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SEO Guide 7

Earn your back links from relevant websites, ensure that the link can add value to your business and website.


This is the art of having links pointing at your website from other websites, by having backlinks from other websites it will mean your website may be indexed more often.

– Get your website on search engines; add them on your own. Do not use an automated submission service.

– Adding your website to open directory projects such as dmoz.org and yahoo.com, being viewable in these directories will give you a boost in popularity.

– Create relationships with other webmasters and relevant site owners, this will allow you to have links on their website, preferably with good quality content assisting them.

– Get in forums and comment on relevant groups advising people to visit your website for free advice or assistance, ensure it is relevant and not spam.

– Add your website to bookmark sites such a Slashdot; do make sure you do not spam them though.

– Produce good articles and then submit them to websites with a link back crediting your work.

Further Information

Ensuring that the content on your website is regularly updated, ensure that it is relevant to your area of business and also make sure that it is unique. Duplicate content will get you penalised.

– Search engines are so sophisticated that they check grammar and spelling, so always proof read your work to ensure that it is understandable and correct.

– Make sure your content is jargon free, this will encourage people to read it.

– Try not to over use images, make sure you have good content on your homepage and also the pages surrounding it.