Florist Search Engine Optimization – Backlinks
So you want to get your florist website on the front page of Google’s search results.
You’re considering paying a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) company. There are some things that are within your control and you can do for free! There are other things that internal to your website and there are things that are internal. Here are two things that are external to your site you can do to promote your site for zilch, zero, nada:
Backlinks – Make sure you have plenty of links to your website.
Google ranks your website by the number and quality of sites linking back to yours. One way to help your ranking is to create links to your site from well know sites like Mapquest and Superpages.
Here’s a partial list of sites that you should be listed on. You can add your business for for the ridiculously affordable price of free! Your “Google Places” listing is the most important and it’s worth doing through the steps to get listed.
– Google Places (this will get you listed on Google Maps also!)
– Yahoo Local
– Bing Local
– Insider Page
– Merchant Circle