Tuesday, April 21, 2009

10 Simple SEO Tips For Beginners

1. Keywords

When choosing which keywords you want to rank high with you must research. Research is vital; you must make sure the keywords you want to rank high with, are actually used by searchers.

2. Find your competitors

In order to get to the top of search engines, you need to beat your competitors. Find out who they are first. In the search bar type in your keywords and analyze the top 10 listed sites.

3. Title

There are two tips for optimizing your pages titles. One is to make sure each page has a different title. Second tip is to make sure you include your main keyword in the title. Don't keyword spam though, your titles must make sense and flow.

4. Meta tags

Keyword Meta tags should only be used if you are familiar with them. If you get the wrong keyword density, your site could receive a lower ranking.

5. H2 and H1 headers

The keywords that are included in the headers, tell Google bots that they are important.

6. Content must always be fresh. Duplicate content is a big no.

7. If you can get a high pr website to link to your site, you are on to a winner. Remember anchored keyword links are best.

8. Having a site map will help to get more of your pages indexed.

9. Title and alt tags should always include a description, don't leave them blank.

10. Update your website often. Google loves fresh content; don't let your website become stale.

SEO is very rewarding for your website but it can also be difficult. I have written lots of articles on SEO for beginners Reading them will help you learn search engine optimization.

Always start with the simple things and take it from there.


  1. Good information. I haven't implemented them all but I am in the process. Thanks for the tips.

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