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SEO Report - Clawdylawdy Records

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This is a complimentary SEO report for Clawdylawdy Records. The recommendations in this report are based on my present knowledge of the search engine industry. There is no guarantee that by implementing any or all of the suggestions found here that the page will improve in search engine rankings for the specified keyword phrases.

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Page Information:

  • Submitted by: David
  • Page Title: "Clawdylawdy Records | Home"
  • URL: http://www.clawdylawdy.dreamhosters.com/index.php?/building_series/index/
  • Main Headline:
  • Keyword phrase(s) to optimize for: vinyl record store

Basic SEO Checks:

Basic elements of SEO to fix.

  • Is the keyword phrase good?
    Yes
    The only thing I wonder is if people who want records are more likely to search for just "record store" than specifically "vinyl record store".


  • Where is the keyword phrase found?
    not found; With a keyword density of: 0%
While the words are on the page, they are not found anywhere on the page in that exact order.

Advanced SEO Checks:

  • How many links are there to the page?
    0
    I would start with pages that list record stores, and then move to sites that discuss vinyl records. It's important to get related sites to link to your site with the keyword phrase you're trying to optimize for.


  • When was the page last modified?
    Unknown
    Pages that are modified with significant content changes do well in search engines, but constant little changes can hurt your ranking.
  • Does the page validate?
    CSS - yes
    It's important to write pages with valid HTML as that's easier for search engines to read. And when your pages are accessible, that means that the search engine spiders can read them as well.

Negative SEO:

Elements of SEO that can hurt your rank.

  • Hidden content in
    None Good!


  • URLs that are difficult to read
    Parameters - yes
    Having parameters can make it difficult to get indexed well, as search engines look at the URL without the parameters. So while you might get your home page indexed, any other page (loaded with changed parameters) might not get indexed and could affect the ranking of your home page.


  • Spammer tricks (that could get you banned)
    None Good!

Other SEO Thoughts:

The first thing I would do is get the keyword phrase onto the page. Preferably in the title and headlines. I would add in some HTML headlines (H1, H2, H3, etc) and get the keyword phrase listed there. I would also get rid of the quotation marks in the meta title. Any punctuation in that title can confuse the spiders.

More SEO Resources - Continue to Optimize the Page:

Most of the suggestions in this report come from the SEO High Priority Checklist and the SEO To Avoid Checklist. You can do even more with SEO through the other checklists and with these articles:

Make Changes then Check Your Ranking

SEO is more of an art than a science. The suggestions provided in this free SEO report are not guaranteed to get you number one placement in any search engine. However, by focusing on good keyword phrases and following the suggestions in this report, you should see an improvement in ranking within a few weeks to months. If you don't, you should continue to work on the page or adjust your keyword phrase.

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