|The epicFlowers DIY SEO Cheat Sheet
Follow the advice below; it’s imperative to your local SEO success
|Floral SEO Checklist:|
|Step 1. Sign up and verify with:
Step 2. Local search is likely to drive the majority of your traffic. These are the most important places to submit:
Step 3. Submit to other directories
Submit your website to industry (floral) specific directories.
Step 4. Create and submit sitemaps
|SEO Tips for Florists:|
Tips from Duane at Dragonfly Net Solutions:
Tips from Bob at Threadless Media
Tips from us, here at epicFlowers:
1) Blog, blog, blog. Google loves to see new content on your website. Be sure to use key words that you think customers would use to search for a florist in a search engine. For example, Red Roses in Portland Oregon could be your blog post title. Then in the body of your blog post talk about red roses or floral care with a couple of product images that link to their respected product page.
2) Moz Local is an excellent service that will push your website listings to all the major data aggregators. Cost: $84 a year per website
|Floral SEO Education:|
|1. The Beginner’s Guide to SEO LEARN MORE HERE
2. The Google Guide to Mobile SEO LEARN MORE HERE
We at epicFlowers are not experts at SEO, but we know quite a bit, and realize it’s a continual learning process. When Google changes their search algorithm, your webpage needs to evolve with that change. SEO is a moving target. If you’re not evolving with it, you’re not staying up with what you need to be successful online. There are so many florists’ sites you can find that spam their footer with zip codes thinking this is a good SEO practice, because that was what they were told 10 years ago. However, it’s not good SEO for today’s online florists. The checklist above is filled with essential information and tips that will help you become more successful online.