Why Implement Google’s +1 (plus-one) Button?

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Why implement Google’s +1 button? Well, if it brought more website visitors from Google search, that would be reason enough. But does it?

To do this it must influence search engine rankings (or SERP) for Google.

Does Google’s +1 (plus-one) Button Affect SERP?

Google have stated that people clicking on the +1 button . . . → Read More: Why Implement Google’s +1 (plus-one) Button?

Beginners Guide To SEO 1: Web Page Titles

Like me, I expect most website visitors hardly notice the title of most pages they visit, but page titles are still important for SEO, for two reasons:

Search engines such as Google use the title as an indication of the content of the page. When your page appears in search engine results, the title . . . → Read More: Beginners Guide To SEO 1: Web Page Titles

Linking For SEO: What Does “nofollow” Do?

You probably already knew that getting nofollow-links from other websites doesn’t help your website’s SEO. I was never exactly sure what they did do though: What is the effect of this HTML attribute on Google’s web crawler algorithm? Well, Matt Cutts has in fact been very open about this, and I think what he . . . → Read More: Linking For SEO: What Does “nofollow” Do?

SEO Myths and Misconceptions That Irk Matt Cutts

This is a lovely video from Matt Cutts on SEO. I’ve picked out the best bits underneath in case you don’t have time to watch it.┬áHe talks about the non-value of links from review websites and what matters and what doesn’t for SEO. He explains why web spam activity seemed quiet during 2010 and . . . → Read More: SEO Myths and Misconceptions That Irk Matt Cutts