Home

Feature Article:

Ways To Develop Your Own Outrageously Profitable Product
If you want to make big money on the web, you need to have your own product. A lot of people would like to have their own product, but they lack either, the expertise and/or have no idea how or where to begin. Before you even think about creating...
...Read More


Writing Search Engine Friendly Webpages

Navigation

Copyright 2005 Cobrasurf.com

In order to tap the huge stream of targeted traffic an internet search engine can provide a website you need to master a few common sense principles when crafting your webpages.

You can rest assured no sites receive top search engine rankings by chance in competitive keyword markets. They spend time and money to acquire and maintain their search engine positioning. Targeting your keyword market precisely and applying the principles in this article will help you compete in any keyword marketplace.

When crafting your web pages for the search engines remember that a search engine spider is not human. They only read the html code for your website, they do not actually "see" what your site looks like.

1. Use static html pages not dynamically generated web pages wherever you can. Some dynamically created WebPages are not indexable by the search engines. If they can’t index your pages you might as well not exist no matter how useful your website might be.

2. Use your main keywords in meta “title” tag, meta “description” tag, and meta “keywords” tags,

3. Use your keywords in the first line of your web page “body” and within “header” tags throughout your html document. Use “bolding” of keywords where appropriate. Using your keywords within bold and header tags makes them stand out as important. Also having them near the beginning of your web page is also an indicator of importance in the search engine’s eyes.

4. Use your keywords in img "alt" and link "title" tags. These tags don’t show up as visible text but they can help give a search engine a better idea of what your link is about. Resist the urge to stuff a lot of keywords into these tags but definitely use them to your advantage and place a select few of your most important keywords in there.

5. Don't use a lot of tables in your html. Use css style sheets to store webpage “style” definitions if you can. Storing style information in Css reduces the overall size of your WebPages considerably allowing them to load much faster.

6. Don't use a lot of outbound or affiliate links within your webpage. Keep your web pages focused on providing content first, not making money. . Search Engine’s don’t like WebPages that are just filled with affiliate links and banners. These pages have little or no content and do not score well because of this.

7. Maintain a high "visible text: graphics" ratio on your webpage. This is a similar idea to 6 plus your pages will load faster with less graphics on them.

8. Repeat your major keyword phrases near the end of your webpage in a sentence with the keywords bolded. Optionally place a short sentence in a header tag.

After you have created your webpage and applied these principles upload the page to your web host and visit the following URL to analyze your work:

http://www.webmaster-toolkit.com/web-page-analyser.shtml
I have chosen this tool because it is very easy to understand and it is free. Use the suggestions this site provides and re-edit your webpage. When you have the page optimized to your satisfaction visit:

http://www.submitexpress.com

and submit your webpage URL to the major search engines for Free.
Congratulations, you're first "optimized" web page is on the internet and submitted to the major search engines. Get some rest, this is only the beginning of your adventure ;)
Michael Lawrence is the webmaster for http://www.cobrasurf.com a free autosurf traffic exchange. He also publishes a web promotion related blog at http://cobrasurf.blogspot.com

 

More Reading:


More Article Submission Websites Require Authors to Register and Use Passwords

Promote your Web Store

Three Breathing Techniques For Any Ezine Article

Free Gift Registry SmallWishes com

Five Steps To Successful Web Marketing And Sales Process

 
Michael Glaspies Hidden Key To Making Massive Amounts Of Money From Your List

The Internet F Word

See No Google Hear No Google Speak No Google

Emerging Methods for Effective Search Engine Ranking

Newsletters Are Vital to Your Home Based Business Success

Home

Business Search 
Business

Career
Internet-Marketing
Marketing

Additional Reading


Google's Next Big Move
November 2003 might go down in history as the month that Google shook a lot of smug webmasters and search engine optimization (SEO) specialists from the apple tree. But more than likely, it was just a precursor of the BIG shakeup to come. ...
...Read More

Ten Free Ways to Promote Your Site
1. Free Publicity. You can create a dynamic, free press release at the following sites: http://www.openpress.com http://www.prweb.com http://www.prfree.com 2. Free Tools to Make Your Website Sticky. Want to...
...Read More

Using This One Simple Word Helped Treble My Site's Profits
This article is very important. In fact, the chances are it will give you more sales from your website. Now I'm not suggesting you're low on sales but we could all do with more sales right? I first started using this word on my website...
...Read More

Revising Your Site - What Happened To My Search Engine Placement?
As of September, Smartads went through what so many have done before. I changed the entire site. I knew what it meant. It means that your search engine placements your probably so proud of are probably going to be lost in the process. Sad but...
...Read More

For Internet Success, Ignore these Important Principles at your Peril!
Starting an Internet Business is not really that difficult, however creating an online presence that generates a healthy monthly income stream is a different matter entirely. Getting the basics right and employing sound business principles...
...Read More