Can't find your site using search engines? Read on to learn more about search engine optimization.
Can't find your site using search engines? A search engine is a website which provides a means for gathering and reporting information that contains or is related to specified terms available on the Internet. To optimize is make the best of something. So, search engine optimization is the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a website from a search engine.
More commonly known as 'SEO', search engine optimization is crucial in the competitive virtual world known as the internet. By now, you've probably heard of Google, MSN Search, or Yahoo Search. Those are search engines. Just type a few words in a box, hit enter, and up comes a list of sites that are relevant to those keywords. There are thousands of sites that are relevant to those keywords. But, how do those lucky websites get on the first page of the search results? It's not luck. You need deep pockets for your site to be highly ranked. However, you should plan on investing some time.
Though every search engine uses different criteria to rank sites, they all follow three basic tasks. See below.
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