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The Importance of SEO

ByKyle Henderson

Nov 20, 2021
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SEO (search engine optimization) can be one of the most valuable assets you have for increasing website traffic. SEO stands for “search engine optimization,” and involves optimizing a site or page so it ranks higher organic (non-paid) search results on search engines like Google. While paid ads like AdWords provide instantaneous results, effective SEO practices will bring free visitors back again and again over time.

Search engines use an algorithm that works in real-time to return what it considers to be the optimal result, taking into account factors like relevance to query, page load speed, etc.

Search engine optimization, or SEO, involves making sure that the content meets the intent of searchers, and has evolved dramatically over time. Keywords still play an important part of SEO; however, today the focus has shifted more toward writing content which fully meets user intent than keywords alone. Therefore it’s essential that when crafting content it considers both your user journey and where your customers stand on their customer journey journey journey when writing copy that truly meets it all.

To accomplish this goal, it is crucial that you conduct keyword research and optimize your content according to it. This means making sure that keywords that you are targeting appear in their intended places within the text, such as in its title and body of text. Furthermore, avoid overusing or placing them awkwardly as this may hinder ranking in search engines.

Link building is another essential aspect of SEO. Link building allows other websites to link back to you, signalling to search engines that your content is relevant and helping ensure high-quality links are coming in from high-ranking sources.

Finally, to gauge your SEO efforts effectively you’ll want to utilize analytics tools such as Google Analytics for tracking. This will allow you to understand how well your strategy is working by looking at factors like traffic coming to your website and any conversions.

There are many aspects of SEO, and businesses may struggle to stay abreast of all the latest trends. But with proper knowledge and expertise, your SEO efforts can become more efficient – enabling your business to expand! For more information, check out this comprehensive guide on mastering SEO; for a more practical approach visit the Yoast blog for our in-depth guides on optimizing content for more traffic; or reach out with any inquiries – we’re more than happy to assist!