What is a Landing Page and How Do They Work?

What is a Landing Page and How Do They Work?

Creating a landing page is one way businesses attempt to quickly engage with their customers online. But what exactly is a landing page and how do you create an effective one?

Technically, any web page is a landing page because by clicking on it, you land there, but for marketing purposes, landing pages are standalone pages, essentially separated from the rest of a business’s website, and their goal is to quickly persuade viewers of the usefulness of the product advertised and then convert to sales.

The reason landing pages are created to “stand alone,” is so viewers do not click away from them. Landing pages are designed to be online dead ends. The options left are two: back out or sign up and purchase what is offered. If properly designed they can be quite effective. Nearly 70 percent of B2B businesses use them to get new sales leads for future conversions.

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3 Steps to Keep Organic Traffic After You Redesign Your Website

3 Steps to Keep Organic Traffic After You Redesign Your Website

BEFORE

SEO Must Be Part of the Process

If your site designer is not affiliated with your developers and SEO team, make sure they get acquainted. In fact, they should be regularly communicating because each plays a crucial role in how your website will ultimately perform. Once these three all understand your goals and ambitions, it is time to move on to the redesign.

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The Art of Crafting Landing Page SEO & Usability

The Art of Crafting Landing Page SEO & Usability

Website owners intent on optimizing their landing pages may not be aware of its importance to SEO.  More specifically, Google is believed to rank a landing page based upon how much time a user spends on average on that page.  Conversely, landing pages that have a high bounce rate may signal to Google that this page does not have any useful information users want to read!  Having a high bounce rate can adversely affect a site's landing page rankings.

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