Don’t Get Bogged Down By Keywords; There’s So Much More To SEO

16 Nov

If you’re thinking about marketing your business online, you’re already probably thinking in terms of SEO. It’s often considered the bread and butter of a digital marketing campaign. But it’s important to remember that SEO is an umbrella term that covers a massive range of different topics. It’s not just, as some business owners think, about keywords anymore. There are plenty of other tools at your disposal to ensure that internet traffic floods your site. So, aside from choosing the right keywords, let’s look at some of the others.

Social Media…Obviously!

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You might be surprised to hear that these days your presence on social media is a major tool for SEO marketers. It works like this. When you use social media, you should be sharing content that is interesting, attractive and connected to your business site. Once people start sharing that content, your search ranking grows. Social media presence has also been shown to have a direct impact on domain authority. Domain authority, in turn, determines how attractive your business site is for new leads. As well as this, by using social media, you can increase your online profile. Eventually, this will lead to more traffic for your site. Particularly, if you have a number of links to your site scattered throughout media feeds due to different posts. Don’t be fooled into thinking one social network is enough either. You really need to be using all of them.

Getting Them There Isn’t Enough

You might be pleased when you see that there’s already a nice queue of traffic heading to your site. But you do need to think about your conversion rate. On the surface it might seem like your business is doing marvelously well. But, if you’re buying numbers aren’t high, you’re not getting the full story. This is why if you use an SEO agency these days, they’ll probably offer you a retargeting service. With retargeting, you get another chance to win over the customer. If they leave your site without buying, they’ll be followed by an ad. This will appear as a piece of sponsored content on different pages across the net. As such, it gives you a second chance to win over a customer. Or, it encourages multiple purchases from the same consumer. It really is a win win for the business owner.

PPC And Adwords

You might think that boosting your business through the organic search engine results is the best way to get the most interest. Well, that’s debatable because ideally, you need your company to be on the first page when consumers complete a search. Unfortunately, even Google can’t guarantee that you get this. That’s why many business owners look at the alternative of PPC or Adwords. With a service like this, your site appears in the sponsored results. A massive thirty percent of Internet users click these ads before they even consider the organic results. The benefit of this is that you can guarantee your business does get a high level of traffic.

So you see it’s not enough to just be thinking of keywords anymore. If you do this, you’re only using a fraction of SEOs full power.

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