If you have your own online business then you should understand that having a strong online presence and a reputed brand name will bring you a lot of sales and profits. But if your website ranks after the twenty pages in the search results, then you might not get any visitors for your site from the search engines. You may have the best products on your site or your website design may be eye catching but still you will not be able to get the required traffic for your website.
Your customer can get to your website in three different means. First the customer can type your website address and then get to your site. But this will be possible if you have a reputed website and people remember the name of your website. The second method is by clicking on a link from other website. This can happen only if the other site is also a popular one and that it gives you permission to put a link on their website. And the third means for a customer to visit your website is by the medium of search engines. Now let us discuss how you can enter the beautiful world of Search Engine Optimization.
Think about this situation: If a visitor comes to your site from search engine, there may be chances that the person may be interested in your products. It may also happen such that it was just a college kid trying to research some notes for his school projects. Your site might deal with products related to balloons. It can happen that he was just looking for some content to write an essay on balloons. It can also be such that there is a person on the other end who wants to buy balloons from you. So you should design your site in such a way that this visitor should be converted into a customer for you.
The reason why search engine optimization has become such a hit with online marketers is that they can get a lot of visitors without any cost. So in order to get the best traffic your website should be ranked at the top in search engine results. Not only this you should make your site to maintain this ranking over a longer time period.
Nevertheless search engines use various factors to rank website. For example, Search engine giant Google uses more than a hundred principles to rank websites. Principally the search engine should know that your website contains the exact information which it is searching for. This will require you to put a lot of content which is rich with keywords. If you write numerous articles on mobiles but if you do not use the word ‘mobile’ or ‘mobiles’ sufficiently in your articles, then there will be no use of you putting so much effort on writing articles. In addition to using keywords you can also use links on your website. This will give the search engine a good image of your site and it will think that your site contains related and helpful information.
Therefore Search Engine Optimization is one of the loveliest tools available for online marketers in today’s world. So do not waste your time and direct all your efforts to employ this tool effectively. Keep in mind that each minute your waste, you will be losing a lot of potential customers for the products which you have to sell.