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Old 10th January 2005, 04:11 PM   #1
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Default Glossary of Terms Used In This Forum

If you have a question about an abbreviation or term used in any of the forums, post it here and we'll provide an answer. Here are a few to get things started (thanks to theJenn for most of these):

DMCA: Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Organic Optimization: The process of making changes to a web site in order to help it rank more highly in non-paid search listings. Organic Optimization generally includes copy editing, code editing, and link building.

PFI: Pay for Inclusion

PPC: Pay Per Click

RSS: Really Simple Syndication (or RDF Site Summary or Rich Site Summary)

Search Engine Marketing

Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Results Page

eXtensible Markup Language

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Define: Organic Optimization

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Old 16th June 2005, 12:33 PM   #3
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Organic Optimization is the process of making changes to a web site in order to help it rank more highly in non-paid search listings.

Organic Optimization generally includes:

Copy editing
Code editing
Link Building

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Read seo book from Aaron wall... it will help you to learn organic optimization...

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Old 22nd October 2008, 06:52 PM   #6
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My newbie list of terms found on this forum. . .

MyBlogLog (how's it diff from "my blog?")

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Old 9th December 2008, 06:03 PM   #7

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can any one define " xmlrpc "

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Old 12th February 2009, 07:15 AM   #8

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Can I add?
TPAM - The Person Above Me
TS - Topic Starter
IMO - In My Opinion
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IME - In My Experience
BUMP - Bringing Up My Post
BTW - By The Way
ATM - At The Moment
FYI - For Your Information
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
AFAIK - As Far As I Know
WIP - Work In Progress
OTOH - On The Other Hand
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
AFK -Away From The Keyboard
ROTF -Rolling On The Floor (laughing)
BRB -Be Right Back
BWL - Bursting With Laughter
EOD - End Of Discussion
GTG - Got To Go
LOL - Laughing Out Loud
ROTM - Right On The Money

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I hate to admit ignorance but I didn't know SERP before reading here

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Is there a way to save these acronyms? I am definitely not going to remember them all.

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