SEO Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
- Posted in Monkie's Blog
- Monday, 28 October 2013 08:00
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We already know that SEO is the backbone of website building, but there are many other factors that entrepreneurs overlook when building a website. These mistakes are due to the common misconception about increasing traffic and building a loyal following of consumers who come back to the website or blog for more information.
After creating a website or a blog that caters to customers, entrepreneurs make the mistake of stopping there. To be effective you must provide regular updating and continuous study of the latest trends in technology. There may be some tricks that may have worked in the past, but search engines update their tools and software and so should you. It is recommended that you subscribe to at least one or two reliable websites that provide updated information on technology and online marketing to ensure that your business doesn't get left behind. Although outsourcing this task is tempting, most businesses especially in the start-up phase benefit greatly by going hands-on researching the latest systems and technologies relevant to their own business
Too many technicalities
After researching for information about SEO and online marketing, content should be your number one priority with your website. There are many numbers, metrics and graphs that appear on SEO tools, but this should all be secondary to the quality of your website's content. Strong content is what will help your website to remain relevant even for years after the content is first presented. The must hear message is even with all the tweaking that can be done don't let SEO building get in the way of providing reliable and helpful information to your followers.
After putting up articles and blog pages, videos and pictures are also a great way to ensure that your business is search engine-friendly. Many businesses don't give as much importance to videos and photos as they do to text information. Savvy Internet users appreciate variety and this applies to being offered different styles of media when they visit and use your site. Be mindful of balance and not overdoing one aspect and entirely missing out on the rest.
The lack of consistency whether in simple information being updated or in the standard of quality of your product or services makes for one of the biggest pitfalls that entrepreneurs commonly make. If you have a specific niche that you cater to, ensure that the content that you have revolves around that the majority of the time. This ensures that every time a keyword related to your product is entered on search engines, your name or business will be represented. This helps build your name and brand and creates that reliability and credibility that every successful online entrepreneur needs.
This is just a short list of some common mistakes entrepreneurs make. To minimize the effects these mistakes can create always focus on providing the best services and products possible. Additionally, look to create equally beneficial relationships and focus on finding ways to give back to the online community in which you serve.