How does appearing on the first page of search results help your business?
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a term that is easily thrown around when a business wants to place first on Google searches. Although SEO is actually a puzzle that is made up of many pieces, 90% of the business owners we visit with just want to be “on the first page”. Many brands work hard and actually have teams of SEO experts working daily to achieve and maintain this prominent place. Why? It’s simple: 91.5% of all visits go to the results on the first page. If we know that 70% of all users searching for a service are ready to buy, you can see how first page = more money for your bottom line. When you focus on small and medium sized business like we do, taking on the big guys can seem like your David facing Goliath…but that story has a good ending for David remember? Our time proven strategies for local search placement can help you manage a smaller budget than your competitors and still achieve search results that can increase your client base and revenue. Give us a call and set up a meeting to discuss business and how we can help you level the SEO field to get on Google’s first page.
The amount of searches Google processes per second. That’s 3.5 billion searches per day and many of those searches are by people looking for goods and services. Try this: Google your service (without using your company/business name), if you’re not on page one or better yet, on the top 3 positions, you’re not in the game.
Percent of US searchers that perform local searches looking for goods and services. Of these searches, 63% result in purchases. 66% of Americans use online local search to locate a local business. Can your potential clients find you?
Of users, never scroll past the first page of results. That means that your potential clients will never know you exist if you’re not on the first page. With mobile search numbers increasing dramatically, first page placement should be a basic goal for your search marketing strategy.