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Is SEO Still Important in 2020?
Without a doubt, it is our job as SEOs to keep an eye on the future and anticipate what Google is planning, screening, or aiming to drop on our doorsteps. Over the past 12 months alone, we have seen several changes in Google Search each impacting how we plan, execute, and report on projects. With the growth of mobile proximity searches and voice search (Alexa, Google etc.), good SEO for local businesses including “near me” searches will be more important than ever heading into 2021.
What is an SEO service provider?
An SEO provider makes use of the tactic of search engine optimization to maximize the volume of visitors to a website. Optimization is performed to insure acquiring high-ranking positioning in the results page of search engines (SERP) for particular search terms or keywords that are relevant to the websites business.
How important is SEO?
SEO is not solely about search engine results but great site construction strategies that improve the user experience and usability of a web site. It’s a bonus that users trust search engines to return great results and having a visibility in the top positions for the keywords the user is researching, increases the user’s confidence in the website.
How much does SEO cost?
The cost of SEO services varies depending on what is involved. The majority of SEO projects in 2020 were reported to be in the range of $750-$2,000/ month based on the scope of the work. An one-shot project will most likely vary somewhere between $5,000-$30,000 and per hour fees for experts land between $80-$200/hour. Thunderweasel Marketing works constantly to keep overhead down and can usually develop an effective plan for local businesses starting at $500/month. National and global campagins generally require more hours per month and are therefore priced higher.
Can I do SEO on my own?
There is always some new way to go about optimizing your site for better rankings. As you learn to do your own SEO, look for ways to broaden your expertise on the subject. Follow a few SEO related blogs or find a course at Udemy. SEO can be a bit daunting in the beginning but once you understand the core basics to satisfy the assorted search engines you can acquire at least some online presence for your website. Conscientiously avoid the “Rank # 1 on Google Immediately!” frauds. The Marketing/SEO marketplace is swarming with fraudsters. Keep in mind, SEO takes a little time and perseverance.