Ben Lomond Small Business SEO, California

Are you willing to take your SEO Services to the next level? Then you should read on how you can do that. The internet marketing is developed in a higher phase that brings you great benefits to your business.

In the digital world, internet plays a very important role in Search Engine Marketing. The idea of using internet to sell is likely to be the first choice in a marketing business today. Most of businesses in the world have a website as a way to promote their products and services, which means, more websites are built everyday.

Website Search Engine Optimization

Online Visibility Marketing (OVM) - The Future of Online Marketing

SEO is short form for search engine optimization and getting a search engine to like your site enough to rank it highly can be a challenge for some. Wading through the many words, phrases and definitions can also be a production, so here are just a few of the terms and what they mean as you start you ranking journey.

Search engines love relevant keywords (those words that direct people to your site) so it's no wonder that keyword density is a big thing too. All it means is how many times in your content a keyword is used. It is easy to calculate, all you have to do is count how many times a word is used and then divide by the number of words in the piece and then multiply by 100. What you are left with is a percentage. Too high and you may be penalized. Too low and you're not being as opportunistic as you can be.

Keyword stuffing is certainly not allowed and it will not only make your site look silly and irrelevant but it will penalize your ranking. It means putting a word or phrase into a text so much that it doesn't seem natural.

Latent Semantic Indexing or LSI is an important thing when it comes to rankings. The search engine will search your pages for keywords that support your main keyword and this is turn will boost those ever important rankings. They must be natural in language and commonly found together though, to be relevant. For example, if your main keyword was swimming pools, supporting keywords could be filter, pump, water, etc.

What is linkbait? No, it's not some sort of new fishing lure, instead it is highly viral content that will likely attract a lot of links. It seems easy enough but it's not easy to do. You'd have to either create something that brings a lot of value for free, something that is exceptional in every way and people just have to see it or something that is extremely funny. Good luck.

Link building is probably the biggest SEO term there is. All it means is you use it to get links back to your page. Well ranked pages have lots of backlinks to it.

In the world of SEO, it's all about the links, the keywords and the clarity and relevance of a site. If you nail all of this you have it made!

Marketing SEO Services

Adult SEO - Adult Search Engine Optimization

Good overall optimization, the right keyword phrases and quality content play the key roles in the success of any web design project. Link Popularity and Google PageRank are almost secondary for the overall success of a website.

Here is an example. I recently took advantage of a free service offered by a competing SEO firm. It was for a Free Keyword Analysis. Sounds like a great deal, we charge $129 for the service and it's almost a give-away. I wanted to see what they were offering for free so I inserted the URL of one of our clients, fkpfishing.net in the form, added my personal e-mail address and hit enter.

When I received the e-mail results a couple days later (quick by any standard) I was told that the site's link popularity is very low and that it is not optimized for the keyword "float tube" as well as it should be. They also informed me that the site's Google PageRank is only 4/10.

Link popularity of course refers to the amount of links that are around the web that point back to your site. I was told "there are only 192 sites that link to yours, according to Google's database" and they searched for "float tube" and it did not bring any top 10 results on Google search or Yahoo Search. Actually it is #16 on Google for that keyword.

First off I know a top 10 listing is every ones goal The major search engines drive over 85% of traffic to web sites, and only 7% of search engine users go past the first page of results, so properly optimizing a site for a top ten ranking on the search engines for your keyword phrase is essential to a business' online success.

Now the reason I bring this up first is to point out how easy it is to make a mistake. While I appreciate the effort put in by this firm, wasted as it was, they didn't do their job, free or otherwise. When you offer "keyword analysis" The first thing you should do is check the "keywords" meta tag on the assigned site to see what the site owner perceives to be important. You should also take at least a few minutes to look over the site and see what it offers the viewers and who the target audience is.

Had they done so it would have been obvious that the keyword phrase "float tube fishing" was the optimum target and they would have found top 10 ratings on both search sites. (#6 and #2 respectively) In fact the second key word phrase in the meta tags "floattube fishing" (one of the most common misspelled fishing term on the internet) also comes in as #2 on Google and #1 on Yahoo. This misspelling was a mistake made by a typo a few years ago but fortunately it is a spelling error made by 1000's of fishermen on a regular basis and our client has been able to capitalize on it.

The overall optimization of the entire FKP Fishing website for those two keyword phrases was the #1 goal of the project.

Secondly, while we try very hard to get a high PageRank by Google for our clients it is only part of the Net24's "Equation of Success." Remember, Google is the only search engine that puts so high a value on page rank. Yahoo & MSN use page content. That is why we believe Content is King! Google may someday change its algorithms and drop page rank all together or lessen its impact on the equation but content will always be included in the formula.

Quality content can do more for a site's success than 10,000 Mickey Mouse links and a PageRank of 7/10. If a viewer does not stay on your site long enough to look at more than 2 or 3 pages either your navigation is bad or your content is not what it should be and your site is in trouble. Search engines may direct them to your site but your page layout and content will keep them there longer and bring them back!

Overall website optimization is what we call the Net24 "Equation of Success". The four part equation is simple. Good website design + good title, description and keyword meta tags + quality content + "old Fashion" hand search engine submission = more repeat visitors. Which in turn will bring the good link partners looking for you and ultimately result in a successful overall search engine ranking and your success.

In conclusion, while luck may have played a small part in the keyword placement for FKP Fishing's search rankings, good overall optimization and quality content played the key roles in the success of the project.

Note: A year ago I corrected what I perceived as a mistake in FKP's keywords and got back on track with the correct spelling and have achieved good results. FKP Fishing now has a Google PageRank of 6/10 and is in the top 5 of all major search engines results for its targeted keywords. Ironically the misspelled "word phrase" continues to bring a good 25% of that sites search traffic. To this day we continue to include the misspelling scattered in articles and always include it in the meta tags.

The Two Aspects of SEO-Onsite Optimization and Offsite Optimization

Although hiring an experienced SEO company with a good track record for success is one of the options that are clearly open to any web site or blog site owner, the truth is that many fear the cost.

Actually many webmasters opt for a do-it-yourself option rather than hiring an SEO company or any other SEO expert. However the big question to other newer site owners faced with the same choice is whether do-it-yourself SEO is viable. Does it work? Has it worked for those who have chosen to do their own SEO rather than hire a company?

The answer is that it has worked for those who have been willing to invest plenty of time and resources into quickly learning what SEO is all about and how to go about doing for themselves what they would have otherwise hired a company to do for them. Actually most SEO skills can be quickly acquired by anybody who has an interest in acquiring them. There is plenty of information available online that can be easily found using your favorite search engine. The Online encyclopedia, Wikipedia can also be pretty useful.

Some of the easy SEO skills that anybody can quickly pick up is the selection of keyword phrases to use in the content on the site to attract traffic from search engines. Whether it is a company or an individual expert doing the SEO for a site, keyword phrases are usually a very important part of any SEO strategy.


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