What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization Most popular search engines: Google Yahoo Ask MSN
Why Optimize Your Site for Search Engines? You want to drive traffic to your site You want users to buy or do something on your site. Users usually go to the sites on the first page of the search engines results. You are competing for the attention of the user.
What are the techniques I used? I used keywords in my metatags located in the header tag. I used wordtracker.com to help me come up with different words to use that a user will probably use in a search engine. <meta name="keywords content="Art Institute of Atlanta, fine dining, Fine Dining, Creations, recipes, art institute of atlanta, restaurant recipes, restaurant in school,culinary school, culinary, French cuisine, french food, french restaurant, french cuisine, french food recipes" />
What are the techniques I used? Also, I put the title and description of the site in in the designated areas in the flash file.
What are the techniques I used? I made the first sentence of the website the same as the description metatag located within the text file. <meta name="description content="Run by faculty and students of The Art Institute of Atlanta culinary arts program, Creations offers delicious classical French cuisine at very affordable prices. Come visit us often, for special occasions or any time." /> Run by faculty and students of The Art Institute of Atlanta culinary arts program, Creations offers delicious classical French cuisine at very affordable prices. Come visit us often, for special occasions or any time.
What are the techniques I used? In addition, I submitted the site to Google Analytics website. That will show complete statistics on how much traffic your site gets. With that you can determine how well your techniques are working. Also, I submitted the site to Yahoo. Which will serve the same purpose as submitting it to Google. This helps make sure that the site is searchable on both engines.