Chapter 2. SEO Case Study: PhillyDentistry.com
In this chapter, we’ll show you how to put into action the optimization techniques that you learned in Chapter 1 and the conversion techniques you’ll learn in Chapter 5. To do so, we feature a case study that shows the benefits of natural search engine optimization (SEO).
Dr. Ken Cirka, DMD, contacted us in mid-2004 seeking to boost the number of patient leads he was getting from his website. The original website had a simple, graphically rich design using stock images (see Figure 2-1).
Although it was visually appealing to humans, it was not appealing to search engines.
Through the lens of a Lynx viewer, the site looked like this:
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