Industry Articles, Links and Information

This area is a collection of links and articles which cover some of the more frequently asked about topics in SEO/SEM.


Blogs and SEO
Business Articles
Content Development - 250 Words
Duplicate Content
Guaranteed Ranking
How Many Keywords Used In A Search
Keyword Phrase Research
Reciprocal Linking
Search Engine Copywriting

Several articles written by Bear Canyon Consulting, LLC

Search Engine Optimization What it means, what to expect, and how it helps! pdf
When it comes to performing searches on the Web, most Internet users don't look beyond the first several pages of results. If you're doing business on the Internet, it's crucial that your site is ranked as high as possible for your chosen keyword phrase(s). That's where Search Engine Optimization (SEO) comes in.

Exchanging Links - Have We All Gone Mad? pdf
Learn what to look for when considering a backlink exchange partner. Quality not quantity! Are you exchanging properly?

So Where's My Ranking? pdf
You just launched your brand new Web site. You spent a lot of time, thought, money and energy into making it the best you can. It’s been about a month and you can’t find your new site in the search engines, in fact, no one has placed an order or called.  Now you’re asking yourself, “where’s my ranking”?

General SEO Articles

11 Best Practices for URLs
Best Practices for Title Tags
Creating Multiple 'Sister Sites' for Higher Rankings?
Easy Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tips and Advice
It's Not About the Changing Algos (Ongoing SEO)
Lots of Traffic Doesn't Always Mean Lots of Money
Organic SEO: Patience For Long Term Ranking Results
Organic SEO -- What Does it Really Mean?
Say Bye-bye to Rankings and Hello to SEO Success!
'SEO Myths' Archive - Michael Martinez
Search Engine Algorithms - Understanding the Pinocchio Effect
Search Engine Bans and Penalties, or Just Your Imagination?
Search Engine Features Chart - crawler information, deep crawl, frames support, robots, etc. By Danny Sullivan
Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Ranking Factors
Stanford Guidelines for Web Credibility
Tips and Techniques for Search Engine Optimization - Produce measurable search engine ranking results for your law firm or legal site with these tips and techniques.
The 4 Most Underrated Pages on Your Web Site
When and Why You Should Secure Multiple Domains


Guide to frames usage
Search Engines and Frames
Search Engine Marketing FAQ
Who framed the web: Frames and usability
Why Frames Suck (Most of the Time)

Linking Information

12 Different Types of Links and How To Get Them
66 Ways to Build Links in 2007
101 Ways to Build Link Popularity in 2006
Deep Linking
Deep Linking: How to build quality links to deeper content
Effect of Outbound Links
Getting Out of a Bad Community
Linking and the new Google search rank algorithm
Links To Other Web Sites Can Hurt Your Rankings
Nofollow at SEOmoz and How Bad Outbounds Can Impact Websites
What Exactly Are Good Backlinks?

Robots, Crawlers and Spiders

Track Spider Activity on Your Site
Optimizing Dynamic Pages - Part I An article by Dale Goetsch 2003-08-07


Aging Delay Filter/Google Patent
Switching to a New Domain Without Losing Your Google Rankings


High Rankings
Hiding text via CSS

Dynamic Sites/Bad URLs

Dynamic Sites and SEO
What Are Good and Bad URLs and How to Fix the Bad Ones


Hiding text via CSS
Reporting Spam


Indexing Timeline
Using Image Navigation
Alexia - (finally a post about how bogus Alexia is)


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