Sunday, June 17, 2007

Tip #18 - SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Simplified

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If you've searched for ways to improve your blog's traffic, inevitably you've ran into phrases such as SEO, Pagerank, Backlinks, and other internet terminology. I will publish a series of posts this week which I hope will help you to fully grasp what it takes to have a good Pagerank, and many backlinks.
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SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Wikipedia defines SEO as the "
process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a website from search engines via" search results. Why do we need SEO?

Wikipedia states "The leading search engines, Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft, use crawlers to find pages for their algorithmic search results." Crawlers crawl through billions upon billions of websites searching for links to other websites / blogs. And so on... That is the end of the background information on SEO. Tomorrow, we get on to the meatier subjects.

Tomorrow: Backlinks -> What they are, do, and how they are vital for your blog.

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