It’s amazing that as long as the internet has been around that many companies are still asking “Do I really need to be concerned with SEO?”
The answer to that question is a resounding YES! Today more than ever, businesses need an online presence. This is a great way for a business to market their products and services to a whole new market regionally, statewide and even internationally. For the “newbies” who finally now have a website, marketing that site becomes a marketing priority. Having a website doesn’t mean you’re maximizing your businesses exposure. If you don’t market you business website then you are merely at a standstill and going nowhere.
Utilizing the power of SEO is as important as your traditional marketing efforts. While traditional marketing is excellent in it scope, it only works in a very specific area or region. Not to mention it’s expensive to market nationwide or even worldwide. Cost can be a huge factor with traditional marketing however with SEO it’s not only necessary but cheaper as well. Your ROI (Return on Investment) is also higher when utilizing SEO.
A website offers your customers so much information in one location. So with traditional marketing you may have a brochure for one thing, a postcard for another thing and a flyer for something else. With your website you have one main source for all the information your customers will need.
By utilizing the power of SEO, you can optimize your website and make it easier for search engines like Google to find you. SEO uses things like keywords, key phrases as well as meta tags to enhance how search engines find you. It allows your website to easily found by your target customers. In other words, your website is like a bicycle and SEO is the chain that moves it ahead.