Out of the two, perhaps surprisingly, backlinks are far more important when ranking a website in the eyes of Google. However, getting backlinks (let alone GOOD QUALITY backlinks, can be difficult). Well if you’re new to SEO and want to rank your website or article very easily, you don’t want to have to deal with backlinks. That’s what this search engine optimization tutorial will cover… ranking a website based solely around on page SEO.
The plus side of the dot ORG option is that you have total control. You can maintain your blog system yourself, back it up, download a copy for safekeeping and easily install any extras you want (plugins, themes etc) using FTP. You also benefit from it being called whatever you choose. You can migrate it from one host to another and keep the domain should the need arise.
If you really need a demonstration, look up the free video tutorials. For starters they typically aren’t entirely free as they want you to buy something from them, usually website erstellen themes. But play a couple of modules. Then ask the tell tale question, “Would you want your kid being taught by this guy?” Nine time out of ten it will be some guy just winging it because he’s done it a hundred times. He’ll speak too fast and he will not be fully organized. If your kid couldn’t learn from him, how can you?
Today all I need to do to come up with high quality blogs is to simply work with WordPress, and at my disposal, I’ll be able to add blog posts, change the look and feel of my website, add plugins that increase the value of the site and this can all be done with WordPress alone. It’s a very neat platform used by nearly all bloggers online. It’s very popular and if you haven’t tried it, you can find out what it’s all about by simply installing it to your website.
Ok, so first, if you don’t know a lot about web design and SEO in general, creating a WordPpress site is going to make your life a LOT easier… and additionally, Google likes wordpress tutorial sites for SEO. Once you’ve installed WordPress, I would simply recommend installing the All in One SEO pack plugin (ensure you configure it correctly), as well as the Google Site map plugin.
In 2007 there were 1090 commits made and so far in 2008 there are already 2840. WordPress has made 11 releases in the last year alone which is much higher than normal. The WordPress team also just added 3 new core developers increasing the development team back to five full time members. The upcoming WordPress 2.7 release is currently scheduled for November 2008.
You can cut the ties with your website designer! Don’t get me wrong here. There is a place for website designers as they serve a valuable purpose. They can definitely help some organizations do better things with design, search engine optimization and other aspects of a great church website. Conversely, there is nothing more frustrating than not being able to get a change made on a timely basis because your website designer/firm wasn’t available.