What is the importance of SEO on website ??

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  1. pooja22

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    Hi,
    my self pooja ... i am a new user to this forum and just joined this site now
    guys i just want to get information about the basic knowledge of SEO on web site
    I hope that some feedback will be good to enhance my knowledge..............



    thanks
    best regards ......
    pooja;);)
     
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    Pooja:

    First, welcome to BAF. After awhile, you'll find there are quite a few people here who can help with any question you may have.
    Now, on to your question. With the number of different ways available to access the Internet, anyone searching for a product or service can search not only anytime, but anywhere. A properly run SEO program is therefore crucial to business success.
    There are three basic components to an SEO program - Keyword Research, On-page Optimization, and Linking. More information on these three components can be found in the Featured Sales & Marketing, Online Promotion & SEO Threads. If you then have any questions on specific topic, feel free to ask.
     
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    SEOMoz is a great resource to learn about SEO

    Hi

    Take a look at this great resource for SEO is seomoz.org*(sorry[/url] we cant post links yet :)

    You can use some of the SEO tools for free and read a plethora of articles and tutorials based around search engine factors etc seomoz.org/learn-seo

    Hope this helps!
     
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    you already know, thats why you're posting here to begin with
     
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    SEO generates organic traffic for a website
     
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    Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the "natural" or un-paid ("organic" or "algorithmic") search results. Other forms of search engine marketing (SEM) target paid listings. In general, the earlier (or higher on the page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results list, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine's users. SEO may target different kinds of search, including image search, local search, video search, academic search[1], news search and industry-specific vertical search engines.
     
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    Search engines make use of "spiders" or "crawlers" to make their way through the text on your website. The quality and design of your site for SEO determines whether the "spiders" will crawl through your site and rank it in the search results.
     
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    SEO, as the name goes "search engine optimization" helps your site in getting traffic from search engines like Google.
    It helps crawlers and spiders to easily find your site through keywords, text formatting like <strong> and <em> tags.
     
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    Most of SEO is bull****. I learned that the hard way. It's really just good practices when creating your site. Follow the link that Fergal posted above from google.
     
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    that SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is actually more than just a simple technique to increase traffic on oyur website and sell products or your services.
     
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    With the new algorithms, nobody really knows what's good for SEO right now.
     
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    Seriously? Without proper SEO your site can't rank on search engines.
    Maybe you are talking about those "seo companies"?
     
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    Yeah, I'm talking about the SEO companies.

    Most of SEO is having proper tags in your html and using meta properly. Then it's up to the people if they're looking for your site or not. Use social media to spread it. Have some patience because it takes time for your site to get higher in ranking.
     
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    Having heard about your experience in another thread, I can understand why you think that SEO consists of "proper tags in your html and using meta properly". Actually this is only a small part of part of SEO. No, that was not a typo, I meant to do that. The part of SEO that "proper tags...and using meta properly" are is what gave SEO it's name, and is sometimes referred to as "On-Page Optimization". A proper SEO marketing program is a lot more comprehensive than the marketing firm you are dealing with lead you to believe. Using social media can be helpful if someone has a new product or service, or if the proper keywords cannot be determined based on the website's content. In that case, getting the word out can create a buzz, and perhaps create keyword phrases that can be used for an SEO program. However, for most websites selling a readily identifiable product or service, a properly organized SEO program can help increase traffic to a website, thereby increasing their sales.
    You are right about having patience, though. Even a properly organized SEO program can take time to get substantial results - although that time should be realistic. Taking too much time can mean your SEO firm really doesn't know what they are doing.
     
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    hello,
    myself pooja, i got many feedbacks to my question and found them very useful !!!




    regards
    pooja
     
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    SEO is important for your site. Just imaging that you are selling something and know one knows about your site. Someone opened the google and pasted the product and since you have not done seo of your site so your site may appear on 15th page and it has almost 0 probability that customer will open it.

    Thanks,
     
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    If you want to be found in the search engines, its VITALLY important. Come'on guys, those of us who have been around knows that the search engines work off of relevancy and content. If your site isnt properly optimized, you arent going to rank very high in the search engines which will most definitely affect your ability to get traffic through natural search results.

    The key is do great keyword research FIRST, start using the google adwords keyword tool to find relevant keyword terms that have decent search volume, preferably lower competition that are relevant to your subject and build your site AROUND and USING those keywords and similar terms. THEN build your site! Your keywords should be used if possible in your domain name, your title tag, description & keyword tags, H1, H2, tags, alt tags for pictures, even in your navigation tabs if possible and definitely in the content of your site. (if you dont know what these tags are, have your webmaster do it for you) It's best to focus the content of a page based on 1 or 2 keywords. If you have more keywords, build more pages around each keyword and you'll have you're "on-site" seo licked...then its off to implementing an online marketing campaign to build links and get traffic
     
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    I don't think it's a good idea to use your keywords in your domain name. This is usually used as a way to trick the search engines into ranking your site higher for the particular keywords used. It also can only be used for one of your keyword phrases, since it is not possible to have a domain name for each possible keyword related to your business(This forum being a possible exception).
    Other than that, you've given some very good advice.
     
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