Google offers concrete suggestions on their page Webmaster Guidelines: Best practices to help Google find, crawl, and index your site. I think you can read this first page in about 5-7 minutes. The ideas are not technical "geekery", but common sense suggestions for improving your website.
For artists and makers with image-heavy sites, SEO and behind-the-scenes HTML code are critical issues for your website to be found and great performance.
Information is divided into three categories....that is when it gets a little tougher.
Watch this video below. Even if you can't fix everything this week, read the information, and ask me your questions based on what you don't understand.
Don't feel like you have to learn everything at once. A website should be constantly evolving.
A website is never finished unlike a painting or a teapot.
I have a week more of tutorials. Look forward to making your website of 2013 the best it can be.
Harriete Estel Berman
Patchwork Quilt: Small Pieces of Time was constructed in 1988. It is just as true today as it was 30+ years ago. Take those small pieces of time and use them effectively to update your website. Significant changes with Google search criteria during 2012 have made review and updates to your website essential.
This post was updated on July 11, 2022, to provide current links.