We often get asked: “How often should I update my homepage content?”
The answer is simple – as often as you possibly can! It is easy to say but for many time poor SMEs much harder to do. So, what is practical and what are the real benefits of making the effort?
There are 2 significant benefits:
Why is it important?
Google has recently updated their indexing calculation (algorithm) which has affected the organic listing of over 11% of the total number of websites online. The update is designed to reward high quality original content, not just re-posted third party articles and links to and from other sites.
As you could imagine, this change has affected a huge number of sites, with some sites dropping in ranking and others getting a boost. Google’s intention is sound and designed to reduce the crowded online landscape that is suffering badly from spam and automated content generation.
What can you do?
What will make easier for you?
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Jason Hawkins is a senior application strategist, information architect and director at KND. His knowledge is based on years of industry experience in taking online application ideas to reality across a broad range of industries.
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