Introduction To SEO

January 19, 2009
Categories: SEO

Traffic Types :

search engine optimisation

search engine optimization

Direct Traffic

You told your friend about a website you liked, after visiting it your friend told others about it. This type of website traffic is called direct : simple typing of a website URL in the browser.

Referred Traffic
You posted an ad online or on another website (facebook, blog, ad network) with a direct link to your site. Once a user clicks on this link he will be brought (or referred) to your site

Search Engine Traffic
Here we got to the most interesting part. If someone does not know how to get information he or she opens a known search engine ant types in the query. As a result of the search our user gets hundreds of pages with the information relevant (in Search Engine’s opinion)

Here is what you need to do:
If you want your website to be in a search engine you dont’; need to worry : you probably already there! If you link to your site from other sites the Engine’s spider will come and crawl your site. It usually takes a week up to a month to be indexed by all the important engines. You can check your index status webmaster tools on google.

If you need more traffic:
There are numerous ways to bring more traffic to your site: constatntly updated content, live blogging, Pay Per Click advertisement, data feed marketing, online classifieds marketing.

SEO companies will do this for you for a preatty penny but you can do it on your own if you have a few hours to spare every day.


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