Category Archives: seo

Black-Hat SEO success story

The Ney York Times has an excellent story about a phenomenal black-hat SEO campaign that resulted in super ranking for J C Penney, one of America’s leading retailers, operates over 1,100 department stores throughout the United States. Search Engine Land has a … Continue reading

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The shorter (your url) – the better!

Every now and then I bump into stupid mistakes that web developers do, and sometimes it really hurts to watch. Take a look at this URL: http://www.syrolight.com/web/8888/nsf/sbs.py?&_ID=12633&G=11813&did=5067&PF=1&SM3=12633&SM=11813?=EN&_UserReference=F2ADA3622DE0ABB14A3F44C7 What the hell is happening here? This URL should be ILLEGAL! The programmer … Continue reading

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How To Find The Best Domain Name

One of the most frustrating steps I face when building a new website is looking for a great domain name. Since nearly every domain name you can think of is already taken, some creativity is needed here. So here it … Continue reading

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How to do a good keyword research

I was recently asked by some customer what is the secret of a good keyword research. My answer was there is no secret   When he asked for the details, I started writing this post, so you all know what … Continue reading

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Improving WordPress SEO

Using WordPress? If you’re looking for SEO improvements, checkout this excellent WordPress SEO Guide. It has quite a lot of good ideas for optimizing your blog, with the relevant plugins. I would recommend doing most of it. One of the … Continue reading

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SEO Friendly Web Development Companies

It happened lately a few times that I asked customers to make changes on their website and got the answer “the company that built our website said that it is impossible”. I heard it even on simple requests like removing … Continue reading

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Got your company name in page title? Remove it!

I was asked by one of my customers to explain why removing the company name from all his pages titles is a good idea. It just didn’t make any sense. As you can see in this list of Top Factors … Continue reading

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First SphinnCon Evar!

Last week was first SphinnCon Evar, how lucky are we to have it here in Israel. Did you see me behind Barry on the 4th picture? I AM FAMOUS The event was excellent, very VERY interesting people spoke up, and … Continue reading

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The SEO Success Pyramid

Small Business SEM has an excellent post about the SEO Success Pyramid. “…the best SEOs don’t talk to their clients about rankings; they talk about the process of making great web sites that earn traffic and convert visitors into customers. … Continue reading

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