MPM107 SEO

24 Oct

01: How do search engines index webpages?

They basically use a system that collects all the data from a page, into something almost of a library, so when you search, it can go and access anything in its library (How Search Engines Work)
02: Do ip addresses affect search engine ranking, why/how?

The ip does affect the search engine, first reason, if you do not have an individual ip address, the connection is slower, also, it has been speculated that they are ranked lower, most likely because anyone can make it, and it may not be reliable (Colocation America)
03: Are keywords important for SEO, why/how?

When someone uses a search engine, it will look for the terms they use and see where they find them in other pages. By using keywords that relate to your website, you will bring more people to your site. (HiBu)
04: How can you optimize html tags for SEO?

here’s a way through code to having specific keywords attached to any web page. When this is done, the crawlers, which index the web, find these tags and begin adding new websites for something particular to show up.
06: Can you  use
Alt attribute for search optimization, why/how?

Alt Attribute can certainly be used for Search Optimization, for instance when an image is added onto a post on WordPress, it give you options of Caption, All Text and Description, when these areas are filled in the content gets indexed.  Overall, by continuously adding the same tags and keywords, it allows the webpage to show up more often on search engines. Alt text is generally the “All Text” on WordPress.
07: Can you  use
title attribute for search optimization, why/how?

Similar to Alt Attribute, whenever a webpage asks for a “Title”, make sure to fill it in because it will definitely get indexed allowing it to provide anyone who visits the website with additional information on what the text is generally regarding.

08: Can you use a robots.txt file for search optimization, why/how?

Basically a program that is able to tell the crawlers what they can index, or what they cannot

09: How can you optimize a blog for Searching?

Using the proper keywords for people to search with, with help when people are searching for your blog because if you use the write keywords you will grab their attention, and if you answer the keyword question, or discuss, or whatever your blog is for, then people will enjoy your blog because it was useful to them
10: How does SEO work with mobile devices?

This works in a very similar way to the way if works on the computer, jut the bots are slightly different because they are looking for information using the internet as a\opposed to looking for in for a computer.
11: Does twitter use SEO?

Twitter does use SEO. One major area we see this is when they use hash tags “#”. A hash tag is basically a keyword, so that people can search using these hash tags.

Works Cited

Colocation America. “How does the IP address affect search engine rankings?” 2013. Colocation America. <http://www.colocationamerica.com/spages/ip-address-affects-search-engine-rankings.htm&gt;.

HiBu. “What are keywords and why are they important for SEO?” 15 3 2013. Hibu. <http://business.hibu.co.uk/knowledge/articles/what-are-keywords-and-why-are-they-important-for-seo/&gt;.

“How Search Engines Work.” 2003. Web Search Mimech.com. <http://mimech.com/search-engines/&gt;.

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