By Michelle Harrington, Emagine Web Marketing
This month’s column is brought to you by Michelle Harrington of Emagine Web Marketing, an associate of Fujita & Miura Public Relations. She has been providing website design, development and internet marketing services since 2001.
With over 8.5 billion web pages on the internet and growing by 250,000 new pages per day, you may be wondering how your website will be found by potential customers in this sea of information. No matter how you plan to publicize or market your website offline, it is likely that you will need to rely on search engine traffic to help drive targeted customers to your web site. Search engine optimization (SEO) is necessary to ensure that your site can be found.
Search Engine Optimization is the process of making your website as visible as it can be to the search engines and ultimately to your customers. A website created without SEO is like opening a new business but not telling anyone about it – and just hoping customers will eventually find it. (more…)