As a start-up, understanding the way Search Engine Optimization, (SEO), works, goes a long way, in ensuring that, your business stays aloft and dominant, online.
There are times when Algorithms change and this affects SEO.
An SEO may be perfect today and tomorrow, but if the Algorithm changes, it becomes powerless and then, your website ranking starts to go down, due to the fact that, the SEO, is no longer visible.
You just need to be in the loop. You need to keep abreast, of all the SEO tactics and Algorithm information, filtering in, from the internet.
Statistically, 39% of all global e-commerce traffic comes from search, 93% of all online experiences, begin with a search engine, 58% of searches, come from mobile and 67,000 searches are performed on Google, every second.
This is to show you that, you cannot afford, not to understand, how SEO works.
Here are 5 SEO tactics that, start-ups should explore, on SEO:
Employ The Use Of Relevant Keywords
Carry out your research. Learn what you need to know, in terms of the type of keywords that your audience, are searching for.
Understanding the keywords searched for and using it effectively, will go a long way, in ensuring that, your website stays ahead.
Check Out The Use Of Local SEO
You just have to consider the use, of localized SEO.
Work with SEO that is related, to where your business is located. Know what the people in the area are searching for and create contents around it.
This makes your website, very easy, to search and locate, with more visibility.
Perfect Outbound Links And Backlinks
While outbound links refer to links, outside your website, backlinks refer, to the major contents, in your website.
You really need to know, how the two links operate, as they play very huge roles, in the visibility of your site.
Outbound links can be likened to a blaring green light that, will alert Google, about the quality of the content posted, on your website and how well researched it is.
Backlinks play a lot of functions, in ensuring that, your website is rated high. It also helps readers, stay longer on your website, etc.
Increase The Website Speed
The speed, at which your website functions, goes a long way, in ensuring the visibility, of the website.
A slow website can be, so, frustrating and people can, easily, be discouraged and will not visit the site again.
Google has some, very useful tools that can help out with this.
Tools like Google Analytics helps in tracking and reporting website traffic, W3 Total Cache, helps in increasing user experience, GTmetrix Performance Report, shows, what is contributing to the speed, of your website, etc.
This helps in summarising web page content, in HTML that, contains 160 snippets.
The Meta description, gives an accurate short description, of what the created content, is all about when searched in Google.
Readers are always busy online, with little attention span.
Ensure that, your Meta description, is always in place, so that, visitors to the site, can receive, more information, about content before they click on it.
If the Meta description is, not there, people will just ignore the content and move ahead.
Having a firsthand knowledge, of all the above and applying the strategies from these SEO tactics, will enable you, to improve on the ranking of your website.
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