Your Top 10 Most Asked Website SEO Questions Answered
Common Website SEO Questions
As a website designer offering search engine optimization in my packages, I get many SEO questions revolving around the benefits of SEO, the main factors & when you’ll start seeing results. Unfortunately, you don’t magically start appearing in search results just by having a website. There’s a lot of hard work & consistency that goes into making sure you start showing up on result pages.
1. What is SEO & why is it important for my business?
SEO is the process of helping your website rank higher on search engines like Google. When someone is searching for a service/product, you’ll want to show up for that search in order to bring organic (free) traffic to your website. You can gain way more sales/inquiries for your business!
Many people don’t realize that not everybody uses social media for product/service searching or at all. Especially if your target audience is older. Therefore it’s important to reach a higher audience with help of SEO. It’s free advertising, who wouldn’t want that?!
2. I get clients/customers from social media, so why would I need this?
Your social media posts last a few days, while SEO works for itself forever when you’ve put in the work. 93% of consumers use search engines for purchase decisions! So if most of your audience is searching on Google & finds your competitor instead – who do you think they’ll book?
3. How long does SEO take to start seeing results for my website?
There is no overnight way to rank better on search engines. To start seeing some results, usually 6-12 months is a good timeframe. Being consistent & patient is key to SEO success. Focus on bringing in more website traffic, backlinks & blogging, and you’ll start seeing results over time.
4. What are the factors that search engines look for when ranking?
There are HUNDREDS of factors. The most important ones in my opinion are:
Secure Website – SSL Certificate/HTTPS
Accessible websites – Having a site map (Google Search Console) that search engines can crawl
Domain Age & Authority
Good Website Content & Design
Any On-Site SEO – Page Titles, Meta Descriptions Proper Text Properties, Image ALT Tags, Keywords, etc
5. What will help me improve my SEO ranking the most?
From what I’ve experienced, blogging is the BEST way to grow. The more pages on your website = the more search engines find you reliable. Each blog post is a page! Many of my clients/customers came from a post they stumbled across when searching about website design. Blogging is so powerful.
Improve your SEO with Me!
Do you already have a website, but just need an extra hand with SEO? I offer my Website SEO Guide separately & it also comes free with any website template purchase if you wanted the best of both worlds.
Good design & user experience is super important for SEO. If you don’t already have a custom website design, it’s the most effective investment for long-term success online. All of my custom design packages come with basic SEO and optional advanced services to grow your website on search engines!
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