SEO Tips Index
In this section of the SEO Consultants Directory, you'll find links to various information relative to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) tips, tutorials and suggestions from various search engine marketing company.
- Semantic Data Extractor - Semantically Rich HTML
The Semantic Data Extractor Tool from the W3C will try to extract the following information from your document. We've provided on site links to extended information for each of these areas.
- HTML 4 SEO Best Practices in HTML Authoring
Listing of all HTML 4 Elements that you as an SEO Consultant will be involved with at some point during your tenure. You should be familiar with the various HTML Elements and HTML Attributes that are available to you for on page SEO techniques.
- The Ultimate SEO Guide
These documents are by far the most extensive resource for on page SEO. I guarantee you that nothing else compares and this SHOULD BE mandatory reading for all SEO Consultants for your search engine optimization marketing.
- The Basics - Building the Perfect Page - Part I
Building the Perfect Page is a series of topics discussing the basics of web page development.
- Robots Text File - robots.txt
The robots.txt file is a set of instructions for visiting robots (spiders) that index the content of your web site pages. For those spiders that obey the file, it provides a map for what they can, and cannot index.
- META Tags - Metadata Elements
The following is a partial list of metadata elements that may be used in the overall site structuring, organization, and search engine marketing strategy.
- META Description Tag
Some search engines will index the META Description Tag found in the <head></head> section of your web pages.
- META Keywords Tag
The META Keywords Tag is where you list keywords and keyword phrases that you've targeted for that specific page.
- META Language Tag
In HTML elements, the language attribute specifies the natural language. This document is mostly concerned with how to specify the primary language(s) (there could be more than one) and the base language (there is only one) in HTML documents.
- META Link Relationship Tag
It is helpful for search results to reference the beginning of the collection of documents in addition to the page hit by the search. You may help search engines by using the link element with rel="start" along with the title attribute.
- rel="nofollow" - Link Relationship Attribute
By adding rel="nofollow" to a hyperlink, a page indicates that the destination of that hyperlink SHOULD NOT be afforded any additional weight or ranking by user agents which perform link analysis upon web pages (e.g. search engines).
- Robots META Tag
The Robots META Tag is meant to provide users who cannot upload or control the /robots.txt file at their websites, with a last chance to keep their content out of search engine indexes and services.
- Googlebot Robots META Tag
The Robots META Tag for Googlebot is meant to provide users who cannot upload or control the /robots.txt file at their websites, with a last chance to keep their content out of Google's indexes and services.
- MSNBot Robots META Tag
The Robots META Tag for MSNBot is meant to provide users who cannot upload or control the /robots.txt file at their websites, with a last chance to keep their content out of MSN's indexes and services.
- META Tags Abuse and Misuse - Metadata Structuring and Standards
The SEO Consultants Directory Administrator and Directory Editors were involved in a discussion via email where our interpretation of the Metadata standards are being challenged.
- Revisit-After META Tag
The revisit-after META tag is not supported by any major search engines, it never was supported and probably never will be. It was developed for, and supported by, Vancouver Webpages and their local search engine searchBC.
- DC Dublin Core META Tags - DCMI Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) is an open forum engaged in the development of interoperable online metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models.
- HTML Comments Tag - HTML Markup
There has been a myth that has perpetuated over the years where keywords and keyword phrases listed inside HTML comments tags would add a boost to the overall relevancy of the page. This is not true based on numerous tests we've performed during the years 2002 and 2003.