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Jul 17, 2017

Keyword research is one of the most important, valuable, and high return activities in the search marketing field. Ranking for the right keywords can make or break your website. By researching your market's keyword demand, you can not only learn which terms and phrases to target with SEO, but also learn more about your customers as a whole.

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What kind of monetary benefit does one reap from using keywords and SEO over traditional marketing strategies?

Jul 17, 4:33PM EDT0

What is the difference between indexed and crawling?

Jul 17, 3:39PM EDT0

One perfect example of terms that are incorrectly used synonymously is Crawling and Indexing. Whether the writer understands the difference or not, in many SEO articles it leads the reader to believe the two words mean the same thing. They most definitely do not.

Jul 17, 5:31PM EDT0

How many internal links do I need on each page of content?

Jul 17, 3:32PM EDT0

You should use internal links one or two times. It is the best for SEO.

Jul 17, 5:33PM EDT0

Isn't this just a matter of paying Google or another search engine to do it automatically? What do you do that is different?

Jul 17, 3:26PM EDT0

What's the difference between organic vs. paid results?

Jul 17, 3:25PM EDT34

Paid Search (PPC): Paid search results are advertisements. A business pays to have their ads displayed when users do a search containing specific keywords. The ads are typically displayed above and to the right of organic search results.

Jul 17, 5:34PM EDT23

Great, thank you

Jul 19, 7:35AM EDT55

What are meta descriptions and do they still matter?

Jul 17, 3:00PM EDT0

The meta description is a ~160 character snippet, a tag in HTML, that summarizes a page's content. Search engines show the meta description in search results mostly when the searched for phrase is contained in the description. Optimizing the meta description is a very important aspect of on-page SEO.

Yes, Meta descriptions are still mattered for ranking. 

Jul 17, 5:35PM EDT0

What’s the difference between internal and inbound links?

Jul 17, 2:56PM EDT0

Another variation of internal links are Outbound links, which points to websites having a different domain. Inbound Links: Inbound links are links pointing towards your webpage. It's like someone refering your website from any webpage source other than your's.These are also called backlinks.

Jul 17, 5:36PM EDT0

What's a good goal to set for your SEO?

Jul 17, 2:45PM EDT0

What about SEO has changed in the last few years?

Jul 17, 2:41PM EDT0

Is there an online resource I can use to help with determining the keywords needed for my company?

Jul 17, 2:41PM EDT0

What is the sitemap.xml file?

Jul 17, 2:33PM EDT58

A Sitemap is an XML file that lists the URLs for a site. It allows webmasters to include additional information about each URL: when it was last updated, how often it changes, and how important it is in relation to other URLs in the site. This allows search engines to crawl the site more intelligently.

Jul 17, 5:37PM EDT18

How convenient

Jul 19, 8:18AM EDT34

How can I see what pages are indexed?

Jul 17, 2:29PM EDT0

How long does it take to see results from SEO?

Jul 17, 2:19PM EDT18

For white hat SEO it takes about six months.

Jul 17, 5:40PM EDT34

And a black one?

Jul 19, 8:16AM EDT20

Is this something you just do for extra money, or do you make a living at it?

Jul 17, 2:16PM EDT0

How do you determine the keywords for obscure industries?

Jul 17, 2:11PM EDT0

How do I know when I’m using the right number of keywords on a page?

Jul 17, 2:05PM EDT0

Why do you need alt text on your images?

Jul 17, 1:53PM EDT0

Should I hire someone to do my SEO?

Jul 17, 1:42PM EDT26

If you are not an SEO expert you should hire an SEO expert.

Jul 17, 5:43PM EDT18

What are qualities required of a SEO expert?

Jul 19, 7:58AM EDT33

Do I need to know code to do SEO myself?

Jul 17, 1:39PM EDT0

No, It's not mandatory. If you know some coding language it's an advantage for you.

Jul 17, 5:45PM EDT0

What is SEO?

Jul 17, 1:38PM EDT0

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results.

Jul 17, 5:47PM EDT0

Should I optimize my domain name to include keywords?

Jul 17, 1:34PM EDT22

No, you can optimize a individual page for ranking.

Jul 17, 5:48PM EDT31

got it, thanks

Jul 19, 8:21AM EDT43

What is robots.txt?

Jul 17, 1:30PM EDT0

The robots exclusion standard, also known as therobots exclusion protocol or simply robots.txt, is a standard used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots. The standard specifies how to inform the web robot about which areas of the website should not be processed or scanned.

Jul 17, 5:49PM EDT0
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