SEO – Search Engine Optimization
It is so important to make sure your site has the best possible SEO. This provides the major search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo) with accurate information about your site content. This will help your web pages to appear in relevant searches. It’s time to learn about how to improve your website traffic volume and quality hits! It’s like almost anything else, you have to have the right tools.
You can upload your XML, HTML, or txt sitemap to almost any search engine and make indexing your pages more efficient!
A robots.txt file will allow search engines to “crawl” your site and see what pages you have! You need a robots.txt file in the same folder as your homepage index file. If you don’t have one, you can copy the following text and paste it into notepad. Save the file as robots.txt. (Don’t forget the s in robots!)
#Allows all robots
Try the MCANERIN Robot Control Code Generation Tool site and choose which search engines you want to allow to crawl your site. – they will generate the text you need for your website auto-magically!
Make sure you verify that your robots.txt is VALID! Robot.txt Validator
Keywords are extremely important web site tools that also let search engines index your website by content. And online profiles sometimes utilize them as well. Wherever you can use keywords, USE THEM.
FREE keyword suggestion tool – FREE Online Keyword Suggestion Tool
I also kind of liked WEB CEO’s free keywords tool. (You will have to create a free account)
4. SEO Analyzers
1. Search Engine Optimization Analyzer – type in your web page address and see how SEO friendly your site is.
2. This Website Grader is great too, it’s more in depth than the analyzer.
5. Other Resources
Free SEO Tips and Tricks - a blog dedicated to SEO
Even ecademy.com has an SEO guide for members: