Search Engine Optimization: Your Visual Blueprint for Effective Internet Marketing
As President and CEO of Pepperjam, a full-service internet marketing agency, Kristopher is looked to by thousands of businesses worldwide as one of a small group of pure Internet marketing experts. Among numerous other notable achievements, Pepperjam has been recognized for the past two consecutive years by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States.
Kristopher was recognized in 2005 as an Entrepreneur of the Year by Bank of America and in 2006 as one of the “Top 20 Business Leaders” in northeastern Pennsylvania under the age of 40.
Table of Contents
1 GETTING STARTED WITH SEARCH-ENGINE OPTIMIZATION.
Choose a Topic.
Find Your Target Audience.
Set a Budget.
Put a Team Together.
Keep Up with Industry News.
2 KEYWORD GENERATION.
An Introduction to Keyword Generation.
Analyze Your Competition with Compete.com.
Keyword Research with KeyCompete.
Analyze Your Competition with Seodigger.
Using the Wordtracker Keyword Suggestion Tool.
Using the Google Keyword Suggestion Tool.
Research Keywords with Keyword Discovery.
Analyze Keywords with Keyword Discovery.
Filter Keywords with Keyword Discovery.
3 CREATING PAGES.
An Introduction to Creating Pages.
Choose File Names.
Optimize Title Tags.
Optimize Meta Description Tags.
Optimize Meta Keyword Tags.
Create a Meta Robots Tag.
Add Emphasis with Header Tags.
Using Text Modifiers.
4 BASIC WEB SITE STRUCTURE.
An Introduction to Basic Web Site Structure.
Find Web Hosting.
Establish a Domain Name.
Optimize for Multiple Browsers.
Plan and Design a Web Site Structure.
Link within Subject Matter Themes.
Design a Sitemap.
Create a Company Information Page.
5 ADVANCED WEB SITE STRUCTURING.
An Introduction to Advanced Web Site Structuring.
Create a Robots.txt File.
Using the Nofollow Attribute.
Structure URLs Correctly.
Protect Yourself with an .htaccess File.
Using Mod_Rewrite to Rewrite URLs.
Redirect Non-WWW Traffic to WWW.
Redirect with 301 Redirects.
6 CREATING CONTENT.
An Introduction to Content Creation.
Write for People, Not Search Engines.
Avoid Duplicate Content.
Using Proper Keyword Density.
Using Latent Semantic Content.
Keep Content Current.
Optimize Non-HTML Documents.
7 CREATING COMMUNITIES.
An Introduction to Creating Communities.
Create a Blog with WordPress.
Create a Blog with Blogger.
Write Search-Engine-Optimized Posts.
Make Your Blog Successful.
Create a Community with vBulletin.
Create a Community with phpBB.
Make Your Forum Successful.
Add Reviews to Your Web Site.
8 BUILDING LINKS.
An Introduction to Building Links.
Evaluate Potential Linking Partners.
Acquire Quality Links.
Using Effective Anchor Text.
Link Directory Submissions.
Article Directory Submissions.
Request One-Way Links.
9 USING GOOGLE ANALYTICS.
An Introduction to Google Analytics.
Create an Account.
Install Tracking Code.
Set Conversion Goals.
Exclude Your IP Address with Filters.
Exclude Traffic from a Particular Domain.
Include Only Certain Directories.
Track External Links.
Using Analytics to Find New Keywords.
Set Up E-Commerce Tracking.
Insert Tracking Code on Your Thank You Page.
Using Third-Party Shopping Carts.
10 SOCIAL MEDIA OPTIMIZATION.
An Introduction to Social Media Optimization.
Network with Facebook.
Network with MySpace.
Maximize Exposure with StumbleUpon.
Increase Traffic with MyBlogLog.
Micro-Blog with Twitter.
Connect with LinkedIn.
Share Videos with YouTube.
Take Advantage of Digg Traffic.
Network with Sphinn.
11 CREATING PAY-PER-CLICK CAMPAIGNS.
An Introduction to Pay-per-Click Campaigns.
Learn About AdWords Accounts.
Create an AdWords Campaign.
Target Your Campaign.
Write Effective Ad Copy.
Using Keyword Matching Options.
Set Bidding Strategies.
Run PPC Reports.
Using Google AdWords Editor.
Optimize Your Account.
12 OPTIMIZING PPC CAMPAIGNS THROUGH QUALITY SCORE OPTIMIZATION.
An Introduction to Quality Score Optimization.
Learn About Quality Score.
Optimize Quality Score.
Test Ad Copy.
Test Keywords Based on Match Type.
Test Ad Copy with Advanced Keyword Insertion.
Using Content-Targeted Campaigns.
Using Placement-Targeted Campaigns.
Using Pay-per-Action Campaigns.
Test Performance with Dayparting.
Optimize Your Landing Pages.
13 OPTIMIZING FOR OTHER SEARCH ENGINES.
An Introduction to Optimizing for Other Search Engines.
Optimize Blog Posts for Technorati.
Optimize Your Web Site for Del.icio.us.
Optimize Your Images for Google Images.
Increase Exposure on Ask.com.
Using Shopping Engines to Drive Traffic.
Produce Sales with eBay Auctions.
Using Craigslist to Drive Traffic.
14 MONETIZING TRAFFIC.
An Introduction to Monetizing Traffic.
Place Google AdSense Ads on Your Web Site.
Place Yahoo Publisher Network Ads on Your Web Site.
Earn Money with Commission Junction.
Earn Money with LinkShare.
Earn Money with AuctionAds.
Advertise Cost-per-Action Offers with AzoogleAds.
Advertise Cost-per-Action Offers with Hydra Network.
Sell Reviews with ReviewMe.
Sell Links with Text-Link-Ads.com.
Sell Links with TextLinkBrokers.com.
15 INSTALLING SEO PLUG-INS.
An Introduction to SEO Plug-Ins.
Install the Google Toolbar.
Install the Alexa Toolbar.
Using the SEO for Firefox Plug-In.
Optimize Titles with the WordPress Title Tag Plug-In.
Optimize Descriptions with the WordPress Description Tag Plug-In.
Create Sitemaps with the WordPress Sitemap Generator.
Using the Permalink Redirect Plug-In.
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