SEO Title and Meta Description
To begin with we will setup all your pages to have a search engine friendly title and URL.
You also have complete control over editing these if you need to, for every single page on your website along with adding in your own unique Meta Description.
These are the main things that the search engines use so it's essential to get these right.
SEO Friendly URLs
The URL, also sometime know as slug or web address is the actual web address of your page and each page on your website has a unique name. We make sure these names are search engine friendly and setup the right way.
For example you might have a page called “Electrician in Enfield” and so the URL for this page would look something like this: www.yourdomain.com/electrician-enfield
If you was not setup correctly and not search engine friendly it might look something like this www.yourdomain.com/?p=3624
Social Sharing Buttons
Social websites like Facebook and Twitter are places with huge audiences so you want people to be able to easily share your content on those networks. Your website will come equipped with beautiful sharing buttons which will allow this.
When your website is shared it will drive more traffic to your website and this sharing will also act like votes of confidence for your website which Google will see as a positive.
Built on WordPress
WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) on the planet and it’s also very search engine friendly and has huge scope to build upon its core functionality to make it work in the best possible ways regarding SEO.
If you have a business address then we will add a Google Map to your contact page. This not only helps clients to find you, but it also has been seen to help with search engine rankings.
Google, Bing & Yahoo Submission
Once your website is ready and your content has been populated, we check all of the essential SEO elements. Then we will then submit your website to the 3 main search engines, Google, Yahoo and Bing. After we have made our submissions your website will generally start appearing in Google after approximately 4 days.
SSL Secured Website
Each website is secured with an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Certificate. This means that all the website traffic from your website to your visitors is encrypted. You will also notice a green padlock next to your web address in the web browser. In Googles security blog they have also said that websites will pass over a ranking signal if they are using SSL and running over https.
Google has indicated site speed (and as a result, page speed) is one of the signals used by its algorithm to rank pages. We take website speed seriously, this is why we only use our own dedicated servers to host our clients’ websites and these servers have been optimised to run wordpress at its fastest. We host very few clients per server compared to other companies ensuring the best possible result when someone visits your website.
Image size is extremely important for SEO but this fact is often overlooked and so images that are very large in size can frequently be added to your webpages without you being aware of their size. For example a normal image take by a camera maybe 3MB in size. That’s why every image you upload to your site we will automatically resize, optimise and compress so when someone visits your page with images on they load up instantly.
Responsive Web Design
A responsive website is one that adapts how it displays automatically depending on the size of the screen it’s being viewed upon. It is different from a mobile version of the website, as a mobile version of the site is basically a separate website, whereas a responsive site is the same site that adapts. Back in April 2015 Google announced that it will use mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal.
Frequently Asked Questions
No one can guarantee a place at the top of organic searches, even Google cannot do this. However if your website is setup correctly and you have good content that's relevant to what people are searching for there is a good possibility of coming up high in local search results.
Generally we will be able to get your website listed in Google within a few days of your website going live. The longer your website and domain name are online the greater the chances of achieving good search results as these are also based on domain/website age.