Translating a web site into another language may sound easy and it can be done without even knowing the other language. However, it’s not something to be taken lightly–there are a lot of other considerations if your online business in that language is going to be successful. It’s important to stay away from using automated tools to translate the site; rather, use local translators who fully understand the business in their country and make sure you have local sales staff to back up that business. You’re not just translating a web site into another language–you’re establishing an online business in that language as well as a local presence in the country you’re targeting. [… Click headline to read more]
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I see a lot of websites that haven’t been optimized for the search engines. Over the years, I continue to see the same problems with what I call “non-optimized websites.” Typically, the biggest issues tend to be basic website design elements that are not included when a website is developed, not bad web design. Most search engine optimization problems can be fixed by making sure nothing is overlooked when building a web page.
Problems arise when search engine spiders try to crawl websites and figure out what a web page is “about”. Search engine spiders aren’t humans, so they cannot read and interpret what a web page is “about” without help from the person who created that web page.
There are certain elements that you must consider in building a web page that ultimately helps the search engine spiders figure out what a web page is about, which ultimately helps your website be found in the search engine’s results. […Click headline to read more]
A linking campaign is a necessary step in the overall success of your website. You can put up a website, have great web design, and have great content; but without other websites linking to your website no one will know about it. Furthermore, the search engines rely on links in order to find new websites and new web pages. A proper linking campaign will not only increase your website’s online visibility and traffic, it will allow the search engines to find your site and help your website get indexed. Linking Best Practices and Linking Worst Practices […Click headline to read more]