Friday, August 31, 2007

SEO Basics: On-Page Optimisation

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the art and science of managing web pages attractive to get high rankings on the search engines and to make easily accessible for its users. As better the page optimized is, the higher a ranking it will get in search engine results. The main part of SEO are ON-Page and Off-Page Optimisation The objective of both Optimization is to improve the ranking of the web sites in all major search engines through on page and off page factors like optimizing keywords and content, web design, accessibility, building link popularity, search engine submission, directory submission etc.

As a part of a successful SEO campaign On-page SEO plays a vital role in initial design and development of the site for the success of your website. SEO involves a wide range of on-page strategies and techniques to improve search engine rankings. Below are some ON-Page SEO techniques which are often widely used to utilize SEO:

Keyword Research:
The First and the most crucial step for optimizing a website is to research and define the best keywords. Right keywords selection can make you more visible and help you reach your target visitors and improves your search engine rankings too.You need some relevant or well known keywords which are usually used by people to get listed in search engines. In absense of right keywords search engines will not list your website.

Web Design:
Optimising Web design of a web site is one of the important steps in SEO . Your website must be well designed using required applets to be easily noticeable. Here are given some mistakes which people often do not care but you must avoid them otherwise it will be difficult to get better rankings in search engines. You should avoid frames and also if you use flashes in your content as search engine spiders would not able to read flash text. you must add a discription while using images.

Title Tag:
Title Tag plays an important role in SEO. Don't ignore them. Title tag helps the search engines decide the theme of the web page being crawled for indexing. When a search for keywords is conducted, the Title tag is given heavy consideration by major Search Engines like Google, Msn and Yahoo. You should remember that each page in your website is unique and needs a different Title tag. Place the most important keyword phrase for that particular page in the Title tag, and the page will get higher rankings in the search engines.

Meta Tag:
Meta tags are devalued now and has not as much importance as earlier but still it is important for some other search engines other than google.META tags are HTML tags that are used to include information about your web page they are created to give search engines the important information about your website. Search engines have recognized that website owners and administrators can use this resource to control their positioning and descriptions in search engine results.

Alt Tag:
ALT Tags are also so important for web pages, it plays important role in webpages from the smallest personal pages to the largest web corporate sites. Yet, if properly used, ALT Tags can be quite useful. Among other things ALT tags provide further detail about an image and other needed informations. It also enable and enhance access for people with various disabilities.

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10 comments:

Anonymous said...

good stuff. :)

Anonymous said...

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Michelle said...

You can also give Keywordspy a try. KeywordSpy.com is a Keyword Research Tool that helps identify what keywords competitors use, with results actually reflecting what advertisers are using at the current time. - http://www.keywordspy.com

Anonymous said...

Keywordspy is absolutely totally and utterly a pointless piece of crap. Its what happens when some idiot has learned about how the internet works and then tries to make money from other people who don't know. Keywordspy won't get you anywhere at all except slightly poorer than you were before. It serves no purpose except to make some moron money...which is why you will be able to find hundreds of purile comments on the internet about how fantastic this software is. They go like this.

"Hey everyone, this is a great forum/blog/site and by the way I just found this great piece of kit that will make life so much easier for you. I don't work for the company or anything...an i don't get paid for writing comments like this on web-forums for people to read , but its called keywordspy...yes thats right KEYWORDSPY and its great. My life is sooooo much easier since i found it. Remember its called Keywordspy an its great"

You CAN'T get a better rank because you copied someone's keywords...the internet doesn't work like that and the owner of keywordSLY knows it and makes money cos you don't.

DONT BUY THIS PIECE OF JUNK

seo software said...

haha, nice one :D question: does capitalization have effect on rankings? i seem to think for certain words they do.
-jack

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Hanu Software said...

Great and nice information about SEO techniques. Thanks for giving the wonderful information.

search engine placement said...

Great pointers. On-page is as equally important as off-page.

Onlinebudgetingsoftware said...

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