101 Ways to Build Link Popularity in 2006 is an article from Andy Hagans and Aaron Wall.

It’s definitely one of the most comprehensive link building guides you can find. I especially like the first tip…

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The format of a website/page URL plays certain weight in Search Engine Optimization.

It’s probably a safe assumption that URL format is not as important as website title, incoming links and keyword density; but every bit of SEO technique counts and should be optimized.

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Link baiting is to attract people to link to your web page because you are writing something interesting or useful. A successful link baiting campaign can bring in tons of incoming links in no time.

There are some basic tactics to increase the chance of getting successful link baiting, here are 6 useful tips for achieving the target.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques can be divided into 2 methods, the White Hat and the Black Hats.

White Hat Methods can achieve good rankings in Search Engine Results Page (SERP) without being penalized by the search engines; whereas Black Hat Methods will be penalized (possibly blacklisted) if their usages are caught by the search engine.

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Link building is a time consuming task, but often play the most important factor in Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Lots of webmasters know about the importance of link building, but often find themselves limited in ideas to build incoming links or to request for link exchanges.

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Once in a while you will see bloggers going crazy about Google PageRank (PR) updates… what actually is Google PageRank and why so many people are crazy about it?

For me Google PR is simply a representation by Google search engine as a specific value for webpage, with PR 10 being the highest while PR 0 the lowest. You can read the PR details from Google itself.

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SEOmoz summed up the basic of Search Engine Optimization with their Beginner Guide to SEO.

Search Engine Optimization still plays a great part for web traffic. Some SEO companies are charging thousands of dollars for website optimization, but fact is SEO could be done by some learning and testing, which is definitely worth the time to explore.

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A good place to start reading about being a webmaster is provided by Google Webmaster Help Center.

The help center provides simple guidelines to get crawl by Google Search Engine, and the basis to rank well at the Search Engine Results Page.

Also included are black hat methods and other techniques that should be avoid.

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