Your Website Could be Letting You Down.

Written by John Sheridan

Your Website Could be Letting You Down!

A professionally presented business website is a powerful and essential marketing tool: it'srepparttar first thing prospective customers will look at before they decide to contact you.

Ifrepparttar 150718 copy on your website is not written to an acceptable standard, it may be losing you customers. It’s not enough just to have amazing graphics and imagery: you needrepparttar 150719 words to make it complete. Isrepparttar 150720 spelling correct? Are punctuation marks in place? Doesrepparttar 150721 copy make sense? These are questions that website designers should be asking themselves before they upload a new site.

One ofrepparttar 150722 biggest flaws with website copy is inconsistency: for examplerepparttar 150723 word ‘website’. Some sites spell it as one word, some as two words; as far as I am aware both are acceptable, but not both versions onrepparttar 150724 same site! In my opinion, a lack of consistency will deter a significant amount of would-be customers from usingrepparttar 150725 services of a company that has not takenrepparttar 150726 trouble to proofread their website.

Poor spelling on a website is another costly but avoidable mistake. The majority of visitors will leaverepparttar 150727 site very quickly if they find too many spelling errors. This again will give themrepparttar 150728 impression thatrepparttar 150729 site owners don’t really care; and they would be right! I am also convinced that copy that has been ‘padded out’ with insignificant trivia is also a big turn-off for visitors – clear, concise and informative isrepparttar 150730 order ofrepparttar 150731 day.

10 Important Web Design Tips: SEO Friendly Website

Written by Siuchu Suga

1. Avoid creating menu onrepparttar left-hand side of a website . If unavoidable, an alternative way is to put some text with rich keywords atrepparttar 150483 top or aboverepparttar 150484 left-hand menu so that this text will berepparttar 150485 first thing to read by search engines.

2. Headlines are rated more important thanrepparttar 150486 rest ofrepparttar 150487 web page by search engines . To take advantage of this, you should have your keywords inrepparttar 150488 page headline. Sincerepparttar 150489 header tag (h1) is quite large, you should format it to make it smaller.

3. Every page should containrepparttar 150490 “title” and “description” tags with good keywords to describerepparttar 150491 page content. The number of words forrepparttar 150492 title should not exceed 9 and that forrepparttar 150493 description should not be more than 20 words in order to keep withinrepparttar 150494 limits of most search engines.

4. Try not to use Flash when possible . Flash cannot be read byrepparttar 150495 search engines to date and will cause slow page loading time and makes people run away

5. Think twice on how to use graphics . Make them relevant to your content and use an Alt tag containingrepparttar 150496 relevant keyword(s).

6. Do not only use images to link out . You should always use text links to link out to important content on your web site. Spiders can follow image links, but like text links more though.

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