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Quick SEO tips to build search engine friendly websites

Tuesday, 25 May, 2010
some cool tips for smarter search engine optimization

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving a website’s ranking in various search engines by increasing the quality of content. Hence the basic purpose of SEO is to attract more and more targeted visitors to the website by making it search engine friendly. A website with better rankings will naturally obtain good number of genuine hits through the search engines. Search engine optimization is becoming an integral part of modern day web development activities. There are numerous search engine optimization techniques in practice during our day to day web development works. Here in this post I am trying to consolidate some of those very important and overlooked SEO tips which can be very crucial in your next web design project.

If you have any better tips or counter arguments, feel free to bring it up in the comments 🙂

Sensible Page Title

Page title is the line of text which is normally displayed at the top of the browser window. When it comes to search engine optimization, It is the most important element of any web page. Page title is one of the first things that search engines look at in your web page. The title of the page must be unique, appropriate and relevant to the content of the page.

The web page titles should be between 5 to 9 words long and the entire title should be under 70 characters in length. Search engine spiders use these title tags as the main source for determining the topic of that page. Make sure that your page titles contain terms that people are likely to search for, hence a sensible page title must always contain all the important keywrods. Moreover page titles are usually displayed in search results and users will judge whether or not to visit a page based on its title. Read the rest of this entry »