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Monday, January 26, 2015

Website Navigation Should Be Easy To Understand; Don't Confuse Customers

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Website Navigation Should Be Easy To Understand; Dont Confuse Customers daily-golden-nugget-1176-36
There are a few standard pages needed on all websites, like the Home, About Us, and Contact Us pages. Other pages become important depending on the business; a Directions/Locations page is important for a business with a physical location but it's probably useless if your business is 100% e-commerce.

Other common pages for retail jewelers include:
* List of Designers
* Services
* Staff

Once we get past the 7 pages I've already mentioned, the need...
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AT: 01/26/2015 08:13:26 AM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, December 30, 2010

SEO: Contextual Linking of Pages

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Here's a little tidbit of interesting information. The links throughout a single page of your website are not all created equal.

Every web page has a variety of different links. Top menus, left navigation, right navigations, breadcrumbs, ad links, and links in the copy of the page. As it turns out, Google has the ability to measure the context of the information before and after every link.

That additional context provides additional signals to Google regarding the validity and importance of the link. The more relevant the surrounding words are, the more they'll produce higher link validity.

This is a reasonable example of contextual relevance:
"We have a great selection of diamond and 14kt _engagement_rings_ available."
The words _engagement_rings_ represents a link to your product catalog page. It is pre...
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AT: 12/30/2010 10:25:26 AM   0 COMMENTS
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