Is your business’s website getting seen? Tips for improving your online presence

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By Anita Ginsburg

A business website is necessary in this digital era if you want to reach potential customers. Many people visit a website to learn more about a company before making a purchase decision. However, they are not going to be able to learn much about your company if they can’t even find your website or if your company’s website is poorly made. Here are some tips for improving your business’s online presence.

Create a user-friendly website

People these days are used to being able to find the information they’re looking for nearly instantaneously. Therefore, when people do get to your website, it needs to load quickly. If it doesn’t load in a second or less, people are more likely to go somewhere else. They don’t have patience to wait for a page that may or may not completely load, so website speed is important. You also need to make it load quickly on all devices—computers, tablets, and mobile phones. As more and more people are searching for businesses while on the go, sites need to be configured to work well for mobile devices as well as computers.

Once the website loads, visitors need to be able to read things clearly. That means your site should be well-organized. You don’t want it to be too cluttered or it will be difficult for visitors to find what they’re looking for. You should also use easy-to-read color combinations and fonts.

Publish high-quality content

The content you publish on your website needs to be interesting enough to entice people and get them to come back for more. Create content that matches the tone of your organization and helps promote the products or services. Spend time on the content to make it high quality and useful for your viewers. You want the content itself to be entertaining or informative. Pay attention to trends in your industry to produce content that people want to see. Finally, incorporate your logo and the name of your company within your content.

Once you publish your content, you should use social media to help promote it. Post your videos and blog posts on the most popular social media platforms to increase visibility. Don’t forget to make the content shareable so viewers can share with their friends.

Search engine optimization

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of creating your website and content with the purpose of making it as appealing to search engine algorithms as possible. Because SEO is a complex and multifaceted process, there are a lot of ways to improve your website’s SEO.

First, Google My Business optimization is a simple tool that can have a huge impact on your business’s visibility. Google My Business is an online directory that is particularly useful for local searches. Because the profile includes your business name, website, physical address, and other information, Google shows your profile to those in your area who are searching for your services. This means that you get seen by more potential customers.

You can also research the most popular keywords that are relevant to your business. Use these keywords in your content to help increase your chances of being seen in search results. Maintaining a blog can also help keep your website relevant.

Your website can be a great tool for your small business. However, you need to put some effort into your digital presence. These tips can help people get to your site. Once on your site, they will actually enjoy it enough to keep coming back.


Anita Ginsburg is a freelance writer from Denver, CO. She studied at Colorado State University and now enjoys writing about health, business, and family. A mother of two wonderful children, she loves traveling with her family whenever she isn’t writing. You can find her on Twitter @anitaginsburg.

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