optimizing your website for seo

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Think SEO from the First Minute

With over 180 million websites hosted on the World Wide Web, search engine optimization has become quite a goldmine!
Millions of site owners sadly spend thousands of dollars contracting offshore companies to take care of their Google ranked position 10,000,894th home supplies or so website.
Most search engine visitors, aka web surfers who do not even know your website exists, explore only the first fifteen or so of search engine results.
So if your website still ranks position 666 and you were already laughing at the 10,000,894th position, you also need to straighten your ears and hear me out.
Scary? Huh!
What happened that your website came to rank so poorly?
While I may not run a home supplies or so website like the one you run, I probably know a few ignored but essential facts about SEO that you don’t.
Effective search engine optimization is a practice that begins from day ONE.
This means that you cannot expect any good search rankings if you used that JavaScript-based site builder from the hosting company to build your website. If you are contracting offshore web developers to do the work, make sure that they do not do a shoddy piece of dirty work!
Emphasize that the structure of links has to be search engine friendly!
Insist that scripting languages which are naturally unfriendly to search engine spiders have to be used with suspicion.
If your write your own website content, like I am doing here, implement on-page SEO. Make sure that all pages endorse a common strong keyword. And that this keyword is properly backed up by a strong base of related keywords.
If you hire freelance contractors to write your content, like I am usually hired, maintain that they have to follow certain writing styles and conventions that are related to top Google, Yahoo and Bing listings!
By doing this, you will be making sure that your website is naturally optimized for Search Engines. In fact, Search engine spiders like it that way-Natural!
By then, there is only one more thing remaining before your site emerges Google’s favorite…

…frequently coming here and reading my well investigated tales!

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

What Should You Know After Hosting That Site?

Business – and the Internet
Started a business? Well, a business can be one or more physical locations where sales and purchasing activities are centered. A business can also be web based. Or still, both. It is the ordinary thing today for each business, big or small, to have a good online representation. In fact, today, the business, politics and religion dimension of things all have established online presence. To make sure that this online representation yields the best of results, something ought to be done on your part in regards to SEO, aka ‘search engine optimization’. In the subsequent sections we look at the distinct relationship between how your website looks like and how your business actually performs. 

How does the Internet Affect Your Business?
In all businesses, from times of old to current times, competition has always been the common cross-element. Businesses are established to make money, and so they do anything to make sure that all the profit money is not going to the competitors instead. The only thing that has changed about competition is how it is done nowadays. The internet has been turned to the best and most effective ground for competition. What you do to woo your potential customers on the internet- has just so much to do with how many dollars, pounds or rupees you record under the ‘profits’ column at the end of the financial year. To stand out and be the best, boundless, immeasurable and unlimited measures need to be implemented to make sure that your website appears among the top few in search engine result listings. This is exactly how search engine optimization becomes an integral part of your internet marketing plan.

How to Optimize my Website for Search Engines?
For a new business which has just hosted their website, this is a good question you need to ask yourself about search engine optimization. To ensure that your site is not the one at the bottom of search engine results-you need to make the necessary changes to make sure that its contents and structures are search engine friendly. This does not mean that you go right to Amazon.com and purchase a ‘Search Engine Optimization for Dummies’ eBook. Unless you already know so much about search engines and optimization, this would do you no good. You could just go to a freelancing site and choose from a global list of talented experts. You could also contract the services of one of the many SEO companies available. One thing though, is that whoever you hire must have done it before – an individual or company whose skills have been proven!