Posts tagged: Website Development

Search Engine Optimization Strategies

Search engine optimization is the process of increasing visitors to a website by ranking high in the various search engines. SEO can be very confusing and difficult yet it's crucial for your success. The most important thing that you should remember about SEO is that you won't achieve it overnight. It takes weeks or months depending on search engines. Here are the basic strategies that you should follow: Selecting the correct keywords or keyword phrases. Each page should have its own descriptive title tag, description tag and keywords. The title tag of each page should contain the best keyword or keyword phrase. Use ...

How to Build Incoming Links

Incoming links from relevant websites bring more traffic and help your website to rank better in search engine result pages. This page provides helpful tips to build relevant links. Reciprocal Links Reciprocal links are arranged through link exchange between two websites. Its effect and value has dropped over the years, but It's still helpful to get links from relevant sites. Press Releases Links Write press release when your company has anything news worthy such as launching new products/service or notable achievement. Submit it through press release networks like PrWeb or PRNewsWire. Article-based Links Distributing well-written articles is an excellent way to help build ...

How to Use Colors

Choosing right colors for your website design is important in the sense that colors can motivate your website visitors. Colors affect the mood of the visitors. Set the right mood for your viewers by choosing the right color that fits your design. Keep the consistent color palette through all your web pages. This will provide visual unity and simplicity for the visitors. Add variety by using different shades of the main color(s). Here are some common color schemes and recommendations depending on business type: - Color schemes that work well for regular business sites: blue and white blue, gray and/or white red, ...

Search Engine Friendly Website Design

Key points for SEO website design What do search engines look for from your website? Relevant content Easy and clear navigation Fast loading When you design your new website, or you hire a website designer, the following key points should be emphasized. 1. Easier navigation is more important than pretty looks. 2. Search engines read text, not image. Text is what they index. 3. Use minimal or no Flash. This has been discussed among many designers and SEO experts. Designers still want to use flash because it looks trendy. But here is why website owners have to decide to minimize Flash for their new ...

CSS vs. Tables, advantages of CSS layouts

Why CSS is better than Tables? CSS vs. Tables There have been many articles written regarding CSS based design versus Table based design. Here are a few advantages of CSS layouts: 1. You don't need to worry about nested table tags when you use CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). 2. CSS is very flexible in positioning elements in website pages. 3. CSS based pages load faster than Table based pages. It may take similar time to load CSS based page at first. But once included CSS file is cached to the browser, subsequent pages load faster than regular Table based pages. 4. Using external CSS ...