“Which are the top Search Engines?”, you’d ask. Google, Bing, Yahoo Search, ask, Aol Search, MyWebSearch, blekko, Lycos, Dogpile, WebCrawler are amongst the top 10 of a whole lot of them. Google, without doubt or arguments, is the undisputed search king. Yahoo Search and Bing are also forces to reckon with. And hence, in this blog, we will talk about how you can get your website noticed by them.
Good and Complete Website:
• Make a good website which is easy to navigate, looks dynamic and where information provided is complete.
• Every page of your website should have good title and meta descriptions. Meta descriptions are HTML attributes that provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages. Meta descriptions are commonly used on search engine result pages (SERPs) to display preview snippets for a given page.
• Update your website on a regular basis so that it doesn’t look ‘dead’ to visitors.
• Have relevant keywords in your web pages so that you do not lose out on the searches.
Search Engine Friendly URL: These are domains that search engines easily understand since they explain the path to the particular page they point to. Hence, the key is to get a keyword-rich domain name. Try to buy domain that have no or just one hyphen in it. Register with the .coms or .orgs, or .net.
Get Your Website Crawled: Upon launching your website, have the search engines crawl your site in order to be aware of its existence on the web.
Get Your Website Indexed: Once your site has been ‘found’ after crawling by the search engines, the next step is to have it added to the list of others in the same category. When a user enters a search query in a search engine, the search engine goes through these indexes to judge which pages are appropriate to return in results. With the help of complicated mathematical algorithms, they decide where in the search results each page should be returned.
Decide If You Need SEO Services: SEO refers to Search Engine Optimization. It is the process of getting traffic from the organic listings on search engines. There are experts who offer SEO services in order to maximize your website’s potential to catch visitors.
You may want to hire the services of such an expert who will arm your site with the latest tech updates, while you concentrate on your business’s operations. Finally, the key is to keep your site updated regularly so that you do not lose out to more tech-savvy websites. Do drop in a word to let us know if these pointers helped you. We’d love to hear from you.