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 Splash, and Sink Fast in Search
Splash pages sink in search
A splash page is a landing page for a Web site with lots of graphics and pizzazz and nothing much else. Often the only text on the page is a link saying "Enter". The page usually looks terrific. In fact, it may make a big splash with your visitors. Trouble is the search engine spiders expect to find the most important keywords for your entire site on the first page that opens. If that page is a splash page, then all your site is about in the spider's eyes is enter. There is no more certain way to sink a site in the search engines than to have the landing page be a splash page. If you need a page where you can let your creative flair run free, make it some inside page, and build yourself a home page that is rich in spider food. What good is a terrific looking landing page if nobody ever finds their way to it?

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  bullet Remember that your monitor is not everybody's monitor.  
  bullet Image errors have many aliases.  
  bullet Watch out for disappearing fonts.  
  bullet Remember 3 words, Show and Tell.  
  bullet Avoid needless distractions.  
  bullet Keep formatting in reason.  
  bullet Pardon our construction, or don't.  
  bullet Splash no splash in search engines.  
  bullet SEO gone in a Flash.Turn Sound Down First!  
  bullet Music to my ears may not be music to every ear.  
  bullet Keywords? Start with the contents of Webster's.  
  bullet Don't be a Copy Cat.  
  bullet Do be a Copy Writer, or hire an expert to write good copy.  
  bullet Don't be selfish. Share the Wealth.  
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