Search engine optimization (SEO) tips from successful Internet marketers can offer popular means of bringing more search engines and people to your websites. And more search engines plus more people is a simple formula for more clicks and sales, a win-win for online marketers in all niches.
So let’s cut to the chase, here are some top SEO tips form those who’ve been there, done that, with successful results:
1. Select a Keyword Rich Domain Name
This may not always be possible in many niche markets for the more popular keywords. Therefore you can focus on creating mini-sites that are keyword based. For example, if your website is about web hosting, you can create mini-sites about web hosting but with a lesser known keyword such as “low cost web hosting”.
2. Choose Search Engine Friendly URLs
Use search engine friendly URLs when possible. You want to be sure to use hyphens and underscores in all your URLs and preferably have the URLs be the keyword that relates to the page. For example, if the web page is about web hosting, then the URL could be web-hosting or web_hosting.
3. Check out your IP Address
For the websites you believe to be most important, ensure that they have unique ip addresses for each site. The reason this is important is many sites on a “shared” hosting service share the same ip address. If any of these sites have been banned by the search engines, it could affect your site’s ranking or even result in your site being banned as well, since it is sharing the same ip address.
4. Do some Keyword research
It’s important to do thorough research before deciding what keywords you’ll focus on when optimizing your website. A popular tool you can use is Good Keywords, a free keyword research software application.
Give these SEO tips a try and check your own results. See what works best for your products and services, and then repeat accordingly with new campaigns all year long to keep a healthy flow of traffic, clicks and sales coming your way.