• Top 5 things to consider for your website | Search for Beginners Ep 7
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    Top 5 things to consider for your website | Search for Beginners Ep 7

    is your website ready to be listed on Google search here are the five things you should make sure your website does number one does Google know about your website you can check if your website is known to Google search by performing a site colon search for your domain one of our previous episodes explains more about the site colon operator check out the description below for a link if your website isn’t showing up at all it means that Google is not aware that it exists this usually occurs naturally when someone links to your website from another website but maybe you have a brand new site that…

  • How to change my business address & information on Google? | Search for Beginners Ep 11
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    How to change my business address & information on Google? | Search for Beginners Ep 11

    Let’s talk about how you can change your Google Maps information in Search. If you own a store or a business with a physical address where you seek customers, you can claim the listing on Google My Business. Google My Business is a free tool that helps you manage how your local business appears on Google Maps or Search. If your business serves customers at a particular location or within a designated service area, Google My Business helps people find you. Google My Business is useful for maintaining accurate information about your business in Google Search, for interacting with your customers, and for attracting new customers. Verified businesses on Google…

  • Search Console explained (and why you need it)| Search for Beginners Ep 6
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    Search Console explained (and why you need it)| Search for Beginners Ep 6

    Imagine a service where you can check any aspect of your website’s activity in Google Search…for free! You could find out how many users visit your site from Google Search, which queries bring people to your websites or how your website appears on Google Search. Well, there’s good news! This service already exists, and it’s called Google Search Console. If you’re a business owner, and you have a website, Google Search Console is for you. Even if someone else is in charge of the technical maintenance of your website, your site is still part of your business. Make sure that you have access to Search Console and that you’re familiar…

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    How to change my Google Search result snippet? | Search for Beginners Ep 10

    When your website appears on Google search results, Google search shows asnippet, or a title and short description. As the first interaction between your website and potential customers, the snippet is the primary piece of information used to decide which result to click on. So its important to take the time to add relevant titles and descriptions. What’s a good title? Page titles should concisely describe what you have to offer. A good title describes what you offer. Like “Sporty kids clothes” for an online kids clothing boutique. A good description should provide a one or two sentence summary of the content on the page. Like “Browse through a variety…

  • SEO explained | Search for Beginners Ep 8
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    SEO explained | Search for Beginners Ep 8

    (narrator) Your website should attract new potential customers. One way to do so is by showing up in search results. Methods of making your website appear when people search for the things you sell like children’s clothes, are called search engine optimization, or SEO for short. Think of it this way, SEO is like a shop window display– you want to make the shop window display interesting and attractive. SEO is about using the right words and serving relevant information to your potential customers on your websites. This can be done in a few different ways. Make sure your website contains useful information like inventory, selection, pricing, location, and hours.…

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    Intro to Search for Beginners

    Hello, and welcome toSearch for Beginners. If you want to learn the basics of creating an online presence and using Google Search tools to help customers find your website, this series is for you. You’ll learn about the various platforms and methods for creating an online presence, and how to choose the best one for you, as well as how to connect with developers if you need technical help. We will explore how Google Search works, and address frequently asked questions about search and discoverability, such as: “Is my website on Google?” “How do I change what is showing up on Google Search?” Or, “How do I correct inaccurate information…

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    Is my website showing in Google Search? | Search for Beginners Ep 5

    How do I know if my website is searchable on Google? People who own websites, whether they are running an online business or managing a hobby site, often check Google to see if their websites are appearing onSearch.Sometimes they find their website listed, sometimes they do not. Wondering why? How do you get your websites to appear inSearch?To check if Google knows your website or if your website is indexed on Google at all, typesite:followed by your website address into Google. Searching Google usingsite: in front of a domain, specifies that you only want to see search results for that specific site. If your website appears here, it means Google…

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    Google Search Explained | Search for Beginners Ep 4

    Searchis a powerful tool! It allows users to find, share, and access an almost infinite amount of content, regardless of how or where they connect. Understanding how Google Search works is essential, if you have an online business and you want your customers to find you. Whether you have a website, log, social media profile, or Google My Business listing, Google goes through a whole journey to find your business, categorize it, and show it to your potential customers. First of all, Google needs to realize your business has a presence on the web. For this, Google constantly searches for new content to add to its huge catalog. This discovery…