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Bing SEO, my top 10 tips

BingWe are all familiar with the search engine Google, but did you know that Microsoft’s Bing is slowly starting to catch-up on the search engine giants.

Stats from Hitwise shows that Google currently has a 84.90% market share in the UK, compared to Bing with a 4.13% market share (Figures accurate to 23/04/2011). As you can see there is a massive gap between these figures, but put in real terms, just a 1% share of the search engine market could be worth more than £1 billion.

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SEO Question: If I have to do link building. What best ways are there besides writing good articles and paid listings?

Link Building“If I have to do link building. What best ways are there besides writing good articles and paid listings?

I strive to only have quality links and stay away from free listings as they don’t count much. I have a few good quality links but feel I could do better. Any advice on this will be greatly appreciated.”

Great question – lets break this question down into two parts.

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SEO Question: If I’m doing my own SEO, what should I do on a daily basis?

SEO Question: If I’m doing my own SEO, what should I do on a daily basis?

Great question, and something I’ve been asked many times. If you confident enough in doing your own SEO and understand the basics than these are the tasks you should be doing on a daily basis:

1. Link building – depending on the keyword and competitiveness I’d recommend anywhere between 5 – 40 links per day.

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The beginners guide to link building

Link Building[Before you read this, check out my new guide to link building here]

So one of the major parts of search engine optimisation (SEO) is link building, and unfortunately it’s a timely task, but if you want those good Google rankings it is a must.

There are a few golden rules with link building to follow:

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Text Links vs. Image Links for SEO

All websites are created using various coding languages and techniques, the most basic of them all is HTML (also known as Hyper Text Mark-up Language).

You may see a link as follows:

SEO Nottingham

The way this is generated is through HTML coding:

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Document and Link Analysis

As mentioned in a previous post, one of the key components to any website is unique and quality content.

When Google crawls your website it will analysis the content available on each page and look for certain keywords which in turn will make the page rank for that particular keyword term. It will look at many different areas of the page including:

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Using social media for SEO and better rankings

A large part of search engine optimisation (SEO) is about gaining links (link building) which point back to your website.

Now, I’m sure you are aware directory link building isn’t as good as it was a few years ago and the big G puts a lot of weight on trusted and established domains, so what better way to do link building using the powers of social media?

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