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Showing posts with label optimize. Show all posts

Local SEO Factors of 2015


According to Local Search Ranking factor survey there is a shift towards more traditional web ranking factors. The onsite signals and links will be the important factors that drive local SEO. The Shift can be considered as consistent with Google recent local ranking algorithm Pigeon. Everything you do for the local SEO, i.e. both on and off your site, should be aimed towards making user experience wonderful instead of just putting your efforts to gain higher ranking on the search engine results.

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Therefore the important factors that will run local SEO in 2015 are:
  • To be awesome
  • Earn relevant links
What does awesome refer
The awesome here means that instead of making Google fool, you should try to put efforts in making your website better from every angle.

Find out the features that your competitors websites has and your site don’t have. Use this collective data for adding features to your website.

Below are some of the things which you should avoid if you want to make your website awesome

  • Less Homepage content- Your visitors should know what you are and if your website has only banner and a few lines of content then it will present a bad image of your website. Therefore always avoid this.
  • Only few lines of content on page- The customer will only visit your website if there is relevant information which they are searching. If you just put a few lines and ask them to call for information. Then the chances are that it will only increase bounce rate and nobody will shop from your website.
  • Spamming keywords- Most of the websites use this outdated tactic to rank well. For e.g. putting a list of 100 cities on your home page will lead nowhere. Instead try to put relevant, useful and informative content.
  •  Using long title tags- The title tag should be as brief as possible and it should be such that it gives the summary of the page. You can put your primary keyword phrase at the starting and your business name at the end.
Put efforts for local optimization:
  • Don’t forget to include city/state in your title tag- The title tag plays an important role in optimization of your website. Therefore include city or state for local relevancy.
  • Don’t forget to include city/state in your H1 heading- for showing local relevancy you should include city/state in your page heading
  • Put city/State in your content- Many website owners forget to include city/state in the website content. Therefore local search will be of no use unless you mention local area in the content.
  • Put city/State in your alt text on images- Google can’t see what your image is all about therefore adding alt text with city/State will boost up your local SEO.
  • Put city/State in your url- if you want to make your website for local results then never forget to mention city/State in the URL. This will make easy for Google and the customers to find the relevant results.
Therefore these are the main points you should follow to make your
 website better. Stop thinking of how to increase your ranking and think of making it the most unique and awesome website with all the features. In this way your website automatically rank better and you visitors will convert into potential customers.

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3 Simple SEO Tips For People Managing Their Own Websites

Do you manage your own website? If so, working on managing your own SEO can be very time consuming. This is not to say that it can’t be done, but sometimes SEO gets tossed to the side with other things going on in your business. To help you, I have 3 simple SEO tips that will help your efforts to stand out online.

1. Meta Tags

Meta tags are the words that you see at the top of the tab when you open up a page. They are usually the keywords that directly reflect what your business is about, and sometimes what city you are based in. This can also include the Meta Tag Description. Meta Tag Description is a short one or two sentence description that you can add into your website header. I also try to use one or two of the most searched keywords in this description to help with SEO. If you use WordPress, most themes come with preset areas for these descriptions.

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2. Keyword Density

Now that you have these 4 or 5 amazing keywords that you have used in your Meta Tags, you should also be using them on your home page content.  I know some of the keywords can sound sort of funny in regular everyday talk, but it really is important for you to add one or two of the keywords into your home page content for SEO purposes.

3. Copyscape

Now that you have updated your meta tags, meta description, and added keywords to your website, time to check out Copyscape. Every month or so, put your website in to the search box and see if anyone has copied your content. Or, in worst case scenario you have copied someone else’s content. This is a great tool to keep in your back pocket to ensure that someone else isn’t using what you have created.

SEO efforts do not always mean having to pay someone to do it for you. You can get your hands dirty with these three simple steps to get started. If you see your efforts paying off, and you feel that you are spending too much time on SEO, then hire out to get help.

What simple tips do you have for SEO newbies? There is so much to learn about SEO, we could be passing tips and tricks for years!

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Article Author: Laurie Thompson

SEO Tips and Best Practices to Generate External Awareness

1. Identify Your Core Keyword Phrases

Start by identifying your top 10-15 keywords by thinking about the phrases you wish you would show up for when people look for your company. Think beyond your company name to specific products and services prospective clients might be trying to find. You can use tools like Google Free Keywords and Hubspot to help you brainstorm ideas.
For example, we specialize in event and trade show registration, but people who don’t know us would not know to search for “Expo Logic”. Instead, we identified opportunities to rank for services and products people are searching for like “trade show registration” and “lead retrieval scanner.” Focusing on service and product specific phrases has provided a significant jump in our keyword rankings, with 24 of our main keywords ranked in the top three, and 42 ranked in the top 10.

2. Create Compelling Content

To get the most from your SEO strategy, it’s important to know the difference between paid and organic results. Paid ads are a good tactic for a time sensitive campaign when you want to create quick awareness. New product launches, holiday promotions and specials work well with paid placement. For the long haul, it’s best to focus on organic results.
The most effective way to improve your organic SEO is to create compelling content around the keywords you identified in step one. Publish regular blog posts on your site, keep your social media profiles updated with relevant information that leads back to your site, and develop fresh site content focused on your target phrases.

From our organic SEO efforts, we’ve doubled our Twitter followers and steadily increased the number of site visitors each month.


 3. Stay Organized

The best way to stay on top of your different SEO efforts is to create an editorial calendar for your content.

Look for topic ideas by monitoring news about your industry through Google alerts.  Subscribe to your competitor’s RSS feeds to stay on top of trending topics.  Ask your sales team the top questions they hear from prospective clients and plan to answer them in your blog.  Schedule your content out about a month in advance.

4. Monitor Your Rankings

Lastly, make sure you have a good stats system set up to monitor your SEO success. A tool like Google Analytics or Hubspot can help you review keyword rankings, site traffic, social media leads and other important measures to see what SEO efforts are generating the most awareness.

Article Source: By Jeff Cooper, an EO Philadelphia member and president and CEO of Expo Logic

How to Optimize Dynamic Website or Pages?

Definition of Dynamic Pages :

Dynamic pages are the pages generated "on-the-fly" from a database. It is also known as database-driven pages. PHP, Perl, ASP, etc are using to generate dynamic pages.

It is difficult for the search engines to read the dynamic pages. It is generated when user select variable. It is not possible for search engines to select those variables and this reason these pages cannot indexed.

Dynamic URL's contains strings like &, %, ? and due to these characters problems starts for the search crawlers to read the content. But it is possible to index the dynamic pages also.

Here, I am writing the way through which a dynamic page can be readable by the crawlers :

  1. Place links of the dynamic pages on static pages. Further it can be submitted in search engines manually. Most of the dynamic pages will indexed by the search engine by this way.
  2. Coldfusion and other softwares are available which can replace special characters like ?, %, & with alternative text. 
  3. Using help of CGI/Perl, we can convert query string in the url with suitable text. Path_Info and Script_Name are environment variables which contains complete URL including strings in dynamic pages.
  4. Web hosting company also provides module with Apache software that can convert dynamic URL into urls that can be indexed by search engines. The mod_rewrite available for Apache that converts requested url into search engine friendly urls.