SEO Friendly Website Best Practices

We recommend adding search engine optimization services to your website design or redesign project. The combination of good website design and SEO best practices improves your chances for greater online success and addresses many of the following:

  • Proper domain registration
  • Proper host server setup
  • SEO friendly website structure (sub-directory setup and file naming)
  • SEO friendly URLs
  • Proper URL structure and naming conventions
  • SEO friendly redirect URLs (301 redirects)
  • SEO friendly CMS systems
  • SEO friendly shopping cart & ecommerce systems
  • SEO friendly site navigation
  • Proper sitemap setup
  • Google XML sitemap
  • SEO friendly links
  • SEO friendly images
  • SEO friendly link text
  • Proper internal link juice flow
  • Proper robots exclusion file setup
  • Proper keyword research
  • Good SEO content and copywriting services (to support targeted keywords)
  • Good clean source code with optimized meta data & ALT tags
  • Ensuring fast web page load times
  • Proper page submissions to the Search Engine
  • Ensuring pages are spidered & properly indexed
  • Natural link strategies

Other problem areas that search engine optimization can address include heavy graphics, JavaScript, CSS and e-Commerce capabilities plus any other elements of your website design that could negatively affect page indexing and performance.

Keep in mind that configuration is key. All of the above elements could be in place but if they are not setup properly they may become a problematic stumbling block for your website to be favorably positioned in the Search Engines.

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Results Oriented: Go the extra mile to achieve results, strive to exceed goals and expectations and work to find solutions rather than focus on challenges.

Customer Focus: Understand client needs and goals, listen to what clients are saying, respond in a timely manner and ultimately derive value from satisfied clients.

Teamwork: Share information and resources in order to achieve outstanding results, be realistic and seek to understand others’ points of view and ideas.

Flexibility: Keep the big picture and end result in mind, look for new profitable opportunities and adapt practices to conform to changing trends and Best Practices.

Innovation: Challenge conventional thinking and learn from past experience and use it in the future.


Our primary focus is to help our clients set realistic goals based on their market and to develop long term feasible strategies that have strong potential for sustainable success.

  • As our client you will be assigned a veteran SEO Project leader with at least 10 years of experience.
  • Our proven SEO methods are based on our ability to perform Detailed Site Audits which identify deeper SEO issues and work towards correcting them before optimization even begins.
  • A deep understanding of Search Engine history and how Search Engines work enable us to achieve long term, stable visibility for our clients with scalable growth.
  • We protect your website’s integrity by following a Best Practices approach employing only ethical, industry accepted strategies.
  • The ability to explore the best options to grow your visibility in the Search Engines means that you will have multiple solutions for any issue we come across.

About 1st on the List

1st on the List was founded by Chris Genge in 1997, a year before the birth of Google. For more than a decade, 1st on the List has consistently earned top rankings for “BEST IN SEARCH” by the Independent Authority on Search Vendors, TOP SEOs. 1st on the List specializes in custom SEO services, as well as pay per click advertising and SEO website design.

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To learn more about our SEO Company, 1st on the List, or to inquire about custom SEO services, please call us toll free at 1-888-262-6687 or send us an email. We look forward to serving you.