Is Google PageRank still important in Seach Engine Optimization?

One of the most important debates in SEO is how important PageRank is nowadays and how much it affects the Search Engine Results. Is PageRank still an important parameter or is it something that we can simply ignore? In this article we will touch upon this controversial topic and we will try to give an answer on this diff... read more ››
Analyzing Search Engine Results: The fine art of SEO

Analyzing Search Engine Results: The fine art of SEO

One of the most essential parts of the SEO campaign is selecting the right keywords right. In order to do so you must have a good understanding of your website’s strength, of the competition on Search Engine Results and of the way that people search. In this blog post we will focus on how to analyze the competition on ... read more ››
Google Toolbar PageRank Update – The first of 2011

Google Toolbar PageRank Update – The first of 2011

Almost 9 months after the last major PageRank toolbar update (2nd April 2010), Google finally puts an end to the rumors that PageRank metric is ditched. Currently a PageRank toolbar update is on the way and it should become visible within a few hours from all Google DataCenters. To check if and how your website is affect... read more ››

Try for Free the New SEO Tools of Web SEO Analytics

The Web SEO Analytics team is happy to announce the release of our new Professional SEO Toolbox that is certain to become one of the most important weapons of your SEO arsenal. 4 brand new SEO Tools have been launched and 5 tools have been upgraded, making our SEO toolbox one of the most complete solutions on the market. ... read more ››

New SEO Tools & Features available on 10th of January

On Monday 10th of January, will release a new innovative SEO toolbox and an updated powerful API. These new tools & features will become essential parts of your SEO & Online Marketing arsenal and all of the Free members of the service will have the opportunity to test them free of charge. The ne... read more ››

New SEO & Online Marketing Tools available for BETA testing

We are happy to announce that on Wednesday the 21st of December, we release our second BETA test program. In the next version of our toolbox that will become available during the first days of January, you will find 4 brand new killer SEO Tools, 5 enhanced tools, additional features, an Updated API and a new innovative We... read more ››
Google uses data from social media sites (video)

Google uses data from social media sites (video)

As we saw in a previous article, an interview of Danny Sullivan revealed that Google and Bing use social media buzz as a Ranking Signal. Today Matt Cutts, head of Google`s Webspam team, replied our question concerning the issue with a Video. He confirmed that Google has changed the way that evaluates Social Media links a... read more ››

Twitter & Facebook links affect SEO on Google and Bing

Few days ago Danny Sullivan, editor-in-chief of Search Engine Land, published a very interesting article which confirms the suspicions of many SEOs: Social Media buzz does affect the organic rankings of Google and Bing. As we recommended in a previous article “How to Speed up Search Engine Indexing”, social media lin... read more ››

LeWeb: The biggest European Internet Event

The LeWeb, one of the biggest and most popular Internet Events of Europe, will take place in a few days (December 8th & 9th) in Paris. It will be attended by more than 2500 Online Marketers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Bloggers and Journalists and it will bring together the most influential people of the Internet ecosyst... read more ››

How to use Google Analytics – Beginner’s Guide

Google Analytics is by far the most popular Website Analytics software and it is offered free of charge. For most webmasters and even for professional marketers Google Analytics is a good solution because it offers lots of cool features that are constantly enhanced. In this last free Online Marketing lesson of StayOnSearc... read more ››

20 ways to increase the number of your followers on Twitter

Twitter is one of the most popular social media networks where users are able to meet others with similar interests, find experts of a particular field, learn about the current trends and share useful articles and websites. A recent well known quote describes exactly the difference between Facebook and Twitter: “Facebook... read more ››

10 methods to Make Money from your Website or Blog

Making money online and monetizing your Website’s Traffic is generally neither as easy as it sounds nor as profitable as most people think. In many cases major changes in the philosophy of the service/website must be done (especially if the website used to offer free services) and several trade-offs must be made. As a r... read more ››

10 tips for developing a better Internal Link Architecture

The link architecture/structure of a website is extremely important for the SEO because it affects the search engine crawling, the indexation and the PageRank distribution. Additionally the internal link structure affects the navigation, the user experience and the conversion rates. In this article we see 10 tips that can... read more ››

Yahoo keeps Site Explorer’s View Backlinks feature

Yahoo announces that they plan to keep Site Explorer`s View Backlinks feature with the option to export the results to CSV. Today we received some great news for the SEO community. As we all know the Yahoo and Bing alliance led to several changes for the Yahoo Search Engine. Yahoo recently announced that BOSS V1 will be ... read more ››

How to develop an effective Link Building Campaign

On the 6th week of the free online Marketing Lesson of StayOnSearch, we read about the basic concepts of Link Building. The course starts by explaining the process and the importance of Link Building. Then it focuses on the characteristics of a well designed link building campaign (Link Velocity, IP Diversity etc) and on ... read more ››

How to create Quality Content for your Blog and Website

We are in the middle of the free Online Marketing Lesson of StayOnSearch (course number 5), and this week we focus on how to create attractive and quality content. On the beginning of the post, the author explains why writing for the web is different than writing for print or magazines, he elaborates on the importance of c... read more ››

The Basic concepts of Search Engine Optimization by StayOnSearch

The forth free Online Marketing Lesson of StayOnSearch is about Search Engine Optimization. In this course Mark goes through the basic concepts and techniques of SEO. He starts by discussing the importance of Domain Age, Domain Authority, SEO Friendly Hosting and Domain Credibility. Then he focuses on on-page optimization... read more ››

Link Structure: Analyzing the most important methods

The link structure is one of the most important factors in SEO because it can heavily affect the Search Engine Rankings, the PageRank flow and the number of pages that get indexed. Obviously the link structure is also extremely important because it seriously affects the user experience and the conversion rates. Close moni... read more ››

Multiple Domains vs Subdomains vs Folders in SEO

Usually the most important decisions in SEO are the ones that affect the structure of the website. A popular SEO debate is if one should use multiple domains, sub-domains or folders when he/she has multilanguage websites or various main categories/activities. This decision can heavily affect the performance of the Websit... read more ››

How to conduct Market Research & Competitor Analysis

The second lesson of the free 10-week Internet Marketing course of StayOnSearch elaborates on the importance of Market Research & Analysis. The course reminds us the importance of conducting research and of analyzing our competitors. Additionally it focuses on the fact that we should not rely only on our experience or... read more ››

New Professional SEO Tools, Features & API Service

We are happy to announce the release of a new Professional SEO Toolbox! The new Professional version of our SEO Toolbox includes additional innovative SEO Tools, more Features and a brand-new API that will enable SEO Professionals & Online Marketing Agencies to combine our tools and build Branded SEO Reports for thei... read more ››

10 Free Internet Marketing Courses by StayOnSearch

The StayOnSearch blog is a great source of information for people that want to learn more about Online Marketing, SEO, PPC and Social Media Marketing. In their articles they analyze in detail the best current practices and they always stick to whitehat techniques. Occasionally they write great how-to guides and eBooks... read more ››

The robots.txt, META-robots & rel=nofollow and their impact on SEO

One the most common mistakes that many Webmasters and SEOs make is that they misuse the robots.txt, the META-robots and the rel=nofollow anchor attribute. All the above affect the indexing, the crawling and the PageRank distribution and as a result they can heavily affect the SEO status of a website and its rankings. In th... read more ››

The Google Instant and its impact on SEO

Yesterday Google announced the release of a new search feature called Google Instant. In this article we will examine in detail what this new feature is and how it will affect the search and eventually the SEO. What is Google Instant? Google Instant Search targets to change the way that people search, by suggesting to the... read more ››

How to optimize page Titles and improve click through rates

Titles are considered important both for the users and for the search engines. This week we’ll discuss some practical tips on how to optimize the Titles of your site and on how to boost your search engine results and click through rates. First of all let’s see what Titles are and what is their impact on a website’s... read more ››

How to Speed up Search Engine Indexing

It’s a common knowledge that nowadays users don’t only search for trusted sources of information but also for fresh content. That’s why the last couple of years, the Search engines have been working on how to speed up their indexing process. Few months ago, Google has announced the completion of their new indexing s... read more ››

Duplicate Content: How to solve the problem

In the previous article "Duplicate Content: the effects on Search Engine Rankings" we have explained what duplicate content is and we have analyzed how it can affect the search engine rankings of our website. In this article we will focus on the best practices that can be used in order to solve the duplicate content proble... read more ››

5 quick white-hat tips to boost your SEO Rankings

As we have seen in previous articles, SEO can help you increase the quality and the quantity of your website’s traffic. Nevertheless Search Engine Optimization is a process that takes lots of time and effort. In order to build a successful SEO campaign you need to set your goals, create an action plan and implement it by... read more ››

Happy Birthday Web SEO Analytics!

On 4th of August 2009, Web SEO Analytics has launched to the public a new SEO Toolbox and a new Online Marketing Blog. One year later, due to your constant support, our website receives thousands of users per day. Additionally with your help we developed a large community of thousands Online Marketers in the most popular s... read more ››

Duplicate Content: the effects on Search Engine Rankings

The duplicate content is one of the major problems that most of the websites face. Search engines are also affected since they waste valuable resources in order to crawl, analyze and detect those pages. Finally since the duplicate content reduces the quality of the search results, this problem also affects the search engin... read more ››