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Know What SEO Is and How to Use it Effectively

by Linda D. Yelverton


Know What SEO Is and How to Use it Effectively

When I first learned about SEO, I was shocked. I didn’t understand what this concept meant at all. The information that I had been receiving about SEO wasn’t getting me anywhere but more importantly, was not getting me anywhere close to the top of my keyword ranking listings.

So, what is SEO? Well, SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimization. It’s what you do in order to get your website or blog listed higher on the Google and other search engines.

Let’s go over what SEO actually is and what you can do to get it going. First, you have to get people to your site. You might want to ask yourself how many people visit a website every day and then figure out how much money they spend on each visit.

So then you need to optimize your website so that the potential visitors to come across your site and can read all about what you are offering. SEO is about making your site attractive enough so that visitors to your site will actually click on the link to your website or post to your blog.

Another thing that you should consider when you want to add SEO to your website is the title tag of your website. The title tag of your website is the first thing that you see when a potential visitor looks at your website and you should make sure that you include keywords in your title tag so that when someone does a search for the exact words you used in your title tag, the website will be listed at the top of the search results.

Some people think that your domain name and page titles should contain the keywords that you use in your title tag as well. This is not the case because these are often displayed by Google so the keywords are useless to the search engine as long as they are not visible.

Many people also don’t realize that you have to include the page title when you submit your website to the search engines. So when people look for your keywords within the page title, they will find your website.

There are different SEO programs out there that are helpful when you need to create articles for your blog. The key is to utilize SEO to rank your articles in the search engines. People search on the internet using certain phrases that you use as part of your content in your articles.

This is the secret to what you do. The more keywords that you use in your articles, the better your chances of getting ranked in the search engines.

When you use the keywords in your title of your article, you put the keywords within the search engine itself. Google and other search engines use a certain algorithm to find the best rankings in the search engine.

SEO is about getting ranked high in the search engines so that you will have more traffic coming to your website. Then, the people who do your business will know that you are open for business.

With all of the information I just explained, I hope that I was able to get you started on understanding SEO and how you can start improving your website and your online presence. The key is knowing what you are doing and knowing how to get the most for it.

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