SEO For Beginners – Rank Your Website Now!

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If you are just starting your online business then I want to give you a quick tip regarding SEO. You need to realize that it’s your competition on the search engines who determines where you rank for your keywords. This should not be too difficult a realization since everyone who is on the internet is trying to rank for keywords related to their market.

With this in mind, your goal is to rank within the top 10 of the search engine results. Doing this should not be too difficult just remember the right moves and you should score more easily. The easier your ranking is because of the thousands of other competitors for the keywords that you want to rank for then the more success you will have. Also you will be securing more of your targeted traffic.

Here are some of the most valuable SEO tips:

1. Know Your Purpose and Competition. Try to make sure that you know why you are making your website what it is and what it has to offer to the customer. You must fully understand the product or service that you are selling. The best way of finding out why this is, is to use research tools such as SEMrush and Ahrefs.

2. Find a Product or Service to Sell. Make sure that you are not selling a product which no one is interested in anymore. Make your product or service sell the best it possibly can be. If you are just starting out try to sell individual items from your website. Once you get the hang of it then you can give individual preference to selling items or services as a package. 

3. On-site SEO Optimization. On-site optimization is just as important as off-site optimization. This means that you would optimize your site in order to rank well with the search engines. There are certain areas of your website that are going to count towards your on-site optimization. This includes your website title, the meta tags and descriptions and the meta keyword. All of these should relate to your specific product or service.

4. Off-site optimization is the hardest of the two. Although you cannot technically count the amount of links that are leading back to your website, from what we understand Google does not count them as links. What it is going to look at is how many websites are linking to your website and providing the link to help you with search engine rankings. These are also going to be related to the product or service that you are selling.

5. Link Building. Almost everything that is done in SEO is related to link building. Search engines like Google look at how many links you have leading into your website to help determine how popular your website is. If you have a lot of links coming into your website, it is going to be ranked higher in the search engines than a website that does not. That is why link building is so important.

The Efficiency of Social Media.

One of the most efficient ways to link build is through social media profiles. The best way to set yourself up with these social websites is to register and create profiles. You can use these profiles to promote your website and your particular product or service. 

These profiles can also be used to live all the way into your customer’s circle without actually having to interact with them. Just like with normal profiles on business websites, you will want to reach out to potential customers and introduce your business to them.

Social media marketing will help you accomplish this goal. Once you have a constant stream of new and repeat customers coming to your website you will be a lot less concerned about the amount of money your business is bringing in. You will be more annoyed with the customers you have than you would by traditional means of advertising.

If you think about how people are looking for a product or service, it is going to come down to either price or service.

Amelia-Lily Houghton, who provided this information, is a content creator for Technical Writers. She is a qualified online content media manager who loves to interact with engaging content & multi-media. Certification: A* in media studies.

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Lara Rosales

Lara Rosales is a bilingual writer with a BA in Latin American Literature. She loves writing about minority groups, businesswomen, and the entertainment industry.
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