3 Tips On SEO Optimization For Ecommerce Websites

August 9, 2011 by  Filed under: SEO 
 

If you own and operate an ecommerce website, it’s more important than ever before to ensure you have enhanced SEO optimization for the specific buying search terms that are important to you. It’s not a question of whether search engine optimization provides value or not, as when you can get free organic search engine results under keywords your competition is paying for, it speaks for itself.

What you can do right away is a few things to start to increase your rankings and start to see an increase in traffic, leads, and sales.

1. On Site SEO Analysis

What many ecommerce website owners may not be aware of is the crucial importance your actual website makes in gaining high rankings. There are a multitude of different factors that must be addressed like title tags, meta tags, navigation development, user interaction, coding styles, just to name a few. Be sure you’re pages titles are named properly and that the file extensions include keywords for every page you upload.

2. Input Content

In the world of website optimization, there is no greater asset then having high quality content going after keywords pointing to your online destination. Blogs, articles, social bookmarks, and other forms of content development and distribution are vital to start seeing results and actually having search engines crawl your site and the content pointing towards it.

3. Contact An SEO Consultant

There may come a time when you’ll need to get some advice from a trained SEO specialist who can show you the direct value of gaining top search results, especially in competitive ecommerce markets. Be sure to ask questions as to how work is accomplished, in what sort of time frames, costs for projects, reporting and management access to name a few. If you’re not able to get the results in-house, this is your only real option and a good one if you do your research and go with a team of search marketing experts.

The more time and manpower put into doing ecommerce SEO properly the greater results can be expected in the long and short terms. Website search rankings typically take 1-3 months for results to start to appear and 2-4 months to really be ingrained. The faster you move the faster you head in the right direction and start seeing an overwhelming increase of sales and traffic, under free clicks provided through major search engines like Google, Yahoo, as well as Bing.

Colin has been involved in ecommerce SEO for more than 5 years. His preferred SEO Consultant is noteworthy Stimulate Search.

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