Do not just copy the gurus and the popular ones

Just a forum written convo with client – thought i’d share… — Hi Raul, When i initially came to know that you wanted to make this site i thought this is a good idea (but only if you have got the basics right). Your question : What is seo ? Seo is short for search engine optimization. You know when you go and type in a keyword in a search engine like Google and a site comes on rank 1 ? rank 2 ? rank 3 ? These ranked sites have done search engine optimization. Meaning they have optimized a site in such a way for the search engines that makes the search engines love them and give them top ranking. The replica watches site you were talking about has optimized the site and has also built links for it to rank higher. If we just copy their entire site and try to be like it from our own domain then it wont work because of 2 reasons : –Copied content – search engines hate it. –Our site is new and not popular enough – How do you think your customers will find you ? To make it popular we will have to edit each page and add content to it. Unique and fresh content which is not copied. Also link building is required to gain popularity. There are 1500 sites liking to the one which you showed and what we have right now is only a domain with no site and no link. So as a web designer cum seo expert I advice you not to go ahead with your...

Seo is changing for Google

When you are learning seo or checkout the list of most important things in seo then you will know how important the domain name/url is and how important the tld of the domain is. Things are changing now. SEO IS CHANGING point 1 I recently checked out some results and found out that domain name with keywords in it is not given that high a priority it used to get. When you make a search in google with the term Bed bugs how to get rid of them then bedbugshowtogetridofthem.com and Bed-Bugs-How-To-Get-Rid-Of-Them.com are not to be found in the top 100 search engine rankings. SEO IS CHANGING point 2 The second point i noticed is that .com is not always the king. Earlier we used to see only .com in top rankings but it is not so now. When you make a search of Seo bing on Google then you will see that .info and seobing.net rank higher than seobing.com See image below...