More easy SEO tips for veterinary practices: A super quick and easy way to find keywords

French bulldog sleeping on the lawn

Last month, we talked about some easy SEO tips you can use right away, to help improve your practice’s searchability online. If you haven’t read it yet, I’d recommend starting there. Then, continue reading here for a super easy tip on how to find some great keywords and key phrases for your veterinary website. This … Read more

Tidy up your pet or veterinary website, to make it more effective

Cat sitting in the middle of a mess of crumpled papers

Maybe you’ve caught on to the new tidying craze brought on by Marie Kondo, a Japanese consultant on decluttering and organization… and her hit show on Netflix. I bought her book a few years ago, and I loved it! And while I never fully worked my way through the entire method… I found that even … Read more

What is pet seo and why is it important for online success?

Recently I was asked to explain the difference between SEO (search engine optimization) in general and SEO Copywriting for the pet industry… and why it matters so much.

There are a number of things that SEO means for any web site, including pet web sites, and copywriting is just one of them. I’ll try to explain concisely:

SEO is anything related to helping websites achieve decent rankings and traffic via organic search (not paid search results). If your pet web site is not being found in search engines, you’re missing huge opportunities for sales. Any of the following factors could be the problem:

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Why it pays to work with a Certified SEO pet copywriter

Greetings – Today’s topic is about SEO copywriting — that magical blend of three things that make your website work (if it has these ingredients): The strategic and ethical use of relevant and competitive keywords (keyphrases) your prospects are using in search engines to find your pet products… Messages that are customer-focused; showing them how … Read more

Is Google May Day affecting your ability to market pet products?

I learned over the past couple of days that a Google algorithm change about 10 days ago has affected all ecommerce websites, especially those using content from manufacturers. This is a big deal if your website is focused on marketing pet products. As of May, 2010, the Google “May Day” Update created a situation where … Read more

Pet internet marketing strategy: place important web content above the fold

Gotta love Jakob Nielsen, the king of website usability and owner of the world-famous Nielsen Norman Group. He recently posted a highly informative and useful article about web content, scrolling pages, visitor attention, and the importance of having critical content “above the fold” (the first screen people see when landing on a web page). Before … Read more

Page titles matter to search engines when marketing pet products online

Here’s how to make the most of them. Here’s my big AHA! of the day: Web page titles can be critical regarding how you look to prospects in search engine results. What’s that you say? Page titles? You’re not alone if you’ve never noticed the page titles WAY up at the top of your browser … Read more

For the best results with your pet-industry website, put your keywords where your content is

Remember the phrase, “Put your money where your mouth is?” This adage is 100% applicable to pet internet marketing and having web content that works to 1) drive traffic to your site and 2) connect with buying customers. Here’s why. Keywords equal money in today’s cluttered online marketplace. And your web content represents the messages … Read more

Make sure your pet-industry site’s graphics support your content

“What a beautiful website! I couldn’t find what I needed, but it sure is a pretty site.” That kind of a compliment is death to an online business. Here’s why. If your site is gorgeous — a work of art — but the graphics dominate the content, visitors will be less likely to find the … Read more

Update your pet web content frequently to stay competitive and profitable

Recently I read an interview with web analytics expert Ryan Eisenberg, and he said something that struck me like a thunderbolt: A common mistake people make is they “stop optimizing their websites.” He said, “Site optimization is not a finite thing. You can always find ways to tweak your sites if you listen to what … Read more