In every new work in the beginning faces lots of problem to achieve the desired result and takes time to popularize. So it also fits for the every new websites. You have to focus in many different strategies to bring the desired result. So it is best that make the website according to the search engine requirements or as per the visitors. What ever you find the option opts all keeping in mind to reach the customer which is your ultimate Goal. Your ultimate goal is your visitors and you can reach them through the search engines. So now you have to decide whether to focus on the destination or on the way. Certainly, the answer should be to focus on both.
It is very truth that your are designing the websites for the user but it is one part of designing, in another part you have not to forget about the search engines means you have to keep in mind and design according to the search engines as it one the most important part of the design because good design will helps to reach the customer. Many search engines say not to put special attention towards them but they have special webmasters where you can see information about the search engine. In webmasters you will able to get to know about your website errors and what key phrase your site ranks for. If you will get such information then you might want to refurbish your site according to the search engines, after all who doesn’t want a better search engine ranking.