If you’ve read my blog, or visited my other blog or my SEO Magic post you know that I’ve spent some time trying to solve the mystery that SEO seems to be. After reviewing some Google Webmaster tools reports, I decided to make one tiny change: swap the word “tutorial” for “example” in the title of one of my pages. Result: it worked!
So, why is tutorial such a turn off? I have my theories (I may post on those later). But the lesson to be learned is: review your reports in Google’s webmaster tools. They provide a ton of information. They hold the secrets to not only getting you good page rank, but they tell you how to increase traffic to your site. It doesn’t do you any good to have good page rank, but no traffic actually coming to your site. In my case, swapping out one word for another, results in SUCCESS!
If you have specific questions, please send them along. I can try to answer them or, I may write a post if enough people ask (I’m that kind of guy!). In the meantime, I have to convert some more tutorials to examples.
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