For those of you who don’t know, Matt Cutts is the head of the Web Spam team at Google, and does a lot of liaison work with the Webmaster/SEO community. He’s definitely worth listening to when it comes to deciding what will and will not work in Google.
Today’s video from Matt goes over how much content you should have on your homepage. He says “I wouldn’t have 20MB of content -that’s too much.” He goes on to say that the content on your homepage is how Googlebot determines what your page is about, and then determines what keywords you’ll rank for. This is especially vital for those that might have split homepages or landing pages….Vacation Rental & Real Estate – or messages about activities conflicting with your homepage content and calls to action about what your business does to make money.
Check out the video below and do a word and theme check on your homepage, what do you think? Too much or too little?