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22Feb/103

10 Tips to Building and Structuring Inbound Links

As any good search marketer knows, the most important thing to ranking well in search engines is to get links pointing to your site. The more good links you can get, the better your chance at ranking higher for your keywords.
The more inbound links you can obtain, the more popular it is. It's like a high school popularity contest. The following 10 tips are essential to ranking well. It's not an easy process. It's a slow, gradual process that can take several months or up to a year to rank well.

Here are the 10 tips....



Kevin Liang
CTO / SEO Guru
Canadian Web Hosting

18Feb/100

Google Rich Snippets to Include Events

Google introduced rich snippets back in 2009 to give the searchers what they wanted without actually leaving the Google website.  Rich snippets started with basic contact information and gradually moved into customer reviews.  In January 2010, Events was added to the list.  This means anything from town hall meetings, movie times, theatre plays, or new singles meetings can be displayed on the search results.   Using the hCalender microformat, Google's Events rich snippets can display the name, date, a link, location, and photo of the scheduled event.  If your site has event listings you can easily use this feature to help your search results stand out and bring in more customers.  Here is some sample code based on the Events rich snippet.

10Feb/100

Google Olympic Page with Snow View

Google released a web page dedicated to Vancouver 2010 olympics. 
There's information on venues, medal count, news, events, and a cool 'snow view' on Whistler.

Check it here



Kevin Liang
CTO / SEO Guru
Canadian Web Hosting

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10Feb/100

Google Shortcut Search Commands

Did you know you can do unit conversions, calculator, dictionary, local results, weather, time in any city in the world, stock quotes, airline info, currency conversion, package tracking, news and many more right on Google search?

Check out the cheatsheet



Kevin Liang
CTO / SEO Guru
Canadian Web Hosting

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9Feb/100

Bing New Search Options

It's refreshing to write about another search engine other than Google.

Bing.com is a search engine by the giant, Microsoft. Although it's not as dominant as Google, it will be a contender when the search deal with Yahoo is finalized. Currently, Bing and Yahoo are two separate entities.

Last month, Bing released four new ways to search....



Kevin Liang
CTO / SEO Guru
Canadian Web Hosting