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An Introduction to Search Engine Optimization Basics

At its core, search engine optimization (SEO) is about increasing your website’s visibility in the organic search results of major search engines.

To get that visibility, you must understand three core components:

  • What types of content people want or need.
  • How search engines work.
  • How to properly promote and optimize your website.

While search engines and technology are always evolving, there are some underlying foundational elements that have remained unchanged from the earliest days of SEO.

This is why, in collaboration with some of the field’s top authorities and experts, we created this in-depth overview and tutorial – to define SEO for aspiring SEO professionals and explain how search engine optimization really works now. Today.

Scroll down to start reading all 18 information-packed chapters – or, if you prefer, we’ve compiled all the chapters in a downloadable ebook, SEO 101: Learn the Basics of Search Engine Optimization.

SEO for

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Microsoft Windows Tutorial – Lesson 1: Introduction to Computers

The “computer” is an ensemble of different machines that you will be using to get your job done. A computer is primarily made of the Central Processing Unit (usually referred to as the computer), the monitor, the keyboard, and the mouse. Other pieces of hardware, commonly referred to as peripherals, can enhance or improve your experience with the computer.

Author Note

This web site assumes that you have a computer ready to be used and
that all the necessary parts are connected; but we don’t care if you are
using a desktop, a laptop, a server, whether you work from home, in an
office, while commuting, taking a class, or using a computer at a public

To use the computer, you must first turn it on. To do
this, the first thing you should find is the power switch that is used to put the unit on. Nowadays, it is usually

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An Introduction to Computer Programming and Mathematics

A computer program is a series of instructions (also called code) given to the computer to perform some task, which could be anything from summing the numbers from 1 to 10 to modelling the climate. When the computer follows the instructions given in the program, we say that the computer is running the program. There are many different ways of writing these instructions for the computer
(we speak of programming in different languages) – in this article, we will use a language called C++. By the end of it you will be able to write your own programs to perform basic mathematical and scientific tasks.

Our first C++ program

Our first C++ program will tell the computer to print out the text “Hello world!”. Here it is (don’t worry – it will be explained line by line).

using namespace std;
int main()
   // the next line prints 
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1. Introduction | Programming for Beginners

Tutorial: Basics for Beginners (Introduction)


This tutorial is intended for beginners who have no or almost no computer programming experience. It assumes the reader is following the instructions and reading the text carefully. It is not intended to be a quick guide for filling in the gaps in a person’s computer programming knowledge. The tutorial is a complete step-by-step guide on learning basics of computer programming. It will never skip over an important information, and it will never go too fast and leave you behind.

Computer programming requires a fair amount of time to master. You cannot expect to become good at it in a week or two, or even in a month. Anyone telling you otherwise is not being honest. However, the time invested will be more than worth it. Besides learning a useful, entertaining, and very creative activity, you will also learn a lot about computers and

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Introduction to Programming Online Course

Greg C.

Earlier this year, I decided that I was burned out in my current career as a tissue bank specialist (yes, it pays well… but the joke “I see dead people” is only clever the first 100 times you hear it). I wanted a new career and went through the myriad of choices I could choose from to pursue. Computers are a staple in my family, in fact, my grandfather worked for IBM for 35 years (and passed away at 92 this summer) and holds the original patent on magnetic disk drives. I like analytical thinking and problem solving, the job market is booming, I could perform this career in relative perpetuity (my current job can be VERY physical… don’t get me started on explaining how we use the deli slicer), and I could relocate or work remotely – all very important aspects I was reviewing. I began studying

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Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming

————English: Universidad ORT Uruguay is an innovative university with a focus on science, technology, management, design, and education. Member of World ORT, it was established in Uruguay as a private non-profit educational organization in 1942. With more than 11,000 students, increasing numbers of joint projects with industry and research production, ORT is one of the largest non-governmental universities in the country. ORT contributes to the strengthening of the national entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem, and has pioneered the introduction of new study programmes and education technologies in Uruguay. ————Spanish: Universidad ORT Uruguay es una universidad innovadora con foco en ciencia, tecnología, administración, diseño y educación. Miembro de World ORT, se estableció en Uruguay como una organización educativa privada sin fines de lucro en 1942. Con más de 11.000 alumnos, un creciente número de proyectos conjuntos con la industria y producción de investigación, es una de las más grandes universidades no estatales

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Introduction to SEO: Tactics and Strategy for Entrepreneurs | Rand Fishkin

Join “Wizard of Moz” Rand Fishkin for a dive into the heart of SEO. This 90-minute class shares actionable insights and tactics for optimizing your content and organically raising the online presence of your business and brand.

Bite-sized, easy-to-follow lessons cover

  • crafting an SEO strategy that “moves the needle”
  • granular fundamentals for content optimization
  • walk-through demos auditing a full site & specific posts

This class is perfect for entrepreneurs, small business owners, startups, freelancers, junior marketers, web designers, and copywriters eager to do SEO that matters! No prior experience or skills required.

How do you know this is the class for you? The best thing about SEO is that it’s not different for every type of site. The fundamentals covered in this class can be applied universally.

By the end, students are all invited to work on a project that can put all their learnings into action: sharing their own

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Event-Driven Programming: Introduction, Tutorial, History

In late 2005, I was trying to learn event-driven programming. I searched
the Web for an explanation of the basic concepts of event-driven programming, but I
couldn’t find one. So I wrote one. I hope it will help you in your attempt to learn
event-driven programming.

You can download the paper HERE.
It is available in both PDF format and in Microsoft
Word format. I make it available in Microsoft Word format so that it will be
easy to translate or subset the document, complete with embedded

This document is finalized and no longer being actively maintained, but if you wish
you can leave a review.

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License.

The Creative Commons Attribution License gives you permission to do
virtually anything you want with this work, including copying all or part of
it, distributing it, and making derived works (including translations)

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Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods

The third edition of our text, Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, and Wolfgang Christian, published by Addison-Wesley in 2006, is out of print and will no longer be published by Pearson. PDF copies of the chapters are available from ComPADRE. View the supplemental documents attached to this resource. We will update the chapters soon to fix some of the typos and errors.

The text discusses many novel applications, is accessible to a wide range of readers, develops good programming habits, and encourages student experimentation. Our goal is to teach
students enough tools so that they can use computer simulations as a method of
discovery in physics. The text also introduces Java programming by example in the context of learning physics, but can be used with other programming languages.

ISBN: 0-8053-7758-1 ISBN: 0-8053-7759-X

The computer simulation textbook is complemented by the Open Source Physics Users Guide.

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Internet Introduction

 Internet Introduction

What is the internet?
History & development of the internet.
Who pays for the internet?
What makes the internet work?
The client/server Model
The use of local client
Electronic mail on the internet.
How does E-mail work?
Reading an internet address
Types of discussion lists
Introduction to network news
How does network news work
Newsgroup: what’s in a name?
Remote Login and File Transfer
Introduction to FTP, File Transfer Protocol
Resources available to you via FTP
Introduction to Gopher
Introduction to the world wide web
Uniform resource locators, or URLs
WWW clients, or “Browsers”
A look at search engines.



the turn of the century, information, including access to the Internet,
will be the basis for personal, economic, and political advancement.
The popular name for the Internet is the information superhighway. Whether
you want to

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