SEO & Web Design Resources

Search Engine Optimization Tutorials & Tips

  • What is Search Engine Optimization? Watch our short video. Our short “What is search engine optimization?” video explains why businesses need professional search engine optimization services but can’t exactly wrap their minds around the answer to why. Everybody uses search engines, but not many businesses think about their inner workings.
  • 10 Effective Tips on Ways to Use Search Engine Optimization for Your E-Commerce Site. In-depth Keyword Research is only the first part in a succesful ECommerce site centering around SEO and your business products, services, brand, industry and demographics of your targeted customers. You’ll have to pick specific long tail keyword search terms and keyword phrases and test them on something like Google Keyword Tools to ascertain the estimated traffic and competitiveness for each keyword phrase.
  • Top SEO strategy and Advice for Beginners. Are you just starting to learn about search engine optimization and what it could do for your website? Here are some basic strategies to help you get started with understanding how to apply basic SEO to your website or blog.
  • Eight SEO Related Blog Post Steps Missed That Will Kill Your Traffic. Time and again I see bloggers forget to not take on page SEO into account before publishing to their blog. As people get started with blogging, they think it’s as simple as clicking, “Add New Post,” typing a few paragraphs, and clicking, “Publish.” and they will drive huge amounts of traffic. Not so!
  • Top SEO Tips For 2013 After Google Penguin and Panda Updates. SEO during the past few years has evolved at a rapid pace, especially from the Google as a result of their Panda and Penguin updates. The biggest effect of the prior noted Google updates has been to blow up spam websites that were ruining user search results. Every SEO company became well aware fast to the effects of these algorithm updates as clients would inquire what happened to their keyword rankings.
  • SEO Rules To Live By For Designers. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a vital component of any new web design. As a web designer or blogger, it’s critical to understand the basics of SEO. You can design a website but if there is no traffic coming to it in a few months your client may be unhappy with the end results.
  • SEO Audit Checklist. Comprehensive list you should be looking at during an SEO audit of your company or personal website.
  • Search Engine Optimization Tips and Tricks. Thie month we go over some SEO tips for GROWING your business online including the use of blogs, keeping your website fresh and researching targeted keywords.
  • Simple Ways You Can Improve Your Website PageRank. Google has always been a main source of traffic for many website/blog owners. Page Rank (PR) is one among the main factors which influence your position on Google search. Google Page Rank is expected to be updated in next few weeks. As such, here is a list of 10 ways to improve your website Page Rank.
  • With Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Slow and Steady Wins the Race. Search Engine Optimization is an ongoing process, and not a one-time deal (that is, if you want lasting results). Search engines give preference to web sites that are regularly add new content containing valuable information. The biggest mistake some people make in marketing their web site is to fail to make regular updates.

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Web Design Tips & Resources

  • Predictions for Web Design in 2014. I’m going to take an educated guess at what 2014 might hold and beyond. My hope is this blog post will look spot on in a year and not make me cringe. Here are my 2014 web design predictions!
  • Six Web Design Trends To Expect in 2013. Here are 6 predictions I expect to happen for web design trends during 2013. There have been many new design trends over the past few years and our web design company tries to stay up with numerous trend in order to enhance the overall look of our clients websites. Hope I’m right!
  • Website Design Advice For Your Next Web Design Project. Design a clean layout for your website. Don’t fill your page up with ‘fluff’ that nobody is going to click on. White space is good and can enhances the look of your site and make it easy to navigate around your site. Keep your content as the focus of your site.
  • Common Website Design Mistakes And How to Avoid Them. Here is a list of five of the more frequent website design mistakes we’ve encountered at our Chicago website design company, Operation Technology, while working with web design clients, along with a tip or two about avoiding them.
  • Is Your Website in Need of a Redesign? Is your company website in need of a quick fix or a complete overhaul? Here are a few ways to know. We get many clients who come to our web design company looking for advice on how to improve the way they do business online.
  • Website Design Tools You Can Use. Here are a few tools you can use to slay your next web design project.
  • What’s the Most Common Web Design Mistake? The most common web design mistake (and the easiest one to avoid) is the FAILURE TO FIND THAT ONE QUALITY IMAGE for the main page of your web site — the image that will represent you to the first-time viewer and make them remember you.

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