By James Hughes
So you want to be on Page 1 of Google and don’t know how to get there? Follow these easy SEO tips to help increase your visibility. Ensuring best practices for SEO can help to rank your website higher in the search engine results pages (SERPS) .
1) SEO Tips on Content.
Google loves good content and fresh content writes smart insights and lots and lots of it! Make sure that you have lots of quality keyword rich content that is related to your niche business or service.
2)SEO Tips on Keywords.
Do you know what keywords are associated with your business or niche? What you may consider are the top keywords that can bring traffic to your business may not always be correct. Carry out some keyword research or employ a qualified SEO specialist to do it for you.
3) SEO Tips on Structure.
Ensure that your website structure is designed properly. One example of this is to ensure that the page and post structure is enabled to display descriptive URL addresses which easily describe the detail of your page content, for example, mydomain.com/category/item-short-description. Keep your content as close to the root domain as possible. Remember a visitor is more likely to view your content if they need only click once or twice to get to where they want to be and they are highly unlikely to make several or more clicks to arrive at the same destination if they can arrive there faster and easier on the website of a competitor.
4)SEO Tips on Navigation.
Is your website easy to navigate say Seomoz ? or is it a minefield? Ensure that your website layout makes it easy for a user to visit the content they are looking for. Remember one click of the back button and they are gone forever!
5)SEO Tips on Accessibility.
Is your website accessible for all users? remember there are disabled people all around the world. Check your website for accessibility and ensure that it meets the W3C website accessibility standards or alternatively hire the services of an online marketing consultant to check it out for you.
6)SEO Tips on Social Media.
Link your social media sites ,Facebook, Google+,Twitter,Myspace, to your website and constantly update your content on these sites to include your website URL address. If you haven’t yet set up any of these social media sites then maybe its time to get started. Link your Google+ profile to your website and claim authorship of the articles that you place on your website.This can rocket your website high in the rankings.
7) SEO Tips on Mobile.
Ensure that your website is mobile responsive. According to Smart insights In Q1 2013 tablets exceeded traditional desktop devices for conversion rates for the first time. In simple terms make sure that your website is visible, mobile responsive and easy to navigate on mobile devices.
9) Register your business in Google Places.
If your website is for a business or service then registering for google places can add great benefit to your SEO efforts.
10) Create a Video.
Register an account with YouTube and create a video, maybe a testimonial of your business or something which advertises your product or services. It doesn’t need to be very long, then link it to your website URL and your keywords. This will increase your visibility on Google.
Following these steps will no doubt help your efforts to increase your website credibility and maybe your rankings too! Bookmark our page, Like our Facebook Page or Subscribe to our RSS feed to keep up to date with more of our SEO Tips.
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