You may have heard of SearchDex, then again, you may not have. SearchDex is the company that was handling JC Penney?s ?Search Engine Optimization? during their latest brush with Google.
This week we were supposed to start a new part of our blog. It's supposed to be a point-counterpoint piece called, well, we haven't worked that out yet, but, a colleague of mine, Michael Panuthos and I were supposed to write this together.
Both SEO and pay per click advertising (PPC) allows small business owners to retain a competitive online presence. The Internet is continually changing as is the way customers search and shop online. New trends such as mobile search are altering the way people conduct business. Smart phones and mobile Internet access should be addressed as mobile search continues to rise when compared to traditional searches.
Building links through social media is a tool that many companies are taking advantage of. The purpose of using social media to build links is to develop effective business relationships. Builders monitor different social networks for different content and construct relationships with influencers. Link building often requires using media that is already out there. When... Read More
PPC is more costly than SEO. Making small changes to websites that will increase SEO results may be more cost effective than spending more money to improve the PPC. Awareness of SEO value is still growing, and website developers still do not place appropriate value on SEO content and being easily accessible to search engines.
The Internet is here to stay. More people than ever before are using the Internet to research hotels and choose their travel plans. In fact, some studies have found that 76 percent of people traveling for business rely on the Internet. Having a well designed website will allow you to take advantage of this growing development and increase your business. While creating the right website may seem too costly, the return on investment is well worth it. A website that is easy to navigate and accurately displays the features of your hotel will allow customers to feel an emotional tie to your establishment. Be sure to include pictures, maps, videos and customer recommendations on your website. These will help customers understand why your hotel is perfect for them.
There are many reasons why the choice of a professional agency is far better and safer than using a freelance worker or a home office. For the purpose of not having to repeat myself or bore you to tears I will call all the freelance workers home offices as well.
All too often, managers approach their web designers, marketing departments and copywriters, and ask them to optimize the website for SEO. The idea of course is to save money by avoiding the costs associated with employing or retaining the services of an SEO expert. However, the results are usually ineffective and wind up costing you both wasted time and money. Bad SEO can even affect your website negatively.
Finding the most effective keywords demands thorough understanding of the target market and keywords that brand the product. The marketing strategy already in place should guide the keywords that you choose.
SEO can help improve marketing throughout the holiday season. Do not forget the importance of web content on your business website regardless of the state of the economy.