Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Posts

What does optimizing a website mean and how is it done?

Optimizing a website, also called Search Engine Optimization (SEO), means to put in the best words/phrases that match what the website is selling or offering.

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Website stats - set up, track and interpret

Site owners often want to track their web stats. But what do website stats really tell you?
 

The stats (a.k.a. statistics or analytics) are a series of graphs and numbers showing the data activity associated with your site (ie: how many visitors have visited a particular page and for how long). 

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What is the best way to present the words on my site?

Here are basic tips to make it easier for people to read your text content, kept engaged and to get the most out of what you wrote.

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Meta tags and how they are used

Meta tags are a series of words, sentences and phrases used in the code of a site to help with the Search Engine Optimization. If you are using a Content Management System, you can add these parts to your site through mostly easy interfaces. In other words, you don't need to be able to read to work in code to add these important parts to your site.

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What to look for in a Web designer/developer

I am always hearing stories from clients about some disaster that occurred with their last Web developer.

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What you should know before calling a Web developer

Often business owners wish to get an estimate for a website project whether it is for a new site, one that needs pieces added or one that needs a whole makeover. Although there are developers who have used formulas (ie: 10 pages, first page costs $x), it is better to figure out what features the site needs to before getting a quote.

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What makes a good domain name?

When searching for a domain name, make sure you consider the following things:
Spelling, hearing, reading/seeing, typing.

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Search engines are now grading ranking on mobile-friendly

Mobile-friendly means a site built for cell phones. Responsive means a site built for all devices.

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What is a Blog and is it important to have one on a site?

A blog is a section on your site. It can look just like your other pages. It has special features that other pages don't usually have.

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