Content is STILL the king! Be sure you that have unique content that adds value to your visitors. Google is looking for content rich pagesr. This is one of your best bet to be find-able in search engines. It’s also the best way to keep visitors interested while increasing the chances of converting them into your customers.
I would strongly recommend hiring a professional writer or a content strategist. It’s always good to have another fresh pair of eyes to give some good advice.
Shiny graphics are nice to have but if your website takes longer then 3 seconds to load you may loose many potential visitors. Website speed is especially important in ecommerce websites where just small speed improvements lead to higher sales.
Another good reason to optimize your website loading speed is that Google penalize your ranking if the website loads too slow.
One way to stay ahead of your competitors is to implement Microformats which are Rich Snippets that describe elements on the page specifically for Search Engines. This SEO technique is extremely useful for ecommerce websites.
RWD not only makes your website more usable on smaller screen resolutions such as Smartphones but Google also favors Responsive websites, “..optimized for all resolutions”, over mobile websites.
Social Media signals are now part of the SEO and influence organic ranking both directly and indirectly.
Directly, if you are signed into your Google+ account by showing the first results from people who are in your Google+ circle and indirectly by calculating and boosting your pages in search queries based on your social media reputation.
It is imperative for all business owners to create and maintain social media accounts such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn etc.
While these are just few of the SEO techniques we can implement at the present, at least you know that are future proof and will provide a nice boost in your website’s ranking in long term.