There isn’t much information Google publishes about SEO. However, there are many heated exchanges among SEO experts worldwide – who, eventually, have reached conclusions as compiled below. Please note, these are subject to change as algorithms do change from time to time.
Let’s start with what positive factors that is considered as ‘Good’ SEO practices – simplified form:
- Keyword in URL
- Keyword in domain name
- Head: Keyword in title tag
- Head: Keyword in description meta tag
- Head: Keyword in meta tag
- Body: Keyword density – should be over 5% but do not go over 20%
- Body: Keyword in H1, H2 and H3
- Body: Keyword font size (bold, italics etc)
- Body: Keyword proximity (e.g. where two keywords are close to each other)
- Size and age of page/site
- Text in graphic form only, leaving no content within the body
- Don’t be an affiliate site with ‘all link and no content’
- Linking to link farms or a blacklisted site
- Redirecting through REFRESH meta tags
- Vile language. Anything deemed offensive; racial and ethnic slurs.
- Excessive cross links
- Keyword redundacy
- Using frames
- Invisible text (same as background color), small text
- Gateway pages
Online sales can make or break a business – it goes without saying. But in a market which is so saturated with businesses, how would you differentiate yourselves from the rest of the the competition?
When I first started out Mirsky Mode, I’ve often struggled on how to increase my sales online. My business was new, had limited resources and manpower to simply compete with the big corporations. Through constant trial and error, I’ve learned that things can be achieved without having a large budget to back your effort. So here’s a list of the simple tips you should apply to improve our online sales:
- Make the site fast
- Think Google
- Solve Consumer’s Problems
- Accept Paypal
- Make sure people trust you
- Simplify address input
- Give a break on customer registration
- Understand ‘free’ can backfire
- Use multiple niche sites
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These days, the internet is saturated with ads making it difficult for your business to stand out.
While established businesses have far less restrictions on their financial capacity, you’re left struggling, competing. So how do you improve your company’s online presence without much spending? Here’s 5 cost-effective ways to do it:
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Building trust with your online customers involves plenty of relationship building. Whilst it’s fundamentals remain about the same as traditional consumers, your brand needs to adjust accordingly to match with the competitively fast-paced internet sharing.
Since trust is especially crucial in the online world, I’ve come up with 4 favorites ways I normally use to build trust with my customers:
- Strong PR Campaigns
- Disclose Yourself to the Market
- No Hidden Fees. No Hidden Agenda. Be Honest
- My Final Two Cents
Continue reading 4 Best Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers Online.