Writing Articles for Search Engine Optimization

One comes across a lot of articles these days on the different websites and many of them look so obvious that they were written primarily just for the search engines. Most of these articles are easy to be identified because they are stuffed with keywords and contain nothing really useful. I accept that writing for the search engine is definitely not bad at all, but writing only for the search engine sounds so funny in the first place. But probably many have done that kind of SEO work and ranked better in the past. However as technology is fast catching up, I am sure these things will change and one would not have to repeat keywords in an absurd fashion just to attract the search engines. All those SEO professionals / content writers or others who write and publish SEO articles have some basic business objectives. These are,

  • Providing information
  • Get a higher rank
  • Better linking with other sites

If the website does not provide some useful information then the purpose of the article itself is lost. One may be able to attract good number of people into the website and into the page, but if the visitors do not find the article useful or interesting, they may immediately click out of the page. Distribution of an article that is not well written will not be appreciated and linked to by other sites. Thus the published article must,

  • Be relevant
  • Be useful to the audience
  • Must be Informational
  • Simple and well written
  • Must retain the reader's interesting
  • Use variation of the key phrase instead of repeating
  • Avoid over repetition of keyword
  • Be targeted at the target audience
  • Help the reader with info / otherwise

Today writing articles and submission to different article directories on the web is also a very powerful SEO strategy that can greatly enhance a website's visibility on the net. …

5 Tips To Reach The Top Of Search Engines

To be a profitable online entrepreneur, you need to do a number of things that will keep the search engines happy. The search engines can send lots visitors to your website everyday if they think it benefit their users. But you have to optimize your website so that they can quickly and easily understand what your website is about.

This process is called search engine optimization (SEO) and here are 5 tips that you can use today to boost the position of your business in the search rankings.

1. Focus On An Easy Search Phrase

Ideally you want keywords on your website pages that have lots of demand and little supply. The best phrases are often the phrases that are three or four keywords long. They may begin with “How to” or “Tips for”. Use keyword tools to help you find those unique keyword phrases to focus on.

2. Social Bookmark Your Key Pages

Social bookmarking is basically bookmarking a web page so that you can read it later. You can bookmark your pages on sites like Reddit, Digg and StumbleUpon. Website pages that are added on social bookmarking sites are regarded as a quality backlink by search engines. The more quality links you have coming into your website, the further up the rankings you will appear.

3. Internal Linking

Create an internal linking structure throughout your website to attract attention to these pages. Internal link building helps search engines, but it also helps your audience find your information in a more organized fashion.

4. Improve Your Existing Content

Search engines like Google keep their procedures and ranking techniques secret, because they want to deliver the best search-results for their users and stop spam pages from hindering those results. But there are some golden rules you can follow:

  • Place keywords in your headline
  • Make use of keywords in your subheadings
  • Include keywords in your first and last paragraph
  • Place relevant and supporting keywords throughout the body of the copy

5. Publish More Keyword-Rich Content

Content is what the search engines index. The more suitable content you have, the more value is placed on your site. Bear in mind that publishing a heap of 500 word blog posts that have no reason other than SEO isn’t going to help if they’re not targeted and filled with meaning. You need to find a voice for your business and stick to it with a tight focus.…