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Top 10 Off-Page and Backlinks Strategies for Top Google Ranking

Top 10 Off-Page SEO Strategies for Top Google Ranking
Numbers of Incoming Links
There are long debates on the how much incoming links must have for a website. The quick answer is the more incoming links to your website, the more chances you have for high ranking. Obviously there are lot of others important factors invovled in the game, most considerable are as below.
Quality of Backlinks
No doubt hundereds and thousands of backlinks are great, however few very high quality backlinks can have significant impact on all of them. For high Google ranking quality backlinks are extremly important. Key factors in quality of back links are: How well ranked the other site, How the contents are relevant to you, The backlink is onway link or exchcnaged one, Where that link is placed and is it text link or image link.
Diversity of Backlinks:
Backlinks to your website from variety of differrent sources are helpful in off-page optimization and Google ranking. For example if all of your backlinks are from forums that will not show expected results. However if you have backlinks from blogs, forums, directories, relevant websites, articles, videos and wikis- it will increase your web presence, referral traffic and high ranking in search engines.
Backlink Anchor Text
Having your targetted keywords in anchor text of backlinks has vital role in getting higher ranking. The anchor text present in your backlinks to your website associate keywords or keyphreases to contetn of your landing page. The more relevancy of anchor text and contents the more legitimate position you will have in search engines ranking.f

Below are the 10 key factors in Off-page search engine optimization and backlinks which have significant role in Google rankings.  I am certain by following these guide lines and adding up these strategies in your SEO game plan, you will have more better higher ranking.

1. Numbers of Incoming Links

There are long debates on the how much incoming links must have for a website. The quick answer is the more incoming links to your website, the more chances you have for high ranking. Obviously there are lot of others important factors invovled in the game, most considerable are as below.

2. Quality of Backlinks

No doubt hundereds and thousands of backlinks are great, however few very high quality backlinks can have significant impact on all of them. For high Google ranking quality backlinks are extremly important. Key factors in quality of back links are: How well ranked the other site, How the contents are relevant to you, The backlink is onway link or exchanged one, Where that link is placed and is it text link or image link.

3. Diversity of Backlinks

Backlinks to your website from variety of different sources are helpful in off-page optimization and Google ranking. For example if all of your backlinks are from forums that will not show expected results. However if you have backlinks from blogs, forums, directories, relevant websites, articles, videos and wikis- it will increase your web presence, referral traffic and high ranking in search engines.

4. Backlink Anchor Text

Having your targetted keywords in anchor text of backlinks has vital role in getting higher ranking. The anchor text present in your backlinks to your website associate keywords or keyphreases to contetn of your landing page. The more relevancy of anchor text and contents the more legitimate position you will have in search engines ranking.

5. Domain Age and History

The older your domains is and longer your presence is in cyber world, the more credible and reputable you will be viewed. You can’t do any thing with this issue if your website is new, however you can purchase older and existing domains as long as these domains have good reputation in search engines.

6. Web 2.0

Web 2.0 is broad term and it can be refer to multiple segments like social media, social networking, social bookmarking, community building and many thing more. The benefit of web 2.0 lies in your skills to generate backlinks, reach out to more targeted audience and customers and increase your online presence in wide range of different mediums.

7. Website Interactivity and Visitor Quality

Many SEO experts and webmasters ignored the important factor of user interactivity with website that also effect SEO and Google rankings. Your target should be to decrease bounce rate as much low as possible, which can be possible when visitors find their required information on your pages, the like your presentation and find it trustworthy and relevant. This factor will also boost website reputation and credibility within the complex algorithms of search engines.

8. Traffic Sources

The traffic sources ( percentage of Direct traffic, Organic Traffic, Referral Traffic and Demographic data) also considered as important factors in Google rankings. There are also “good” and “bad” online sources of traffic, if you are participating in linking baiting, purchased traffic or any black hat or spam activity that will end up at being penalized some extent. However traffic from well reputed and relevant referral sites, natural and organic traffic and PPC-Pay Per Click traffic from trusted networks will improve your Google ranking.

9. Popularity History

The previous history of your website popularity and trends will be factors in your long term Google Rankings. It means that if your website traffic graph suddenly spikes, or suddenly your content pages quadruples and you may have 2000+ more backlinks in your counts – all these will be looked suspicious in Google algorithms. The gradual increase in contents, backlinks and traffic are more successful.

10. Web Directories

Google rankings are no more considering back links from web directories, however submitting your website on top directories like DMOZ can still provide a solid boost. Don’t trapped by lot of online offers to be listed in hundereds or thousands of web directories with small amount of money, these have no value and even may considered as negative practice in Google ranking. You should only consider well trusted and top ranked web directories.

If you plan your off-page and back SEO strategies on above mentioned advices then be confident that you are on the right track to get higher Google ranking. These off-page activities are equally important as on-page optimizations factors. Many SEO experts and consultant are agreed that Google ranking algorithm gives more importance to off-page SEO than on-page SEO.

Therefore as a webmasters and small business owners , it very important to keep above mentioned SEO strategies as a part of your online marketing plan for long term viability and success. These factors will assure your credibility, online reputation and presence. So as result it will boost your Google ranking, more organic traffic, more loyal user, more conversion and total online success.

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7 Tips to write Search Engine Friendly Titles of Your Website

Webpage title is the html tag published as <title> in header part of of your website code. Web page titles have significant importance and key element in your SEO strategies due to following two reasons

1.  Search engine determines the relevancy of contents with title through their complex algorithms
2. Well written titles attract the search engnie users and increase the CTR- click throuh rates.
I am certain following tips will help you to increase your website SERP (Search Engine Result Pages) ranking and SEO of your titles.
Write Concise Titles
Google shows maximum approximate 65-70 character of web page title. So your web page title should not be longer as Google will show only limited part of lengthy titles. Use some SEO tools which can help you to show the length of titles of all web pages published on your website.
Finalized your Keywords
Short list the keywords used in content of your website as well all possible words best describing contents published on your webpage. You should put the shoes of your target audiance and compile the list of keyphrases he/she may use on search engines. Now you should have mix blend of these keywords in Titles and keep in consideration that titles should be visitor friendly to have more clicks. You should have some good SEO tools to check how your Title is relevant with contents of your webpage.
Important Keywords Comes First
Your webpage Title must have important keywords phrases at first rather then the name of your company or brand. Search engine give more importance to those keywords which comes first.
Use the Highly Targeted Keywords
Use the highly targeted keywords in your title to have more targetted traffic on your website.
Use Descriptive Titles
Your title must be well descriptive to have complete overview your webstie content. This should communicate users what topic or product this page has all about. This will not only increase your CTR- click through rate but also decrease the bounce rate.
Create Unique Titles for Each Page
Google does not like duplicate titles, so you must have unique titles for each webpage. Duplicate titles may also lead you search engine penalization.
Avoid Keyword Stuffing
Don’t over stuffed your keywords in titles, also avoide any spam technique, that will result as penalization and you may droped out in SERP rankings.
Please note that any gray or black hat SEO technique may get you ranking for quite some time and that may hurt your ranking and getting out of penalization will take much time and efforts. Many SEO experts ignore the important aspect of user experiances on search engines. So your titles should be search engine and user friendly to have better ranking and more clicks.

Webpage title is the html tag published as <title> in header part of of your website code. Web page titles have significant importance and key element in your SEO strategies due to following two reasons:

  1. Search engine determines the relevancy of contents with title through their complex algorithms
  2. Well written titles attract the search engnie users and increase the CTR- click throuh rates.

I am certain following tips will help you to increase your website SERP (Search Engine Result Pages) ranking and SEO of your titles.

  • Write Concise Titles

Google shows maximum approximate 65-70 character of web page title. So your web page title should not be longer as Google will show only limited part of lengthy titles. Use some SEO tools which can help you to show the length of titles of all web pages published on your website.

  • Finalized your Keywords

Short list the keywords used in content of your website as well all possible words best describing contents published on your webpage. You should put the shoes of your target audiance and compile the list of keyphrases he/she may use on search engines. Now you should have mix blend of these keywords in Titles and keep in consideration that titles should be visitor friendly to have more clicks. You should have some good SEO tools to check how your Title is relevant with contents of your webpage.

  • Important Keywords Comes First

Your webpage Title must have important keywords phrases at first rather then the name of your company or brand. Search engine give more importance to those keywords which comes first.

  • Use the Highly Targeted Keywords

Use the highly targeted keywords in your title to have more targetted traffic on your website.

  • Use Descriptive Titles

Your title must be well descriptive to have complete overview your webstie content. This should communicate users what topic or product this page has all about. This will not only increase your CTR- click through rate but also decrease the bounce rate.

  • Create Unique Titles for Each Page

Google does not like duplicate titles, so you must have unique titles for each webpage. Duplicate titles may also lead you search engine penalization.

  • Avoid Keyword Stuffing

Don’t over stuffed your keywords in titles, also avoide any spam technique, that will result as penalization and you may droped out in SERP rankings.

Please note that any gray or black hat SEO technique may get you ranking for quite some time and that may hurt your ranking and getting out of penalization will take much time and efforts. Many SEO experts ignore the important aspect of user experiances on search engines. So your titles should be search engine and user friendly to have better ranking and more clicks.

Top 10 Keywords Ranking of NClubSoft.com

Below are The top 10 keywords search queries in which NClubSoft.com appeared on Google.com first page either using ‘Web Search’ or using mobile devices on Google Mobile Search. You may please verify them all by clicking on these keywords.

Note: Please note that Google updates results very frequently so there is possibilities of differrent ranking positions when you verfiy these results. All the blow mentioned stats were updated on Feb 27, 2009.

Sr.

Keywords

Rank in Google

Total Pages

1 nokia applications

9

12,600,000

2 applications for nokia

6

64,400,000

3 nokia e51 applications

7

14,600,000

4 se p990i

5

5 n96 symbian

4

3,110,000

6 games for nokia e51

10

1,620,000

7 se p1i

8

1,540,000

8 nokia n95 8gb applications

7

25,400,000

9 nokia n73 free games

5

1,450,000

10 nokia e51 free games

10

286,000

11 nokia n82 applications

6

20,100,000

12 free games for nokia e51

8

288,000

13 nokia e65 applications

6

17,500,000

14 nokia n series software

5

3,420,000

15 firefox s60

2

1,460,000

16 “gsmarena com” nokia

8

17 free nokia n95 8gb software

3

326,000

18 free games nokia n95

7

1,270,000

19 n series software

5

29,800,000

20 free nokia e51 games

8

367,000

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Top 10 Keywords Ranking of BlackBerrySoft.com

Below are The top 10 keywords search queries in which BlackBerrySoft.com appeared on Google.com first page either using ‘Web Search’ or using mobile devices on Google Mobile Search. You may please verify them all by clicking on these keywords.

Note: Please note that Google updates results very frequently so there is possibilities of different ranking positions when you verify these results. All the blow mentioned stats were updated on Feb 27, 2009.

Top  ‘Web Search’ Results of BlackBerrySoft.com

Sr.

Keywords

Rank in Google

Total Pages

1

blackberry curve applications

7

5,200,000

2

blackberry curve software

1

974,000

3

blackberry pearl software

6

3,140,000

4

best blackberry applications

7

10,400,000

5

blackberry curve apps

4

2,140,00

6

blackberry pearl applications

3

10,100,000

7

blackberry curve games

3

2,280,000

8

games for blackberry curve

5

701,000

9

blackberry applications

22

7,450,000

10

blackberry pearl apps

6

1,950,000

11

top blackberry applications

3

22,600,00

12

top blackberry apps

5

73,000,000

13

att blackberry software

4

1,880,000

14

blackberry gold

11

12,600,000

15

blackberry blog

5

12,600,000

16

blackberry 8310 games

9

2,120,000

17

black berry applications

6

43,500,000

18

games for blackberry pearl

10

300,000

19

blackberry curve 8330 games

5

977,000

20

blackberry 8310 applications

3

9,500,000

Top 20 ‘Mobile Devices Search’ Results of BlackBerrySoft.com

Sr

Keywords

Rank in Google Mobile Search

Total pages

1

blackberry curve software

1

2

blackberry pearl applications

3

3

blackberry curve apps

4

4

blackberry curve applications

6

5

blackberry curve games

3

6

top blackberry applications

3

7

best blackberry applications

7

8

blackberry pearl software

6

9

blackberry pearl apps

6

10

top blackberry apps

5

11

games for blackberry curve

6

12

blackberry applications

21

13

software for blackberry curve

3

14

skype for blackberry pearl

5

15

blackberry 8310 applications

3

16

books for blackberry

4

17

blackberry curve programs

7

18

blackberry soft

2

19

blackberry 8830 games

5

20

blackberry blog

5

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Top 10 Keywords Ranking of Youpark.com

Youpark.com was big challenge for me from start of year 2008, very first big challenge faced after taking over this project was implementation of URL Rewrite and followed by managing the distinctive URLs based on many filters criteria like, Mobile OS, Categories, brand and model of hand held device and attribute like free download & top downloads. The battle is still it wasy.
Below are The top 20 keywords search queries in which Youpark.com appeared on Google.com first page using ‘Web Search’ . You may please verify them all by clicking on these keywords.

I will try my best to put the blog, mobile device search and images top search ranking here.
Note: Please note that Google updates results frequently so there is possibilities of differrent ranking positions when you verfiy these results. All the blow mentioned stats were updated on March 06, 2009.

Sr.

Keywords

Rank in Google

Total Pages

1 mobile applications

3

59,900,000

2 blackberry aps

3

98,800,000

3 mobile application

1

60,900,000

4 cell phone applications

2

39,000,000

5 mobile phone applications

2

31,000,000

6 phone applications

6

51,900,000

7 free blackberry aps

1

8,310,000

8 htc touch games

7

2,150,000

9 blackberry pearl 8130 themes

7

453,000

10 face warp

9

575,000

11 htc touch free software

7

1,260,000

12 samsung instinct themes

11

842,000

13 blackberry storm aps

6

70,600

14 blackberry pearl 8120 themes

7

517,000

15 facewarp

1

1,590,000

16 spb mobile

9

862,000

17 games for htc touch

4

8,500,000

18 instinct themes

4

2,010,000

19 arabizer

9

68,700

20 موبي

1

262,000

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3 Outstanding Tools for Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing gurus are remains in search of good SEO and online marketing tools to upgrade their marketing arsenal. Today I have found the following  new marketing and SEO tools. I would like you to put your thoughts and share your handy tools in comment sections.

1. ValidRank

This tool is really remarkable to use as Backlink Checker. This tool not only shows how many websites are linking back to you but also can be use to monitor additional information such as Page Rank of the linking page and either the links are with nofollow tags.

You can use this tool to get report of websites/pages linking back to you , along with Page Rank and how many outbound links are present on site.

MS Excel can be used to “Import Web Query” option to collect the data in professional report form.

2. WhosTalkin

A great website to hear who is talking or whispering about yourself or your clients. Check who is blogging about you on blogging networks like:
Backtype, Blogdigger, FriendFeed, Google Blog Search, IceRocket, identi.ca, Indianpad, Myspace Blogs, Plazoo, Plurk, Social Mention, Technorati, Twitter, WordPress.com
Monitor news and PR on networks like:
Ask News, BBC, Google News, ITN, Microsoft Live News, Newspad PRWeb, Techmeme, Topix, Yahoo News.

How people are sharing their thoughs and feeling on Social Networking site like:
bebo, Facebook, Friendster, hi5, Last.fm, LinkedIn, Myspace, Netlog, Ning, xanga.

How your media agency are promoting your ads or viral videos on:
Blinkx, Blip.tv, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Revver, Viddler, Vimeo, Yahoo Video, YouTube

How much you or your clients products are presented on Canvas of Photo and Picture sharing networkds like:
DeviantART, Flickr, Fotki, PhotoBucket, Picasa, SmugMug, Yahoo Image Search

Seek what is hot discussion going on forums like:
BoardReader, BoardTracker, Omgili

How peoples are tagging you major TAGS networkds like:
Blinklist, Blogmarks, del.icio.us, Faves, instablogs, Jumptags, Metafilter, MyWeb, Newsvines, Reddit and WordPress.com.

There are quite usable options are also provided to present your magic. Again, you can use the Excel 2007 “Import Web Query” option to gather the data in an easy-to-use format.

3. SeoQuake

SeoQuake (2.5.6) is Firefox SEO extension which is helpful for webmasters and SEO professionals. SeoQuake is useful for evaluating effectiveness and competitiveness for their search engine optimization work.

It is powerful and essential tool for analyzing oogle PageRank, Google indexed pages, Google incoming links, Google cached date, DMOZ listing, Webarchive Age, Delicious mentions, Technorati mentions, Digg mentions, Whois listing, Robots.txt (yes or no) and Sitemap.xml (yes or no).

SeoQuake can be used to decide about secondary keyword phrases according to your published contents by calculating how often the secondary keywords appears on the page and title and meta data.

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