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Sep032010

Half of Small Businesses are not Optimised for the Web

It is very important for all small businesses to be as competitive as they possibly can.  One of the key methods for attracting new customers today is undoubtedly the internet.  But a recent online report found that many small businesses have websites that are not properly optimised.  This means they will not be attracting the full volume of potential customers they could be.

Larger businesses have the financial means to hire someone to handle their search engine optimisation (SEO) on their behalf.  SEO is the practice of making sure the right keywords are in the right places on the web pages that form a site.  It covers other areas too but the main focus is to ensure that when someone searches for information, the site in question ranks high in the results.  This helps to bring in more customers.

The study found that more than 70% of small businesses (those with fifty or fewer employees) have little to no SEO present on their websites at all.  The study has also shown quite clearly that small businesses are at a disadvantage purely by not being able to optimise their websites properly.  Many small business owners may indeed be unaware that such an activity is even necessary.

I found one of the most shocking statistics was the fact that a full 12% of business websites cannot even be found in the search engines.  It is quite straightforward to find out more about SEO online for free, and it would seem that many small business owners would be advised to do so, and to put the practices into action on their own sites.

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