A lot of start-up web business people are being sucked into dangerous traps today. They’re opting to use hosted sites provided by large companies, and they’re ignoring tried-and-true SEO tactics and are allowing these large hosts to do the “work” for them. Don’t become one of the unseen. Follow the tips so that your site can be found.
Search engines such as Google will use the number of links to your website to determine how popular and relevant it is. Leave links to your website on other websites, and contact other webmasters about posting a link to your website in one of their articles. Use a visits tracking tool to determine which links are the most useful.
Use your keywords wisely, using different keywords for different pages or content. If you are using the same keywords over and over in all your content, the website loses diversity in searches and you will only be found with a set of keywords that may be only providing half the results you could receive by expanding your keyword base.
Search engines and people don’t like slow-loading websites, so don’t add a lot of unnecessary extras like music and flash presentations and so on. These may eliminate a lot of customers who have older computers or slower internet connections. Keep your website classy and simple to convey your message in a way that is accessible to the majority of users.
Link exchanges are usually useless. However, instead of link exchanges, you should try article exchanges. They are similar but much more useful. If you publish someone else’s article, and link it back to their site, and in return they will publish one of your articles and link it back to your site. Both of you get high quality content and links.
One of the best ways to include a higher keyword saturation, is to create and maintain an upbeat and entertaining blog as part of your website. This adds relevant terms in a much higher percentage; it also gives site visitors a reason to visit and revisit for updated content and news.
Try to use CSS as much as possible, avoiding tags like line breaks that clutter the code and slow down page load times. CSS can do everything from bolding text to aligning images, so using it is easy. The beauty of it is that you can load it outside your HTML code, meaning your page will load extremely quickly.
It may seem kind of obvious, but make sure to register your site with the major search engines. Many people assume this is done automatically. Check back from time to time to make sure that your site is still there and being found. Even if you are pages deep in the results, you need to know that it is finding you at some point.
You read at the start that these large companies are offering business websites. After reading these tips, you now know why you shouldn’t go that route. The things you do to optimize your site will not be done by these big companies. They will only list in their own directories. Build your own site by using these tips if you want to be successful.