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What is SEO and SEO-optimization?
If you have got a website, then you just have to know what SEO is. Would you like to attract more visitors to the website to demonstrate your products and services or simply to make money online? You can easily reach this goal! The only thing you need to do is to promote the website to top 10 in search engines. In order to keep it top you need to know the basics of optimization and promotion in search engines and know how to use them.
Let's start with an introduction of SEO concept. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.
The meaning of these three words is the optimization to your further website promotion in the search engine rankings.
The higher the position of your site in search engine results, the greater the possibility that the user will visit the website, because 100% of users go to first three links found in the search results, and only 20-50% may probably go down to the tenth website provided in the search engine.
10-20% of users check the second website shown in the search results. Therefore, top 10 websites in the search engine are the most favorable resources. But, unfortunately, there are way too many competitors, and there is only top ten websites which take the most priority. It’s no wonder why people ask: how to bring the website to the top place and become a leader? That’s exactly where you will need to use the SEO optimization.
Search SEO-optimization can be divided into three parts:
• The first part takes the functioning of the website itself. It includes the correction of possible errors, adding and editing the content, optimizing the HTML-page code, re-linking, etc. This part is famous as internal optimization.
The effectiveness of you startup depends on your efforts and knowledge in the correspondent area. We must also bear in mind that search engine algorithms have slight difference and therefore Google optimization should be a little bit different from the Yandex optimization.
• The second part of SEO-Optimization is your own website promotion. This step is necessary to bring the resource to the first position by a group of activities running off-site (by means of other websites, article directories, forums, bookmarks, etc), main function of which is to build up the necessary referential mass and promote the website targeted requests, as well as to increase its credibility. This is called a promotion or an external website optimization.
• The third part includes maintenance of the achieved positions and improving the results. Watching your results and indicators of competitors, changing the keywords, texts used as links, website content, all this sure should be taken into account if you wish to keep a top position.
John Mueller called to stop rustling about redirects
Recently, Google rep, Jon Mueller, posted a call for webmasters to stop fussing about redirects on his page on Twitter. According to him, the redirect adjustment is a technical issue and not a matter of SEO. The most important thing is to choose the right version of the redirect, and there is nothing “supernatural” about that.
Mueller’s message was posted following the recent Twitter-storm con regarding the topic of redirects and how they are processed by Google.
During the discussion, Google's search quality analyst, Gary Illyes, said all redirects pass PageRank:
As it was seen from the comments, the foreign experts agreed to the fact that redirects are a matter of technical SEO.
We should remind you that in July this year Gary Illyes have already said that all the redirect codes 3xx pass PageRank.
Another executive leaves Twitter
Twitter Vice President in partnership with Rishi Jaitly said he is leaving the company. He was in charge for such regions as Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North Africa.
According to Jaitly, the reason why he is leaving is his desire to "move towards new opportunities."
The top manager commented on Twitter:
"We are so grateful to Rishi Jaitly for his contribution to the entrepreneurial spirit and leadership he demonstrated during the 4 years working for Twitter. Thanks to him we were able to enter the fast-growing Indian market. Jaitly helped to launch and develop Twitter in the new countries. He has also successfully developed partnerships with the media in the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East."
Before becoming a part of Twitter Jaitly was the head of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and served as director of development of relations with partners in the Google India.
We should remind you that earlier this year other four executives announced their resignation: the Product vice president Kevin Weil, Vice President of Engineering Alex Rotter, the head of media Katie Stanton and Vice-President of Human Resources Brian Schipper.
It became known that another two key executives are leaving Twitter: the vice-president of global business development and platform Jana Messerschmidt and vice president of Commerce Nathan Hubbard.
Twitter again lost its Product CEO in June.
In July it became known that the vice president of media partnership in North America, Kirstin Stewart, is also planning to leave the company.
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In that same study, tests for Bing show the following: 9.7% of organic clicks go to #1, 5.5% of organic clicks go to #2, and 2.7% of organic clicks go to #3.
Seo Facts #128
In Spring 2015 the top social media channels used by small businesses were Facebook (41%), LinkedIn (17%), Google+ (13%) and Twitter (12%) according to Ebiquity. (Source: eMarketer)
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38. In the same study by Moz and BuzzSumo in a randomly selected sample of 100,000 posts over 50% had 2 or less Facebook interactions (shares, likes or comments) and over 75% had zero external links. This suggests there is a lot of very poor content out there and also that people are very poor at amplifying their content. (Source: Moz)