Organizing Your Web Content for Maximum Traffic

Most businesses appreciate the fact that good website content is vital to good SEO, which in turn is vital to the business’ growth and expansion.  However, in an effort to constantly place new, keyword-rich content on their website, the business may not only miss the mark, but they may potentially open the door to penalties levied against them by search engines that are wary of poorly-constructed, keyword-pushing content.  Fortunately, there is a way to properly organize content on your website so as to achieve the ideal results.

Well-Organized Web Content

Before you organize the content on your website, ask yourself why you are adding it, who the audience is, what you want the content to do for you and how you will be able to measure its success.  This can take time to sort out and determine but it will be time well-spent, as then you will have a good starting point upon which to build effective content.

After you have determined the overall purpose for your content, you then need to determine where you should place different types of content.  Typically, the content that is first seen on a website–like on its homepage–is designed to be simple and to-the-point, addressing the immediate questions of potential customers who are looking for information.  Further information is provided when the reader digs deeper into the website.  Web content in general must be like a good story–able to capture a reader’s attention and then drive them further into the website so that they first become interested in buying, and then follow-through and make a purchase.  This means that main pages are broad and kept up-to-date, while deeper pages are more detailed and comprehensive.

What’s Next After You Set Up Your Layout?

Once you have done an initial content layout, you can then determine whether it works well.  Ask yourself the following questions: is new content in a logical, easy-to-find spot? Will the proposed content help potentials follow along the “story” of your website or simply confuse them?  Is any content being placed somewhere simply because one has no other logical place to put it?  Users want easy-to-follow content that answers questions and generates interest in your business. The most effective websites constantly evaluate what their users need and then conform to meet those needs.

A good user experience is based on consuming quality content that is easy to understand and flows well together. This means giving enough information to answer questions and generate interest without becoming long-winded or pointless.  The most effective websites constantly evaluate what their users need and then conform to meet those needs.

This then drives in more traffic to your website and can then increase your profits from the new customers. If tackling this type of organizational project seems daunting, that’s where web content companies come into place.

Let us help you reorganize your content. We can even help you press on with new, original content to build up your online business marketing strategy. Contact us today at Web Content Development to start on your perfect strategy!

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Erica D’Arcangelo – De Silva

Erica D’Arcangelo – De Silva has worked in the Internet marketing industry for the last 20-years. Erica is the top-secret SEO weapon to marketing and advertising agencies in the world. She has generated over 300+ million in revenue for high-value brands such as Walmart, Pottery Barn, iRobot, Cutting Edge Firewood, Kelley Blue Book, and many more. Erica has custom-created more than 1,000 content, SEO, and marketing strategies which held the key to doubling and tripling online traffic, and marketing ROI. She has also authored a series of online publications including The Digital Branding Survival Guide, Million Dollar Marketing, 5 Steps to Increase Web Traffic by Blogging, and Repairing Your Online Reputation.