SEO tips to kick start your website ranking 2011

SEO tips to kick start your website ranking 2011

On-page SEO

Keyword-rich title

Your page title should include keywords that describe the content of your page. And remember, every page title needs to be unique throughout your site.
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Use the tags around some of your keywords on each page. Do NOT use them everywhere the keyword appears. Once or twice is plenty.

Site map

Every website needs a site map, which should be linked to from every page on the site. This will help the search engine robots find every page easily. A small site needs a site map, too. It’s called the navigation bar. You must also submit your sitemap to GOOGLE, YAHOO and BING if you don’t submit your sitemap search robot will not find it even if you have one.

Submit Sitemap to Google
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Submit Sitemap to Bing

http://www.bing.com/webmaster/ping.aspx?siteMap=%5Byour%20sitemap%20web%20address%5D
Just replace (your%20sitemap%20web%20address) by your sitemap address and run the link on your browser your Sitemap will be automatically submitted.

Submit Sitemap to Yahoo
SUBMIT

Free XML sitemap generator

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Drop down Menu

One of the main things you must determine when designing a web site is the menu and the Programming language you will use to make it easily accessible for your visitors and spiders robot to navigate on your site. You need an intuitive, professional, SEO friendly and fast-loading menu. Java and Flash can be quite good looking but spider’s robots don’t like them use CSS instead to build your drop down menu.

Images ALT TAGS Optimization

These are the tags that tell what a .gif or .jpg is. Adding ALT (Alternative) descriptions to your IMG tags is quick and easy. You don’t have to do any complex HTML coding. An example of a ALT tag looks like this:

<a href=”contactus.html”><img src=”Images/free-seo.jpg” width=”158″ height=”174″

( alt=”free seo analysis”></a></p> )

Meta Tag

Meta tags are included in the of an HTML document. If you are using meta tags to improve your standing in search engines, then you should focus on your description and keywords.

keywords – words that identify what the page is about, usually used in search engines
<meta name=”keywords” content=” choose your Keywords carefully to boost your SERP “>

No more than 25 keywords

description – a short description of the page
<meta name=”description” content=”Boost your marketing strategy with meta tags”>

No more than 250 words

robots – to allow or disallow indexing by robots
<meta name=”robots” content=”noindex”>

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