How Long is a Long Tail Keyword?

June 15th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Website design 2 Comments »

Three words long, right? I read this on a forum the other day and this got me thinking. Are people really that confused about long tails when choosing their website keywords? OK, so what about ‘apple store locator’, or ‘bmw financial services’, or ‘american idol 2009′? They all have 3 words too, so are they [...]

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Website Keywords – Do They Pass the Test?

December 6th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 2 Comments »

Last time we talked about four rules for choosing great website keywords for search engines. Let’s think about why these are important and what might happen if you don’t follow them. To recap, a great keyword must be: 1. Laser-targeted to your chosen niche Have you heard? General keywords are out and ultra-focused long-tail combinations [...]

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The Most Important Factor in SEO

November 7th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 3 Comments »

There has to be one, right? Actually, it’s a 3 stage process. One of my subscribers asked me about this today. If you know me then you won’t be surprised to hear that I had a simple answer: 1. Get the right niche/keywords 2. Write superb content using these keywords … and then (only then)… [...]

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Promote Your CSS Background Lens

October 15th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 1 Comment »

Interested in a link to your work? If you’ve used the css background technique to create a nice image background for one of your Squidoo lenses, I’ll add it to the Top 15 list on my Squidoo CSS Background lens. CSS Background is a style feature that allows you to add a variety of backgrounds [...]

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The Secret to Improving Your Website

August 31st, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design Comments Off

What’s your excuse for not improving your website? It might be one of the following: I don’t have the time Too many ideas/techniques to choose from I’m scared of making a mistake, or making my site worse OK. These are all valid reasons. We’ve all been there. I’ll let you into a little secret though: [...]

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Apple’s iPhone: The Primary Target for Your Mobile Site

July 28th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 10 Comments »

If you are planning on taking your website mobile then consider this: Apple’s iPhone is the top mobile browser in the US, as reported by StatCounter. What does this mean for you as a website owner? I knew you’d ask… It’s hard to miss the number of portable devices out there these days and the [...]

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Is Your Website Mobile

July 11th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 4 Comments »

Mobile web use is reaching critical mass, according to technologyexpert. What does this mean for you as a website owner? It means that more of your visitors will be browsing your site on mobile devices such as BlackBerrys and iPhones. The recent release of the new iPhone will increase this number. So what? Good question. [...]

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Squeeze More Results From Your Website (Free Download)

June 10th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 5 Comments »

Are you in control of your website? Or do you feel like it controls you? Just click the picture to download Does your site provide the profits that you want? Do you get enough visitors? Can you find yourself where you want to be on Google? If the answer to these is no then I’m [...]

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The Definition of a Webiste

June 7th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 3 Comments »

If you’ve never heard of the word webiste then read on. A webiste is an artiste who works with the web. Its correct pronunciation is web-iste. It is often combined with other words like: Webiste designer: an artiste who designs for the web Free webiste: someone who does it for free Family webiste: a webiste [...]

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It’s Nothing to do With the Technology (Part 3)

May 20th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Website design 2 Comments »

Is your website design too complicated? Do you have too much technology? Or, is it easy to understand what your site is about and is it easy to use? With all this web technology around competing for your attention its easy to get distracted by what you can put on your website, rather than what [...]

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