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Old 15th May 2009, 11:28 PM   #1
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I just set up my new ecommerce website. I was told to do "seo" in order to promote it. How do I start?

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Old 16th May 2009, 12:38 PM   #2
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What's your keyword phrase for the site?

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Old 16th May 2009, 09:39 PM   #3
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SEO helps to define your site and its products, by using keywords that define your products and services so that your site will be picked up by the Search Engines. There are many optimization techniques that help to accomplish this, and unless you are tech savvy yourself, is generally best left to a person or company that is highly skilled in this area. There are MANY companies that do this, just be sure to find one that fits your goals and budget.

Also, this is only ONE part of the ingredients in promoting your website successfully. Some other ways of promoting your website is through social media platforms, such as facebook, myspace, etc. Also, depending on what your product and service is, you may consider buying advertising space, keywords, etc...

In all of these cases, it is very important that you create a well thought out marketing plan, have a budget in mind to execute your plan, and set goals and milestones and measure your results against those so that you constantly know where you are and where you want to be in x amount of time.

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Old 17th May 2009, 07:50 AM   #4
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Focus on your goals first. I mean what do you want to achieve with this ecommerce website. Who is your target audience?
Then first step is to optimize your webpages. Includes unique title and catchy description.

then look for some quality backlinks from other websites or using blogs commenting, article submission, social optimization.

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Old 17th May 2009, 12:13 PM   #5
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Hey guys,

I just set up my new ecommerce website. I was told to do "seo" in order to promote it. How do I start?

Thanks
Well SEO will help your site for sure, but you need to identify few targets first, i.e. within what time period you need x number of visitors and x number of sales or so.... once you're done with this analysis.... then think of not only SEO but all other possible ways, that may help ... SEO will not give you results in short run, you'll have to wait for these results... so think of PPC, affiliate marketind etc as well!

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Old 18th May 2009, 02:37 AM   #6
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SEO is definitely helps to your business.

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Old 18th May 2009, 04:16 AM   #7
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To beginners like you I think it's hard to explain it here. I guess you need to hire tutorials for you to be fully understand how the SEO works and how it affects your online business.

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Old 19th May 2009, 06:29 PM   #8
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2nd post and his sig is an affiliate link for making money on the internet? I have a sneaking suspicion he might not really need SEO help?

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Old 22nd May 2009, 09:27 AM   #9
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First you must define what keywords you are going to target.The Google keyword tool ( https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal )can help you determine the traffic and competition of your keyword.

The next step is to write content based on your keyword and build links back to your site.

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Old 25th May 2009, 07:01 AM   #10
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Hi your first seo tactics you have done on page seo.. means optimize meta tag, w3c, and content optimization...

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