Get Found Online

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There are a few terms for the Google stuff, including Search Engine optimisation(SEO) and Search Engine Marketing(SEM) but we are going to call it “Get Found”. There is a lot of old snake oil sold in the name of this as well. Sooner or later every website design and development company has to decide where it stands. At SteadyInternet we decided to get the books and read all we could on the subject. In July 2012 Jim Convey gave a presentation at WordCamp UK ( the big WordPress developer event) on SEO for novices with the challenge report back in 2013 with some hard figures on what was achieved.

Let’s cut to the chase and we can have a look at the detail in a minute.

Get Found Rule #1

Create Good Content!

Well what did you expect? First and foremost you have to write draw or sing something that people want to read, see or listen to. After that it is all about helping Google & Bing & Yahoo put your content in the right part of the “index”.

There is the dark art of creating links but if you want to earn money or get your blog read then work on content ant let the Internet itself build your links. Of course doing a bit of keyword analysis and building a reputation can help, Social Media will help some get found but it is not a magic bullet.

Scottish hand made soap

When Niki Marshall’s hand made soap business:

Findlays’ Barsoap gift basket

asked Jim Convey of Steady Internet to design and build her an e-commerce website, one unexpected benefit came through the phone. Wholesalers and florists shops who had seen her products for sale around Lanarkshire in Scotland were now able to research her business on-line. When they phoned they were well informed about the product range, ingredients and quality standards. [Read more…]

Baby Yum Yums!

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Well done Baby!

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Glasgow babyfood company wins national website award.

In its first week of trading, BabyYumYums.co.uk has won a prestigious Website award from MumpreneurUK.

cartoon broccoli on iceBabyYumYums make and freeze single ingredient baby foods and deliver them around Glasgow. Their Website use e-commerce to take orders and delivery times and uses Paypal to handle the cash. Their products come in Pure and Organic ranges and their Website provides first hand guidance for weaning parents.

 

 

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Ski Austria

snow covered ski chalet in Zell am See

Chalet Zell is a luxury ski chalet in Zell am See.

Sunny Ski Chalet Terrace in Zell am See, AustriaThinking of of a Ski holiday in the Austrian Alps, or a relaxing summer break in a beautifully fitted luxury chalet.

ChaletZell.com is the website SteadyInternet created to attract and inform visitors who may be thinking of visiting Zell am See in Austria. The website features, photographs, video, localĀ  snow and weather reports and a visitors book.

Ski Chalet Website

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