So you finally decided that its time for you or your business to get a website. Now the question that comes to mind is where should I begin? If you are like most people, you will have the following thoughts and ideas in your head pretty much right off the bat.
1. Should I hire a coder.
2. Should I do it my self.
3. Should I get that kid in our family who is always in his territory by himself.
Maybe I'm exaggerating a little bit with the third one but honestly, coming up with a good website can be challenging.
For a guy like me, I only make sites that work – what I mean by that is I'm strictly an internet marketer so I do not really care that much about the looks. As long as it does the job and has a very decent conversion ratio, … Read More
The world has undergone enormous changes over the past decade. We now live in a world where communication is paramount. It seems that everyone and everything is connected in some way.
For school students this has made things much more efficient. Research papers that used to involve hours of laborious effort, can now be researched and documented without ever touching a card catalog or a periodical index. Worlds of information are now available at the click of a mouse.
Questions that people pondered without any answer previously can now simply be typed into any convenient search engine and answered almost immediately. There are countless sites filled with informative short articles all over the Internet. Videos and music can now be seen on demand and news from across the world can be delivered in an instant.
There are some people who worry that the technological revolution and evolution we are experiencing … Read More
Writing content for a website can often feel like a bit of a chore but it is an absolute necessity to ensure that your website promotes your company in the correct manner. From a search engine optimisation point of view though, there are other elements that need to be addressed when creating and posting blogs to improve your SEO. Below are a few tips on creating the best possible blogs to improve your Search Engine Optimisation.
The blog titles must be smart, relevant and descriptive as well as making sure that one of the keyword phrases appears in the title. Having a non descriptive title that a user would never search for and the search engines wouldn’t understand is pointless so keyword rich titles will add relevancy.
Relevant Meta Description
Google will only pick up on the first part of a meta description so make sure that the … Read More
There are several ways to approach optimizing and promoting your SEO website. Professional search engine optimization includes quality and low keyword density content with a side of organic promotion. Both what is offered on your website along with how it is promoted outside of your actual domain need to work for you as opposed to against you.
An SEO marketer can pick the most lucrative niche available and still fail, and many have done just that. Websites with poorly optimized on-site and off-site promotional content always end up with little to no profit. Professional search engine optimization includes working with high traffic niches, creating optimized and quality content, and properly promoting said content on other websites to generate links and general interest.
A combination of quality content all-around is what gets many new SEO marketers. Many will settle for low-quality on-site website content, through the roof keyword densities, poor off-site … Read More
When focusing on natural search engine optimization, it is important that you keep the process "white hat." You see, when it comes to SEO you have three schools of thought: White hat, Gray hat, and Black hat. As you can probably infer, white hat is following the rules, gray hat is a little in between, and black hat is going against parameters that Google and other major search platforms have set for ethical SEO practices.
So why should you avoid black and gray hat tactics? In many cases they involve illegal activities that can get you or your company in major trouble. In addition, websites that are using black and gray hat SEO tactics will often times get bounced from Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.
So, with that said, what are some natural search engine optimization techniques that can keep your website "White hat" and increase your rankings at the same … Read More
Move to the top of the search results pages, increase your visibility, drive traffic to your site – with these promises, it is easy to understand why many companies are tempted to avail of the services of a search engine marketing company that use optimization techniques search engines like Google and Yahoo! consider illegal.
Known as Black Hat SEO, these methods include adding hidden texts, creating doorway pages (or, as Google defined them "pages created just for search engines"), key word stuffing (ie, bombarding your content with too much keywords and phrases) using popular but insignificant keywords and participating in link farms.
Despite the potential benefits they can provide you, however, Black Hat SEO should be avoided like a plague.
First of all, the search engines could drop your rankings so low that even the most diligent of seekers would have a hard time finding your site. And a lowered … Read More
Digital products are the easiest way to create a new product in order to boost sales. You create it once and can sell it again and again. There is no waiting around for your customer to receive it as they can download it instantly after purchase.
There are a number of popular digital products you can sell online directly from your site, or from a third party such as Amazon. Here are 10 digital product ideas.
EBooks are simple to produce and sell. You can sell eBooks directly from your WordPress website using a plugin like WooCommerce, or you can also leverage the marketing power of Amazon by uploading your eBook to their Kindle program. It will convert your word processing document into a digital file that can be read on any device with the help of their free apps.
2. PDFs of Useful Content
These days, you … Read More
As a SEO professional whose experience comes back to the year 2000 in optimizing Websites, I get this question in many different varieties. Sometimes it's presented within the context of a presentation I'm giving. Other times it's presented within stealth 'Pick your brain for free "conversation I may have the displeasure of participating in (Smile).
The first thing I'd like to point out is that SEO currently is probably the least professionally skilled that someone can obfuscate or dissemble about. For those who prefer more direct language, it's the hardest job today that you can not tell the truth about what you've done. Why do I say that? Search Engine Optimization is about getting your customers Websites ranked in the Search Engines. Anyone in the world with an internet connection and a computer can see if you really know what you're doing; they just have to type in the appropriate … Read More
Keywords are basically words and phrases that can describe your website and different pages. To achieve a good placement, on search engines, you must have the appropriate positioning and density of keywords or phrases you chose. Keep keywords on topic and they will greatly help your site when ranked on search engines.
Page URLs are the first thing that search engines see when they crawl your site. A very easy SEO tip is to include keywords in your URL titles. This will provide even more keys words for the search engines. Your URLs should also be easy for search engines to read.
Meta tags are information tags that are placed in a web page that are not seen by users. They are intended for search engines and other applications. These are getting less and less important but keywords placed as meta tags will always help.
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There will be many that will disagree with me on this statement but the facts support my claim that content without links as a foundation is completely worthless.
I have seen many sites with an abundance of quality content and a lack of links that have no traffic. I currently have many customers that had beautiful websites prior to using my services and had absolutely no traffic. To illustrate this lets build 2 imaginary websites here.
The first website is built with loads of quality content, just page after page of well written and informative content and the website is launched live on the net. Three months go by and no traffic is showing up to visit this king without a throne. Now lets try to get some people to come and worship this king. Lets send out the messengers to let the world know that the king lives. We … Read More