Five Tips for Maximizing Your SEO
I’m here to tell you that SEO is not rocket science. It is relatively easy to understand the basics and get started immediately improving your search rankings. More so, I am a strong believer in the philosophy, Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. No one knows your business better than you. Take the time to learn how to manage and adjust the process yourself.
5 Key Steps you can work on today
- Develop a list of keywords and phrases relevant to your business.
- Good content drives good search results
- Optimize your Images.
- Increase your Link Popularity
- Turn your visitors into customers
Don’t miss out on the most valuable resource to your web business. Request visitors to provide their email address in exchange for additional content, discounts, or other benefits. Once you have their information treat it like gold–don’t over use it and don’t ever give it to other parties. You want to provide them with valuable content and offers that builds them into loyal customers.
There are plenty more nuances and details involved in becoming proficient at Search Engine Optimization but this will get you started with a basic understanding of the process so you can start implementing some SEO optimization today.
Tom Henell is the Chief Operating Officer for North American Professional Liability Insurance Agency, LLC a national company that he actively grew from start-up to an Inc. 5000 company. In addition, Tom runs SmartCreativeBusiness.com with his wife Monica Lee-Henell.The full article is included in WebCents September 2012 issue. Buy a copy here.
Available Now! January 2013 issue
Making the blog rounds, I found some posts for you to check out:
- Video tutorial on using gravatars on your blog. Don’t know what they are? That’s an even better reason to watch it!
- Info on how to customize the About tab on your Facebook business page.
- OMGSEO’s quick look at starting a social media campaign
- Plus a few email marketing tips as you get ready to launch for the holiday season.
Five Don’ts on Building an E-Commerce Site
As part of a weekly video feature, Volusion made this video of five things you should make sure you don’t do when building your e-commerce site.
What’s your best tip for starting an e-commerce site? Did you learn something the hard way?
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After months of frenzied activity, we’re thrilled to introduce to you a new and much-needed publication for online retailers. WebCents is the result of suggestions from our FabShop News subscribers‑-shop owners and retailers searching for information to help them make their Internet retail businesses more successful.
Online retailers are plentiful and as the Internet continues to grow rapidly, there is a new sense of community and people are reaching out online, to both sell and buy. The market increases every year, opening up opportunities for both established retailers and new business owners. Online sales aren’t slowing down and are, in fact, expected to top $279 billion within five years.
One reason for this expansion is the ease and flexibility of online shopping for consumers. Geographical boundaries are eliminated, ensuring that no matter where you are in the world, what you want is just a click away. As the market expands, it changes quickly, with new software and technology to learn, adaptations to old school marketing that seems to change on a dime, and intriguing ways to reach customers like never before. It’s an exciting new world out there and is determined to help you make sense of it.
Thanks for joining us on this new venture I’m looking forward to connecting with you and tailoring WebCents to your needs and interest. Drop me a line and let me know what you think about this issue and what you’d like to see in the future. We’re in this together–making your online retail business a success!