Trying to improve your website with relevant, interesting and unique content is not always as easy to achieve as one might think. How then, can you create these wonderful and useful articles that are going to get visitors to your site if you don’t know what to write about? I previously wrote about how to get motivated to write your articles and this article was born from that initially. It just shows that article ideas can come from anywhere! So without further ado…
A common issue that a lot of blog owners have is a hard time finding the motivation to create new content for their website (myself included!). This can be frustrating because you have the passion for the blog/website you run – otherwise you wouldn’t be running it – but you still say to yourself “I’ll definitely write something tomorrow”, or something like that.
This is a question which is asked over and over from website owners, both new and old alike. The simple answer is… yes. Absolutely and unequivocally yes. But that’s not helpful to everyone and a lot of the time sends people off to the search engine again to find a better answer.
If you’re new to coding (or even haven’t started yet), you may be wondering how you go about creating and editing your code. And may even be creating your code in some famous word processor. Well stop right there if you are and read this!
Everyone has an opinion whether they be positive or not. But it can be hard to get visitors to your site to leave a comment. So how do you get these important comments?
When considering external links one has to take into account Search Engine Optimisation. Reading this post, it may seem like common sense, but it is good to keep this sort of thing in mind when you are creating these links. When search engines crawl your site, as you know, they read the text on your page to see what the content is about so they can reference you correctly in the SERPs. This can be beneficial if done correctly and damaging if not. Spending some time thinking about what sites you want to link to will help ensure your site will get the best chance in moving up through the rankings.
User experience has become very important on the internet. This is paramount for you as web designers and developers to think about and implement to keep ahead in your field and ensure that you are not left behind and losing clients.
There’s more than one way to skin a cat
In the world of the internet there are two eras. BG and AG (Before Google and After Google). I’m sure that everyone is aware of the major shift in how the internet has been perceived since Google jumped into our lives and even into the English dictionary! But there is a life outside of Google. Okay, we can all get on more than happily just standing under the Google umbrella, but there are other search engines out there and to just ignore them would (in my opinion anyway) be bad SEO.
I thought it might be an interesting topic to carry on from the previous one on Keyword Searches and talk about how websites got to be where they are in the search listings.