• Laurie Sullivan, Sep 26, 2011, 11:52 AM
  • SEO: New Site ChecklistSEOmozBlog

    With more than 160,000 new top-level domains being registered daily, it becomes more critical for sites to optimize content to rank high in search queries. Since there's a lot to remember, Rand Fishkin provides us with a checklist of SEO tasks that are valuable when optimizing new sites. Marketers with experience optimizing sites may already have a similar checklist, but it always helps to refresh to be sure strategies are on track. On that list, SEO experts will find tips to make content more accessible, keyword targeting, design quality, directories and more.Read the whole story...

  • Basic SEO Rules To Remember As Algos ChangeSearch Engine Watch

    Erez Barak explains how to minimize the impact of Google's algorithmic changes and focus efforts on mastering fundamental tasks in SEO. Barak takes us through eight tasks that SEO professionals can perform to align Web sites with Google's "explicit statements and implicit motivations" surrounding SEO. They range from following basic on-page SEO rules to building inbound quality links to assuring fresh content on the site.Read the whole story...

  • @USAToday Twitter Account HackedSearch Engine Journal

    David Angotti tells us that the Script Kiddies, a group of online hackers, struck again Sunday night -- hacking into the @USAToday Twitter account. The tweet dared Twitter to block them again. The company blocked the group after the recent hacking of the NBC Twitter account. A keylogger Trojan has typically been the tool of choice for the Script Kiddies to hack accounts, according to Angotti. In the latest hack, the group asks USA Today followers what account to hack next.Read the whole story...

  • SEO: 10 Tips You Didn't KnowThe Globe And Mail

    Professionals deep into supporting search engine optimization realize that it takes more skill than we may anticipate to understand and perform well. Krista LaRiviere provides a list of 10 things that stand in the way between you and a page-one rank for Web sites. The strategies range from content to social to local.Read the whole story...