In simple terms, SEO is the practice of promoting your website content and improving your website visibility in search engines such as Google and Bing. A vast majority of web traffic originates from search engines, and it is essential to understand the importance of search engine optimization. It is also important to realize that SEO isn’t just about building content heavy websites that are search engine-friendly (search bots). To drive most value out of search engine optimization, you have to create websites that offer superior user experience (people friendly) and exceptional web usability. A content-rich website with outstanding user experience is the key to ranking well is search engines.
Why Invest in SEO?
While SEO is not the only game in town, SEO remains one of the most cost-effective forms of online marketing, delivering a higher return on investment. To truly appreciate the impact of search engines, take a look at the following statistics:
93% of online experiences begin with a search engine
75% of users never scroll past the first page of search results
In the U.S alone, there are over 20.3 billion internet searches each month
The total average click-through rate for first ten results was 52.32% for Google and 26.32% for Bing
Google processes over 3.5 billion searches per day
91% of users say they find what they are looking for when using search engines(Source: Pew Internet 2012)
Source: comScore qSearch data August 2011; total U.S. Internet users
In today’s web experience, the use of search engines is essential and cannot be overlooked. A well planned and executed strategy isn’t an expense, but an investment. However, it is also important to understand that when it comes to SEO, the devil is in the details. That’s why working with a professional SEO agency can generate huge returns on your SEO investment.
Performance Based Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Ongoing SEO work is critical in achieving high ranking in SERPs listing and staying on the first page. Amplimark uses pay-for-performance SEO pricing. There are no long-term contracts to sign and you pay for what you really need. Our ongoing SEO services can help you with following:
Improve your organic search rankings on major search engines such as Google, Yahoo(Bing sourced), and Bing
Identify critical keywords and phrases for content optimization and Pay Per Click (PPC) campaigns
Develop a W3C compliant website that is easy to navigate and provides rich and engaging user experience
Affordable pricing to keep your overall marketing cost low
Most efficient use of your advertising and marketing budget
Efficient website that provides a higher conversion rate
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Ongoing review of your backend code to address code issues
Continuous updating and management of keywords and phrases relevant to your business
Content optimization on a regular basis
Optimization of onpage components such as title, meta tags, and other tags
Image optimization, title and alt tag optimization
Making sure your website is usable and provides top-notch user experience and accessibility
Making your website compliant with accessibility guidelines such as WAI
Effectively using robots.txt file to control access to your website content
Gathering and reviewing Google Analytics data and server visitor data logs
Developing and maintaining a current and spider friendly sitemap
Improving internal linking structure and scheme
Ongoing theme based one way backlink development
Local search listing(such as Google Places) review and management
Need Help with SEO
At Amplimark, we offer comprehensive SEO services. Our optimization process is ethical, transparent, easy to understand and based on white hat SEO techniques. In addition to being Google AdWords and Analytics certified, our staff members have extensive experience in planning and executing SEO campaigns to match your business needs and deliver solid, measurable results.
Contact us online or give us a call at (515) 225-6438 to schedule a free, no-obligation initial consultation!