (aka “facets”).  This kind of interface appears on a lot of sites (Kayak and Kudzu […]

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Mike Blumenthal’s Local Search Ranking Factors Presentation

August 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

is now live on Mike’s site.  He presented this at SMX Local last month and I am bummed I missed it.  In my opinion there are few people who understand Google Maps outside of Google as well as Mike.  Here are a couple of my favorite slides from the presentation.

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Local Search Ranking Tactics – Steve Espinosa of ELocalListing.com

July 24th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Use your keywords in your business name Create a separate page on your website for your video and use a description with your keywords If you have a video and listing on a search results page you get 3.3 times the attention that you get from an ad or a single organic search result. The […]

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Tags: Google · Local Search · Local Video · Search Engine Ranking Factors · Small Business Video · Video SEO

SMX Advanced: NoFollow Meta Tag Advice

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on SMX Advanced: NoFollow Meta Tag Advice

Michael Gray: Use it to block the passing of PageRank to pages you don’t want indexed Adam Audette: Don’t use it because who knows how the engines treat them now and how they will treat them in the future?  Here are his thoughts in more detail.

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