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Rank #1 in Google in 3 Days

I will assume that most business owners have heard of SEO before. New Balance Heren At least through spam mails that promise to give you “#1 rank in Google in X days.”

An average of 67% business owners fall for this promise and are being left with a bad experience. sac à dos fjallraven kanken pas cher nike air max pas cher Like in any other industry, we also have scam companies that give our industry a bad reputation.

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I will discuss the most important points of a website from the SEO as well as from a visitor’s perspective. Next time you receive a rank-#1-tomorrow-in-Google type email, you will know better.

All starts from the time your website is developed…

Developing for SEO and Visitors

First of all, make sure your website is developed with the most updated code, has no CSS errors, complies with CW3, loads fast, all javaScript and CSS code running externally. nike tn requin pas cher My suggestion is to use a reputable WordPress theme, revise its CSS and code templates to make sure there is no hidden spam or errors. Also check for reviews on the theme you choose buy as well as support if you have questions or need help.

Navigation that show the way, right the way!

The main navigation needs to be user friendly – for search engine and users – this will reflect in your bounce rate, rankings and conversions. The best solution is to have the company that is doing your SEO to develop your website as well. Boutique Nike This is the best approach since the SEO company would understand all that needs to be done during development to make the website search engine friendly:

  • Home page should contemn snippets of the more important pages on the website with a direct link to these pages
  • Please restrain from using Flash entrance page (splash page) or Flash/Image based navigation
  • Do-follow all your internal links, so all pages can be indexed on search engines and rank properly.
  • Use breadcrumps. chaussures gel lyte 5 They are good for visitors and search engines
  • Make your URL count. It should be relevant to the page content (no page3.html sort of file)
  • All pages should be 3 clicks away from being assessed

Content, Still King

Content is King. Long live the King!!

Ask any SEO consultant (yes any one of us), most important part of your website for SEO is the copy you write. There are no magic, no tricks, don’t fall for that. These are the points you need to pay attention:

  • Engagement: an audience loves to engage, so react out to your visitors by posting articles and information to engage them. That is where a blog comes into play. Use the blog to keep your visitors educated giving them a chance to interact
  • Intent: enhancing the user experience, will keep your visitor interested and spending more time on your website
  • Keywords: never mind what changes in algorithms Google comes up with, concentrate on keyphrases that are related to your services or products Include relevant keyword in your URL, page title, body text, meta description and even alt tags (to have your images showing up properly on the Google image search) … and in internal and external links, as well.
  • Copy: Refrain from using duplicate, spun, thin content and focus only on providing meaningful and valuable information.

Page Speed – Staying ahead

Although it might not be on Google’s priority list of a high-impact ranking factor, it certainly makes a difference. Maglia Dwyane Wade It will have a negative effect on conversions and consequently revenue. If it take longer than 3 seconds for a page to load, about 46% of your visitors will abandon your site.

Mobile Ready

Google’s Hummingbird is very much on responsive design. Google wants websites that perform well on all devices, no exceptions.


More than protecting your work online, authorship will help build your company’s reputation and trust. chaussures asics pas cher It will also brings you more exposure when going viral. Claiming authorship has become a necessity not an option.

Don’t be afraid, socialize

Nowadays, social media is as important as link building. Fjallraven Kanken Kinderen baskets ASICS Already the number of tweets has a direct connection with rankings, but with Facebook Likes it is still not very clear.

Keep in mind that optimizing your copy on social media is important, if your content is shared more, it will be linked more – which is one of the most important ranking factors.

User Satisfaction

Nowadays it is not enough to ensuring that your site is optimized for mobile, loads fast, offers meaningful content for visitors (even though they hardly read it) and build an intuitive navigation are some ways of satisfying users.

About Carla Reis

Carla Reis is the founder of QVivid Search Marketing (formerly Quest Quality Solutions Inc.), a company specializing in online marketing, search optimization, web design and branding identity. Over the past thirteen years, the company has grown with emerging technologies to help clients across Europe, North and South America stay ahead of trends and maintain a compelling web presence to stand apart from competitors in the online environment. Her expertise in achieving this by subscribing to ethical practises is demonstrated by the number of loyal Qvivid clients have worked with her for more than nine years, practically a lifetime in this sector. As an educator and web marketing specialist, Carla set out to create her own company after a number of years with Enquiro – one of the biggest search engine marketing companies in North America - as their training manager. This provided the ideal foundation for the work QVivid specializes in – creating leading-edge websites and providing search engine marketing, graphics and print design. In addition, she draws upon more than three decades of work experience as a teacher, trainer, web designer, and business development professional. Whether leading her expanding team on marketing projects, or educating clients on new innovations in the digital world, SEO and social media, Carla brings her expertise, enthusiasm and integrity to the table every time. You can find Carla’s on Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Over the past 10 years, Carla has provided advice and help to over 800 business’s owners. She is sort of a Captain Kirk of the Search Engine Marketing.

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