SEMCheck: How Search Friendly Is Your Site?

Having a search engine friendly site is an essential building block for all your search engine marketing. In the past I’ve even made the argument that an ability to code is the most important seo skill you can possess. What do you do, though, if seo site development isn’t your strongest skill?
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What’s Old Is New Again

Last night Khalid thanked me for linking to an older post he had missed. About the same time Darren Rowse was publishing 8 Things to do on your Blog when you’re Sick, and number four on Darren’s list was pointing back to something in your archive. I get the message so here are 9 posts I’ve written that don’t get enough love and that you may not have seen.
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Improve Your Writing With A Simple Exercise

If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.
–Isaac Asimov

The most important skill a blogger can have is an ability to write. Sounds obvious I know, but the best way you can improve your blog is to improve your writing. If you think about your favorite blogs they are likely written well and have a unique voice guiding them. Here’s a simple exercise you can use to improve your own writing and help take your blog to the next level.
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This Week In SEO – 8/3/07

Will Barry tie and then pass Hank? Will A-Rod join the 500 home run club. Will Tom Glavine finally get his 300th win? All could happy this weekend if the cosmos align. What do these questions have to do with SEO, business, marketing, and the world of search? Nothing of course, but the links below all do. As always there’s plenty of news to cover and plenty of interesting articles on the other side of the links. On with the This Week In SEO show.
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Why Have A Supplemental Index?

On Tuesday the Google Webmaster Central Blog announced that the supplemental tag would be removed from search results. While not unexpected, the news is disappointing and the reasons given for the tags removal still strike me as hollow and little more than supplemental spin.
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