What are the main issues or problems Yola users have with Site SEO ?

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Hey..

I have seen that there are a few (45% of what i've seen) that yola users are having Issues with if Site Engine Optimization.

I am currently using the yola web builder, to create a site about bring traffic to your site and being SEO friendly.

I was wondering what are the main issues yola users have? I would like to put my 2 cents in on this topic,

Please note I have the following to ensure i am giving accurate information:

Getting Paid on the Internet, Bachelors Degree (3679B)
Design a Website to Meet Technical Requirements ,(ICAA4142B)
Basic Website Creation for Home and Small Business (24566, 27197, 19007)

I am not meaning to show off, just want to encourage people to put something in, i also do not work for yola.

I would love, both users, and staff to assist to this thread. :)
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Hi jayJay,

Thank you very much for the new eyes and your enquiring style. It's making me review things as I see your statements, arguments and observations..

Jumping bravely into SEO. Safe or dangerous? :).

To paraphrase; "if you put every SEO consultant end to end they would never reach a conclusion".

The greatest issue with SEO is understanding. The waters become very murky with tools and advice. The algorithm is a secret and many are trying to approach nirvana, I feel.

When you start you're absolutely swamped by it. It's just a maze. Six weeks later it's crystal clear. You've found some free tools you've read lots of opinions you've heard from other users of the must do's and the sure fire tricks. Then you lose it again.

I try and keep focused on what the objective is: to get to the top of the Google search list and/or to get hits.

I then try and identify the known things that contribute greatly to this.

Then I tweak. Even with apparent success I'm not sure if it was the SEO regime that did it. In fact I'm fairly sure that this had minimal effect. My greatest ally was personal referral. Not an SEO metric.

Topic and content have to be some starting point.
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Hello.
I understand what you mean, there is no answer to Perfect SEO. But you can reach a certain point, reaching certain traffic. Upon getting your Traffic your site does in some way become SEO friendly as it gets the search engines attention.

The one big thing is basicly having a description and keywords set into place.

Its not that hard.

It may seem like a maze but infact it is not. You just have to follow the right paths, depending on what your site is all about.

If you create a site based on a topic or something you like, you get interested and continue building, which raise's rankings.
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okay, this thread is a bit complex for tiny brains like me :-P
My issue always has been that i dont even understand the basics of SEO!
never understood difference in meta tags/tags/keywords blah blah blah!
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Thank you Monica, I will add that to the FAQ page, just for you :)
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Hi Monica,

Emmy has just published a 4 part tutorial on the basics of SEO. You may like to read it here. She's done a great job.

http://www.yola.com/tutorials/intro-t...
http://www.yola.com/tutorials/plannin...
http://www.yola.com/tutorials/buildin...
http://www.yola.com/tutorials/promoti...
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Hey all,
I just have to put my 2 cents in here on this one as well!

I would agree with Peter whole heartedly that the major issue with SEO for people is lack of understanding.

SEO is a process that is not quick and cannot be implemented in a day; it requires lots of time and work. But for those that put in the time and work (Peter can attest to this I am sure) the outcome is very exciting!

I specifically arranged these tutorials into a series of 4 as there are tactics to implement from the planning phase all the way through promotion and maintenance; it really is a process.

My hope for users is that they start out their website building journey with SEO in mind from the beginning.

Emmy
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Thank you Emmy, your 2 cents are most appreciated. I really enjoyed reading your Tutorials, You have great knowledge about SEO.
I must ask, but do you have a yola site? i would really like to have a look at it,if you do i would appreciate if you shared it with me.