|Weekly SEO news: 21 July 2009|
to the latest issue of the Search Engine Facts newsletter.
This week, we're taking a look at PageRank sculpting with the rel=nofollow attribute. Does it still work and can it help you to get better rankings on Google? What do you have to change on your own website?
IBP's keyword manager now supports the official Google AdWords keyword tool. You can download a preview version below.
In the news: MSN/Bing has a new bot, Google tests breadcrumbs in the search result pages, Google sometimes changes the title of a web page and more.
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|1. PageRank sculpting: does it still help you to get higher Google rankings?|
Google has changed the way it processes the nofollow attribute. These changes have an impact on how you can use the nofollow attribute for PageRank sculpting on your website.
What is PageRank sculpting?
What has changed?
What does this mean for your website?
Do not waste your time by trying to manipulate the links on your web pages. Better concentrate on a good user experience with good web page content and an easy to understand website navigation. Websites with a good user experience usually get more links from other websites.
If you want to find out if your website has all the elements that are necessary to get a listing on Google's first result page for your keyword, check your website with IBP's Top 10 Optimizer. The optimizer will tell you whether the links and the content of your web pages are good enough for Google and it will also tell you what exactly you have to change so that web surfers will find your site on Google's first result page.
|2. Search engine news and articles of the week|
|3. New IBP 11.5 now with Google's keyword tools|
Based on user feedback we have improved the keyword manager in IBP 11 so that it now supports the Google AdWords keyword suggestion tool in many different languages.
In addition to the unique keyword database of KeywordIndex.com, IBP 11.5 now also supports the keyword tools of Google AdWords. That means that you can now get the number of searches for keywords in many languages, including English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and more.
IBP 11.5 is currently available in a beta version. We plan to release the final version of IBP 11.5 within the next four weeks. Click here to get the beta version of IBP 11.5.
|4. Success stories|
"I have several websites in the top 10 on Google."
|5. Previous articles|