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How To Make Your Business’ Website Search-Engine Friendly.

Creating Business Website Content to Get on the First Page of Search Results

The general attitude about SEO, Search Engine Optimization, and getting into the top results for a small business is that it’s becoming almost impossible.  The competition is fierce for the keywords and phrases that are the primary ways in which the search engines find your site.  There is still hope for the small local business, however.  If you sell products or services locally, you can have a few advantages.

Combining Local Area Name with Specific Products or Services

The core of this strategy is to get to the specific product or service level for what you sell rather than key phrases for your overall business.  Examples include:

• Instead of your city or area name and “home cleaning service,” consider your city or area and “hardwood floor care when cleaning.”  Or, try “areaname + healthy home cleaning,” or “areaname + environmentally friendly home cleaning services.”

• Replace your city or area name combined with “home repair services” with “locating your city or area home electrical problems before they become hazards.”  Or, “area + drain stoppage clearing.”  Another example could be “area + broken window pane replacement.”

• A local gift shop could write about “area + anniversary gifts to make your wife happy.”  Or, “the perfect area name + birthday gift for the wife.”

• The sporting goods store can write about “area fishing with new gear for this season.”  Or, “the area + little league equipment … Read the rest

Is Cloud Hosting a Better Option For My Business’ Website?

For My Business’ Website, is Cloud Hosting the Answer?

To answer this question we will look at how cloud hosting can impact your business. Here are applicable ways in which cloud hosting impacts in the way business is conducted in the increasingly competitive world that we all live in.

1. Lowered Hardware and Software Investment Costs:

Cloud hosting effectively removes the need that your business might otherwise have for large servers. Servers and the maintenance of your servers can be incredibly expensive. Another consideration in terms of cost reductions is that cloud hosting reduces your need to purchase potentially costly software upgrades.

Your managed hosting company will shoulder all of the costs to ensure that your dedicated servers are up-to-date and that the version of the application you are using is the most recent.

You Can Save Costs With Coupons:

New cloud-hosting companies like GoDaddy and Hostpapa are hungry for new businesses to sign up with them. As a result, you can find some pretty competitive coupon codes for renewals. Take advantage of them while you can:

2. Increased Speed:

Because the servers that your applications are hosted on are dedicated to your business needs, you’ll notice that the amount of time needed to bring up your application on your laptop or desktop computer is decreased dramatically. Even hosting locally can result in a lot of time spent waiting for the application to load, which then can result in a loss of productivity for your staff.

3. Growth,

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