SEO is Hard, Time Consuming, and Essential
By: Ryan Attelle
SEO is something you can do your self, but not if you want it too work. There are professionals for a reason, because the eat, breath and sleep SEO, scratch that they don't sleep. When competition is this high your money is better spent on an expert that the time you waste doing it your self.
This news might be rather discouraging for some, so much so you might be thinking “well forget about it then, who need SEO”. Well just like any physical store or business it's all about Location Showing up at the top of a Google search is the equivalent of having your store in Time Square.
So if your thinking about doing your own SEO here is a short list of the various things you are going to want to consider in order to yield the best results. Java script drop down menus, back-links, ranking algorithm, keywords, title tags, web design for organic SEO, keyword phrases, text links, image ALT attributes, 301 redirects, spiderbots, natural language content, blacklist checks, embedded links, call to action, RSS feeds, image captions, web crawlers, absolute links, social marketing, and enhanced image searches just to name a few.
The point of the article is not to scare you, it is simple to make you aware of what your getting into. The better prepared you are the better equipped you are to make an informed decision that ultimately saves you time and money.
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