Free Articles  >>  Computers and internet >>  Page 990  >> 

Seo Radically Remade

I heard a radio advertisement the other day for a website that featured unique hand crafted items that interested me. I wanted for the website address, but when the website address took ten minutes and several backslashes, dashes and dots I gave up and figured why bother.

If you are looking to boost your efforts in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies you may take a look first at your website address.

The advertisement I heard was most likely due to either a free or coopable web host that provides a place for the store to exist, but includes their website information followed by the sub domain for the business.

It could be that your website needs a makeover or you may even want to abandon your current design and start over using SEO strategies.

Spend some time at your favorite domain registry and look at website names that match your business. If you can't find a domain that's an exact match for your business then you can always focus on some of the primary product or services you carry.

There was a time when purchasing a domain was expensive, but the price in many cases is now less than ten dollars per year. There is no reason to have a long website address.

Even if you have a free website that will allow you to place your site on the web without a domain name you should purchase a domain that matches your business and use `redirect' to allow customers, and search engines, to find you under the new and simplified address.

This step makes sense for start-ups as well as those seeking to redesign existing sites.

Because your site can be promoted in off line applications such as business cards as well as print, audio and video advertising it is important to keep things as simple as possible. Search engines seem to favor short, meaningful web addresses when they make an assessment on site rankings.

If you were a brick and mortar store you wouldn't name your company <a href="https://" target="_blank"></a> - would you? So, why make it hard for your customers and search engines to find you online?

Many SEO experts will recommend a site that is developed this way be redeveloped and the old site abandoned. The new site should be developed with proven SEO strategies. The old site can do very little to help you with SEO. When customers see or hear the length of your web address they will likely translate the sub domain listing as a `cheap' company and avoid a visit.
About Author Scott Lindsay :

Scott Lindsay is a web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder of HighPowerSites and many other web projects. Get your own website online in just 5 minutes with HighPowerSites at: <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. Start your own ebook business with BooksWealth at: <a href="" target="_blank"></a>

Article Source:
Article Url:

Article Added on Saturday, June 2, 2007
Publishers / Webmasters
Article ID: 61743
DELINK URL from Authors Bio
REMOVE Article
Tell A Friend
Leave A Comment!
Download this article in PDF
Report Article!
Search through all the articles:

276 Users Online!!
Related Articles:
Latest Articles:
computers and internet >> Top 50 Articles on computers and internet
Category - >
Advertising Advice Affiliate Programs Automobiles
Be Your Own Mentor Careers Communication Consumers
CopyWriting Crime Domain Names DoT com Entrepreneur Corner
Ebooks Ecommerce Education Email
Entertainment Environment Family Finance And Business
Food & Drink Gardening Health & Fitness Hobbies
Home Business Home Improvement Humour House Holds
Internet And Computers Kiddos and Teens Legal Matters Mail Order
Management Marketing Marriage MetaPhysical
Motivational MultiMedia Multi Level Marketing NewsLetters
Pets Psychology Religion Parenting
Politics Sales Science Search Engine Optimization
Site Promotion Sports Technology Travel
Web Development Web Hosting WeightLoss Women's Corner
Writing Miscellaneous Articles Real Estate Arts And Crafts

Disclaimer: The information presented and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the views of and/or its owners.

Copyright AwareINDIA. All rights reserved || Privacy Policy || Terms Of Use || Author Guidelines || Free Articles
FAQs Link To Us || Submit An Article || Free Downloads|| Contact Us || Site Map  || Advertise with Us ||
Click here for Special webhosting packages for visitors of this website only!
Vastu Shastra

Business eMail Address Provided By AwareIndia

Company IDS