Invest in walled garden sites

Website crawl-ability and making a website searchable goes beyond making sure Google can "crawl" the website. Understanding how a website's users (including Google) are navigating a website is key to building an information architecture. Building the information architecture in a way that mirrors their thought processes will help both user …

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Measure and Improve by paying attention to inbound links

Audit links back to your website and make sure they're primarily from trustworthy, reputable websites. Social media websites along with social bookmarking should be considered as well. Googlebot uses sitemaps and databases of links discovered during previous crawls to determine where to go next. Whenever the crawler finds new links …

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How to deal with landing pages

Here's one technical issue to keep in mind: unlike body copy, quotes in headlines should always appear in single quotations, according to Associated Press Style. Listening to social chatter, or social listening, provides enlightening information to marketing professionals. The destination address remains hidden in the text flow. Recently, I came …

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