Online Marketing/HTML5

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Hi,

Im interested in using a website builder to build my new website. They use HTML5 editors. I want to find out if using this website builder will help or hurt any SEO efforts down the line. Will google be able to send its bots on the site

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You wont run into a problem with the search engines crawling your site if you are using an HTML5 format.  The problem you will run into is that a lot a browsers still can not read HTML5 completely.
With that said, Google does not seem to like(rank)HTML sites as well as it does other types of sites, especially WordPress based websites.  The layout and content potential in WordPress seems to be designed exactly the way the Google bots think a webpage should be done and almost always will rank higher.
If you need more specific information about a particular website builder, please let me know which builder you are considering.

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Steve Kidd

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My specialty is WordPress based blogs and websites. I can answer question about internet marketing, starting an internet business, setting up a blog and any general question about WordPress. Though I understand the basics of programming I do not normally answer coding related questions

Experience

I have worked within the internet industry for the past 16 years. During that time I was a marketing specialist, the operations manager for a dial-up company and have installed and help in the set up of over 1000 WordPress based blogs.

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I studied programming in High School prior to the introduction of the personal computer. I have a Doctorate in Theology and a Masters in Internet Marketing

Past/Present Clients
Clients have included large corporations like Portland General Electric and small home businesses like Earth Angel Network and Inspiration Foundation. Clients have also included: Weaver Technologies Faith Family Center Her Blogs Network TalkETalk Affinity VoIP Telecom and MANY others

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