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What is SEO and How Does it Work?So, what is SEO? SEO is an acronym for search engine optimisation. This is the process of taking steps to ensure your website or a piece of content on your website ranks higher on Google.  It means that your website will receive more organic traffic. SEO also involves making changes to your website so that your website appears more attractive to a search engine like Google.  SEO helps increase your website’s visibility as the higher it ranks, the more people will see it. SEO is an essential tool in your online marketing arsenal. It can help you increase your website’s visibility and draw in more people. This, in turn, means more leads and more sales. SEO can deliver the results you need to rise to the top of the search engine rankings.

So how does it work?

Every business in today’s world should have an online presence. However, your online line presence is only as good as your visibility. Websites are great for marketing and tracking purchases, but they are useless if they aren’t visible. To start off search engine optimisation is to be certain of what and why you are optimising. In a nutshell, this means finding out what terms people are searching for. These are known as keywords. Keywords are the terms people are searching for in search engines like Google. Thorough keyword research ensures that your website is visible on all search engine results. The content on your website should also be relevant, and the keywords relevant to the content. Another aspect that works hand in hand with SEO is your user experience or UX. This helps with high conversion and retention rates.

Finally, SEO is a cost-effective, long-term strategy. SEO is also the foundation of a complete marketing strategy. When a business owner understands what his website users are actually looking and what they want, he can then use this knowledge across his website to gain more visitors and increase his business’ visibility.  Contact us today and we can explain all aspects of SEO for your busness website.

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