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Thanks to tax audits, the word audit is a word that fills many business owners with dread. Serious anxiety is typically associated with the word audit, and a picture of a little man in a tan suit with a clipboard comes into mind. However, audits are not always a bad thing. In fact, when talking about the internet marketing world, anaudit can actually be a very good thing. On-site SEO audits should be part of any good internet marketing campaign. This is because this type of audit allows you to identify problems with your webpage and make the necessary corrections. In fact, you should conduct a comprehensive website audit to increase sales.

You may be surprised to find out that holding an audit can increase sales. All you are doing is going through your website and finding mistakes, right? What you may not be aware of, however, is how much these errors are actually costing you. When you have a mistake or mishap on your website, it affects the user's experience. Everyone should realize by now that the search engines primary focus is whether or not the user has a good experience on your website. If they have a good experience, then your rankings on the search engine results pages are likely to increase. However, if they have a negative experience, then your rankings may drop. In fact, more times than not, mistakes that negatively impact the user's experience are going to cause your website to be penalized by the search engines, and this means that your rankings are going to drop significantly.

Conducting a website audit on a regular basis can help increase your ranking on the search engine results pages. When your rankings increase, users are more likely to find your site. When users find your site, they are more likely to make a purchase than if they are never able to locate your site in the first place.

There are a number of different issues that an audit can identify, and each one can have a grave effect on your rankings on the results pages put out by search engines. First of all, an audit can identify whether or not your content is unique and different than what is found on the sites of your competitors. It can also identify whether or not you have any broken or dead links located within your content. When a user clicks a link, they expect to find content that is relevant to the topic being discussed or to find products/ services that are relevant to what is being discussed. Over time, other sites that you are linking out to may have been deleted. You may have revamped your website, and pages that your content links to may no longer exist. An audit can help ensure that your webpage is in order.

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