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Thursday, 28 February 2013

New General Link Building Queries


Advanced link building queries, for the link builders who use them extensively, remain a closely guarded secret. It’s easy to understand why. For one, they want to protect a valued link source from getting flooded with link requests from the general link-seeking public. Secondly, there are some choice opportunities out there that would lose their value if the entire SEO community happened to learn about them.

Another complication with discussing and sharing link building queries is that they’re often tailored towards the linkable and shareable assets of a particular organization. Further, two businesses within the same vertical may have widely different linkable assets, and therefore will need to seek different link targets, which requires different queries.

 Despite their link-protecting reticence and the complexity of communication, the 21 link builders I surveyed delivered a highly-valuable array of advanced link building queries. Thank you to all who participated!

Framing the process

In my questions, I asked link builders to respond within this framework:

Linkable Asset. Definition: what’s “linkable” varies from vertical to vertical. Cash is almost always a linkable asset, as are available jobs, events, expertise for interviews and many other forms of great content.
Link Target. Definition: what types of sites, pages, and people seek this linkable asset?
Link Prospecting Query. Definition: what queries uncover great targets for your linkable assets?
This framework couldn’t possibly suit every link builders’ style and expertise. I mention it because you’ll see it in some cases below.

Last notes before digging in – I missed getting queries from some great link builders due to time constraints imposed by my late start (apologies to those I missed!). If you want more sample queries from link builders please say so in the comments (and/or add your own) so I can build the case for a follow-up article. And in closing, I’d like to extend a thank you to the SEO Dojo for their warm welcome and link query suggestions.

Link building queries from 21 link builders

Query #1

Ken McGaffin, Keywords and SEO Blogger for Wordtracker Academy:
Here is a mini case-study on our Firefox plug-in ‘SEO Blogger’ which shows how we create linkable assets, queries and approach people for link building.

The link building project

‘SEO Blogger’ Firefox plug in from Wordtracker

At Wordtracker, we wanted to target anyone who published a blog and we were especially interested in business bloggers. We did a reasonable amount of research on the project and it kicked off with doing queries on Google.

We were interesting in identifying sites that had published articles on ‘business blogging’ or advised people how to blog. We identified our prospects using “intitle” queries on Google.

At the last count, this piece of work netted us over 1,000 links in just a few months.

The queries we used were quite simple but they produced an excellent list of target sites.

Here are the queries I used:

intitle:”business blogging”
intitle:”business blogs”
intitle:”blogging tips”
For each query, I’ll look at the first 100 results and then look to compile a list of what I think are the top 50 or so. I concentrate on the top 50 because it’s cost effective. If I get editorial coverage and links from among the top 50, then I know hundreds will follow their example.

You’ve got to have superb content and publicize it through multiple channels. That’s where we put in the bulk of our efforts. For ‘SEO Blogger’ we had a 7-step process:

Created a top notch, free plug-in.
We created a section on our Academy specifically to offer free blogging articles as well as a blogging download.
We also commissioned an e-book from Chris Garrett, “Blogging for Business” that would generate revenue.
About 4 days before launch, we contacted our top 50 researched targets, gave them some copy and invited them to be the first to try our new plugin – we asked them to write about it or tweet it if they found it useful. We gave people a strict embargo.
We wrote a series of customized press releases that went to the press list we’ve built up over the years. Note that we suggested how to link to us in all our communications.
This is the most important step – we responded to questions and queries almost immediately. That meant assigning people to take on that task. I’m convinced our quick responses helped build trust and relationships.
Finally, on release, we tweeted about the launch. Many of the bloggers journalists who we had contacted also tweeted at the same time. The results were fantastic – the synergy we got from these multiple channels is always what I’m after.
In summary,  I think you need to have a commitment to create great, free stuff in order to tap into these link targets.

Query #2

Shaun Anderson, of Hobo SEO Company in Scotland.

One of the simplest ways I use to build links for any business is finding colleges and universities who link degree students and alumni to to job opportunities, and promote their student discount partners online. I consider links from very real sites like these as authority building links.

Obviously the first thing to do is get used to publishing your job vacancies and any offers on your site, and then telling potential linking partners about them. TIP: never take these jobs offline either – just mention “Role Filled” and strike out the text.

Target Asset = Job Vacancy / Internships For (with your important keywords of course)
Key Link prospects = Universities and colleges, alumni sites
Link prospecting queries (in Google) = jobs degree site:.ac.uk, careers opportunities site:.ac.uk, careers advice site:.ac.uk, jobs degree site:.edu, careers degree site:.edu, careers advice site:.edu + variations
View this example page typical of what you might find.
Another variation of this query occurs with colleges and universities who publish links to sites that offer their alumni special student discounts (so effectively, all you need is a student discount for products or services). This is useful even for small businesses in a very tight catchment area.

Target Asset = Student Discount For (with your important keywords of course)
Key Link prospects = Universities and colleges, alumni sites
Link prospecting queries (in Google) = student discount partners site:.ac.uk, student discount partners site:.edu + variations
View this example page typical of what you might find.
Of course, in every case you need to dig around the site in question but offering a student discount to all colleges and universities and building a list of marketing communications offers at unis and colleges and contacting them asking for a link in their newsletter (which many have) in return for a student discount is going to be more rewarding than sending out 1000 unsolicited spam link request emails. TIP – don’t be cheap. The better your offer for students, the better chance you’ll get a link.

Ultimately these kinds of educational links are a win win – they are not hurting either site, and students get a good deal too. If you have good content on your site, you can just go right on and ask them to link to it if they already have a habit of linking out to similar sites to yours, or even send them articles about “How to get a job in {keyword} services” for their careers newsletter or resource section.

Query #3

Eric Ward, content link builder since 1994

Understanding how to use what Google will give you via advanced syntax queries is one of those private strategies where I don’t tell my exact approach, I only sort of hint at it. The specific queries I use are typically client/subject specific.

That said, I could share some vertical/marginally useful ones, say, if the content I am building links for is PBS’ content on volcanoes.

Then, an example target site would be this one.

And, I would have found that target site via a Google query string like this: [volcano learn diagram useful demonstration other links].

Now, this is a beautiful example, and it’s a real example, and it resulted in a topical link obtained, but…most folks who are building links are not doing so on behalf of PBS content about a vertical like “volcanoes”. So, while my example may look nice, and it worked for me because my clients are content creators like PBS, most folks will see my example and crucify me/it as being “unrealistic” for their purposes, since their content is not as “linkworthy” as PBS’s.

Query #4

Wiep Knol, newly of Linkbuilding.nl

Here’s a list of a few queries that I often use or have used in the past to find interesting websites. I left the most obvious ones out, because I assume that most people already know and use these.

Content targeted:

{keyword} “guest blogger” OR “guest post” OR “guest article” OR “guest column”
{keyword} “become a contributor” OR “contribute to this site”
{keyword} “write for us” OR “write for me”
{keyword} inurl:category/guest
You can refine these queries by using {keyword location} in stead of {keyword}, or by switching to just {location}.

Resource/ research targeted:

{keyword} “top * [tools/ articles/ websites/ etc.]” -> refine search to ~1 year ago. Contact anybody who shows up and ask if you can help with the 2009/ 20** edition of the article
{keyword} research -> see explanation above
{keyword} {location} resources OR “useful sites” OR links
{keyword} {USP} intitle:resources -> Use ‘green’, ‘cheapest’ etc as USP
.edu targeted: {keyword} site:.edu “planned research” OR “upcoming project” -> might return upcoming research/ project/ whatever that can be useful (both for info and for links)
To find specific types of websites:

{keyword} “Powered by phpBB” OR “powered by vBulletin”
{keyword} “Blog powered by TypePad” OR “powered by WordPress”
Additionally, one thing that always works very well for me is asking the client what the most important industry related websites and blogs are, and which ones his or her favorite are. Then I do some searching in the LinkedIn connections and Twitter followers of the client and some of his colleagues, and look for connections with these websites. If I find a match, explain to my client how he can use that connection and turn it into a link. This not only results in links to the client website on highly relevant websites that he likes (=a happy client), but it also makes sure that he is building connections that will be useful in the future as well (= life time value).

Query #5

Ann Smarty, SEO Consultant, SEOSmarty.com

target asset = new low-calorie chocolate product
key link prospects = mommy bloggers
link prospecting queries = [pr welcome], [submit * review], [pr friendly], [pr contact], [pr info], [get * reviewed], [allintitle:get * reviewed], [reviews inurl:submit]
target asset = a contest by fitness equipment store
key link prospects = bloggers who cover web contests with a link back to the host
link prospecting queries = [intitle:submit intitle:contest], [allintitle:submit * contest], [blog contests], [submit * giveaway]
Also from Ann: Link Building Search Queries Collection How to Use Google Wildcard Operator for Link Building and Baiting

Query #6

Debra Mastaler of Alliance-Link, link building services and training

We begin all custom campaigns by sending surveys to the client’s customer base, which cuts our prospecting time in half and pinpoints the sites and/or types of businesses we need to look for. From there, it’s a simple matter of doing basic research to match sites with our client’s demographic. I depend less on queries for this and more on tools like Quantcast and Compete. If I do need to query, I use all four engines (Google, Ask, Yahoo and Bing) plus DMOZ, Hoovers, Lexis Nexis and local directories. My goal is to find businesses with street and algorithmic credibility to pitch my promotions and content to.

Query #7

Melanie Nathan, consultant for Canadian SEO

Footprints: A footprint is simply common text than can be searched for thereby revealing all the places that use the same text.

For example, a Google search for [Allowed HTML tags:] will bring back all the sites and blogs that allow you to use custom anchor text when commenting.

If you happen to come across an authoritative site that allows you to automatically post content with dofollow links (for example, a classified ad), take note of the form they’re using as footprints left by the form software are easily trackable and can allow you to find other sites that are using the same form

Seo Link Building Tactics And Link Building Strategy



In Part 2 I described the most effective method for Link Building. It’s to support the Linkerati’s agenda – not yours. If you help them reach their goals linking back to you will be a fair exchange.

This is why you need to search for websites or blogs with specific articles you can add extra value to.

Following the steps in Part 3 you’ve created Link Building Queries and can run them through Google now.

Here’s how to filter the results for high link building probabilities:
Export Google’s Search Results – You can either do this manually and spend hours copying URLs from the SERPs onto your list. But you’d have to do this over again for each Link Building Query. The same can be achieved with minimum time investment using a SERP exporter tool such as the Google SERP Exporter. It’ll extract all root domains from the SERPs as well as erase duplicates. Copy all exported domains into an Excel spreadsheet and repeat the process for each of your queries.
Prioritize – This is by far the most time consuming process of the strategy. You either love to browse the web to check out new sites or might want to outsourcing this step in the future. But it’ll pay off.
To begin with quickly scan all domains on your list at least once. Make sure you delete all entries with low link building probabilities – the ones you know of. Those include sites with the sole agenda of making money or sites who might not link at all for legal matters – such as government organizations or nonprofits in some cases. This will narrow down your list quite a bit.
Now let the fun begin: Review each site on your list. Work them through one by one.

Scan for these criteria to identify powerful Linkerati:

The content of at least one page or post of the Linkerati website is congruent with the content you’re building links for
How large is the site’s audience? How many people does the author reach? Newsletter subscribers, RSS subscriptions, sans, followers or the number of comments per post are indicators you can take a look at.
Does the author want to be contacted? Are contact details or a contact form provided?
Is the legal imprint or other legal information published as HTML or as an image. Imprints in form of images are a clear sign for a SEO site. Don’t waste your time on them. In general there is no agenda you’d want to support.
How up to date is the site? Look for dates of the latest updates. Even scanning the content for year dates can help. Referencing of outdated resources indicates a lifeless site.
Is the site part of a publishing network – does it have siblings? In such a case you might be able to get links from the related sites as well.
Will laws or guidelines prevent the site from linking to you?
Does the site provide quality content and value to it’s audience? Actually read their content. Is it a site you want to be associated with? You might also take the overall impression into consideration



General Link Building Queries List

• “add url”
• “add site”
• “add website”
• “add your site”
• “add a url”
• “add * url”
• “add * site”
• “add * website*
• “submit url”
• “submit site”
• “submit website”
• “submit your site”
• “submit a url”
• “submit * url”
• “submit * site”
• “submit * website”
• “suggest url”
• “suggest site”
• “suggest website”
• “suggest your site”
• “suggest a url”
• “suggest * url”
• “suggest * site”
• “suggest * website”
• keyword sponsors
• keyword sponsorship
• keyword sponsor charity
• keyword benefactors
• keyword donate
• keyword donations
• keyword donors
• keyword “add url” / “add * url”
• keyword “add site” / “add * site”
• keyword “add website” / “add *website”
• keyword “submit url” / “submit * url”
• keyword “submit site” / “submit *site”
• keyword “submit website” / “submit * website”
• keyword “suggest url” / “suggest * url”
• keyword “suggest site” / “suggest site”
• keyword “suggest website” / “suggest * website”
• keyword “recommended links”
• keyword “recommended sites”
• keyword “recommended resources ”
• keyword “favorite links”
• keyword “favorite sites”
• keyword bookmarks
• keyword resources
• “list * keyword * sites”
• “add comment” keyword / “add * comment”
• “post comment” keyword / “post * comment”
• keyword “leave a comment” / “leave * comment”
• keyword “no comments”
• keyword “notify me of follow-up comments”
• keyword “wiki” (site:.edu)
• keyword forum / keyword forums
• keyword discussion boards
• keyword members
• keyword join
• keyword “advertiser testimonials”
• keyword “related URLs” / “* related URLs”
• keyword “related sites” / “* related sites”
• “your location” +”add url”
• “your location” +”submit site”
• “your location” +”suggest a site”
• “your location” +directory
EDU Links
site:edu inurl:login (Create an account)
site:edu “powered by SMF” site:edu “powered by Fireboard”
site:edu “powered by phpbb
site:edu inurl:login (Create an account)
site:edu “powered by vbulletin”
inurl:.edu/phpbb2
inurl:.edu/ (Powered by Invision Power Board)
site:edu “powered by SMF”
site:.edu “Powered By Wordpress” + keyword
site:.edu *your niche* + blog
site:.gov *keyword* + blog

EDU BLOGS, GOV BLOGS
inurl:.gov+inurl:blog
site:.edu inurl:wp-login.php +blog
site:.gov inurl:wp-login.php +blog
site:.edu inurl:”wp-admin” +login site:.edu
inurl:blog “post a comment”
site:.edu inurl:blog “post a comment” –“comments closed” -”you must be logged in” “keyword”
site:.edu “no comments” +blogroll -”posting closed” -”you must be logged in” -”comments are closed”
site:.gov “no comments” +blogroll -”posting closed” -”you must be logged in” -”comments are closed”
inurl:(edu|gov) “no comments” +blogroll -”posting closed” -”you must be logged in” -”comments are
closed”
site:.edu inurl:blog “comment” -”you must be logged in” -”posting closed” -”comment closed”
“keyword”
“keyword” blog site:.edu keyword +inurl:blog
site:.edu
EDU Forums
inurl:.edu/phpbb
inurl:register
inurl:edu forum
inurl:gov forum
inurl:.edu+inurl:forum
EDU Forum Sites
http://skydev.pha.jhu.edu/php_…pBB2/profile.php?mode=register – PR8
http://umoc.stuaf.umass.edu/ou…hpbb/profile.php?mode=register – PR7
http://ntc.unl.edu/shrp2-r19a/…hpbb/profile.php?mode=register – PR7
http://wwwapps.ivytech.edu/phpbb/profile.php?mode=register – PR6
GOV Forums
inurl:.gov +inurl:forum + inurl:register
inurl:.gov +inurl:forum
GOV Forum Sites
http://talk.alrc.gov.au/ucp.php?mode=register - PR4
http://ydk.yigm.gov.tr/platform/ucp.php?mode=register - PR7
http://www.aklan.gov.ph/forum/ucp.php?mode=register - PR5
EDU Guestbooks
site:.edu inurl:guestbook inurl: edu
Link:http://worldwidemart.com/scripts/
site:edu inurl:guestbook +”found at Matt’s Script Archive” inurl:”guestBook.aspx”
site:edu inurl:guest
inurl:guest site:edu
EDU Guestbooks
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/hellas/guestbook.html - PR8
http://www.umich.edu/~umasta/cgi-data/guestbook.html - PR8
http://start.csail.mit.edu/guestbook.html - PR7
http://www.ctr.usf.edu/shotokan/guestbook.html - PR5
http://nsa.union.rpi.edu/Guest/nsagb.php - PR4
EDU Wikis
site:.edu wiki
site:.edu Inurl:MediaWiki_talk
Pligg Site Footprints
“http://www.pligg.com ”
“Powered by Pligg”
“powered by pligg” Home Login “Register”

“What Is Pligg?”
allintitle:store share and tag your favorite
links intitle:”Pligg Beta 9″
intitle:”Pligg beta” inurl:”Pligg beta”
inurl:”register.php”++”powered by pligg”
inurl:/register intext:”Powered by Pligg”
-inurl:.php inurl:/register intext:”Powered by Pligg” -inurl:.php
inurl:/register intext:”upcoming”
intext:”published” intext:”submit”
intext:”Tag Cloud” - inurl:.php
inurl:/register intext:”upcoming”
intext:”published” intext:”submit”
-inurl:.php inurl:/register intext:”upcoming”
intext:”published” intext:”submit”
-inurl:.php intitle:”register”
inurl:/register.php intext:”Powered by Pligg”
inurl:live_comments.php
inurl:register.php intext:”upcoming”
intext:”published” intext:”submit”
inurl:story.php inanchor:upcoming
inurl:title “powered by pligg”
link:http://www.pligg.com
PHPDug Site Footprints
“Powered by PHPDug”
inurl:/upcoming/0/viewall/1.html
“I agree Terms of servises”
“Export & Import favorites”
“Discover the popular tags”
Video Sharing Sites Footprints
“Powered by MediaShare”
“Powered by clipbucket”
“Powered by VidiScript.com”
“Powered by PHPMotion”
“Powered by ClipShare”
“Powered by iVidPlay”
“Powered by iSoftScripts.com”
“Powered by VShare”
“Powered by Video CMS”
“Powered by PHP Melody”
“Powered by ClipBucket”
“Powered by SkaDate” - online dating and social networking software combined
“Powered by Sharemixer” - low cost video sharing
solution a la Youtube “Powered by Clipshare”
“Powered by SocialMedia.com”
List of Video Sharing Sites
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_sharing_websites
General Video Sharing Site Terms
“Free video hosting”
“Upload Video”
Social Network Platforms Footprints
Onesite.com
inurl:/tools/quicklogin.one
inurl:/browse.one
“Choose your Nickname”
“Choose a username”
“I accept the Terms of Service” “Powered By ONEsite”
Insoshi
“powered by insoshi”
Powered_by_insoshi_lightbg
inurl:/password_reminders/new “Join Insoshi”
Ning
inurl:ning.com
“social network platform”
intext:http://www.ning.com/ “Powered by Ning”
inurl:/forum/register.asp
“Powered by bbPress”
“Powered by AEF”
“Powered by Beehive”
“powered by drupal”
“Powered by: FUDforum”
“Powered by FluxBB”
“Powered by FruitShow”
“powered by icebb”
“MesDiscussions”
“powered by minibb”
“Powered By MyBB”
“powered by Phorum”
“powered by phorum” inurl:register
inurl:/submitblog.
html inurl:/submit_blog.html
Niche Website Directories
intitle:submit+your+site “keyword”
intitle:add+your+site “keyword”
“Suggest link” +”your keyword(s)”
“Suggest a link” +”your keyword(s)”
“Suggest site” + “your keyword(s)”
“Suggest a site” + “your keyword(s)”
“Suggest URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Suggest a URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Suggest an URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Add link” +”your keyword(s)”
“Add a link” +”your keyword(s)”
“Add site” +”your keyword(s)”
“Add a site” +”your keyword(s)”
“Add URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Add a URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Add an URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Submit link” +”your keyword(s)”
“Submit a link” +”your keyword(s)”
“Submit site” +”your keyword(s)”
“Submit a site” +”your keyword(s)”
“Submit URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Submit a URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“Submit an URL” +”your keyword(s)”
“favorite links” +”your keyword(s)”
“recommended links” +”your keyword(s)”
“cool sites” +”your keyword(s)”
“cool places” +”your keyword(s)”
reciprocal +”your keyword(s)”
directory +”your keyword(s)”
directorys +”your keyword(s)”
directories +”your keyword(s)”
exchange +”your keyword(s)”
resources +”your keyword(s)”
links +”your keyword(s)”
“your location” +”add url”
“your location” +”suggest a site”
“your location” +”submit site”
“your location” +links
“your location” +”reciprocal links”
“your location” +directory
General Directory Terms
“favorite links” Keyword(s)
“favorite links”
“favorite sites” Keyword(s)
“favorite sites”
PHPLink Directories
Google:
inurl:submit.php + “php link directory”
inurl:submit.php + “php link directory” –captcha
OpenLD
“Powered by: OpenLD”
“Suggest a Category” “by openld”
“Submit a Link” “by openld”
“Suggest a Category” openld
“Submit a Link” openld
inurl:suggest_category.php description category
inurl:suggest_category.php description category
title inurl:suggest_category.php description category
captcha inurl:suggest_category.php description category -captcha
inurl:suggest_category.php description category openld
inurl:suggest_category.php description category title openld
inurl:suggest_category.php description category captcha openld
inurl:suggest_category.php description category -captcha openld
GUESTBOOKS
inurl:guest
inurl:guest site:com
intext:”Sign * Guestbook”
intext:”homepage” site:com
inurl:”guestbook” intitle:”sign”
intext:”url”-inurl:”function”
inurl:”addguest.html” -”error” -”warning”
inurl:”guest.html” site:jp
Example: Tactics To Retrieve Angela’s and Paul’s Links
Angela’s Links
Google http://www.google.com/search?q=angelae8654
http://www.google.com/search?h…2F%2Fangelasdiscountmarket.com
+%2Fangela.html%22&aq=f&oq=&aqi=
http://hiderefer.org/?http://w…;q=angelae8654&btnG=Search
http://angelasdiscountmarket.com/backlink_builder.html
Yahoo http://angelasdiscountmarket.com
http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=linkdomain%3A angelasdiscountmarket.com +-site%3A
angelasdiscountmarket.com &fr=yfp-t-501&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8
BacklinkWatch
http://backlinkwatch.com/?back…//www.pjsqualitybacklinks.com/
Paul’s Links
Google
http://www.google.com/search?q=pj413
http://www.google.com/search?q…//www.pjsqualitybacklinks.com/

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

How to Search Articles For All Search Engines


 How to Search Articles For All Search Engines:

"Powered by Article Dashboard"
"Submit Articles"
"Powered by ArticleMS"
"Submit Article"
"submit an article"
"Powered by: php Link Directory"
"powered by PHPLD"
"Powered by WSN Links"
"powered by PHP Weby"
"Powered by cpLinks"
"Powered by cpDynaLinks"
"powered by BosDirectory"
"Powered by Link manager LinkMan"
"Powered by Gossamer Links"
"Powered by K-Links"
"Powered by In-Link"
"Powered by eSyndiCat Directory Software"
"Powered by: qlWebDS Pro"
"Powered by Directory software by LBS"
"powered by phpMyDirectory.com"
"Powered by HubDir PHP directory script"
"Powered by free article directory"
“Use or our service is protected by our Privacy Policy"
“Powered by the original Free Article Directory”
“Powered by Article Friendly”
“Powered by ArticleMS”
ArticleMS + inurl:/articles/
ArticleMS + inurl:/art/
ArticleMS + inurl:/category/
ArticleMS + inurl:/articlems/
ArticleMS + inurl:/artms/
inurl:logintosubmitart.php
"powered by article dashboard"
Article Dashboard + inurl:/article/
Article Dashboard + inurlopulararticles.php
Article Dashboard + inurl:/profile/
Article Dashboard + inurl:/login2submitart2.php
Article Dashboard + inurl:/submitarticles.php
intext:”Confirmation request email was sent to your email address”
"Powered by: php Link Directory"
"powered by PHPLD"
"Powered by WSN Links"
"powered by PHP Weby"
"Powered by cpLinks"
"Powered by cpDynaLinks"
"powered by BosDirectory"
"Powered by Link manager LinkMan"
"Powered by Gossamer Links"
"Powered by K-Links"
"Powered by In-Link"
"Powered by eSyndiCat Directory Software"
"Powered by: qlWebDS Pro"
"Powered by Directory software by LBS"
"Powered by Free Directory Submissions"
"Powered by the original Free Article Directory"
"powered by phpMyDirectory.com"
"Powered by HubDir PHP directory script"
"Powered by Free Directory Submissions"
"Powered by the original Free Article Directory"
"Additional Articles From *"
"Welcome to article directory *. Here you can find interesting and useful information on most popular themes."
"There are * published articles and * registered authors in our article directory."
"This author has published * articles so far. More info about the author is coming soon."
"There are now * Excellent Articles in our Database from * Authors"
"Powered by Article Dashboard"
"Powered by: php Link Directory"
"powered by PHPLD"
"Powered by WSN Links"
"powered by PHP Weby"
"Powered by cpLinks"
"Powered by cpDynaLinks"
"powered by BosDirectory"
"Powered by Link manager LinkMan"
"Powered by Gossamer Links"
"Powered by K-Links"
"Powered by In-Link"
"Powered by eSyndiCat Directory Software"
"Powered by: qlWebDS Pro"
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How to use social bookmarking to Promote your Website and YourOwn Site

To answer to this question was clear to everybody, should clarify what these social bookmarking sites and how they differ from browser bookmarks, installed on your own computer.

Many people familiar with the situation when he and reinstalling the operating system disappear all carefully collected and sorted addresses favorite sites. To restore them usually requires a huge amount of time.

No little trouble with bookmarks and change the browser delivers, and if they use several at a time, to deal with all the tabs easy.

If it is not possible use a computer at home, you need to address the Internet will have to look again and again.

To share your own collection of bookmarks with your friends, there will be the need for laborious manual work.

In order to rid the Internet users of these troubles with bookmarks and created the social bookmarking sites. 

So, social bookmarking - is a repository for bookmarks and whole pages of sites that you can access at any time and from any computer world and easily share your bookmarks with friends.

Additional benefits of social bookmarking:

In addition, services, social bookmarking , allow you to use access bookmarks of other users.

On Web sites, social bookmarking is possible association members in interest groups.

In order to quickly find the desired address or page, the system of division of bookmarks into categories, folders and labels.

The value of social bookmarking to promote your site

Number of sites on the Internet is a huge amount, their number reached 200 million. Create a website or blog can be lost in such an amount as a grain of sand in the vast desert.

How to make sure that it exists to know more people? One way, which is especially good at the initial stage - is the promotion through social bookmarks. Posting on social bookmarking sites link to a site or entire sections of the site with the most attractive information, you can greatly increase the number of visitors.

The main sites of social bookmarking registered tens of thousands of accounts and is constantly updated and the search engines give back every day hundreds of thousands of people.

The chances that a reference to the promoted website will see, and she is interested a lot of people are huge, so the promotion through social bookmarking effectively.

Services, social bookmarking , which are interesting for the promotion of around 100. To make each account, post links and still maintain, as necessary, will have to work on the computer day and night for months.

How to effectively use social bookmarking?

To facilitate the task of the users have set up special programs to take on this chore. They automatically generate mailing to selected social bookmarking sites .

One of the most popular - Broster.Net. Ease of service is obvious. It will reduce the time for the newsletter at the same time providing links to 12 major social bookmarking sites, and at VIP - account for 94 sites and will make automatic registration of accounts.

The result of this distribution will be an increase in traffic and the site of the very depths of the Internet will start to rise.

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

SEO Tips For Better Site Optimization




Your online business success will depend on the successful use of Search Engine Optimization techniques.  With the increase use of internet all over the world, your online marketing plans play a key role in making your company successful.  It represents as a salesman.  To get a top position on the internet, your website should follow certain SEO techniques to beat the competition.There are so may SEO methods which will allows you to increase your website traffic and visibility on the search engine.  As the day by day more and more businesses are using SEO techniques to increase their website ranking, it is becoming really tough to be on the top. To get the more visibility and traffic you should follow latest SEO technology to beat the competitors.  Penguin and Panda updates have changed much of SEO techniques that have adopted earlier. 

Now website owners are looking for new technology to please search engines.

Following are suggested the primary elements to get your website better ranking.

Have a good content that appeals your visitor.
Use text variation methods.
Contact link prospects that are related to your business and link with them.
Spreading your SEO techniques and link building.
Engage with audience in social networking sites.

Know your niche:

Track down the key words that are leading to your site. Compare it with key words that are actually you are looking for. You can strengthen your website with this data.
Keep alongside the latest tech announcements: Keep in touch with major tech companies and startups, get the exclusive info. Provide the content that isn’t available anywhere else.

Get trade info:  Visit trade shows like CES and E3, get more info regarding Apple unveilings. If you frequently visit trade show, you will have more technology news to write down in articles. Latest and updated content will drive more readers that in turn will increase your website ranking.
Link it all together:  Try to write blogs on fresh technology on site, it allows you to keep in touch with readers.  Always make sure that your content is meaningful and enhances your relationship with readers.  Select the target customers, because people are not aware of your products will not bring any profits.
Be Social:  Broadcast your content with social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+.  When you post something new, automatically it will broadcast.  As you know that Content is the King. Write always unique and fresh content.  It should have its own uniqueness and beauty.

Following are also considered most Important SEO techniques to get more traffic to website.
Use guest blogging opportunity,
Fix broken links,
Chase competitors’ links with domain authority and high page.
Use web 2.0 pages,
Create new links and press releases and
Use trackbacks.
Use wiki links
Content links on authority sites.
Attract with more powerful links.

How to Search Forums For All Search Engines






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Seo Tips to Make your Website Faster in your comtiters


your website is not loading faster, they will not show interest to spend much time on your blog. They will simply close your site windows or hit the back button. So, it is very much necessary for you to speed up your blog or site. Also, you must know that search engines now give preference to those sites which open quickly rather than those who don’t open quickly. Here are the top five tips to make your site to open faster:

Reducing the Number of HTTP Requests: 

Every object on your page (like scripts, images, lines, etc) will have to make a round trip to the server when anyone wants to open your page. This can take few seconds and will make the loading time delayed. Hence it is very much necessary to reduce the number of object. You can also combine CSS files & scripts together.

Using Height & Width Tags: 

It is one of the most common mistakes that people tend to forget adding height and width tags to the images. Absence of these tags will prevent the browser from knowing the size of the image before it loads. If the browser knows the size of the image, it will reserve the place for it and will load other elements of the page. Hence the loading of the page will become faster.

Using Slashes on the Links: 

If you are including some links to other pages of your site, then you should include a slash symbol on the site (/) symbol. For instance, http://www.example.com/about/ is better than http://www.example.com/about It will help the server to know that you are linking to a directory page, hence it will be able to show up the page very quickly. This will reduce much loading time of your website.

Optimizing the CSS File:

 Most of the web pages are being designed with CSS nowadays; So it become very much necessary to aggregate the CSS and also to clean it. You can find lot of online tools helping you in this regard. For instance, you can make use of ‘CleanCSS’ online tool. This tool can merge similar kind of selectors and can remove useless properties. This will also help in removing the whitespace from the code.

Optimizing Images: 

While using image editing software, you should always opt the option ‘Save for the Web’. It is a known fact that heavy images will cause burden on the server and will make the website to open slowly. Optimized images or processed images will create lesser burden and will be able to make the website to open in a faster way. Hence, it is very much necessary to optimize the images, when you are uploading them to web i.e. to your blogs or websites.

Monitor Your Competitors With Ethical Tricks

Search engine optimization or SEO can be done by the website owners themselves. However, there are many others who would like to outsource this work to SEO companies. In both the case, the focus remains on the prime object and that is the website. The real challenge lies in the performance of the websites against all the other websites fighting for the top slot on similar keywords.

So, it is very important to judge whether or not a website has been performing well on the basis of White-hat SEO techniques. At this juncture, it is better to clear out doubts regarding this issue. Google, the undisputed leader of the Internet doesn’t approve black-hat SEO techniques and so, it heavily penalizes all those websites who they find are using any such similar tactics.

As a result, it becomes quite imperative to get oneself well-acquainted with all the basic intricacies of the SEO world. For instance, SEO professionals will have to find out about all the activities of their online competitors. This is because Internet users have so many alternatives to choose from that they’ll be spoilt for choices. In this regard, it is very important to mention that websites matching the tastes and preference of the consumers will be better performing ones in this virtual world.

So, it is crucial to monitor SEO-related activities of the rival websites. One has to widen his approach in order to track all such activities and implement SEO tricks based on White-hat rules or that are ethical. For that reason, companies offering products or services similar to them should be under their vigil. This is because these companies may outpace them on all or some of the targeted keywords, as far as SEO is concerned.


In addition to that, one needs to choose a good and competent SEO service provider since his websites may get heavily penalized by the search engines, if the company uses any black-hat techniques. Apart from monitoring the performance of rival websites, one has to look forward to the kind of business conducted online by the leading websites on the same keywords as of his. Even for such websites, one has to investigate whether or not these portals are using White-hat SEO techniques.

Search engines do not bother about creating a database of websites in terms of white-hat SEO or black-hat SEO. In other words, websites which violate the rules of ethical SEO are not segregated from the ones that confirm to the utmost standard of white-hat SEO. Moreover, spam filters fall short of resolving this issue. This is because a lot of good websites are dropped off the search results because of these filters.

As a result, it is the consumers who are the last resort for the search engines to improve themselves and weed out the bad eggs (in this case, white-hat SEO violating websites) from their search engine results page or SERPs. Hence, white-hat SEO should be considered as a long-term strategic commitment that should be applied right from the stage of designing the website.



Monday, 18 February 2013

Different monitoring tools and tips used in SEO


SEO monitoring tools help us to ensure that our websites are optimized properly for maximum exposure on the internet.

These monitoring tools help us to understand where a particular website stands in terms of page rank, popularity and traffic. They also are critical to pointing out flaws that exist in existing sitemaps and help us to streamline the operation of websites.

Some of the basic tools that are used in SEO monitoring are:

SEO QUAKE:  is a complete SEO tool which gives us a whole plethora of information on various parameters like page rank, Google Index, Yahoo Index, Bing Index, Domain IP, Google Image Index, Google Links, Web Archive age, Google Supplement details, Google Cache Date, Dmoz Directory and Facebook likes.

PAGE RANK CHECKER:  helps us to check the page rank of a website, in relation to a particular search engine.

SEO CHAT: This is an all-purpose toolkit which contains a variety of smaller tools that enable SEO practitioners to get all their reports in one place.

Page speed: This is a tool which analyses how much time a particular webpage takes to load.

PINGDOM:  This is tool which provides a detailed analysis of page load time

KEYWORD ANALYST:  This is a tool which analyses the number of instances a particular keyword appears on a particular page.
YSlow: This is a site grading tool which produces reports that help to optimize the performance of webpages.

GOOGLE ADWORDS TOOL: 

 This is the one stop tool for SEO. It offers a variety of functions from generating keywords to providing traffic stats for keywords, suggests keywords that generate maximum traffic, checks back links, competitor analysis and suggests measures to improve page rank.  Google AdWords is one the most popular SEO tools in the world.
Tips to improve SEO of a webpage:  

1)  Choose proper keyword for title:  Most search engines first search your web page based on its title. Therefore it’s critical that your title should contain the appropriate combination of keywords which will ensure that your site is reflected higher in the search rankings.

2)  Use optimized images and multimedia content: This will ensure that your page speed is fast and therefore your page receives more traffic. The use of ‘alt tags’ to provide information about images is a good option.

Using simple and attractive images also help keep the users hooked to the site and will ensure higher user engagement.

3)  Use optimized content: This willensure that when search engine crawlers come to your site they find the content in order and hence will ensure that your site has a higher ranking.

The content should also be updated periodically so that the crawlers will be able to know that the site is live and this will reflect higher in the rankings.

4)  Use social networking sites: Another great way of spreading the word about your website is to ensure that your content is shared across social networking sites. Most websites now incorporate social networking icons for platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.  

Social networks can ensure that you build a good network and can help spread the word about your website and direct traffic to your page.

How to Increase Page Rank


How to increase page rank - is a question, which keeps challenging webmasters since long time. Because increase page rank brings the authority to rule the web.

Page rank is Google’s measurement of how authoritative or popular a website is, on a scale of 1 to 10. Where 10 implies the most trusted site, and 1 the least.
Google decides the page rank by, the total aggregate vote of all inbound links to a particular website. If you want to increase the page rank of your website in a short span of time, then follow my 18 great tips and increase Google page rank very fast.
Quality backlinks are the basis of Google page rank. Acquire not just backlinks, but quality backlinks from quality or authoritative websites to increase the page rank.
Increase Page Rank .

1. Blog commenting: Acquiring back-links by leaving comments on blog posts of “ DoFollow ” blogs is very effective to increase Google page rank. Simply analyze 3 to 4 competitor websites of your niche on OpenSiteExplorer for “ DoFollow ” blogs (comments) and leave constructive comments using proper keywords. Surprisingly, people have achieved Google page rank of 3 to 4, by simply following this simple method.

2. Directory listing: Your profile with a hyperlink of your website or blog on a reputed directory passes link juice and helps increasing page rank. Because, your profile link is “ DoFollow ” here.Your site should be listed on at least 15 to 20 directories to boost the page rank significantly.



3. Social media Profile: Again, social media profiles also provide “ DoFollow ” links and help to increase Google page rank fast. Join at least 8 to 10 social media sites, even though you use only 3 to 4 sites honestly.

4. Guest blogging: This is the most tiring and slow process of increasing page rank. Because, writing blog posts for back-links requires great efforts and time. You never know, your post might not be accepted by the publishing blog many a times. But still you should write guest posts once in a while to add some variety in your strategy.
How to Increase Page Rank by Using NoFollow Attribute

5. Use NoFollow attribute sparingly: Always remember, Google always checks for intention. Using NoFollow attribute throughout the site is foolishness( like Wikipedia ). It’s a misconception among webmasters that “Using  NoFollow attribute throughout the site preserve link juice and helps for high Google page rank ”. In fact you should use it sparingly, site-wide. If you want to practice SEO, which should be timeless, then this method is for you. This is a point, Google may consider to change the algorithm in near future. B’cos, if all webmasters practice NoFollow attribute, then how this page rank/ WWW will function ?

6. Make your comment section NoFollow: By default, almost all blogs have NoFollow attribute for comment section. But, you should double check for this. By following this method you can avoid spam mass and preserve your Google page rank.
Increase Page Rank by Special Methods

7. Special backlinks: Links from Wikipedia, .Gov and .Edu are considered special. B’cos, not only these sites are authoritative but also its extremely difficult to get a backlink from these sites. At least, you should try your luck to get a link from Wikipedia.

8. Internal linking structure: How well your blog posts are linked to each other? This is a method, which is in your hand, and you should leverage it to increase Page rank fast. Be careful while choosing an anchor text to link an internal post. Anchor text matters, even in internal hyper-linking. At least 2 to 4 internal links works wonder.

9. Be popular in your niche: If you have a blog, and if you are popular in your niche by blog commenting, guest post writing/publishing or any other means, then Google’s trust factor increases. And, helps to increase page rank..
Increase Page Rank by Other Methods

10. Clean coding and site structure: Yes, it affects Google page rank. Your blog or site should be W3 compatible. Check your site for coding error here. Navigation, breadcrumbs and site maps are also important.

11. Page loading speed: Google loves fast loading websites. This is not only important forr SEO point of view but also to increase page rank easily.

12. Domain age: Here, domain age means both past and future age. If you have started your site or blog very recently, consider registering the domain name for at least 2 yrs or more. Google doesn’t trust site who are registered for 1 yr only, and thinks them as spammy. If your domain/site is quite old (past domain age), older than 2 to 3 yrs, then you automatically qualify for Google’s trust and page rank.

13. Dedicated IP address: You might consider for a dedicated IP address for your domain. Sometimes, due to spammy activity of a single webmaster from an IP address results in restriction/ ban for all the registered domains from the same IP address.
Don’ts to Increase Page Rank

14. No spammy outbound links: Don’t link to spammy or untrustworthy sites. Google thinks the linking site is also spammy. This method protects your link juice and helps to maintain the page rank.

15. Don’t use P0rn words: Never ever use P0rn words on your blog, even in a slightest form, even while writing a meaningful and humerus post. Google is extremely harsh in this regard. Google might consider your site as adult. Look, I have used the symbol “ zero ” in place of “ o ” for the word P0rn.

16. Don’t make multiple sub-domains: Google considers multiple sub-domains as spammy. Stay away from it. Not more than 4 to 5, at any circumstances.

17. Don’t involve in link-scheme: Don’t buy links from link farms and don’t involve in link schemes. Google don’t like paid link.

18. Don’t watch P0rn while logged-in to your Google A/c: Yes, it’s true phenomenon and observed by many webmasters recently. Google knows more about you, than your boy friend or girl friend. 

Too Much SEO? Google’s Working On An “Over-Optimization”

Google’s Matt Cutts announced that Google is working on a search ranking penalty for sites that are “over-optimized” or “overly SEO’ed.”
Matt announced this during a panel Search Engine Land’s Editor-In-Chief, Danny Sullivan and Microsoft’s Senior Product Marketing Manager of Bing at SXSW named Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better!. The audio for the session has been published where I learned that Google has been working on a new penalty that targets site’s that overly optimize for search engines for the past few months.
Matt Cutts said the new over optimization penalty will be introduced into the search results in the upcoming month or next few weeks. The purpose is to “level the playing field,” Cutts said. To give sites that have great content a better shot at ranking above sites that have content that is not as great but do a better job with SEO.
Here is the audio clip, you can find Matt saying this about 1/3rd the way in. (Note: We’ve expanded it from what we originally posted,
The way that I often think about SEO is that it’s like a coach. It’s someone who helps you figure out how to present yourself better. In an ideal world, though, you wouldn’t have to think about presenting yourself and whether search engines can crawl your website, because they’d just be so good that they can figure out how to call through the Flash, how to crawl through the forums, how to crawl through the JavaScript, how to crawl through whatever it is.
And, for the most part, most search engines have made a lot of progress on being able to crawl though that richer content.
Now, what’s interesting about your question is you went a little bit deeper and you said, “Well, what about all the people who are sort of optimizing really hard and doing a lot of SEO?” And, uh, normally we don’t sort of pre-announce changes, but there is something that we’ve been working on in the last few months. And hopefully, in the next couple months or so, in the coming weeks, we hope to release it.
And the idea is basically to try and level the playing ground a little bit. So all those people who have sort of been doing, for lack of a better word, “over optimization” or “overly” doing their SEO, compared to the people who are just making great content and trying to make a fantastic site, we want to sort of make that playing field a little bit more level.
And so that’s the sort of thing where we try to make the web site, uh Google Bot smarter, we try to make our relevance more adaptive so that people don’t do SEO, we handle that, and then we also start to look at the people who sort of abuse it, whether they throw too many keywords on the page, or whether they exchange way too many links, or whatever they are doing to sort of go beyond what a normal person would expect in a particular area. So that is something where we continue to pay attention and we continue to work on it, and it is an active area where we’ve got several engineers on my team working on that right now.