Articles on Getting Free Traffic to your Site

The articles listed below cover some different ways to get visitors to your site without paying. Click the headline to read the full article.

Off-Site SEO: Is Your Website Getting the Links and Shares it Should be?

This article looks at off-site SEO – ways to get links to, and shares of, your website. I wrote another post where I looked at the basic on-site SEO steps you need to put in place on your WordPress-based website. But, as I stressed towards the end of that post, you need to place your… Read more

Basic On-Site SEO Steps for Your WordPress Website

This posts addresses basic on-site Search Engine Optimisation for WordPress based websites. For details on taking SEO for WordPress posts and pages to the next level: click here. What is on-site SEO? On site SEO is about making it easy for the search engines to find your site, to find out what it’s about and… Read more

The Great Keyword Density Hoax

I see an awful lot of bad advice in some of the forums I visit – advice that, at best, will deliver no benefit and at worst may be harmful. One such is on the question of keyword density, and the advice I see so often is to have a density of anywhere between 2%… Read more

How to SEO a WordPress Blog

How can I SEO my WordPress blog? How can I make it easy to find on-line? Those are questions I see quite often in the forums. The fact is, your WordPress blog is already pretty search engine friendly. But, although SEO is in some respects a lot simpler now that it was 10 years ago… Read more

9 Steps to Getting Consistent Website Visitors From the Search Engines

I read a post today from someone who’s experienced the frustration of focusing on the Search Engines for their website traffic. The problem is – the search engines keep changing their algorithms in order to improve the relevance of their results and to block loopholes the black-hatters find. And many big, popular sites (like Target)… Read more

How Does A Blog Benefit SEO?

I just saw an interesting question in a forum: how does a blog help with SEO?  Here’s how: An active (and that’s important) blog is attractive to a search engine for three primary reasons: It’s updated with new information regularly Through the mechanism of tags and categories (or labels on blogger), its content is well… Read more

Which is Better: SEO or Good Content?

Which is better for making your site visible to the search engines – SEO or Good Content? Good content is the basis of good SEO. SEO without good content will be nothing. In this post I’ll deal with some simple, on-page SEO points. Again: SEO without good content is nothing. So everything from here on… Read more