Tuesday, October 27, 2009

SEO – An Essential Marketing Method For Your Business

SEO is becoming increasingly popular with businesses contacting me with prior knowledge of the term SEO, although they do not actually fully understand what proper SEO involves.

Some people think it means obtaining links, some people think it is all about changing tags and page elements on existing sites, but in reality SEO is becoming more and more complex with more avenues opening up, such as the use of social media platforms such as Twitter, Wordpress and Blogger to name just a few.

SEO, or search engine optimisation has always been important and I have been achieving successful rankings since 2001, on my very first personal web project.

I have a real passion for SEO and the benefits it can bring businesses needing more leads, enquiries or sales.

You can contact me at my SEO Services website.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Why SEO Experts Are In High Demand

With the rise in awareness in the public domain of the term SEO (search engine optimisation), SEO experts are now in great demand by ambitious website owners that want to increase targeted traffic to their websites. In order to generate leads, enquiries or sales via your website you need a professional that knows just how to get great results with a substantial ROI (return on investment).

SEO or search engine optimisation is the process of optimising a website in order to achieve top rankings on major search engines that attract vast numbers of searches every single day, which could be providing your website with lucrative sales.

Whilst it isn’t rocket science, search engine optimisation requires some hard work, smart strategy and patience, in order to achieve the substantial growth in targeted traffic that is possible for your business.

As more and more website owners become aware of SEO, it is vital that you have an online strategy to market your website effectively using an SEO expert with experience in successful campaigns.

Some of the more common methods of SEO are listed below, and if you follow these, you could be well on your way to increasing your targeted traffic.

Keyword Analysis

Often overlooked, this is the most critical stage of any SEO or internet marketing campaign or strategy. Knowing what your users are searching for around the world is vital to increasing targeted leads and turnover. If you are focusing on keywords that you think are important, instead of using professional tools to find out what users are physically typing into the major search engines, then you are wasting your time and money.

Analysing your keywords is of paramount importance and you should engage people around you for their ideas on keywords, until you build up a complete picture of possible keywords and thin filter out the ones that are not being searched for.

Meta Tag Optimisation

By properly optimising the meta tags of your website, you are effectively informing the search engines what the subject and content of your site is. This also helps traffic to your site from search engine requests in the major search engines. Optimised properly, you can attract more visitors using this basic, but often overlooked essential area of SEO.


Good content is precisely what the majority of visitors and search engines want to see. If your website is to appeal to users, then your site should have fresh, relevant, targeted content that is there to provide a benefit to the visitor.

Whether you employ a copywriter, a consultant or an expert in search engine optimisation, you must have well-written, compelling and above all unique content, to stand a chance in the ever competitive internet.

This is just three examples of how an SEO expert would increase your traffic, leads and turnover. To get a full insight into how to obtain top ten rankings on search engines such as Google, Yahoo and MSN, speak to your local expert and find out what business you could be generating from this highly rewarding area of internet marketing.

The Power Of Search Engine Optimisation

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is a part of search engine marketing (SEM) and it requires complete understanding of search engine algorithms and their workings. Today almost all webmasters are performing search engine optimisation methods to improve websites, so that the visibility of the website is improved when a search is performed with a related keyword. If a website is ranking higher for specific search results, it will deliver high volumes of traffic to the website. The traffic delivered through natural search engine queries is high quality traffic and it is also known as organic traffic.

Before starting SEO services, the search algorithms used by various search engines for indexing the web pages should be well understood. Search engines generally start spidering the website once the website is registered at the search engine, for inclusion in the search results. If a website has unique content and the contents are written, keeping in mind the search engine algorithms, the web pages will probably get indexed more easily and at the same time it should be ensured that these contents are useful for the general public, so more and more visitors come to the pages again and again.

Search engine optimisation not only requires changes and regular updates in valuable content, but sometimes it might also require changes in the actual website design and source coding. The most advanced search engines use crawlers for finding web pages that meet their algorithms criteria. These search engines include Google and Yahoo, however Yahoo also has paid inclusion that guarantees crawling and page indexing of the website for a fixed fee or a fixed amount per click. Yahoo has a paid inclusion program however it is still not preferred by many advertisers. Google does not have any such program so far, however Google sitemaps allows free submission of XML type feed for indexing those web pages which are not automatically indexed.

Search engine optimisation is a process to divert more organic or natural traffic to a particular website; however it is more difficult and confusing. There are a number of processes required that should have been tried to increase the visibility of the website and some of the more common useful processes include excellent website design, analysis and selection of suitable, relevant keywords, well written fresh content and good meta tags.

Search engines love fresh content, therefore you should ensure that you keep the content updated by adding to it regularly, so that search engines spider your site more regularly. There are various guidelines provided by a number of search engines about what to do and what not to do and you should follow these guidelines to stand a chance against all the competition on the internet.

Robots.txt files are the first file crawled by search engine crawlers and after parsing it, the search engine crawler follows the instructions provided there. Internet marketing can be a tough task and SEO experts have to not only increase organic traffic, but also meet search engine expectations and keep up-to-date with the constantly changing algorithms.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

SEO Exhibition

We had another successful SEO exhibition on Friday where we illustrated the benefits of search engine optimisation over pay per click (PPC).

We received some great leads and helped to educate business owners that were unaware of the benefits and importance of an online marketing campaign using SEO.

Get more SEO information at http://www.uwdl.com

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Use The Services Of A SEO Expert To Beat The UK Economic Crisis And Increase Web Traffic And Sales Figures

With businesses concerned with the economic crisis, now could be the best time to get your website to the top of the search engines and get targeted, increased traffic to your web pages by using a UK SEO expert.

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is increasingly popular for business owners and webmasters, due to the cost effective and long-term benefits that top rankings on the major search engines can bring to your online business.

A successful search engine optimisation campaign will last long-term, but results can take up to six months for new websites or domains, but for some websites that have been online for twelve months or more, it is possible to see results as quickly as forty eight hours, it all depends on how well the website has already been optimised or marketed.

With high returns on investment (ROI) and proven results, website SEO is in high demand and to win new business you need to be on the top ten results to attract lucrative web traffic. Increased web traffic leads to increased turnover, when implemented properly, using proven, ethical methods.

In the UK, 20% of businesses have increased their advertising spend online, just when budgets for marketing are being lowered or reviewed. The UK’s top two websites in November 2008 were Google with 30.3 million visits and MSN/Windows Live with 23.9 million visits, this is a clear indication that website owners need to capitalise on the mass of traffic available from website promotion using SEO, as well as services such as pay per click (PPC).

With companies being hit by the economy and businesses finding it harder to win new contracts, now is a good time to invest in SEO services, which have long-term benefits for web sites if implemented correctly and ethically.

As more and more businesses get wise about the necessity of SEO, it will become increasingly difficult to obtain top ten rankings, as competitors will also start using an SEO company or consultant for their internet marketing campaigns, so start your marketing campaign now to get ahead of your competitors.

Choosing a marketing agency is a very important task and to ensure success on the web, choose a SEO consultant with experience and evidence of top ten rankings on the major search engines, this will help to ensure success for your campaign.

SEO Tips

Now it is 2009, it is a good idea to update the website copyright date on all pages, to reflect that the sites are updated and not dormant, which may help your ranks on the major search engines such as Yahoo and Google.

Reciprocal link campaigns are still carried out by many SEO firms but this is not advisable as the major search engines are forever reducing the importance of reciprocal links, so it is always better in the long-term to obtain one-way links, which are better for your website and carry more weight with the search engines’ algorithms.

For businesses based in major cities such as London, New York, Madrid and Paris, you should be able to find great internet marketing consultants by typing into Google search terms such as SEO services.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Use SEO Services To Beat The Credit Crunch In 2009 And Increase Web Traffic By Up to 1000%

With businesses and consumers complaining about the “credit crunch” crisis, Lee Smith, Director of Marketing for Utopia Creative Solutions says “2009 could be the best time to get your website to the top of the search engines using search engine optimisation (SEO), due to the cost effective and long-term benefits to businesses”.

With high returns on investment (ROI) and proven results, website SEO is in high demand and to win new business you need to be on the top ten results to attract lucrative web traffic.

19% of companies have increased their online advertising spend, just when marketing budgets are being lowered. The UK’s top two websites in November 2008 were Google with 30.3 million visits and MSN/Windows Live with 23.9 million visits, this is a clear indication that website owners need to capitalise on the proven powers of website promotion via SEO.

With industries being hit by the economy and companies finding it harder to win contracts, now is a good time to invest in SEO services, which has long-term benefits for web sites if done correctly and ethically.