If you are interested in search engine positioning, we recommend that you browse through some of
the articles that have been written on search engine placement. In these articles, you will find
the essential tips that you need to get high rankings in the search engines.
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Index of Articles
1) The Tools of the Trade:
Don't even think of doing your own search engine positioning unless you have these software
programs with you.
2) Choosing the correct keywords for your site:
Tells you how you can choose the keywords for which you should optimize your site for the
3) The importance of having your own domain name:
Tells you why you need to have your own domain name in order to get a high ranking in the
4) Creating Keyword Rich Pages:
Tells you how you can create pages which are designed to rank highly in all the search
5) Creating a robots.txt file:
How you can create a robots.txt file in order to prevent your site from being penalized for
spamming by the search engines.
6) Software to help you create a robots.txt file:
Describes a software which will automate the task of creating a robots.txt file.
7) Improving the Link Popularity of your site:
Link popularity is becoming an increasingly important factor in search engine placement.
Find out the methods you can use to improve the link popularity of your site, and know which
methods you should not use.
8) Submitting your site to the Open Directory:
Discover how you should submit your site to the Open Directory in order to get a high
ranking in many of the major search engines.
9) Becoming an Open Directory Project Editor:
Can't get your site listed in the Open Directory, no matter how hard you try? Find out how
you can become an editor of the Open Directory and get your site an optimum listing in it!
10) Frames and Search Engines:
Find out how to get good rankings in the search engines if your site uses frames.
11) Page Cloaking - To Cloak or Not to Cloak:
Find out what is page cloaking, how it is implemented, and whether or not you should
actually use page cloaking.
12) Top 10 Search Engine Positioning Mistakes:
The top mistakes that people make when they try to optimize their sites for the search
engines. Avoid these mistakes to save yourself a lot of anguish and frustration in the long-run.
Contains an explanation of commonly used terms in the world of search engine positioning.