The 301 redirect is the most efficient and SEO-friendly method for website page redirection. It’s the simplest method, not that hard to implement, and it should preserve your valuable search engine results page rankings for all of your website urls. If you have to change file names or move pages around, it’s the safest option. The code “301” is interpreted by the search engine indexing spiders as the page has moved permanently.
There is a powerful, free, and often overlooked method to get all of your online store’s product listings included, nearly immediately, in the Google search results pages, on page one. It’s called Google Product Search and you see it on many product searches that you do on Google. It’s part of Google ongoing quest to provide a more varied search results by integrating its products like Google News, YouTube (which Google actually owns) videos, and Google Local into those results. WalMart, Target, Amazon, eBay -anybody that is anybody in retailing has a data feed in Google Product Search.