SEO for Startups

SoCal CTO

I recently had a conversation with an pre-launch startup where they discussed how SEO was going to be really important for them. They went on to describe a fairly common type of site that has some original content, but not much. I won't say that I'm truly an expert on SEO.

SEO 195

YP Launches New Organic SEO Service

socalTECH

YP runs the yellowpages.com site. Startup technology veteran and Idealab alumni Stu MacFarlane, who is now Executive Vice President of Products and Marketing at YP said the new product helps local businesses connect with consumers by providing a strong SEO strategy. YP said the new product provides local businesses with a mobile responsive, content-rich website, supported by a full range of SEO services designed to improve rankings on Google and other search engines.

5 Ways the Wrong Domain Name Will Impact Your SEO

Tech.Co

Ward, O’Reilly author of The SEO Battlefield and CEO of CircleClick Media , said punctuation, top level domains, and even spellings can impact the ease of getting found online. How many times have you misspelled a business or product name and ended up rerouting to some random site?

SEO 91

18 Ways to Make Your e-Commerce Website SEO Friendly

AllTopStartups

When you have an e-Commerce site, one of the many challenges you face is just getting your site the necessary traffic to turn a profit. Optimizing your site’s SEO is… The post 18 Ways to Make Your e-Commerce Website SEO Friendly appeared first on AllTopStartups.

SEO 52

6 SEO Mistakes You Should Never Make

Tech Zulu Event

The basics of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) are really quite simple. If you build a site that is both readable and understandable to the search engines, you're halfway there. Blogging SEO Social News Website Flash Link building Search Engines TagsVisit TechZulu for full story.

SEO 62

Learn From The Masters of SEO, Social, Branding, Advertising and More | PubCon 2011

Tech Zulu Event

The TechZulu team is coming back to Pubcon this year from November 9-10 to bring you some amazing content from the masters of affiliate marketing, Search and SEO, Social Media, Link building, Advertising, Branding, PR, Analytics and tons more.

SEO 72

Learn From The Masters of SEO, Social, Branding, Advertising and More | PubCon 2011

Tech Zulu Event

The TechZulu team is coming back to Pubcon this year from November 9-10 to bring you some amazing content from the masters of affiliate marketing, Search and SEO, Social Media, Link building, Advertising, Branding, PR, Analytics and tons more.

SEO 52

User Interface Beyond the Web Site

SoCal CTO

SEO for Startups and Negative Customer Acquisition Costs ) and, of course, the product itself. Normally the product is defined as a web site. Most founders are fairly passionate about the features and functions of the web site, iPhone application, Facebook application, or whatever web application represents the product. What applications and web sites have you been using? Then I spend time in all sorts of other applications and web sites.

Web 150

8 Ways To Ensure That Your Website Is Winning For You

Startup Professionals Musings

Even more disappointing are other statistics that show most websites that do exist have a very low “conversion rate,” or ratio of visitors to the site versus ones who meet your goal of buying a product or signing up for a newsletter. seo website winning business

SEO 76

Marketing The Funniest Site On The Internet With Patrick Starzan of Funny or Die

Tech Zulu Event

Patrick is the man behind all the marketing aspects of what could be called one of the funniest sites on the web. How do you market the Funniest site on the internet? I completely rely on Twitter and following all the top social media & tech news sites and thought leaders.

Tips 70

Startups Stick with Organic vs Paid Search Results

Startup Professionals Musings

Probably every one of you who has a business and a website have been approached through email or personal contact, and asked to spend money on paid search results (appear on the first page of search results, right hand column, despite low SEO rank). seo startup ppc SEM organic search busines

How to Get Your E-commerce Site Noticed In A Global Market

Tech Zulu Event

As the Internet continues to become populated with e-commerce sites, it’s becoming more and more difficult to generate web traffic, leads, and ultimate the sales for your website. Work On Your SEO. Increase Your On-Site SEO. Incorporating a Site Map.

Many Websites Look Like Zombies to Google Search

Startup Professionals Musings

These are subjective elements, but there are specifics that even a computer program can evaluate to set your ranking, and thus determine whether your site is alive and a good match to a specific search request. Contact related web sites that are well known, to request reciprocal links.

10 Keys to Making an Entrepreneur Website Credible

Startup Professionals Musings

What validates credibility and makes your site memorable in the minds of consumers, and how much does it cost? Put yourself on the site. The presence of a few related advertisements can actually improve your site credibility, since most credible sites have them.

The Search Agency Unveils New Offering

socalTECH

Los angeles-based online search marketing provider The Search Agency said it has released a new offering today, which it is calling h(SEO). The Search Agency called its new product a "new holistic approach to search engine optimization (SEO)".

SEO 198

Get Your Website Out of the Internet Dead Zone

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet my random poll of a dozen company sites found 25% were missing even the most basic tag info. The solution is basic search engine optimization (SEO). Missing and meaningless tags will cause your site to be ignored by users, even if found.

HTML 62

7 Facts You Need to Know When Creating a Mobile App

Tech Zulu Event

Companies are spending more time and money on their mobile sites than their full-fledged website. I thought it might be valuable (and fun) to share some of those “mobile surprises” with you: SEO (Search Engine Optimization). All you hear about these days is Mobile.

BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

Tech Zulu Event

For how to market your blog in order to get site visitors I suggest checking out the Marketing Show and if you can attend the next Pub Con it is one the best conferences to learn about getting web traffic. They make it easy to purchase a domain from their site.

Savings.com Hit By Google Update

socalTECH

However, another Los Angeles technology firm Savings.com appears to have seen some major traffic changes on its site this week due to a recent update from Google, according to a report today. Searchmetrics, a provider of SEO tools and analysis, delivered a list of the sites most affected by updates to Google's new search algorithm, Google Panda 2.5, with Savings.com one of the top five sites seeing a huge loss in "SEO Visibility" due to the recent changes.

Google 138

Kevin Federline Search Engine

SoCal CTO

talking about Prodeges Search with Kevin Site - [link]. Take a look at other sites: [link] But the overall idea is to provide branded search in order to get merchandise from your artist, star, etc. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0

CTO 150

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

SEO for Startups )? What are some good examples of similar sites? Examples of other brands/sites that are similar from a brand perspective? SEO Support - will URLs need to be well formed? Will back-end support for SEO be needed?

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

SEO for Startups )? What are some good examples of similar sites? Examples of other brands/sites that are similar from a brand perspective? SEO Support - will URLs need to be well formed? Will back-end support for SEO be needed?

What are the Technical Performance Requirements for your Startup?

SoCal CTO

Is SEO important? It’s well documented that response time has significant business impact: An ecommerce site that makes $100,000 per day could lose up to $2.5 Google told us back in 2010 that site speed was important for SEO.

SEO 195

Startup Development

SoCal CTO

I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. Thought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

LA CEOs

SoCal Tech Calendar

but no one is visiting your site? Learn the ins and out of SEO from our featured speaker SEO expert, Rex Freiberger, so you know how to hire a team or do it in house. Thursday, August 4, 2011 -- LA CEOs, an education and support group for CEOs presents: Free Traffic From the Search Engines Do you have a beautiful startup or established website for the world to see.

SEO 100

7 Recommendations For Building Your Brand With A Blog

Startup Professionals Musings

If you can’t justify both a web site and a blog, skip the old-fashioned web site, and make your blog do double duty as described below. Every business wants their web site to appear on the first page of search engine results from a relevant search (Search Engine Optimization).

How This Entrepreneur Raised $28,000 Using Airbnb to Fund Her Startup

Both Sides of the Table

One of the many things you become expert at when you launch your own company and have no money is SEO. Tracy studied SEOMoz and several other online sources of SEO tips. Tracy DiNunzio isn’t your typical Silicon Valley startup founder.

Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

Both Sides of the Table

SEO / SEM are promotional techniques for marketing through the Google distribution channel, which have yielded huge benefits to many companies – Yelp being a prime example. How do people drive SEO growth?

10 Ways To Highlight The Credibility Of Your Website

Startup Professionals Musings

What validates credibility and makes your site memorable in the minds of consumers, and how much does it cost? Put yourself on the site. The presence of a few related advertisements can actually improve your site credibility, since most credible sites have them. Of course, too many or obnoxious advertisements are especially harmful to a site’s credibility. Professional user-friendly site design.

eBook 72

This Week in Venture Capital with Jason Calacanis

Both Sides of the Table

Q&A delivers amazing SEO juice that I’ve seen at several recent companies so I get that. sites still dominate. And SEO juice of sites with no value makes searching for real product feedback suck.

Doing the Right Thing > Doing Things Right

Both Sides of the Table

So they create a task list of all the marketing activities an organization can do: press releases, web site updates, customer case studies, blog posts, daily Tweets, Facebook fan page, attending conferences, etc.

SEO 219

Covario Buys Netconcepts

socalTECH

San Diego-based Covario , a developer of search advertising and web site optimization software and services, said today that it has acquired Netconcepts, LLC , a website search engine optimization firm based in Madison, Wisconsin. Covario said the buy will strengthen the firm's position providing SEO solutions to large advertisers.

7 Keys To Utilizing A Blog To Drive Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

If you can’t justify both a web site and a blog, skip the old-fashioned web site, and make your blog do double duty as described below. Every business wants their web site to appear on the first page of search engine results from a relevant search (Search Engine Optimization).

Southern California Tech Central

SoCal CTO

I am excited to be participating in and announcing the of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal. This site is being sponsored by the Technology Council of Southern California and my company TechEmpower. As the site runs, it will get better at finding great content.

How Startups Can Use Metrics to Drive Success

Both Sides of the Table

How many adds came through organic SEO? For example, if you have developers, content people or SEO folks working on SEO programs you’ll need to allocate their time / costs to this effort. SEO is seldom “free.”. You Manage What you Measure.