Better Product Pages: Turn Visitors into Customers

Giving importance to the viewers’ attention when going through websites and online advertisements. It enumerates the elements of what makes a viewer become interested and be hooked as customers upon reading advertisements. From the element of attraction, explanation of the product, provision of conclusions that what is advertised will solve customers’ needs.  Click Here to read more

Learn to Write Better Headlines the Easy Way

This article  provides ways on how to get noticed in creating better headlines for ads. It includes 3 easy ways to be noticed in just limited characters. By using base keywords, mentioning important details of the product and testing the finished headlines, it enables your headlines to be recognized and be read without thinking twice if it is worth the attention.

Why The Correct Web Design And SEO Are Essential

By Liz Leask

There are not many businesses, no matter how large or small, who will not derive a great amount of good, and boost their profits, by having an internet presence.

The first aspect of appearing online is of course for the company concerned to have a website which has been designed by a professional web designer who can advise the would be site owner of the sort of design that would be most suitable for the services or goods that he provides, the budget he envisages, how long it will take to design the site, when it is likely to appear in the internet, etc. etc.

Some people become so enthused when they reach the decision of having a website that they rush head long into it without considering the best design, the colour scheme, the content, the keywords, whether to have images, music, etc.

Another matter that must be taken into account when designing a website is if the company wishes to be seen locally, nationally or internationally, as the geographical reference is very important. To have a website designed for a particular local region can be less expensive than if the website requires to be seen on an international level, and so making the incorrect choice as regards this can cost a lot of unnecessary cost.

The tone must also bee correct for the sector that the firm belongs to.

If it is the site of a firm such as an undertaker, the general tone should be serious and gloomy, but on the other hand if it is a site designed for a holiday company, a garden center, hotels, etc., the tone should be relaxing, colourful and cheery.

The choice of colours which in a way is part of a tone must also be absolutely right for the sort of business it relates to. The web design for a formal kind of company such as an accountant, a doctor, a debt help company, a dentist, a cosmetic surgeon , etc. would suit colours such as olive green, cream, chocolate brown, navy blue, or the likes.

If the web design is for a company specializing in children’s parties, flower shops, magicians, singers, discos, etc. bright, exotic schemes like very bright orange, scarlet, purple and orange are the order of the day.

After deciding on the tone and colour scheme the correct content is crucial as content means the words, including the headings, that are displayed on the website, and when this is relevant, interesting and describes in a clear and meaningful fashion what goods or services are being provided, more visitors to the site will translate into customers and the profits of the company will become much higher.

It is incredible how many businesses appear online, but the content is so bad that it is impossible to work out exactly what they are trying to sell.

The essential words on a any site are known as keywords and a search engine optimization specialist can with his skill optimize these keywords by use of article writing, blogs, press releases, etc. so that they are placed much hire on the search engines. When someone is looking for these goods and types them into Google and so on and clicks into the keyword, he or she will be immediately be lead to that website and if the website is appealing, a sale should result.

These are some of the features that are essential to bear in mind when having a website built, but there are several other features that also matter, such as images and music.

We are a U.K. website services company staffed by native English speakers. We offer all SEO Scotland, including monthly SEO Glasgow article and content writing, blogs, press releases, directory submissions, etc. on their own. We have achieved page one positions on Google, etc. for extremely high volume keywords.

Google Search Quality Rating Guidelines

 

From time to time the Spam Raters Guidelines get “leaked” from Google. Of course, there is a concern that since this can not be verified that it is actually bogus, so we always give these “the smell test” before putting much stock in them. This seems legitimate based on the content, style and tone.

The Guidelines cover the following topics:

Part 1: Rating Guidelines

1.0 Welcome to the Search Quality Rating Program!
1.1 URL Rating Overview
1.2 Important Rating Definitions and Ideas
1.3 The Purpose of Search Quality Rating
1.4 Raters Must Represent the User
1.5 Internet Safety Information
1.6 Releasing Tasks
2.0 Understanding the Query
2.1 Understanding User Intent
2.2 Task Language and Task Location
2.3 Queries with Multiple Meanings
2.4 Classification of User Intent: Action, Information, and Navigation – “Do-Know-Go”
3.0 The Language of the Landing Page
4.0 The Rating Scale
4.1 Vital
4.2 Useful
4.3 Relevant
4.4 Slightly Relevant
4.5 Off-Topic or Useless
4.6 Unratable
5.0 Rating: From User Intent to Assigning a Rating
5.1 User Intent and Page Utility
5.2 Location is Important
5.3 Language is Important (This section is for Non-English Task Languages)
5.4 Multiple Interpretations
5.5 Specificity of Queries and Landing Pages
5.6 Common Rating Problems
6.0 Flags
6.1 Spam Flag
6.2 Pornography Flag
6.3 Malicious Flag
6.4 Compatibility between Ratings and Flags

Part 2: URL Rating Tasks with User Locations

1.0 Important Definitions
1.1 What is the User Location?
1.2 Why are the Task Location and User Location important?
1.3 User Location, Task Location, and Explicit Location in the query
2.0 Location-Specific Rating Task Screenshot
3.0 The Role of User Location in Understanding Query Interpretation/User Intent
3.1 Queries with Local Intent
3.2 Rating Landing Pages when the task has a User Location
3.3 Vital Ratings for Rating Tasks with User Locations
3.4 Rating Examples

Part 3: Page Quality Rating Guidelines

1.0 Overview of Page Quality Evaluation
1.1 Introduction to Page Quality
1.2 Important Guideline Information
2.0 Landing Page Considerations
2.1 Identifying the Purpose of the Page
2.2 Identifying the Main Content, Supplementary Content, and Advertisements
2.3 Rating the Quality of the Main Content
2.4 Rating the Quantity of Helpful Main Content
2.5 Rating the Helpfulness of the Supplementary Content
2.6 Rating the Layout of the Page/Use of Space on the Page
3.0 Answering Homepage and Website Questions
3.1 Finding the Homepage of the Website
3.2 Is the Purpose of the Page Consistent with the Website?
3.3 Who is Responsible for the Content of the Website and the Content of the Page?
3.4 Does the Website Have an Appropriate Amount of Contact Information?
3.5 What Kind of Reputation Does the Website Have?
3.6 Is the Homepage of the Website Updated/Maintained?
4.0 Assigning an Overall Page Quality Rating
4.1 Highest Quality Pages
4.2 High Quality Pages
4.3 Medium Quality Pages
4.4 Low Quality Pages
4.5 Lowest Quality Pages
5.0 Additional Page Quality Rating Guidance
5.1 Assigning a Page Quality Rating to Pages with no Main Content/Error Messages
5.2 Balancing Page Level and Website Level Questions to Assign an Overall Page Quality Rating
5.3 How to Check for Copied Content
6.0 Page Quality Rating and URL Rating
7.0 Page Quality Rating FAQs

Part 4: Rating Examples

1.0 Named Entity Queries
2.0 Action Queries
3.0 Information Queries
4.0 Queries that Ask for a List
5.0 Rating Examples for Task Locations other than English (US)

Part 5: Webspam Guidelines

1.0 What is Webspam ?
1.1 The Relationship between Ratings and Spam
1.2 Why do Spammers Create Spam Pages?
1.3 When to Check for Spam
2.0 Browser Requirement
3.0 Looking for Technical Signals
3.1 Hidden Text and Hidden Links
3.2 Keyword Stuffing
3.3 Sneaky Redirects
3.4 Cloaking
4.0 Helpful Webpages vs. Spam Webpages
4.1 Pages with Copied Content and PPC Ads
4.2 Fake Search Pages with PPC Ads
4.3 Fake Blogs with PPC Ads
4.4 Fake Message Boards with PPC Ads
4.5 Copied Content that is NOT Spam
5.0 Commercial Intent
5.1 Thin Affiliates
5.2 Pure PPC Pages
5.3 Parked (Expired) Domains
5.4 Pages with Unhelpful Content and PPC Ads
6.0 Phishing Websites
7.0 Spam and the Resolving Stage
8.0 Conclusion

Part 6: Using EWOQ

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Email Marketing Service Reviews

When you have a business it is so important to market your business in order to better reach people and maintain customer loyalty. There are so many ways to market your business such as social networking, e-mail marketing, online advertisements, blog posts, direct mail marketing, and so may other forms of marketing. E-mail marketing can prove to be an effective form of marketing because it gives you an opportunity to connect with your customers during routine activities such as checking e-mails; people do tend to check their e-mail messages daily so it is likely that your customers will see your messages. E-mail marketing can be somewhat tricky so it is advisable that you work with an e-mail marketing service and read plenty of email marketing services reviews.

Here are some things you should look for in an e-mail marketing service.

1. Look for a service that does personalized e-mails.

When choosing an e-mail marketing service you should look for a company that provides personalized e-mail messages to clients which includes the name and possibly the account number of each individual customer. For instance, instead of sending a generic e-mail to each of the customers saying, “hello customer” instead, it would read “hello [customer’s name].” People don’t like generic messages; customers prefer to be referred to by name.

2. Work with a service that does spam filter prevention.

If you want to do e-mail marketing effectively you need to work with a company that does spam filter reduction. If messages sent to customers are sent straight to the spam filter then your customers will not be able to see the messages. E-mail service providers tend to routinely delete e-mails in the spam filter; in addition, people may empty their spam filter without checking the e-mails that ended up in the spam folder. One of many ways to prevent messages to your customers from going into the spam filter is to instruct your customers to add your company e-mail address to the safe senders list or to contacts.

3. Make sure that the e-mail marketing service provides links to your business’ social networking sites, a legal notice, and a link to unsubscribe.

It is crucial that the company that you choose for your e-mail marketing needs provides links to the social networks of your business such as Facebook or Twitter in e-mails to clients. Also the messages need to contain some type of legal disclaimer notice as well as a link to unsubscribe from the mailing list.

4. Read articles and blog posts relating to email marketing services reviews.

One of the best ways to find a company to handle your email marketing needs is to read blog posts, articles or forum posts relating to email marketing services reviews.