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Google Pagerank update: June 27

Jul 5th, 2011 | By
Google Pagerank update: June 27

While Google continuously updates the pageranks for webpages for internal use, the only external sign we have is the update of the Google Pagerank toolbar. As I have quite a number of blogs, I can notice any pagerank changes quite rapidly, but I always check this site for a confirmation of the last update. And (…)

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Google did a PageRank update.
Well… kinda.

Jan 21st, 2011 | By
Google did a PageRank update.<br/>Well… kinda.

Well, whatdoyaknow… Google hardly waited after I gave them bad rating for postponing their pagerank updates , and here we go: On January 20 Google started a new pagerank update. It is hard to find exact information on the pagerank update, but there is a lot of buzz in the SEO world going on at (…)

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How to evaluate a blog – Part 7:
SEO or Search Engine Optimization

Nov 28th, 2010 | By
How to evaluate a blog – Part 7: <br/>SEO or Search Engine Optimization

Do the test yourself: Google the main keywords which should be relevant to the blog you are evaluating. Does the blog feature on the first search page? If so, cool! That’s what we want! How about Googling a key phrase, or key title, or some key issues which have been well covered in the blog (…)

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How to evaluate a blog – Part 2:
Check the numbers

Sep 17th, 2010 | By
How to evaluate a blog – Part 2:<br/>Check the numbers

We can discuss blog statistics, visitor trending and referral patterns for days and on end. We don’t need too many figures for a general blog evaluation: only the basic traffic statistics will already give us a good view of: the blog and visitors’ profiles, and a trend over time. The main purpose of this exercise (…)

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Basic SEO advice from the expert

Jun 5th, 2010 | By
Basic SEO advice from the expert

For anyone taking blogging seriously, “SEO” or “Search Engine Optimization” is serious stuff. SEO is the craftmanship involved in improving the volume and quality of traffic search engines generate to your website or blog. As I described in my “Understanding the traffic on your blog” primer, a large part of your visitors stumble upon your (…)

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Automatic Email alerts for new backlinks to your blog

Sep 26th, 2009 | By
Automatic Email alerts for new backlinks to your blog

Sites linking back to your blog’s homepage or to a post, are a measure of success for a blog, as we explained before. It is always interesting to check the backlinks, to see what are others saying about your blog, what has been quoted or commented on. As you know, you can find backlinks via (…)

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How successful is your blog?

Sep 20th, 2009 | By
How successful is your blog?

You created your blog, and write posts, write posts, write posts… Gradually, your audience grows. You get comments, get other bloggers linking to you,… Your blog has a lift-off. But how much of a lift-off? Are you flying in orbit, or are you barely clearing the tree tops? How do you measure your blog’s performance. (…)

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How does your blog score on PageRank?

Aug 17th, 2009 | By
How does your blog score on PageRank?

A PageRank (PR) is one of the main ways to check a website’s “ranking” amongst its peers. Am I talking Chinese here? “PageRank” is Google’s rating (between PR0 and PR10 on an logarythmic scale) of ‘how valuable’ your site is to the web community (and hereby I shamelessly summarize 234,000 books and 1,234,000 articles written (…)

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Understanding the traffic on your blog – Part 1: Traffic Quantity

Jun 20th, 2009 | By
Understanding the traffic on your blog – Part 1: Traffic Quantity

A serious blog is geared towards its audience. As a serious blogger, it is important you understand your audience, your readers. When I started blogging, I struggled to understand my blog traffic. Simple and free tools like Google Analytics, gave me heaps of figures and graphs, but it took me a while before I could (…)

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