|Weekly SEO news: 17 July 2007|
to the latest issue of the Search
Engine Facts newsletter.
This week, we're taking a look at a new search engine optimization trick that works with Google.
In the news: paid search statistics, Google and Yahoo introduce new features and more.
Table of contents:
|1. Does image hotlinking help your rankings in Google?|
Some webmaster use a new search engine optimization practice to get high rankings on Google. They hotlink images from other web servers to rank highly in Google's image search results.
How does this work?
Why does this help your rankings in the normal Google results?
Should you use this new method to improve your search engine rankings?
Hotlinking images is not long term strategy for high rankings on Google. If you want lasting results, you should optimize your web pages so that they can be found for your keywords. Also make sure that the right pages link to your website.
|2. Search engine news of the week|
2007 paid search market share:
Google, Yahoo, Microsoft
"Google continues to dominate, with three-fourths share. For the third month running, Microsoft took one point of share from Google, rising to 6%. Yahoo held steady at 21%. These are very small share changes and should be interpreted accordingly."
Google is introducing a new meta tag for webmasters
|3. Articles of the week|
China's online population explosion
Interview with Jakob Nielsen on the future of SERPS
|4. Recommended resources|
"I'm a believer! We're on the first page with most of our keywords!"
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|5. Previous articles|