I have never pretended to begin to understand SEO for small business, and I am not about to now. I have no idea how an SEO company can get a small business owner’s website from the ninth page of search engine results to the first page in a very short amount of time, but I am proof positive that it can be done. When I first had my website created, I thought that it would automatically be on the first page of search engine results. The first time I did a search for it myself, I actually had to go through nine pages before finding it.
It was my own page, and it even exhausted me looking for it. When there are ten results in pages, and I am the eighth result on the ninth page, that means there are 97 businesses in front of my own! That was completely unacceptable to me, but I had no idea how to fix that on my own. I did a quick search on how to get better search engine results, and that is how I found out about search engine optimization. Just because I have a nice website does not mean I know how to get others to see it, and this page explained to me what I needed to know.
I had no clue how to go about getting better SEO results myself though, but thankfully I did not have to worry about that. I was able to hire a company that does this full time. They have the tools and resources necessary to get my page from the 98th spot in results to the first page of results. The nice thing about this company is that they don’t even want to settle for just being on the first page, because the 10th spot on that page is often overlooked too. I definitely chose the right company, because I am within the first few search engine results on all of the search engines I have tested my site search on!