Top Ten listing......hmmmmmmm?

Written by Meredith Gossland

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I think that it is crucial for net-preneurs to understand thatrepparttar internet is not a marketing solution it is a marketing tool. It is a tool to market a business that has great customer service, quality products, and pricing to match. Marketing your business should start with marketing to family and friends, your neighbors, and local customers and then move to include a website to enhance customer service. Your primary goal should always be to gain customer loyalty and to have enough business to keep you happy but not to try to get 1000's of clicks from people who are surfingrepparttar 141255 web. Look for under soda, or soda pop, or carbonated beverages, or cold drinks. They are not even inrepparttar 141256 top 50. But look for them under Coke and there they are! #1! Look for them under Coca Cola...there they are #1. The business came first!

Owner Lasting Impressions 2 - Custom Business gift baskets, greeting cards, Customer Service Tips

How to Make Better Use of Web Site Page Titles and META Data

Written by Michael Murray, VP of Fathom SEO

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ANALYSIS: Title lacks keywords, page doesn’t include META data.

Case Study No. 6

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ANALYSIS: Title fails to give keywords prominence and search terms aren’t separated by commas; page doesn’t include META data. The frames format discourages search engines. The tag could allow for some search engine guidance, keywords, but it’s not used. Case Study No. 7 <html> <head> <title>Company Name, Inc. - Specializing in – one search term</title> <META Name="keywords" Content="20 keywords and phrases"> </head><p>ANALYSIS: Title lacks keywords – limited to one potential search phrase. The page doesn’t include META description, much more critical than<IMG height=12 src="/the2.jpg" alt="repparttar "> META keyword set.<p> Case Study No. 8<p><html> <head> <meta name="description" content="Company name"> <meta name="KEYWORDS" content="5 individual keywords without commas, not a search phrase"> <meta name="robots" content="index"> <meta name="robots" content="follow"> <title>Home</title><p>ANALYSIS: Title with<IMG height=12 src="/the2.jpg" alt="repparttar 140867"> “home” reference is buried below a poor META description and equally ineffective META keyword set. <p>Case Study No. 9<p><html> <head> <meta name="keywords" content="12 broad keywords"> <title>Welcome to Company name - Associates</title> </head><p>ANALYSIS: Title without search terms is buried below an ineffective META keyword set that lacks realistic search terms; META data doesn’t feature a META description.<p> Case Study No. 10 <html> <head> <META NAME=DESCRIPTION CONTENT="Company name,<IMG height=12 src="/the2.jpg" alt="repparttar 140868"> first manufacturer of a keyword and search phrase description."> <META NAME=KEYWORDS CONTENT="22 keywords and search phrases"> <title>Company name</title><p>ANALYSIS: Title displayed too low below META description and keywords. META description is useful, although it takes six words before<IMG height=12 src="/the2.jpg" alt="repparttar 140869"> first keyword appears. <br><img src="images/ata.gif"><br> <p>Michael Murray is vice president of Fathom SEO, a Cleveland, Ohio-based <a target="_new" href="" rel="nofollow">search engine optimization firm</a>. He authored the “U.S. Manufacturers Resist Natural Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Online Sales Leads” study. <a target="_new" href="" rel="nofollow"></a><br><br><br></font></td><!-- google_ad_section_end --></tr><tr><td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="mlink" href="Top_Ten_listing__hmmmmmmm-41255.htm"><</a>Back to Page 1</td></tr></table><script type="text/javascript"><!-- google_ad_client = "pub-5766870852072819"; google_ad_width = 728; google_ad_height = 90; google_ad_format = "728x90_as"; google_ad_channel ="8831454965"; google_color_border = "CFB9A1"; google_color_bg = "CFB9A1"; google_color_link = "000000"; google_color_url = "431B02"; google_color_text = "431B02"; //--></script> <script type="text/javascript" src=""> </script> </td> </tr> </table> <table width="770" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="48" align="center" background="images/bg_nav_bottm.jpg"><span class="style3"> &copy; 2005<br> <a href="terms.html" rel="nofollow">Terms of Use</a></span></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table> <script type="text/javascript"> var HASH_ESCAPED="%23"; function TrackIt(adUnit){ if (window.status) { var adDomain = escape(window.status.substring(6)); var pyPage = document.location.pathname; var params =; var hasAnchor = params.lastIndexOf(HASH_ESCAPED)!= -1; params = hasAnchor? (params.substring(0, params.lastIndexOf(HASH_ESCAPED))) : params; pyPage = escape(pyPage.substring(pyPage.lastIndexOf('/') + 1)); pyPage = pyPage + params; var curTime = new Date().valueOf(); var bug = new Image(); bug.src = '/track/adsenseTrack.php?pyPage=' + pyPage + '&adDomain=' + adDomain + '&adUnit=' + adUnit + "&time=" + curTime; } } function TrackIt0() {TrackIt(0); } function TrackIt1() {TrackIt(1); } function TrackIt2() {TrackIt(2); } var elements = document.getElementsByTagName("iframe"); for (var i = 0; i < elements.length; i++) { if(elements[i].src.indexOf('') > -1) { //elements[i].onfocus = TrackIt; if (i==0) elements[i].onfocus = TrackIt0; if (i==1) elements[i].onfocus = TrackIt1; if (i==2) elements[i].onfocus = TrackIt2; } } </script> <!--WEBBOT bot="HTMLMarkup" startspan ALT="Site Meter" --> <script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript">var site="s19improve"</script> <script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript1.2" src=""> </script> <noscript> <a href="" target="_top"> <img src="" alt="Site Meter" border=0></a> </noscript> <!-- Copyright (c)2002 Site Meter --> <!--WEBBOT bot="HTMLMarkup" Endspan --> </body> </html>