Social Media Is A Powerful Add-On To SEO Strategies

What is Social Media and how can it benefit an online marketing campaign?

Why would you waste your time messing around with Facebook or Twitter?

Isn’t that the site that the kids use to talk to their friends and to post pictures?

Wrong!

There is an assumption that is prevalent – particularly here in New Zealand – that LinkdIn is the only social networking site “professionals” would use. The other sites are spammy or for following celebrities or just plain juvenile.

Wrong again!

And this is in no way bagging LinkdIn. It is a very effective platform for networking and creating connections that could lead to business opportunities.

But… and I will go out on a limb here… the real business growth comes from three massive social media platforms!

What are they?
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Finding Keywords – Great Keywords! – Why This Is So Crucial To Your SEO Campaign!

Keywords!

What are they exactly?

Why are so many marketers getting this part of the search engine marketing package so very wrong?

Time and time again I come across websites and content which have vague, generic keywords. The upshot of this is that all of the hard work creating content, optimizing sites is absolutely pointless.

If you are targeting keywords which are over competitive and which have front page domination by Government and authority sites, your business will be relegated to the also-rans on pages 2 or 3 or worse.

Result? Minimal traffic. Minimal sales. Under-performing website!

OK! Lets give a brief outline of what you should be looking for in keyword phrases.

Firstly – keywords are the phrases which people are typing in to the various search bars (mainly Google at about 70% of searches) when they are looking for an answer, a product, a solution to a problem or a service.

There are many different tools which aid the experienced marketer to uncover the most searched phrases online (we use several of these). By using these tools we can find phrases which are already getting high traffic on a monthly basis and we are able to dig deeper depending on whether we are looking at a global or a local search – obviously there is no point in a plumber being found in search results in another country. Having a top SEO consultant is essential here.

But, here is the important part.
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Search Engine Optimization Techniques Are The Perfect Way To Get More Web Traffic!

Search engine marketing and the correct use of search engine optimization techniques are a brilliant way to get more web traffic and to grow sales from your business website.

One of the important first steps is in identifying keywords to get your business top Google placement which will ensure more web traffic to your business website. What you want is targeted web traffic – your potential customers.

Page 1 on Google is where you want your business to be. People just don’t have the time to look at pages 2 or 3 or beyond.

A great search engine marketing agency will work with you in identifying your needs and what your customers are searching for. After all, you know better than anyone what your business is all about and what your customers want from you.

What are YOUR customers searching for? How will you satisfy this need?
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