Join us this Thursday, January 31st at 3 p.m. PST on MetalSmith BenchTalk for a VERY special episode, as artist, jeweler, sculptor, and author Harriete Estel Berman returns to the show for an in-depth conversation and tutorial on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for artists and crafts people. This is a topic pertinent to everyone with an online presence! About this episode: Become the webmaster of your own domain with Harriete Estel Berman. Artists, makers, and metalsmiths are under-utilizing the potential visibility of the internet for their work. There are many free tools that are available for evaluating and improving your website for SEO. Everyone can learn how with this easy to implement information. We will discuss 5 tips for improving your images for search; using Google+ to improve search results for your website and blog; using Google Webmaster Tools and Bing Webmaster Tools to analyze and identify problems on your website you may not know about; and some easy to use ideas for 2.0 social networks. Artists and makers can increase the visibility of their website AND images with super easy to use tools that are as important as any saw or file in their studio.
Harriete Estel Berman creates jewelry, sculpture, Judaica & installations from recycled materials and is the author of the Professional Guidelines. For more info, visit Harriete's blog at http://www.askharriete.typepad.com.