Is SEO (Search Engine Optimization) currently part of your business’ digital marketing strategy?
Are you hesitant to jump in because you’ve heard too many horror stories surrounding SEO tactics, that may in fact just be common SEO Myths?
It’s these false ideas and myths that are giving SEO a bad rap. They’re also one of the reasons why businesses today are failing to tap into its true potential. Sadly, numerous website owners today are still making SEO mistakes, without even realizing it.
As the saying goes: “You don’t know what you don’t know”, and when it comes to SEO, there are loads of myths to dispel and many best practices to learn. Because – SEO if done correctly, will benefit your business for years to come.
Simply put, when you include some basic SEO best practices as part of your digital marketing strategy, you’re rankings within the search engines will increase. Just remember – it takes time!
To help you dispel some common SEO myths, we’ve created this short infographic:
Let’s look at these 5 SEO myths to find out the truth!
- SEO guarantees me to page 1 search engine results
- Google it’s not always watching, it won’t check my website
- SEO will give me overnight results
- Any keyword I choose will do
- The more times I stuff my keywords in my content the better
Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misguided information out there when it comes to SEO, and the strategies to use to get your business rankings to rise. But that’s par for the course, with just about any marketing strategy. Until you know what you need to know, there’s bound to be room for doubt.
And just when you thought you got it all figured out the game changes. You see – Search Engine Optimization continues to evolve, and so should your strategy for the betterment of your business.
If you’re not happy with your current SEO Strategy, or you’ve unknowingly been using some misguided information (that might be doing more damage than good), you may want to consider implementing a new one. And while you’re at it, be sure that you’re using current Search Engine Optimization tools, best practices and strategies.
SEO can be quite time-consuming, no matter who is doing it. Before putting your SEO plan into action make sure that your team is not only well equipped with the technical know-how but that they have time need to implement your strategy effectively.
So now it’s your turn. What other SEO myths have you heard of, that might have discouraged you from implementing an SEO strategy? Let us know in the comments below.
If you’ve considered SEO, but you’re not sure if your business needs it, or you’re not sure where to start – ask an expert. Connect with a Digital Marketing Agency that specializes in Search Engine Optimization and ask them for help. Any reputable SEO company will offer you a free consultation. It’s a great way for you to get a better understanding of how SEO works, and the interview process helps you determine what you’re hoping to achieve by implementing SEO.
Contact GILL Solutions today for a no-obligation consultation, to discuss your SEO needs, to help you grow your business.