Owners of Yahoo Store rejoice!
In this difficult, transitional period in the history of SEO, Yahoo Store owners have a reason to celebrate!
Yahoo has rolled out a new feature for your Yahoo Merchant Solutions store. It is intended to make your image URLs even more SEO friendly. In its first stage, the feature will optimize your new image URLs. In a second-stage update, the feature will make existing image URLs SEO friendlier. If you own a Yahoo Merchant Solutions store, your will be notified in its Store Manager when the feature is operational.
The rules that apply to the search engine optimization game have undergone a paradigm shift with the introduction of new updates and the Keyword Planner by Google. Ms. Marissa Mayer’s influence on Yahoo Store is probable in this new feature that will prove to be a big boost for your Yahoo Store.
Yahoo under Ms. Mayer – and even before – has been protective of its clients’ information. By introducing this new feature, it has demonstrated that it is also committed to their interests.
The feature will make URLs for your store images officially stronger instruments of search engine optimization. Although initially your existing image URLs won’t benefit from this feature, Yahoo plans to strengthen them as well in the second stage.
This is a great feature for your in-store images because the static URLs associated with them ensure that images don’t appear broken when they show up in various shopping directories. Since they don’t change unless you need to change them, they also bring a consistency into your SEO effort. Descriptive URLs are ideal for boosting your effort to optimize for the search engines.
This page will show you how to edit/change image names with the new feature, and this page lists some specific information on the new image upload feature.
We are confident that Yahoo store owner will welcome this new feature with enthusiasm. Such great support from Yahoo will continue to ensure that Yahoo Merchant Solutions becomes an even more popular a platform among business owners and their customers.
Your Yahoo Merchant Solutions starter, standard, and professional accounts provide you with the Catalog Manager, which you can use to change the base file name of your new image. You can also use the Store Editor for the same purpose.