Thursday, 5 July 2012


Research. Research. Research. People get scammed because in most cases they fail to conduct ANY research at all in the first place. It's basic business acumen. Research your competitors, and benchmark your keywords in Google before you start work.

Basic SEO tasks include:

  • Installation and reporting of Google Analytics
  • Submission of URL to Google Webmaster tools, and code installed into your site to verify
  • Similar code verification for Alexa & Bing
  • Directory submission with full listing and photos, images, information
  • using your target keywords, geographical area to suit

  • Article writing (500 words) submitting to article sites and press release sites
  • Blog creation on wordpress, Blog on Google (blogspot)
  • Google Places directory verification and submission
  • DMOZ submission
  • Posting on forums, creating identities (like this)
  • URL submission using a tool for global search engines
  • Facebook, Twitter, social networking accounts, creating proper profilesand a optimised YouTube channel with videos for SEO
  • Setting up Google Alerts for competitors and your own URL to track appearance on the internet
  • Meta tags and meta description for your website, Alt tags on images,
  • Web page copy composition using your keywords and unique meta info on each page