How to Train a GoogleBot

Increasing your crawl rate and crawl budget from Google is as simple as training GoogleBot. Crawl rate is simply how often GoogleBot visits your website to crawl. Crawl budget is a much harder metric to define, but in its simplest terms is the amount of data transfer Google allocates to crawling your site.

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Google April 2010 PageRank Update

Normally, I would not blog this, as I am a fervent believer in the “PageRank is not a big deal” mentality. You see, I put little if any stock in that little green bar, and instruct our clients likewise. We rather belong to the “build it and they will come” theory of SEO. In part our belief is that natural links, on page optimization, fresh content, elimination of duplication and unique text are in fact the key to organic search success.

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Facebook Fan Pages – Got Yours?

Many shop owners are really lagging behind on the social media angle. Let face it, time is short and so much to do. Fact is, so many things to promote your ecommerce business cost money, this one is free… Just a bit of you precious time to get free promotion for your online shop. There are some very good business reasons to spend a few hours creating your business’ Facebook fan page.

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