Magento SEO Audit and Help required to help

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by ItsStorm, Feb 4, 2013.

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  1. ItsStorm

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    You shouldn't be using Magento unless you're running walmart dot com...it's difficult to find anyone willing to work on Magento for a cheap price...id say pay someone for an seo consult here then take that list to a magento specialist in India. If your site was built on something like opencart, shopify, or wordpress (I could go on) then this would be a really simple cheap task...but from a development/code standpoint, Magento is a ridiculous, badly structured, almost ALWAYS unnecessary BEAST of a CMS (content management system) - and bad web development advice has caused tons of small/med business' to become 'stuck with magento'. Running an ecommerce site can be cheap, but with Magento it can also be VERY expensive in the long run (even though it is a free open source CMS).

    google 'magento tweaks' i remember some guy offering cheap item-by-item magento "tweaks" through his website.

    Oh and btw your site descirption is determined by a 'meta description' tag located in the head section of your html.
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    <meta name="description" content="Your website descirption goes here">
    However google may still decide to present the bad description it had before, or will usually present a unique description based on what the user typed into search - all you can do is make sure you have this meta tag.

    Good luck!
     
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    "Told you so's" aren't helping my moral...lol

    Thanks for the feedback though, so 2 years in and i'm pretty much stuck with the beast, although mostly works fine for me... just want to get as much (correct) tweaking done, before i start driving a back link campaign. cheers