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How to Make a Good Homepage w/ SEO

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Rob Rouse Jr, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. Rob Rouse Jr

    Rob Rouse Jr Registered Member

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    I've got a site:
    dranksomejoe.com
    How do you make a good homepage? No clue what to put on my homepage
     
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    The site in general needs more content.

    A homepage should tell visitors what the site is about and provide cta's for what to do.
     
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    If it makes you feel better at all, homepages are notoriously bad for blogs. They just have too much going on. It might be better to turn your homepage into a more focused landing page to guide people to what they might be most interested in on your site. Also, a few unsolicited pointers:

    • Your header pushes all of your content below the fold. Very bad.
    • From the homepage, click "Coffee Machines" in the menu. Your menu goes vertical.
    • Click on any of your articles, and you get a completely different menu. This is very bad for user experience, and may cause crawling issues if you don't link things up internally very well. Actually, just clicking through your header menu randomly, the menu items jump all over the place.
    • You definitely need way more content.
     
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  5. Rob Rouse Jr

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    Thank you!!! I'm trying to figure out how to fix the different menus thing on different posts... that's bothering me
     
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    Hii Rob Rouse jr,
    I analyze your blog.

    1. you have to change your meta title and include your focus keyword in it.
    2. you also have to make your website attractive for the users and also reliable
    3. google didn't have updated cache of your website. you have to submit your home page link on major search engines
    4. on your website you didn't connect any webmaster and also google analytics

    these are some points which I think that you have to correct.

    if it's helpful then give thumbs up
     
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    Mate i would be searching for some easier keywords.. Because currently you have on website keywords, that are not so easy to rank. I mean it's possible, but you will need to make a lot of work to rank.
     
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    Are you using a special plugin for the menus, or are you just using the stock menu features?
     
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    I figured it out! I had a special menu plugin I was using
     
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    Why don't you look into other sites
     
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    Go through your competitor's websites. You can get the best idea from there.
     
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    for sure it was ahead of its time, actually alot of the new guides i read on ahrefs moz etc bring up the ideas in this guide like they stumbled upon something new
     
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    Your homepage,
    • Must have good design
    • It should clearly tell what your website do and what the visitors can get
    • It should be narrowly focussed, navigated
    • Include call-to-actions
    • Don't let homepages always static.