SEO Benefits for Businesses

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A number of companies, such as Forever Writing, offers SEO services that promise companies popularity. This type of promise attracts to companies, not just because they will gain status, but all the prospective sales they may be able to seal the deal. While on the other hand, some companies do not quite comprehend how SEO will benefit them.

How can your business benefit from SEO?

When your site emerges in the free results for search terms that are pertinent to your business, your site is now visible to prospective customers who in return turn into loyal customers.

The ultimate goal of SEO is to get your business more traffic – and prospective clients and/or customers from the community of “netizens” surfing the net.

In this digital age of the Internet and Google, mostly all people turn to their computers and mobile devices to look for the best restaurants, houses, latest news, and so much more. All they need to do is pull up a search engine (Google, Bing, Yahoo) using any electronic device and type a few words in the search field like “Forever Writing Company” and sift through the list of websites Google displays on its first results page. It’s information grouping at its easiest and most useful form. And for business, it’s marketing at its premium.

If your business’ website comes up on the first page of Google’s results page, you are doing something right! You’ll be the next company they will call to use!

There are a lot of businesses in the market and a lot of them already have websites assembled. So how do you compete with these businesses to snag a spot on the first page? The answer boils down to Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Without SEO your website is just concealed to prospective clients. With SEO, you will have your business’ website rank among the top optimized sites, get more visitors, and snag prospective clients into loyal clients.

What is next?

Google has a firm set of guidelines they abide by to get a top spot on their Google rankings. Some of these are a bit technical and would need a good SEO expert to explain them to you. But to summarize it all, your companies needs two things; a website that provides unique and relevant content, and a website that has been optimized for Google to easily index and read your site.

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6 thoughts on “SEO Benefits for Businesses

  1. yumeating says:

    I’ve never been really good about SEO. I try. I don’t really like it. Makes me feel like my writing is fake. So when I blog I just write naturally.

  2. Bailey says:

    I think think audience matters. If you are writing about a professional topic than the specific vocabulary matters. People expect to see the buzz words and that will effect your traffic. If you are writing a blog that people read for entertainment, many are turned off for a blog that is too centered on key words. It doesn’t flow naturally and it may actually drive traffic away.

  3. Leisa Good says:

    I also try not to focus too much on SEO especially as a copywriter. It just seems to butcher my copy. However, I do rely on subtitles, subheaders and pictures with alt text and captioning. This way the main text still sounds readable and has an overall good flow.

  4. RWJ? says:

    How can I tell if an alleged “Business Opportunity” is actually a ponzi or pyramid scheme? I just started a $2 weely subscription with a company called RWJ Marketing, But now… I’m starting to worry that the claims they are making are too good to be true And I’ve possibly fallen for a scam! 😦

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