What is a Search Engine?
A computer function that searches data available on the Internet using keywords or other specified terms, or a program containing this function. There are many Search Engines, the most popular are Googe, Yahoo & Bing.
What is SEO?
SEO is an acronym for “search engine optimization” or “search engine optimizer.”
What is a Search query?
Single or multiple terms which are input by the user when performing a search on search engines.
What is a Domain?
An address on the Internet that indicates the location of a computer or network. These are administrated to avoid duplication.
How long will it take until my website can come up on the first page of Google?
It depends on the competition that resides on Google, your website, the efforts put into your SEO Campaign as well as where you would like to offer your services & products (locally, regionally, nationally & globally). If you have a great amount of competition, your SEO strategies have to be more aggressive.
What is a Head Tag?
An element that indicates the header in an HTML document. The content of this element will not be displayed in a browser.
What is HTML?
Abbreviation for HyperText Markup Language, a language used when describing web page documents. It denotes the basic elements of web pages, including the document text and any hyperlinks and images embedded within.
What is an XML Sitemap?
A list of the pages on a particular website. By creating and sending this list, you are able to notify Google of all pages on a website, including any URLs that may have been undetected by Google’s regular crawling process.
What is a 404 “page not found” error?
An HTTP status code which means that the server could not find the web page requested by the browser.
I can’t find my site in Google!
This is a great time to begin with an SEO service that meets your needs, time & budget.
Can I use content that is already found on other sites?
This is not recommended, as search engines penalize you for duplicate content.
Do I need META tags?
All the pages to your site should have Tags describing each page. The Title tag is the most important.
Why use H1 tags for the title?
Search engines recognize the H1 tags as the title or the main theme of the site.
Do .edu and .gov links give extra weight?
No this is just a myth.
Why do blogs rank well in search engines?
They have new content, each page has a title, every post is pinged to search engines and they have many pages.