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SEO – Optimizing Your Website

Optimizing Your Site with SEO

SEO - Search Engine Optimization for your WebsiteSearch Engine Optimization or SEO as it is commonly know is the basics of website optimization. SEO is in simple terms how a website should be created, set up and managed with the goal of ranking high in search engines such as Google, Yahoo, MSN etc.

The goal is to rank high and receive what is termed as “organic” or non paid for traffic. There are hundreds of different guides, books, tips, methods etc on methods on how to improve your sites SEO and rank in the top listings.

The higher your website ranks in terms of search engines and directories, the better chance you will have in receiving traffic and leads ultimately meaning the better chance you will  have succeeding on the internet.

Here are basic, simple steps that you can and should use to search engine optimize your web site:

Step 1: Modify your web-site – This step includes adding optimized content to all pages in the website.
Step 2: Add tags – Add or make changes to Meta tags, Title tags, H1 tags, H2 tags and alt tags for images, after keywords research.
Step 3: Link building A,

Website Stats and Traffic Information, Conversions, Tracking

Being able to view your website statistics and traffic sources etc is vital if you are to optimize your website. One of the best tools for this job is Google Analytics which is free if you have a Google Account or you can simply sign up for a free account.

Google Analytics offers excellent website information and it is excellently presented with graphs, charts and the graphical locations of your visitors etc. There is also the option that is available on the cPanel hosting accounts known as Awestats. If you are looking for an easy to use option that is user friendly then you cannot go wrong with Google Analytics.

This is just a basic overview of SEO with a few simple, basic steps. Watch this space for more info, tips, methods etc.

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