vBSEO stands for vBulletin Search Engine Optimization, a powerful plugin for vBulletin forum and suite, built using patent-pending SEO technology.
vBSEO is designed to be easy for you. It's powerful control panel and easy installation allows you to be up and running in only minutes.
In that instant, vBulletin SEO begins optimizing your forum immediately in real-time... ultimately allowing Google and other search engines to find all of your forum pages, index them, and rank them more prominently for thousands of keywords on your site:
The bottom line for you is more Web traffic to your forum
The success stories below are real life samples of how vBSEO can propel your forums to greater levels of traffic and income:
vBSEO is a plugin for vBulletin forum software. Once installed, vBSEO ensures that all of your vBulletin forum content pages (i.e. threads) can be included in Internet search engines such as Google, Yahoo, MSN, and hundreds of other search engines.
One part of what the vBSEO solution does is make your vBulletin forum and thread pages look “static” and content rich. Static URL means that they appear to be just like regular website pages that end in .html or .htm, etc. Search engines love static pages (as opposed to dynamic URLs like PHP scripts, etc).
But this is just the beginning. One of vBSEO’s most unique features is that it allows you to configure the actual format of all URLs (website addresses) for forum pages. You can choose to customize your own CRU (Content Relevant URL with relevant keywords embedded) however you choose. Even achieving a CNN.com style URL configuration is possible.
But the complete solution has over 200 features and configuration options. You can get a sense of all that is available in the vBSEO Demo.
Other main features include:
vBSEO allows you to include important keywords from your forum display, thread display, and other pages into the actual URL for the static page - The result is a CRU or Content Relevant URL.
Search engines are capable of finding keywords in website URLs and comparing them against the webpage textual content to determine where the page should be displayed in the search engine results pages (SERPs). If you are not listed highly in the search engine results, you will not have very many Web visitors to your forums. The growth and success of your forum depends largely on the visibility or exposure its obtains from the search engines.
Search engine ranking algorithms consider 100s of factors when determining how prominently to include your webpages in their search results (SERPs). Therefore, it is vitally important to the success of your website that you take every step possible to search engine optimize your vBulletin forums. Content Relevant URLs is the first step towards complete vBulletin SEO.
The process of modifying vBulletin for search engine friendliness is extremely complex without vBSEO. In fact, vBSEO has taken over 15,000 man hours to create.
Many expert Web programmers discover the hard way how difficult just creating Content Relevant URLs can be. As a forum admin, your time is best spent growing your community. No matter what you hear, SEO should never be considered a do-it-yourself project... and certainly not for a system as complex as vBulletin.
With vBSEO's 5 minute installation, you erase the need for SEO consultant work and save yourself 100s of hours of time and costly mistakes. And then your SEO begins to work in real-time, giving you the chance to become the next vBSEO success story.
Except vBSEO, there is no other professional, fully supported vBulletin SEO solution in existence today.
Choose vBSEO and you get access to the solution developed and improved over 2 years by the full time, dedicated vBSEO Team.
We have thousand of customers many of whom have well over 10 forums all using vBSEO. These expert forum admins have realized the power of vBSEO - and in most cases, they purchased it for every forum they own.
Why? Because they tried it out and were blown away by how well it delivered SEO benefits and ultimately more traffic and revenue for their forums.
Our dedicated vBSEO Pre-Release Team tests all versions of vBSEO prior to us releasing GOLD versions to our customers. We try to build a bullet proof, 100% bug free product with every new update.
* vBulletin code modification not required for vB versions 3.5.x, 3.6.x, 3.7.x or greater. The installation is handled via the Plugin Manager in the vBulletin Admin CP.
Certainly vBSEO is not the holy grail of SEO. No one can deliver on a promise on a top 10 ranking for any search term you desire - it's safe to say that you will be disappointed in about 100% of the time if you believe that statement.
What vBSEO does is optimize every single page of your forum, allowing you to generate search engine traffic from thousands of keywords posted on your forum via user generated content. This is called long tail search traffic - and it should be your primary focus for vBulletin SEO.
The vBSEO solution is the #1 proven method of making your vBulletin forum more search engine friendly, optimized for better rankings, and able to draw more search engine traffic.
If you desire more Web traffic, then vBSEO is an absolute must-have for you!
vBulletin includes an archive feature in versions 3.0.x, 3.5.x, 3.6.x, and 3.7.x. This feature does an excellent job of helping search engines to locate a copy of the postings, threads and other content created by your forum members.
Getting included (or indexed) in the search engines is Step 1. Step 2 is getting listed prominently for the important keywords that are included in your content.
vBSEO picks up where vBulletin’s archive feature leaves off and corrects a many areas that lead to non-optimized search engine pages:
vBSEO helps eliminate issues with vBulletin duplicate content and leaking of Google Page Rank.
To discover and explore the full features of vBSEO, please checkout our vBSEO Demo. Don't be overwhelmed! vBSEO's default configuration options are used by many of our customers. If you need any help understanding any vBSEO feature or option, please visit us at the vBulletin SEO forums and a member of the vBSEO Total Support Team will provide answers to all of your questions.
vBSEO has a built in Custom Rewrite Engine that allows every vBSEO user to create their own custom static URL rewriting. No other vBulletin plugin offers this advanced feature. This ensures that vBulletin forum admins who have any other 3rd party hack installed will be able to remain fully compatible and can avoid duplicate content issues and further improve their vBulletin SEO.
vBSEO allows you to change the format of vBulletin Archive URLs to something such as http://yoursite.com/sitemap/. This greatly simplifies the URL format and allows the vBulletin archive to be spidered more effectively by the various search engine bots (GoogleBot, etc).
vBSEO provides the ability to backup, restore, and share your vBSEO configuration settings. Users can easily copy the settings of another vBSEO enabled forum if they are provided with the backup file. Users are encouraged to discuss and share their SEO strategies and vBSEO configurations at the official vBulletin SEO forums.
vBSEO was designed with performance as a top priority. vBSEO is 100% optimized for regular expressions (regex) and optimal and minimized database queries.
Most forums will have minimal observable performance impact.
Servers that are already consuming a high amount of resources (memory & CPU), prior to installing vBSEO, may notice some change in performance. In these cases, the vBSEO Total Support team can provide a checklist of important performance optimization settings to use.
NOTE: vBSEO also includes a feature for Cleaning Up HTML code that will result in faster webpage display for all of your vBulletin forum and thread pages resulting in improved user performance.
Click here to view the vBSEO End User License Agreement.
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