You might have heard somewhere about the term Search Engine Optimization or only SEO.
In simple words, SEO is the process which involves getting traffic to your website from the search engines like google, bing, etc. It is because nowadays people mostly use search engines like google to search for information through the web. There are billions of searches done every minute through the massive database of search engine giant, Google. So, SEO is all about getting those eyeballs into your websites.
SEO = FREE web traffic through search engines
The things mentioned above make you clear about the fundamental concept of SEO if you are already into this massive online world and familiar with some of these technical terms.
Don’t worry if you don’t know what these terms like ‘Search Engine’ etc. mean. Let me dive deep into the topic and explain briefly. Also, Feel free you ask your queries through the comments.
Before getting directly to the main topic here is something you need to know.
As I already mentioned above, all the websites on the web are listed in the search engines like Google, Bing, etc. When a user searches for some terms in the search engines, It searches for the relative clauses, content and leads them to a specific website with that relevant content the user is searching.
That means If you have a website related to electric fans and someone is searching for electric fans, there is a possibility that he/she can find your site in the google search.
This is how a typical search engine works.
So, What is SEO?
As stated earlier, websites get listed in a specific order if someone searches for a term. Google or other search engines uses many factors to list or rank your site for that search term.
Then, there comes the primary role in Search Engine Optimization.
A webmaster(a person who manages a website) uses some well-known techniques in the site to rank or list in the top positions. This process of taking your website or webpages to the top spot in search results is known as SEO.
Is SEO hard?
Well! It depends on the level of knowledge you want to learn. Practically saying, It is a lot easier to learn about how SEO works and technical terms related to it just by using free available resources which are found on Youtube. Talking about intermediate level SEO and further levels, It depends upon the level of dedication, practicality and time investment. The more you practice, the more you will learn and the better you become.
Who can learn SEO?
A person who knows about the basic knowledge of computers and using internet can start learning SEO. While being little advance in computer field will just aid your learning speed and progress.