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RuthJeffery

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Hi we have a new site going live soon. In the URL structure should you use & or an and?
Thanks for the help!
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ianhaney

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Thank you will take a look at that tomorrow
 
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ianhaney

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Just been looking and noticed a couple of my links have stop words in them such as "about" and "a" so guessing I should maybe rename them to about-company-name and also book-repair

Then thinking to do a 301 redirect from the old url to the new one?

That the best way to do it?
 
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Just been looking and noticed a couple of my links have stop words in them such as "about" and "a" so guessing I should maybe rename them to about-company-name and also book-repair

Then thinking to do a 301 redirect from the old url to the new one?

That the best way to do it?
I see you've used a "-" in your domain which is also not a best practice in case of URLs. You can definitely try redirecting your URLs or you can leave them as it is and take care in future when creating new pages.
 
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ianhaney

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yeah unfortunately itdoneright.co.uk is unavailable but just looked and see itdoneright.uk is available so was thinking of getting that and redirecting the old domain it-doneright.co.uk to the new domain itdoneright.uk

Would that be better and best way to do it in terms of redirecting the old domain to the new one? I think the SEO would drop for a bit while the new domain starts to rank
 
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Quick couple of questions if ok

1) Should I not use stop words such as "about" and "a" as got a page called about and also got a page called book-a-repair so should I rename them to about-it-done-right and shall i rename book-a-repair to book-repair?

2) On my other service pages in the basildon folder, should I link from virus-removal, laptop-screen-repair and laptop-repair to each of the other service pages so they are all linked? I have already linked to the other service pages from the computer-repair page in the basildon folder
 
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