Are Your Blog’s Feeds Optimized? Part 2

Aside from offering full RSS feeds and using Feedburner’s features to optimize your feeds other things that you can do to optimize your feeds are: Pick a Feed/Channel title that is relevant to your theme – This is pretty obvious but many still fail to do this. Make sure that the title has important keywords […]

Are Your Blog’s Feeds Optimized?

Everyone knows the importance of optimizing ones website and blog content. What people often overlook though is to optimize their blog feed. This is a huge loss considering that the huge majority of regular blog readers access a blog’s content thanks to the blog’s feeds. So what can you do to make sure that your […]

Is Your Blog W3C Compliant?

Last night I checked my personal blog’s code hoping I can proudly display the W3C Validated Button. Since I use Blogger and do not really do anything to clean up the code (beyond adding Alt-tags to the images I embed) I wasn’t surprised at all to find that my blog contained lots of errors – […]

Alt-Tags: For Spiders and the Visually Impaired

Lots of people underestimate the importance of Alt-Tags. Even though SEO experts time and again stress the importance of Alt-Tags many still do not bother with it at all, or if they use it, do not consistently do so. To be honest, I belong to the inconsistent group. Alt-tags ARE very important. SEO-wise the absence […]

Addressing Duplicate Content: Part 3

Addressing Duplicate Content continued… 7. Indicating your Preferred Domain – Choose which domain you prefer to be indexed: http://blog-tutorials.com/ or http://www.blog-tutorials.com/ Both will be fine but it is best (At least Google says so and if Google says it is, then it is. Right?) if you tell them, via the preferred domain feature of webmaster […]

Addressing Duplicate Content: Part 2

Addressing Duplicate Content continued… 4. Be consistent when it comes to internal links – When linking to other pages un your website make sure you use the same format for indicating the links. For example, if you use the link http://www.blog-tutorials.com/category/features/seo/ next time in another page make sure you don’t link to the same article […]