How can I improve SEO and have my website found at the top of search engines?

Google's search engine has a algorithm to determine how often to crawl a website. It generally falls between a few days up to a couple weeks.

Optima is designed to be as search engine friendly as possible. However, there are many Real Estate websites displaying the same MLS feeds, so there will be a lot of competition to make it to the top of the search engine. Any improvements you can research on the web regarding SEO will help.

Here is a link to a page to help increase your SEO with search engines, some of these steps may be helpful to you:

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http://sixrevisions.com/web_design/improve-seo-website-design/
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You may also want to read upon these guides on meta tags:

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http://www.wisnet.com/5-tips-for-writing-effective-meta-titles/
Here is another guide on meta tags: http://www.seositecheckup.com/articles/5
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These methods will further increase your odds of showing up higher in search results. If your main focus is to bring in the extra traffic, I would recommend 3 things:

1. Buy advertisement
2. Utilize Social Media
3. Have your site linked from other reputable websites.

This guide includes all three of these things along with some other tips to research:

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http://www.wikihow.com/Increase-Website-Traffic
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Can Optima IDX accounts integrate with any website technology?

Our Optima IDX accounts are easily integrated using an "HTML wrapper" method or using framesets (iframes). We recommend the HTML wrapper method wherever possible but frameset integration may be necessary in some cases. Signing up for a free trial account is an easy way for web developers to get hands-on experience with the website integration process.