Search Engine Optimization is a skill that anybody with a website needs to know. Without it, there is no point to even have a website. This can seem as a scary subject to get in to but it really isn’t. If you follow the steps in this article you should be able to get a good understanding how SEO works pretty quick…at least the basics.
What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Read more about it here.
The first thing you will want to do is to understand the basic elements that are involved and their impact on the overall SEO of the page. To do this, read the 15 Minute SEO List, maybe even print it out for your reference. Applying these elements to your pages is not complicated but one might find it time consuming and tedious. Nevertheless, it is something that needs to be done if you are going to have a website.
The next thing you should do is check out SEOmoz’s Beginner’s Checklist for Learning SEO. It explains in detail a step-by-step plan for the tasks that needs to be done.
That is it. Now read those things over again and make sure you understand what you are reading and to where you are confident you can apply this knowledge to your website. Although this is basic SEO, it makes a big impact on your website’s ranking in the search engines. After you get these basics applied to your website you can start looking into other, more advanced, internet marketing techniques.