search engine optimization: Search Engine Things To Know - Google Your Web Part 2 - 07/20/06 03:05 PM
In Part 1 of Search Engine Things To Know - Google Your Web, I showed this (I repeat it here for convenience): 
Go to Google and type in your domain name (without the www).  For instance, try activerain.com.  You'll see this:
================ WHAT YOU'LL SEE ON GOOGLE ====================
ActiveRain, Inc.
Google can show you the following information for this URL:
Show Google's cache of activerain.com Find web pages that are similar to activerain.com Find web pages that link to activerain.com Find web pages from the site activerain.com Find web pages that contain the term "activerain.com" ============================================================
We covered the Google cache in the previous post.  Now, let's cover … (3 comments)

search engine optimization: Some Thoughts On Business Bloggging - 07/20/06 12:59 PM
Blogging is something that many of you are either actively engaged in now, or you are considering.
You wonder, of course, if it is worth it. 
Do I have the time to do it? 
Is the ROI there to make up for the money and time?  And don't forget the time.  Time is your biggest opportunity cost, because you may be able to engage in more productive lead generation than sitting and write blog posts.
We hear the hype.  But is it just that?  All of the busy bees here at the NewDrone.com hive wonder the same thing (NewDrone is the parent … (3 comments)

search engine optimization: Handy Search Engine Tools - SEOmoz.org Page Strength - 07/20/06 12:20 PM
As I start to put together a case study of Cherron Collins web site, homeinfocenter.org, mentioned in the comments of one of my previous posts, I thought I'd share a tool that I found useful, SEOmoz.org's Page Strength Tool.
Everyone has heard of Google's PageRank, but what about Page Strength?
SEOmoz.org's Page Strength Tool gives a multi-faceted view of your domain.  As their web site states, the Page Strength Tool tells you:
The Relative Importance/Visibility of a WebpageThe Potential Strength/Ability of a Page to Rank in the Search EnginesData on Popularity, Links & Mentions of the Page Across the Web In short, SEOmoz … (2 comments)

search engine optimization: Search Engine Things To Know - Google Your Web Part 1 - 07/17/06 07:31 PM
I thought I'd put some posts about search engine basics out here.  If these topics have been covered by others on ActiveRain, please let me know.  I don't want to duplicate anything.  Also, please feel free to provide links to any other posts (on ActiveRain or not) that cover the same stuff.
There is a very simple way to get a feel for how your web site is being seen by the major search engine, Google.
Go to Google and type in your domain name (without the www).  For instance, try activerain.com.  You'll see this:
================ WHAT YOU'LL SEE ON GOOGLE ====================
ActiveRain, Inc.
Google can show … (13 comments)

search engine optimization: SitesBuildings Ranking In Search Engines -- A Trick, Well Not Really. - 07/17/06 06:11 PM
SitesBuildings.com has only been up since June 1, and honestly, we are a little surprised at the search engine results.  I mean we thought we knew what we were doing -- traditional web design, strictly white-hat best practices, no tricks.  But, the fact that 50% of the traffic has been from people finding us on search engines is surprising.
For example, here is just a small sample of key phrases where SitesBuildings.com ranks high.
Google - commercial warehouse nashville tnMSN - buildings for lease in gastonia nc Google/MSN - atlanta industrial buildings for sale or lease Google/MSN - commercial buildings for lease in cincinnati … (4 comments)

search engine optimization: Power of Blogs in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - 07/17/06 05:41 PM
I saw a great post on BusinessBlogWire.com about the power of blogging in getting ranked high on search engines. 
The biggest take-away from the article is this:
SEO = search engine optimization.Search engines love blogs.Blogs = great SEO. 
 
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search engine optimization: SitesBuildings.com Wants Your Feedback, Please. - 07/03/06 03:16 PM
We launched SitesBuildings.com on June 1.  It is a commercial and industrial real estate search engine.  In the first month we had over 10,000 page views, and over 50% of the traffic came from real people doing searches on search engines -- all organic search too, no pay per click.
Now, we are in Month 2, and we are wanting thoughts and feedback from the real estate community.  Any and all thoughts are appreciated.
-------SitesBuildings.com is a NewDrone, LLC venture.
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