Date: October, 2012

5 SEO Challenges Facing Large Ecommerce Websites

On October 29th, 2012, wrote:

SEO is challenging no matter what type of website you have. As the web marketplace becomes increasingly competitive, you have to be at the top of your game to compete. In particular, large ecommerce websites face a number of SEO challenges. We explore 5 of those challenges here. 1. Unintentional Duplicate Content Nowhere is the issue of unintentional duplicate content more prevalent than on ecommerce websites with lots of products and categories. A common issue is on sites where the category name is in a product URL have products in multiple categories. It’s common to see the same product (with the same content) at multiple URLs. Another common issue is when a large website enables users to sort category pages by price, best selling or other features. What it effectively means is that a user going to category A and then changing to ‘sort by price’ is seeing the same content in a different order. But on some sites, this – Read the full article

Top 10 Useful SEO Techniques For Business Websites

On October 28th, 2012, wrote:

These tips are in no particular order. You may notice that some are more powerful than others. The older your website domain is then the higher it will rank as time goes by, just so long as you keep it updated frequently. Do not try to cut corners and hire dubious marketing companies or employ Black Hat techniques, because you will lose the ranking you have accumulated over the years. Furthermore, make sure you keep abreast of new SEO developments. 1 – Link from LinkedIN LinkedIN was created as a social media for people in business. Link from it to your website, from your profile and from your contributions to comments and forums. You may gain a little bit of traffic from the site, and the search engines will look more highly upon links from LinkedIN if you are an active LinkedIN user. 2 – Have your staff update it If you have staff then assign members of staff to – Read the full article

Can WordPress Compete With Enterprise Grade CMS?

On October 26th, 2012, wrote:

Media houses need CMSes for online operations. The management of team, proper delegation of work, best efficiency of the resources, and most importantly, proper publishing of the content; an Enterprise CMS is needed to get this done as smoothly as possible. That is the reason Enterprises CMSes are so much in demand and are used from small to big enterprises. These publishers are ready to spend any sum of money on these CMSes to keep their business running. Content management systems undoubtedly provide you with the most advanced functionalities and features which are not otherwise possible without the use of these CMS. The Enterprise CMSes though are made to look as the only option by vendors due to their high commissions, but today there are open source solutions available where you don’t need to burn a hole in your budget and can still get the features which “Enterprise Grade CMS” vendors provide. Today the most affordable one stop solution for – Read the full article

How To Use YouTube To Market Your Small Business

On October 25th, 2012, wrote:

Many small businesses and in particular sole traders struggle for time. There is a lot to balance, from accounts, marketing and networking, to setting up and running a website. There are many techniques which can help increase traffic to a website, of course we are all aware of the benefits of social media, particularly Facebook and Twitter, but YouTube is often overlooked by many businesses despite being one of the top ten most visited sites available on the internet with over 800 million unique visitors per month. YouTube can become a fantastic tool to help your business, and also save you time so you can concentrate on other areas of your business. How does it work? While there aren’t any specific accounts or pages for businesses at present on YouTube, you can still set up your own channel for your company personalizing the page with your logo and company details and information about your channel and what videos you show – Read the full article

2012’s Most Important SEO Factors For Bloggers

On October 23rd, 2012, wrote:

Just started a blog? Or perhaps you have been running one for a while but haven’t got around to thinking what to do with SEO yet. Well, the good news is most modern blogging platforms such as WordPress are pretty SEO friendly right out of the box. Despite this though, there are several things you might want to tweak and consider in order to get the best results. Here’s a run down of the most important SEO factors for bloggers in 2012. Content. That’s right, perhaps you didn’t expect to see this first but the old saying “Content is King” has never been more relevant. SEO is increasingly becoming more about content, the way users engage with your site and less about technical optimization and manual link building. So perhaps this is good news if you already publish interesting content that attracts visitors, or is your blog still limited to company updates? Author Profiles. You will have probably noticed by now that Google is increasingly showing – Read the full article

Effective SEO Tips To Top Google Image Search

On October 23rd, 2012, wrote:

Choosing the best possible images for your blog is not always easy. Yes, there are very many you can choose from. But how about a unique one or the one that is exactly in your mind? Google does not always offer you with images you have in mind. But don’t worry. You don’t have to be a photographer or designer to bring out what’s on your mind. Here are few tips that will help you get the most accurate images for your blogs. 1) Make it unique Watermark your image. Use the Watermark Reloaded plug-in of WordPress for automating the watermark process on every image you publish. You can use Photoshop (if you are familiar with it) or other simple tools like Picture Manager to make changes like resizing, changing contrast, color, image pixels and many more. Giving unique alt tags and file names can help. 2) Help the search spiders There are many XML Image Sitemaps available as WordPress – Read the full article

How To Choose A Business Software Selection Consulting Service

On October 23rd, 2012, wrote:

Software consulting services help identify the unique software demands of your business and discover the ideal solutions. Choosing between business software is a matter of weighing a variety of crucial factors, including functionality, ease of use, price, and future viability. Finding the right fit for your business can help you improve the efficiency of your operations, reduce risk, and improve adaptability to present and future technological developments. But how do you choose the right consulting service? Business recommendations and bias All consulting services should be eager to get into the gritty details of your business and business plan. Any serious service will offer a business review, taking place in person or over the phone, to determine the specific demands of your business. This interview can also help eliminate inefficiencies in the software end of your business and streamline as many processes as possible. Good consulting services also know that the software you’re selecting has to be adaptable and will cope – Read the full article

Importance Of Pinterest For Your Online Business

On October 22nd, 2012, wrote:

You have heard about the importance that social media can have on your business marketing strategies. There is no doubt they are important, with Facebook and Twitter both getting hundreds of millions of users that you can have direct contact with. Twitter and Facebook are extremely important for your social media marketing campaign but there is a new social media app that web design companies are looking at that is on the rise. Most of you have heard of Pinterest but the question is, can you use it to market your business successfully? Several web design firms are coming up with ways to help their clients use Pinterest to successfully market their business. I am going to go over some of the marketing benefits of using Pinterest. Time – Like with all social media websites, you need to learn the ropes in order for them to work and Pinterest is no different. Whether you do it yourself or you have an – Read the full article