Web Design Update March 2

by Fred Showker

Web Design Update We continue into spring with many new items of interest for all web designers...
* 10 Advanced SEO Tactics That Will Increase Your Blog's Traffic
* How To Find Link Prospects Without Using Google Feb 21
* 9 Free Tools For Link Discovery & Content Creation
* Six Basic Web Design Mistakes
* 5 Must-Have SEO Skills
.. and more

9 Free Tools For Link Discovery & Content Creation

Julie Joyce writes :
      Every day it seems that there's a new tool out there to monitor, measure, track, and suggest what we should be doing. Many of these are free or offer free trials, which I love, but finding the time to test out a new tool in order to see if it suits you isn't always easy.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : searchengineland.com

5 Must-Have SEO Skills

What kind of skills do search engine optimizers need to succeed in today's marketplace? Should SEOs be siloed into doing just SEO and close themselves out from other marketing skills? Or should the new kind of SEO should be jack of all trades and also the master of all trades?
      The modern day SEO should be an integrated SEO digital marketer -- one who knows about on-page SEO and other integrated tactics.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : searchenginewatch.com

10 Advanced SEO Tactics That Will Increase Your Blog's Traffic

Starting a blog is pretty simple. Actually getting people to visit it is hard. It's not enough to just create great content and hope they will come... Because they won't.
      Today's successful blogs dig into a deep bag of tricks that include SEO, design and analytics -- and then combine these elements into ever more advanced tactics that help them drive traffic to their sites, grow their audience and rank high in the search engines.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : www.searchenginejournal.com

Six Basic Web Design Mistakes

Whether you are designing a website, a banner, or a flyer for a magician, you've probably thought this to yourself at some point: 'Why isn't this design working? Is it because nobody likes magicians?'
      The answer to that question is yes, but chances are, you are also making one of these six common design mistakes. You would be surprised how often fixing the small stuff can spur you on to creating a great design.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : www.portent.com

How To Find Link Prospects Without Using Google Feb 21

Erin Everhart, writing for Search Engine Land writes :
      I'm obsessed with Google. (I mean, you kind of have to be if you're in this industry.) But sometimes, you need a break from the hand that feeds. There's no denying the power of advanced search queries, but you'd be surprised how many other and different prospects you can find without using the search engine at all.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : searchengineland.com

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Fred Showker

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