The Internet is expanding at a rapid rate and shows no sign of slowing down. This amount of information means that search engines are constantly looking for new and different ways to search for brand quality.
Grasping an understanding of how search engines critic and assess brands is essential for building the credibility that results in online visibility.
The Internet has grown from 361 million active users in 2000 to 2 billion at the end of 2010. The number of active websites has increased from an estimated 9.48 million in 2000, to around 130 million in 2011.
The sheer size of the Internet is immense and can make any sort of search engine optimization (SEO) seem daunting. However there are some simple tactic’s to incorporate into you online PR strategy that can improve your SEO.
A search friendly brand:
If your company, product or service is searched for on a regular basis, this will literally show search engines that the brand is sought-after and popular. There are a number of tools that can be used to evaluate the volume of brand searches; Google Analytics and Google Reports can be very helpful.
Incorporating SEO tactics into your online PR campaign does not need to be difficult. Any coverage a brand gets can serve double duty by ensuring it makes its way on to the World Wide Web – lifting brand value in the opinions of search engines. If you have the means, produce regular news and articles, this will boost SEO ratings. Increasing the amount of content surrounding a brand and new content for search engines to find.
Become active in social media. Register with the most popular social networking sites; Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. It’s a good idea to update social networking pages regularly; activity can improve SEO by increasing credibility.