Words matter. Literally words, as in content matters. This statement is important to understand, especially today when much of lives, on-line, focus on the visual perspective.
While an attractive and easy-to navigate website is important (you want your on-line visitors to be captivated), your content (what is written on your site) is equally as important. After all, appropriate content helps trigger search engines and drives traffic to your site. The right words notify search engines of your business. Words matter.
Additionally, content helps your website’s visitors understand your business – who you are, what you do and how you work. Again, the right words help to capture their attention, engage them and eventually increase business. This is why many businesses today utilize content writing services like ours.
The Value of Information
Quality content provides you the opportunity to inform. Knowledge is power; both in regard to search engines and end users. Excellent content allows you to communicate EXACTLY what you want others to understand. The words you use to describe your business and its purpose should be carefully determined. You want them to accurately reflect your website purpose. In short, appropriately worded content will result in better search engine results.
Additionally, smartly worded content helps visitors to your site understand exactly what you do. Words can help depict intangible services and describe product offerings. They can share your business philosophy and culture and detail your policies and procedures. The right words provide valuable insight and information.
What Does Quality Content Include?
Clearly, the words you use are critical. That said, quality web content also includes keywords, links and actions.
The incorporation of keywords in your website content helps your pages rank on search engines. Identifying these key words and seamlessly incorporating them into the content on the appropriate pages of your website is incredibly important. The words should make sense in the content – they need to belong!
Additionally, the inclusion of internal links can help visitors to your site easily navigate from page to page. By clicking on included hyperlinks, people can jump directly to the website page containing the information of most interest to them. It helps them locate what they are looking for quickly and easily. That said, internal links are also helpful to search engines. They are recognized and help search engines pages quickly. This results in better rankings.
Finally, a call to action can assist your website achieve its goals (sales, visibility, etc). Appropriate content can encourage visitors to contact you with questions, share your information, or even purchase an item. Phrasing is important; these actions should be simple and are often enabled with a single click.
In short, high quality web design combines both the creation of a visually appealing and easy to use site along with carefully worded content that is valuable to both search engines and site visitors. At Notch, we pride ourselves on providing both.
Call us today at 954-933-2581 for more information on how we can leverage our web development expertise to bring value to your business.