Best SEO Steps

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization and Marketing' started by kapilmark, Oct 28, 2009.

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  1. chrishirst

    chrishirst Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Where exactly did I say that?????

    OF COURSE 'bounce' rate matters for conversions, that is EXACTLY what I AM saying, it just doesn't matter as a 'stand-alone' metric. Nobody should care about an 'average' bounce rate because it tells you nothing useful at all.

    Now a 90% 'bounce rate, with "from FaceBook" as the additional qualifier, actually provides useful information, it tells you that FaceBook marketing is a fairly pointless exercise in your particular marketplace. I do not, in absolutely no way suggest that'bounce rate' used properly has no purpose, but you do have to know HOW to analyse it properly.
     
  2. kabirthapar

    kabirthapar New Member

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    Never mind tell me the "process of improving your website documents with the intention of increasing conversions and profitability". What process you follow for your own websites? Kindly give some light on that too.
     
  3. chrishirst

    chrishirst Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Sure, it is really quite simple, I don't work on web 'sites', I work on web 'pages'.

    Everything I do is best ('best' being what I consider ideal or useful) for the page and and possibly the site target audience. Why I say "possibly the site" is based on the fact that every single document URL (page) has to stand on it's own merit, with users and search engines. Individual URLs are what users see and read, and this is true even on 'big brand' sites, and individual URLs are what search engines crawl, index and show to their users.

    No-one really visits Amazon or eBay with the express idea of buying the first thing they see on the "home" page. In precisely the same way as they use Google, Yahoo! or whatever Bing is currently called this week, they visit a website 'home' page URL with the intention of using Search (capital 'S'), to find the individual URL they hope will 'solve' their current dilemma. Certainly people speak about 'home' pages as in "I found it on eBay" but if they link to what they bought, that link will be to a specific individual URL and that now becomes an "entry point", in this way EVERY SINGLE PRODUCT becomes your 'web site', so has to be optimal for whatever your "call to action" is because it may well be the one and only chance you have to make that conversion.

    This is one reason why I despise and am so denigrating in 'reviews' of 'sites' that employ the ridiculous "continuous scrolling" as it does NOT give the end user any indication of when to move on, instead it allows them to become bored with the process and move on, quite possibly before they located the item they were looking for. And before any one chips in with "it's okay for 'mobile'" let me assure you it isn't. it becomes a game of "Russian Roulette" where the viewer 'flicks' the screen then tries to stop it at something that might be close to what they want. If you think this is a "cool" idea I suggest you purchase a copy of "Don't Make Me Think!" by Steve Krug.

    As I am quite fond of saying, SEO was a misnomer from day one, because it gives almost everybody the wrong idea of what it really is, it's not about search engines, it is about Search (with a capital 'S'), and Search has become what it always was going to be, ... ... Ubiquitous. Search is everywhere, a better way to think about SEO is to rename it to Site Experience Optimisation where the aim is make the "User Experience" on your pages as hassle-free as possible, Optimisation is the process of making something "Optimal", which means "The best it can possibly be" and being the best IS what you should be working towards.

    It is not about 'key' word URLs, Heading elements (Hn tags), Alt attributes, keyword density, or frequency, having nnn number of words, 'x' number of backlinks or any other of the "factors" that 'experts' claim to have specific knowledge of and it is most certainly not about "rankings". It IS about reaching users who, after all is said and done ARE the ones who will buy your products or read your articles and might just click through to one of the adverts you may have on your 'pages'.
     
  4. Mark White

    Mark White New Member

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    Keyword Research
    Onpage
    Good Content
    Build Links
    Social Media

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  5. jainteq

    jainteq Member

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    Great information provided. It is really helpful.
     
  6. hariandro95

    hariandro95 New Member

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    some of best steps in seo are
    • Improve user-experience
    • Ensures readers coming from search engine spend a lot of time on your site. If they hit back button quickly, chances are your ranking would drop quickly too.
    • If you are writing long content, use bucket brigade copywriting technique to ensure users stays on your page.
    • Use Benefit driven sub-heading to make your content more appealing
     
  7. website7

    website7 New Member

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    on page and of page activities
     
  8. adultcreative

    adultcreative New Member

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    fixing all errors, improving page-speed, writing compelling content, content-marketing your content through social networks..
     
  9. Russell Sandford

    Russell Sandford New Member

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    Good quality content, good on-site SEO, quality off-site work thru link building, social media... there are lot of things involved in proper SEO.
     
  10. Haniska

    Haniska New Member

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    seo and sem , smm should come, which gives our site more importance than these...
     
  11. Kim Kiav

    Kim Kiav Member

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    Create good content on and off your website. Have a regularly updated blog. Dont ignore social media traffic as it is now boosting rankings for many websites.
     
  12. Steve robert

    Steve robert New Member

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    1. Press release
    2. Article submission
    3. Keyword analysis
    4. Blog submission
    5. Image sharing
     
  13. Kim Kiav

    Kim Kiav Member

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    Link building is general. I covers everything you just mentioned from Directory Submission, Forum Submission, Article Submission, Social Bookmarking, Link Exchange, Use the, High PR Sites and Google Add URL
     
  14. Nadine Carlson

    Nadine Carlson New Member

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    Onsite SEO! It helps a lot & make sure to add internal and external links.
     
  15. James Fisher

    James Fisher New Member

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    1. Site submission – including search engines and directory inclusion
    2. Article Submission
    3. Social Bookmarking(StumbleUpon, scoop.it)
    4. Blog management, (Blogger, Wordpress, Medium)
    5. Social News (Digg, Reddit)
    6. Photo Sharing (Flickr, PhotoBucket, Picassa)
    7. Micro-blogging (Twitter, Plurk)
    8. Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+)
    9. Community Q&A (Quora, WikiAnswers, Google Answers)
    10. Online Press Release
     
  16. studio45creations

    studio45creations New Member

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    Do crawl your daily listing , this will help google that you are doing work with your website and helps to rank your website and keywords rank soon
     
  17. Thomas Peter

    Thomas Peter New Member

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    As always, content matters the most. Develop unique content that solves some real-world problems. Even for common topics, you can add value by providing unique content.
    Best Search Engine Optimization process complete in following steps like

    *Best Keywords Research

    *Unique Contents

    *SEO with Social sources

    *Experience team
     

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