What Is SEO?
SEO stands for “search engine optimization.” It is the process of getting traffic from the “free,” “organic,” “editorial” or “natural” search results on search engines.
All major search engines such as Google and Bing have primary search results, where web pages and other content such as videos, images or local listings are shown and ranked based on what the search engine considers most relevant to users. Payment isn’t involved, as it is with paid search ads.
VIDEO: SEO Explained
New to SEO? Start with this quick and easy to understand video about search engine optimization. It’ll quickly cover the basics:
Search Engine Land worked with Common Craft to produce this video.
More SEO Advice For Beginners
For more basic but also in-depth advice, our Periodic Table Of SEO Success Factors, introduces you to all the key concepts you need to know, including elements of on-page SEO, off-page