Search Engine Optimization
You know you need SEO, but what is it?
Our SEO Process
SEO, or search engine optimization, is the process of improving your website so that it ranks higher in search engine results pages. This means more people will see your website when they search for keywords related to your business.
Higher rankings can result in more traffic to your website – and more traffic means more customers! That’s why SEO is so important for businesses of all sizes.
Having a strong SEO (or Search Engine Optimization) strategy can do wonders for boosting online traffic and sales. We offer SEO packages where we can help your business gain traction.
Discovery – Month 1
Research and planning
We will begin by using specialized software to see what industry-related keywords are ranking highly and how we can incorporate that information into your new website. Making sure your company is ranking highly in your geographical area is important to us and we will put together a map that shows exactly where business is best booming and where it can be improved upon. Being submitted to different search directories is vital as well. These are all things we will do in your first month of managing your SEO.
Month 2 and Ongoing
Having a well-optimized website is just the beginning. Having good SEO demands frequent blog posts, optimizing your keywords, and consistent updates to your Google profile. All of this and more will be our primary focus in later months. We can post to your Google Business Profile several times a month depending on your selected plan. We will continue to expand upon and bolster your website with each month that passes. You can learn more about our SEO offerings by visiting our SEO Packages page.
10 Step SEO Process
The first step in the SEO process is research. This includes keyword research, competitor analysis, and understanding your target audience. By understanding your industry and what people are searching for, you can create content that is relevant and useful to them.
2. Select Target Keywords
The next step in the SEO process is to research the keywords that you want to target. You will need to use a variety of tools to find the best keywords for your website. We use Semrush, Ahrefs, and Keywords Everywhere for keyword research. Once you have a list of potential keywords, you will need to determine which ones are the most relevant to your business and which ones are the most popular among searchers.
3. Analyze Your Website
Once you have a list of keywords, you will need to analyze your website to see how well it is currently optimized for those keywords. This will involve looking at things like your title tags, meta descriptions, header tags, and other on-page elements. You will also need to look at your website’s overall structure and content to see if there are any areas that need to be improved.
4. Optimize Your website for Technical Issues
Once you have conducted your research, it’s time to start optimizing your website for search engines. This includes things like optimizing your title tags and meta descriptions, as well as making sure your website is mobile-friendly and loads quickly.
5. Mobile Optimization
With more and more people using mobile devices to access the internet, it’s important to make sure your website is optimized for mobile. This includes things like having a responsive design and ensuring that your pages load quickly on mobile devices.
6. Create Content
One of the most important aspects of SEO is creating high-quality content that is relevant to the keywords you are targeting. This content should be well-written and informative, and it should be designed to help searchers find the information they are looking for. In addition to creating new content, you may also need to optimize existing content on your website. By creating informative and engaging content, you can attract more visitors to your website and improve your chances of ranking higher in the search results.
7. Build Links
Link building is the process of acquiring links from other websites back to your own. This is important because links are one of the main ranking factors for Google. The more high-quality links you have pointing to your website, the higher you will rank in the search results. There are a number of ways to build links, such as writing blog posts on other websites, directory submissions, and social media outreach.
8. Local SEO
If you have a local business, it’s important to optimize your website for local search as well. This includes claiming your listing on directories like Yelp and Google Business Profile. Local SEO is essential for businesses that want to be found by people in their area. We use Bright Local for local SEO. They have tools that show where your business is ranking geographically as well as citation builder tools that will help you increase backlinks to your website.
9. Monitor Your Progress
Once you have implemented all of the above SEO strategies, you will need to monitor your progress over time to see how well your efforts are paying off. You can do this by tracking your website’s traffic levels and search engine rankings. By tracking your progress, you can see what’s working and what needs to be improved upon. Additionally, regular reporting will allow you to show clients or bosses the ROI (return on investment) of your SEO efforts.
10. Make Adjustments as Needed
As you monitor your progress over time, you may find that some of your SEO strategies are not working as well as you had hoped. If this happens, don’t be afraid to make adjustments to your tactics. Try different things and experiment until you find what works best for your business
As with any marketing strategy, SEO is an ongoing process that requires regular adjustments and updates. As Google’s algorithm changes and new technologies are developed, certain SEO tactics may become outdated or less effective over time. That’s why it’s important to stay up-to-date on industry news and make sure you’re always implementing the latest best practices. Let us know if you need help with SEO. We’ll take a look at your site and make suggestions based on your needs and current rankings.