The Two-Part SEO Ranking Model: Let’s Make SEO Simple

Source: MozBlog There have been major studies done on this, notably by both Moz and Searchmetrics. These are groundbreaking pieces of research, and if you’re serious about SEO, you need to understand what these studies say. That said, these are too complex for most organizations to deal with. They need a simpler way of looking at things. At Stone Temple …

Learn about sitemaps

What is a sitemap? A sitemap is a file where you can list the web pages of your site to tell Google and other search engines about the organization of your site content. Search engine web crawlers like Googlebot read this file to more intelligently crawl your site. Also, your sitemap can provide valuable metadata associated with the pages you list in …

Google Webmaster Guidelines

 Webspam Content Violations Video Following the General Guidelines below will help Google find, index, and rank your site. We strongly encourage you to pay very close attention to the Quality Guidelines below, which outline some of the illicit practices that may lead to a site being removed entirely from the Google index or otherwise affected by an algorithmic or manual …

How Google Search Works

Learn how Google discovers, crawls, and serves web pages When you sit down at your computer and do a Google search, you’re almost instantly presented with a list of results from all over the web. How does Google find web pages matching your query, and determine the order of search results? In the simplest terms, you could think of searching …