When it comes to search engine optimization (also referred to as SEO), there’s only a few main concepts that you really need to know. You can actually learn SEO techniques instead of searching for affordable SEO packages, and you can practically do all the work yourself. Some of the main concepts include targeting keywords, creating unique content and building links. I am personally using these techniques to boost my own website traffic and search engine optimization. I recently became a member of The Keyword Academy where they teach people how to drive traffic to their websites through search engine optimization using keywords. When I talk about SEO, I am talking specifically about how Google ranks pages in a specific search. Google actually offers a free service that anyone can access and see the keywords that are most commonly searched in Google. Most large websites will use this technique to drive mass amounts of traffic to their websites. Most search engines, especially Google will rank a webpage depending on many different factors, but unique content is very important. Unique content means that it should be something fresh that has been written by yourself or one of your authors and not copied from another location. Information that is useful and not just a bunch of ramblings is what you want to go for. I find it best to write about something that you are interested in because you will research it very well and you will most likely add your own personal experiences as well. If your website is a large website, you may need to hire a writer/author to help you create content. You’re probably wondering what “building links” means. It simply means the amount of links on the internet that point back to your website. This is why websites that are regularly maintained typically generate the most traffic to them. The authors of such websites are constantly sharing their web pages with other people and websites, as well as creating new content and new web pages all the time. Google ranks web sites with continually changing and growing content higher than that of a website with content that never changes or is never updated. You can also use your own website to inter-link your pages. Linking back to your website is very important. If you are open to learning more about this, send me an email and I can send you some great links to getting started. firstname.lastname@example.org Also, if you found this information useful, please share it with your friends and family.