Many people have posted about search engine optimization and what it means to them. Using the meaning search engine optimization as better ranking in online properties (including major search engines, social networks and directories).
Some can define SEO in 1 sentence
from Stuntdubl: (Content + structure) x exposure x time x links = increased traffic and success
Unique, readable content with targetted keywords in title tag and many incoming links
SEO is getting more and more common and the average webmaster likely has a basic understanding about how to optimize their site, but struggles to get better ranking. SEO It is like a secret that everybody knows, but only the best can execute.
Some experts micro-analyze the subject of SEO while others prefer a simpler method of brute force.
Dave Naylor has said that SEO is all about figuring out what the search engines want, and then giving it to them until they bleed. I think this is a bit aggressive, but the premise can work.
To make the simple things simple, I will define the technique of SEO in one sentence: ‘getting your pages/site rank high in search engine‘.
I can outline it in 2 words:
Text and Links (adding a dose of Social Media)
Yes, all you need to have a successful website is tons of pages with well written text and copious links pointing to you.
Sound easy? Through trial and error any webmaster can become an efficient SEO, however this requires hours and hours of time writing content and requesting links.
What is your best method for doing SEO?