Happy Thriving Tuesday! As we’re emailing you this, it’s a crisp October morning here in the mountains of Asheville NC. Ahh! October is one of our favorite months because it has everything: cold mornings, summer harvest, approaching Fall, and the fun of Halloween!

This edition of Thriving Tuesday is about teaching you about SEO. Being Visible at the top of Google means that your business starts immediately growing. Why? Because rising to the top of Google means increased web traffic, phone calls, and walk-ins to your business. Be Visible and Grow!

What is SEO?

SEO is the process of making little “inside tweaks” and “outside tweaks” on your website. Over time, your site becomes more search engine friendly to Google, You start moving up to the top of Google for particular search phrases.

How Does SEO Work

The SEO process involves Four steps: keyword research, placing keywords, publishing content, doing regular blog posts, linkbuilding, and doing reports.

How Long Does SEO Take to Work?

Think of SEO like planting a garden. If you plant a garden today, it’s going to take about five or six months of constant work before you start to see a harvest. From planting the garden to watering the seeds to growing in the sunshine, gardening takes time. SEO is similar.

What is a Search Engine?

A Search Engine is something that crawls the internet, finds different pages across the internet, and organizes them in such a manner to where people can go to that Search Engine and find things when they search. Search engines make it much easier for us to search for something and quickly find it.

What’s Your SEO Score?

Enter the URL of any landing page or blog article and see how optimized it is for one keyword or phrase.