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Is It Worth Buying SEO Hosting?

May 26th, 2010 . by Claire

Hostgator has recently set up a new arm, SEO Hosting. It specialises in a small but growing niche: hosting across multiple Class C IP addresses. It joins a few other companies in this market, including SEOWebHosting.net and Got Web Host?. But is SEO hosting worth buying anyway? What is a Class C Network? To understand SEO hosting, [...]

The Enormous Benefits of Google Apps Email

March 11th, 2010 . by Claire

A few very good reasons why you should use Google Apps over alternative services, and a quick guide to setting it up.

Descriptive URLs For SEO

March 12th, 2009 . by Justyn

Many Content Management Systems (CMS), such as WordPress, create dynamically generated URLs. These URLs look something like this:  http://example.com/page.php?id=1 Now, just looking at the link above you can’t possibly know what type of content is on the page. In contrast, look at this link: http://example.com/webhosting-for-beginners You have at least a general idea about the content [...]

RIP SEO?

January 13th, 2009 . by Toni

An interesting post and discussion titled “Ranking, SERPs, SEO Dead in 2009?” at Sitepoint got me thinking… Once upon a time, you could build a site about “foo”, fill it with invisible text containing the word “foo” and get in the top 10 results in the SE’s. Years later, if you could find enough pages [...]

Yahoo! Launches Web Analytics

October 28th, 2008 . by Toni

Looks like Yahoo! is launching a “web analytics” service on a limited basis starting this week. The new service is currently in beta and only available to a select group of advertisers and third party app developers. Soon, the service will be made available to Yahoo’s 13,000 e-commerce customers hosting under the Yahoo Small Business [...]

Spying on the World with Google Trends

June 29th, 2008 . by Toni

Google just made some updates to Google Trends which allows you to research and compare search terms by popularity and geographical region. If you do keyword research, this can be a very handy tool. After signing in to a Google Account, visitors to Trends can now view the “numbers” on the graphs as well as [...]

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