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Improving Google rankings for small businesses

Achieving a high ranking on Google is important for small business owners in Texas, especially those that are dealing mainly in e-commerce. When a company's website ranks high on Google searches, more customers will find it, and the business will be more likely to get sales.

Descriptive content, a variety of images and videos and links from other sites are all needed to attain higher search engine rankings. The product listings and descriptions on an e-commerce website should be highly descriptive so that they contain a variety of keywords. Videos and images that are tagged with descriptive keywords will also help ranking. When seeking out links from other websites, a business owner should try to 'deep link" by linking to specific pages rather than the home page.

There are certain components that can be added to a website that Google rewards with higher rankings. One of those website components is customer reviews and ratings for products. Not only will reviews and ratings help a website to rank higher, they will improve the customer experience. Google also gives preference to websites that are encrypted. Encrypting a website with HTTPS assures Google and customers that the site is secure and trustworthy.

Creating an effective e-commerce website can help a start-up company to attract more customers and sell more products and services. A business law attorney may be able to help the owner of a new company to ensure that all of the content on its website is protected and secure, and legal counsel can also assist a company if its trademarks are being infringed upon.

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