What is SEO?
SEO stands for search engine optimization. SEO helps a website rank in Google and other search engines for keywords that people are using every day to find products and services they need. Having your website SEO optimized improves the chances of this website ranking for those keywords in a search engine.
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How can SEO help my small business?
Small business owners cannot ignore the opportunities that a SEO optimized website will bring to your company. Who loves free internet marketing? Seriously, if you were to start a PPC or pay per click campaign to advertise your business on Google, you can expect to pay $2.00, $10… and more per click to position your website at the top of the search results. With a solid SEO marketing plan with simple actionable steps, your small business can rank at the top of Google search results in the free clicks section!
Can I learn to do SEO on my own?
Yes, I work with small businesses every day. That is what I do! I have found that doing one on one SEO workshops on a regular basis can really help your local business achieve your SEO goals within a few months or less. Some small businesses see results within a week after implementing my simple SEO strategies.
What are the average costs with SEO?
It depends on a few things. One of which being, how competitive are the keywords your small business is looking to rank for? Some keywords area easier than others. Most small business SEO plans can expect to pay $900 and up per month to rank for a handful of top keywords in their niche. Other businesses like medical, dental, legal and restaurants can expect to pay thousands a month to compete. I can do a quick search and give you a good idea of what you can expect to pay a local SEO expert if they were to do the work for you versus you learning what is needed for your unique website, existing ranking positions and competitive market at the time.
What is SEO Conclusion
As more and more small business owners understand the benefit of SEO services, I expect the competition to increase online across the board for all niches. In the 18+ years’ experience I have in web design, SEO, internet marketing and email marketing I know one thing to be true for SEO ranking, the early bird does get the worm and the persistent small business owner who builds up their authority online over time, will always outrank their competitors.
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