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What is SEO? A Step-by-Step Guide

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Costel Anton
Mar 06, 2018 22:39
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Guess how many blog posts are published daily.

Do you have any ideas?

More than 2 million.

This means that 46 people pressed the public button while reading these 4 sentences.

This is a bit difficult to see. But if you want to make your blog a success story, that’s what you need.

While I often spend 4-5 hours writing posts on my blog, the 10 minutes I spend to optimize each post are the most important.

No wonder millions of people are typing Google the term “SEO” every month.

In a world where more than 90% of online experiences start with a search, Google’s first page can be the decisive factor in a flourishing business and another that goes bankrupt.

But what does SEO mean?

Sure, you know it’s search engine optimization, but what needs to be optimized?

Would it be the design? Or what is written?

Yes, yes, yes. There are so many more.

But let’s start with the beginning.

Definition: According to Wikipedia, SEO is the “process by which the visibility of a website or webpage in the search results of a free search engine is impaired.”

SEO is the process of optimizing your online content so that a search engine wants to show it as a top search result for certain keywords.

Let’s take a closer look at:

So you are, doing SEO, search engine, and looking. If you have an article on how to make vegetarian lasagna, you want the search engine (which is 90% of cases is Google) to show it as a top result for anyone looking for the expression “vegetarian lasagna”.

SEO is the magic you need to do your article to make it very likely that Google will include your article as one of the top results whenever someone searches for that keyword.

What is SEO? A Step-by-Step Guide

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