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"Search Engines" Tutorials



1) Search Engines Intro

Millions of people use search engines like Google, Yahoo, and MSN to find information, products, and services. Somebody right now is searching for what you offer and, if you know how, you can get your site to pop up at the top of the list of web sites they find.



Dominating Local Search Engine Results

When you search for something and you get a map of all the nearby businesses that offer what you seek, you’re looking at the “local search engine results”. If you have a brick-and-mortar business or you cater to a certain geographic area, getting your business to rank well on these local searches will bring you [...]



Free Traffic through Search Engines

Millions of people use search engines every day to find information, products, and services. Somebody right now is searching for what you offer and, if you know how, you can get your site to pop up at the top of the list of web sites they find. It doesn’t have to be technical… Here’s how [...]



How to Ask for Backlinks

So you’ve identified a web site that you’d like to get a backlink from so you can get some extra traffic and a boost in your search engine rank. That’s great, but what do you do now?



How to break a search engine’s heart

There’s a lot of tutorials here on things that search engines like. It’s equally important to know what kind of things will get you banned, blacklisted, and shunned by search engines (such that they won’t return your phone calls or text messages, and they’ll avoid you in public settings…). Enter the “black hat” techniques Things [...]



How to do quick due-diligence on any business online

Are you doing business with a big fish or a big talker? Are you competing against a Goliath or a gnat? How do you know if you can you trust somebody with your money? The internet makes it possible for mediocre businesses to look exceptional, scammers to look real, and fakers to look like movers [...]



How to get search engine credit for your content

If you’ve just created a new website or a new blog post/article, sometimes it can take a while for the search engines to find it. While you wait, you’re missing out on search engine traffic and a higher page rank. Not only that, but it’s possible that another website could steal your content and claim [...]



How to Get the Prospect First (MLM example)

Want to know how to find new customers before your competition even knows they exist? Here’s how it works:



How to Judge Another Site’s Importance

There are a couple of ways you can get a quick feel for a web site and how important it is. If you want to compete in the search engines with a competitor, if you’re deciding whether to try and get backlinks from a particular site, or you want to get a feel for how [...]



How to Raid Your Competitor’s Backlinks

Backlinks (links from other people’s web sites that go to your site) are a major contributor to how well you rank in search engines. If you’re actively trying to build backlinks to your site, here’s a method to get more links coming into your web site through finding out where your competitors are getting theirs. [...]



How to Turn Your Site into a Search Engine Magnet

What are the search engines looking for on your web site when they decide how to rank your site? Search engines find your web site using little programs called “robots” or “spiders” that search the internet for new content. These are busy little beavers, continually scouring the internet for the latest and greatest information. If [...]



How to Win the SEO Popularity Contest

Just when you thought you’d left high school behind, along comes the popular kids on campus–the search engines–and they’re going to judge whether you’ll be a part of their entourage or whether you should be dipped upside down in the boys gym toilet and given a swirly. And just like high school, it’s not your [...]



Key Words Basics: What Are They and What Do You Do with Them?

You’ll hear the term “keywords” used a lot on this site. If you don’t understand the meaning then you could spend a lot of time feeling like you’ve missed something important. Because your keywords are the basis of everything you’ll do online. This part is worth repeating: Your keywords are the basis of everything you’ll [...]



Keyword Research (in depth)

If you want to start getting traffic from search engines fast, the best way to do it is to find key words with low competition and decent search volume. Here’s how to do that. The audio was taken from a call with a member of mine who trying to find businesses to purchase his promotional [...]



Meta Tags: the Good, the Bad, and the Useless

Meta tags are little bits of code usually inserted between the <head></head> tags on your web site. There are some very useful meta tags out there while others are a waste of time (one of which surprises most people). With the exception of the title tag, people don’t see your meta tags unless they look [...]



Optimize Your Site for the Right Keywords

Not all keywords are created equal. If you’re going to aim for high search engine rankings for any particular keywords, it’s going to take effort on your part. Before you put that effort in, you want to make sure you’ve got a game plan in place that will get you where you want to go.



Prettying up your pages for search engines

There are a number of things you can do to make your page more attractive to search engines. Nothing makes a search engine’s heart go “pitter-patter” like the following tips: Note: If you use WordPress, these items can be edited using a plugin such as “All-In_one SEO Pack“. Here are the individual elements of your [...]



SEO is officially a waste of time. Don’t bother with it.

“Any time you can tell me I don’t have to bother learning something, you make my life easier.” a member said on my Mastermind Call just this morning. So I’m happy to report to you that, after nearly a year of trying to crack the search engine optimization code, I can confidently tell you: SEO [...]



Things Search Engines Can’t Handle

Despite their best efforts, search engine spiders aren’t human. And there are some things that your human visitors can see and work with just fine that cause problems for search engine spiders. If you want spiders crawling your site and finding all the good content you offer, here are some things to avoid using on [...]



Thwarting the Search Engines

Sometimes you want to post information on your site that is private in nature. You want it available for certain people to access it but you don’t want search engines to make it public for the rest of the world to see. How do you control what gets indexed and what doesn’t? When you don’t [...]



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