Every week High Rankings, CEO, Jill Whalen answers numerous SEO questions via email for the High Rankings Advisor newsletter subscribers and at the High Rankings Forum. Very often the same questions are received over and over again. To make it easy for everyone, we've created this SEO FAQ.
Why does Google hate my site?
Should I bold and/or italicize my keyword phrases in my copy?
Why do many top-listed pages have no content?
Can search engines index dynamic sites with ? and = (query strings) in the URL?
Can I change the font size of my header tags (H1, H2) without getting into trouble?
If I submitted my site and it's not showing up, does this mean it's been banned?
How can I automate the link building process?
Should I buy numerous keyword rich domains?
What should I do about competitors who spam the search engines?
Do I need to make sure my files are not buried deeply in multiple directories on my server?
Should I create a blog for SEO purposes?
Can SEO companies really have special relationships with the search engines like some of them claim?
How can I find out how much traffic my competitor's site receives?
Should I optimize for the plural or singular form of my keyword phrases?
If I have an all graphical page, where can I place keyword phrases for the search engines?
Will switching server hosts affect my search engine rankings?
How do I get my files indexed by the search engines after a redesign where file names have changed?
Should I add a robots follow meta tag to my pages?
How can we minimize traffic loss after a domain name change?