Archive for February, 2011

Simple SEO – Watch Your Language! – Part II

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

In my last blog I talked about what I’ve observed as a disconnect between how businesses often talk about their own products and services and how their prospects and customers talk about them. This disconnect can become a big, negative driver when it comes to SEO (search engine optimization) and driving people to their web sites. If you’re not using the same words and phrases that your target audience uses when they’re looking for products and services like yours, they’re not likely to find you. (more…)

Simple SEO – Watch Your Language! – Part I

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

I was doing some online research related to a potential new client recently and was struck by the disconnect between the prospect’s stated objectives and audience, and how they appeared in search results based on the terminology that their potential clients are likely to use when searching for what they have to offer. Then I went through the same process with a few existing clients and found similar results in most cases. While their web sites “look nice” and navigate well, they’re not currently populated with (more…)