50 SEO Tips For Etailers

These 50 SEO tips can help online retailers get found by potential and existing customers looking for products and services. Ran Nir segments the list into 10 categories that range from ways to pick Web site host providers or increase search engine crawl rates for text and images, to applying essential URL and code tweaks.

Some of the recommendations include using robot.txt to block parts of the site you don't want search engines to index, not repeating keyword terms more than three times to avoid keyword stuffing, and placing blogs on a directory such as www.sitename.com/blog/ rather than a sub domain blog.sitename.com to help search engines find them.

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