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20 SEO tips anyone should consider

Although the Internet is filled with tips regarding SEO of an website, another updated one should be handy for anyone trying to rank a website to the top of search engines, whether we are talking about a beginner or a more experienced SEO guy. So here are top 20 SEO tips any webmaster should take into consideration when creating/promoting a website.

1. Use proper title and description for both human readers and search engines.

2. Do a proper keyoword research even before creating the website.

3. URL structure – use key search terms in it.

4. Use anchor texts when doing internal linking.

5. Use proper ALT tags for your images

6. Write your main keywords in bold. Once or twice should be enough.

7. Sharing is caring – make use of social bookmarking sites and let people spread the word easy.

8. Create links not only to homepage but try to acquire as many as possible to your internal pages as well, whether links from outside or from your pages.

9. Use only unique content, we all know content is the king nowadays.

10. Canonicalization issues – www and non-www domain. Decide upon which one too choose and do a 301 redirect from one to the other.

11. Create a sitemap and submit it to Google, Yahoo and Bing.

12. Submit it to blog directories or local business directories, depending on what niche you are in.

13. As well, make use of RSS feed directories – they are gems for traffic and links

14. Use video websites to promote yourself ; as well, get links/exposure through well researched and written articles.

15. Use web 2.0 sites for links – Squidoo, HubPages etc.

16. Watch out for site loading speed, nowadays it is part of Google’s algorithm checking list.

17. Use robots.txt for pages you don’t want to be crawled.

18. 404 errors are easy to spot and repair – do its !

19. Check and fix broken links.

20. Get more content and more links, enough is not enough !