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Top Search Engine Sites from 2005 to 2013

Main Search Entities are shown in the first table (Google, Yahoo and MSN). As posted in our previous top search engines from 2002 - 2005, Google in 2002 had approximately 16% of search share, and going to Dec 2013, Google sites are showing to have over 67%. On July...

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Top Search Engines from 2002 to 2005

Looking back from 2002 to 2005, these are the top search engines in the U.S. along with their percentage of search engine traffic. Back in 2002 Google was NOT the major player that they are today. Back in March of 2002, Google had 16% of the top searches, with Yahoo...

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301 Permanent Redirects on IIS with web.config

This Permanent redirect coding is for the web.config file on IIS and is for redirecting specific pages within your website to either another page within your site or outside of your website. 301 Permanent Redirects are helpful for passing on link juice/PageRank for...

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The Problem with Duplicate Content in Google

Far too many times in the online printing industry, I have seen newly created online printing sites simply copy the content from other top companies (their direct competition), yes copy the exact contents word for word, and just use their own company name. You put so...

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Google Webmaster Tools: How to Disavow Links

From time to time, you may want to disavow links from certain websites you manage or own. There may be sites that you do not want your website associated with, possible link penalties and so on. You may find links from websites that you are not able to manually remove...

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A Guide to Disavow Links in Google Search Console

From time to time, you may want to disavow links from certain websites you manage or own. There may be sites that you do not want your website associated with, possible link penalties and so on. You may find links from websites that you are not able to manually remove...

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Options for Categories & Tags in WordPress

When you have a WordPress site, you will notice that there are both Categories and Tags. We will assume that the Categories will be for your new articles/postings assigned to their proper category section. A typical website structure can consist of a Homepage,...

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Different forms of Spam that Annoy Me

The unsolicited door to doors salesman the other day prompted this annoying spam related article. Unsolicited Door to Door Sales I know, this isn't web related spam, but non the less it's usually unwanted and you can't ignore it so easily as those spammy emails, and...

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Our Growing Dependence on the Internet

As the world of online social connecting continues to evolve, its surprising how dependent we are of it at times. Do you fiddle with your smart phone while watching TV, going to bed, or just when you wake up? I remember years and years ago (don't want to state how...

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Designing Search Engine Friendly Website

This article touches on some common  web Design Mistakes that are sometimes encountered with a design. These suggestions are aimed for Improved Optimization. After I initially designed my website, I thought this would be a good time to touch on designing a search...

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The Importance of Having Unique Content

The Importance of Having Unique Content Previously, I talked about the problem with mirror sites and duplicate content. Today, I will touch on this a little further hopefully helping those that might take a page from someone else's site just so they can get some quick...

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What are Doorway/Gateway Pages

I am really surprised when reading through the forums on a daily basis, the number of people that think or end up using doorway pages for their websites and think that it is alright. Essentially, never try to trick the search engines and always go for quality! Doorway...

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Do You Own Your Domain Name?

People invest lots of time and money promoting their domain name and it takes time to have a well established website. Its important that you make sure you own your domain name. If you did not actually register your domain name (had a friend or someone else register...

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Link building: One/Two Way & Link Swapping

The nature of link building is constantly changing. A good portion of the work on a campaign is devoted to Link Building on a monthly basis as link building is one of the main factors of ranking in the search engines. Good quality authoritative links are needed to...

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Yahoo! A Little Bit of Search History

Below is a quick overview of Yahoo! and it's Search History, so you can see that they have in the past used Google. In May of 1998, Yahoo! Web Search is powered by Inktomi In June of 2000, Yahoo! Web Search powered by Google In March of 2003, Yahoo! Acquires Inktomi...

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Writing Content for your Website

So you have your site template designed, its great looking and has a search engine friendly design. The two main questions you may have now are, one how much content will I need, and two, how many pages? First of all, your content will have to be relevant and contain...

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Whats Bing? A look into Bing vs Google

What’s BING? (In short, BING is MSNs Search Engine.) That’s the question my fiancée (Now Wife) asked awhile ago when she was using my laptop when about to start a search query. I’ve just changed my homepage from Google to Bing on my laptop that I use mainly for...

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Finding a Reliable Hosting Company

Once I had my site designed, the next step was to find a reliable hosting company. This will take some research on your part as any hosting company will not do. There are many issues that will be covered below. The range for a hosting package can be anywhere from just...

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Optimizing and Building out a Website

Some common questions you may be asking are, how many pages will I need on my website and how should I use these with my optimization campaign. Ok, far too often I will be checking out some of the local company websites and far too often I see a website that has the...

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The Problem with Multiple Websites and Duplicate Content

There are many valid reasons for registering multiple domain names for a company. You may want to protect your company name, or there's just some other domains that you would like to have. But when it comes down to marketing your website. Its always best to focus your...

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Strategies Overview

With today’s marketing strategy programs, there is more than just getting top rankings to achieving the desired success of your website. We have provided effective search engine optimization strategies for numerous clients in Canada, the USA, UK and beyond with...

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