On-Site SEO More Important Than Ever

  Written by on December 14, 2010

You may have heard this phrase circulating within the SEO World … “Likes are the new links”.  Let’s explore this briefly and ultimately show you how it plays into your Search Engine Optimization campaign. It is well known that an incoming link has contributed ultimately to your rank within the search engines. A quality incoming link demonstrated that your website was “popular” or “active” or “liked” and therefore served as a recommendation to the search engines who would then determine if you were worthy to be ranked highly within their index. As part of any seo campaign, “link popularity” was a major factor. Attracting a link exchange, submitting to free and paid directories, releasing press releases or even buying a high PageRank link all had to be part of your strategy.

With the introduction and boom of social media, there has been a shift from whoever can “buy” the most incoming links to those who can earn the most “likes”. So, what would attract somebody to “like” your website? The answer is CONTENT. If your website is providing the information that will satisfy a searcher, chances are they will “like” your page.

Now more than ever, it is important to have a high quality website with pertinent information. Take some time over the next few weeks, perhaps in preparation for the New Year, and analyze your site. Do some quality control and really make note of whether or not your navigation includes pages that relate to your topic. Don’t skimp on the information! Think of ways to increase and improve what you already have. Build on your website base and don’t stop until you have a “like-worthy” website.

Mannix Marketing can certainly help with an analysis of your website. We also provide copywriting services, seo services, press release services and social media marketing. We’ve got all you need for a well rounded internet marketing campaign.

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About Lisa Bishop

Lisa Bishop has been with Mannix Marketing since 1999, pioneering through the years in the ever changing field of SEO. Lisa serves our clients with expertise in Local SEO, website analytics, and social media marketing. She composes a unique battle plan for each client’s desired marketing goals and has a vested interest in showing our clients how a campaign succeeds. Lisa has completed training courses in Google Analytics and is working diligently towards her Google Analytics Certification. Located in beautiful Williamsburg, VA, Lisa assists a myriad of local businesses promote themselves online and has skills in strategizing for both local and national marketing. Lisa received a BS in Psychology at The King's College in Westchester County, NY.

2 thoughts on “On-Site SEO More Important Than Ever

  1. On site seo is is the key to SEO success. It is search engine friendly site is always, and not the keywords duplicate content, good, and many more features. It is important to get all the pieces in place so all Google and other search engines know which pages are about.

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