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