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20 Things you need to know before Optimizing a Website to quote in a Better Way

There are some important steps you need to take in advance of optimizing the site that can help you quote accurately for the SEO project. Following are the points: What technology was used to build the site i.e. Flash, PHP, frames, Cold Fusion, JavaScript, Flat HTML etc.?What is the file extension of the pages i.e. .htm, .php, .cfm etc.?Does the site contain database driven content? If so, will the URLs contain query strings or does the site use parameter workarounds to remove the query strings?Are there at least 250 words of text on the home page and other pages to be optimized?How does the navigation work? Does it use text links or graphical links or JavaScript drop-down menus?Approximately how many pages does the site contain and how many of these will be optimized?Does the site have a site map or will it require one?Does the site have an XML sitemap submitted to Google Sitemaps?What is the current link popularity of the site?What is the approximate Google PageRank of the site?Do y…