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Buying text links

Many websites benefit from the purchase of links. This is a grey area to say the least. Matt Cutts at Google has come out unequivocally to say that sites that buy and sell links will be penalised. However it’s a…

Anchor Text

Anchor Text is the actual text that is hyperlinked to your site. In other words the bit of text that people will click on. Using good anchor text is important. Google uses it to assess what your site is about.…

Getting Links from other Sites

Generally speaking links are good! On the whole there are three types: One Way links – where the other site links to you Reciprocal or Two Way links – where the other site links top you and you link back…

Adding blog comments

You can often leave a comment on someone else’s blog with a link back to your site. eg this screenshot Navigate to “comments” or “post a comment” Fill in some info like this and click “Post Comment” Note – you…

Getting visitors by blogging

One way of getting more visitors to your site is by starting a blog. If you’re a driving instructor you could blog about latest test successes, traffic problems in your town, changes to test fees, current test waiting times etc.…

Checking how many backlinks you have.

It’s often instructive to check how many people are linking to your site. You can do this in several ways. Two tools that I have found helpful are the Yahoo Site Explorer at http://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/ [edit – no longer available] and…

Get Listed at Directories

Generally speaking links to your site are good. Getting links however is not easy. One way of getting more links to your site is to submit it to some of the many web directories that are around. Now some professionals…

Get listed in Google Local

If you have a business with a genuine business address then you should definitely get listed at Google Local, also known as Goggle Places. Here’s an example of the listing of one of our customers (Infrontdriving) showing their Google local…