Category «SEO Basics»

Keyword Stuffing – A Copywriting Game Not to Play

Did you ever play the game Chubby Bunny at camp when you were a kid? You know, the game where you stuff as many marshmallows as you can into your mouth and try to say the words “Chubby Bunny” while laughing and trying not to choke on the powdered sugar goodness? Just in case a …

SEO Basics: The Meta Keyword Tag

SEO Basics focuses in specifically on the meta keywords tag, and we discuss the history of meta keywords a bit. The meta keywords tag does not help your rankings, not even slightly, in any of the major search engines. In fact, the tag was helpful only from 1996 to 1998. If you’re still trying to use this tag to improve you’re rankings, you’re more than a decade behind the times.

SEO Basics: Hyphen or Underscore for SEO URLs?

SEO basics tackles the question of whether to use hyphens or underscores for your SEO URLs. There’s a surprising amount of debate over this topic, mostly due to one poorly worded comment made by Google; however, the right answer in this case is very clear.

SEO Basics: What is a Nofollow Link?

Ecreative SEO Basics covers the nofollow link attribute. We discuss what it is, how it started, and exactly how Google treats nofollow links. Does Google actually follow them? Can it be used to impact your SEO? Do nofollow backlinks help your SEO?