Today I am going to ruin the myth that says you need to spend tons of money to promote your business online. What you really need is trustworthy recommendations, a reliable set of SEO tools and confidence in your success.
1. Build a website with your visitors in mind.
SEO is not just about optimizing content; it begins when you first build a website. Think about your site structure carefully as it is essential both for a great user experience and for high rankings. A successful site should have:
To best do SEO for your site, you will need to determine the optimal keywords for your site theme so the search engines can associate your site with them. Since modern search queries are more and more conversational now, you should think like your prospects do.
“In Local SEO, not all links matter.
“Links” that matter for Local SEO aren’t necessarily links.”
In the pursuit of getting easy but high quality backlinks, you should not ignore having a local backlink building strategy. Analyze your business influence area and your customers’ locations with the help of your Google Analytics account and try to figure out whether you should focus on a specific geographic area or not. If even a low percentage of customers resided in one area, it would be worthwhile to make a local SEO optimization effort.
We are often asked why the home page of a website ranks high in the search results, while inner pages appear deeper in results. Sometimes, inner pages don’t appear at all because they seem to be invisible to search engines for some reasons. What are those reasons? We are here to approach these reasons and make them clear for you.
First off, the link building strategy you have chosen may have taken a wrong tack. Backlinks built through article submission directories, guest post blogs etc, are now looked at poorly by Google. Google has recently been penalizing article directories and guest posting blogs for manipulative link techniques. One of the most authoritative guest post platform, MyBlogGuest has just been penalized. Though Ann Smarty (founder of the MBG) says that this is just a PR game run by Matt Cutts, the fact is no one will find salvation from Google’s “eagle eye” if it looks to them like you might be playing link-building games. Continue Reading >>