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How Do I Do SEO

Posted by Ben Seldon

How Do I Do SEO

Search engine optimization - better known as SEO - is a very effective technique for inbound marketing.  When properly utilized, SEO can not only increase visitors to your web site, it can also bring qualified leads based on your target audience persona.  With qualified leads you will be able to convert many more visitors into customers.

To get SEO working for your business, here are some basic steps:

  1.  Know your audience - create a profile of your target audience based on your ideal customer.  Consider the current customer base and analyze theseo marketing demographics, income size, interests and personalities.  Compare this to your overall business style and what markets you are currently targeting to come up with the target audience persona.
  2. Understand your business - refocus on your core business capabilities and how you approach the market.  Compare to your competition and note your strengths and weaknesses.
  3. Develop your online community - based on the places that your target audience visit online, develop a community of web sites that compliment your business and get you noticed.  For example if your business is a book store, you can participate in forums and set up social media pages on Facebook and Twitter tailored to book lovers.
  4. Keywords and phrases - establish a list of keywords and phrases based on the information gleaned from your target audience, core business products and services, competition and community participation.
  5. Tune your SEO - adjust your web site to utilize the keywords and phrases.  Develop blogs, email campaigns, social media postings, banner ads and other tools to leverage those terms.
  6. Monitor regularly - routinely revisit your search engine rankings to determine if your SEO strategy is moving your business closer to the top of the search results list.

There are many techniques to improve your search rankings.  With the right partner you can implement SEO and see results in a very short period of time.  Look for a marketing partner that understands your business and can help your marketing strategy to improve your sales while also maximizing the value of your marketing dollar.

For more information please call Seldon Marketing directly or click the button below and we will contact you.  Thank you.


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