SEOmoz Beginners Guide to SEO – Ch8 Review
The first concept covered is Sitemaps, what they are and why you want to use them. It’s all about making it easy for your content to be found.
Real simple syndication allows you to get your content out to interested users who opt in to your feed. It gives the pro and con of RSS technology.
Here you get an explanation of what text files are. The advantage to using this format is that it is simple to use but does not offer meta data.
The Robot.txt has been covered before. This file allows you to designate what you want crawled and what you want kept out of the search engine data base.
This part of the chapter explains some of the commands you need to know to set up your robot.txt file properly.
Here you will get an explanation about the meta robot tags, index, noindex,follow ,noflollow and tells you what they do and how to set them up.
Search Engine Tools
Under search engine tools you get to learn about Google and Bing webmaster tools and what they offer in the way of information about your website. You’ll want to set up your website in both of these tools to get data about who is visiting and what content is attracting the most attention on your site.
The last part of the chapter mentions SEOmoz tools that can help you manage your SEO and data to maximize performance.
Take a look at the video rundown. I think you’ll find it useful and a good set up for your read of the material.
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