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    Many-Freelancers-Have-Questions-About-What-Is-SEO;76 Many-Freelancers-Have-Questions-About-What-Is-SEO;76 Document Transcript

    • Many freelancers have questions about what is SEO; what is SEO copywriting; what is SEO writing. This article explains - in detail - what this is. And, how to make money from it as a freelance writer.austin seo
    • What is SEO? SEO is an acronym for the phrase "search engineoptimization " Search engine optimization is all about doing specificthings to your website to drive more traffic to it so that you canincrease online sales - and traffic What are some of these "things?"There are many, but here we will discuss what it is as it applies tofreelance writers And, this means writing text in a certain way sothat web surfers (ie, internet users) can land on a particular siteWhat is SEO As It Relates to Freelance Writers? What freelancewriters need to be concerned with is keywords What are keywords?Keywords are the words and phrases that web surfers type in when
    • they search for things online
    • For example, lets say you were interested in starting a foreclosurecleanup business You may not know anything about it other thanforeclosures are hot in the news right now and you are interested instarting this kind of company So, you log onto your favorite searchengine, (eg, Google, Yahoo! MSN, etc ) and type in the keywords"foreclosure cleaning business" or "foreclosure cleaning" or"foreclosure cleanup" or some other relevant keyword phrase Note:When you type words into a search engine to find something on theinternet, the words you type in are called a keyword (one word) or akeyword phrase (two or more words with commas in between) HowBusinesses Get to the Top of Search Engine Results When you typein these words and hit "ENTER", a bunch of sites pop up and youstart to surf (ie, click on the results) and start investigating the sitesto see if they have the information you need
    • The sites that pop up are the results that search engines likeGoogle, Yahoo, MSN, et al think are the most relevant to thekeyword phrase (aka search phrase) you typed in Companies pay alot of money to be among the first two or three pages in the resultsthat search engines return Why SEO Copywriters are So InDemand and How They Make Their Money One of the ways theyget to pop up in the first two or three austin seo pages of results is tohave relevant text that contains the proper keyword phrases And,this is where you as an SEO copywriter can make a lot of moneyYou write the text that their site needs to pop up high in searchengine results Many times, companies will simply give you a bunchof keyword phrases and let you write what you want -- as long as itsa certain length (usually 300-500 words)
    • There are many freelance writers - hundreds of thousands, if not afew million BUT, only a tiny minority know what SEO is and how towrite this type of copy And, this is why theyre so in demand SEOcopywriters have an in-demand skill And, as more and morecompanies move larger portions of their advertising budgets tointernet marketing, there is an even greater demand for their skillsIn the SearcheEngineWatch article, The SEO Copywriter:Wordsmithing the Web, William Flaiz, underscores the importance ofan SEO copywriter
    • He writes: "The role of the agency SEO copywriter is uniquebecause Suddenly, the writer must optimize press releases, craftarticles for social news, monitor social network communications, anddevelop wiki content
    • a strong SEO copywriter is adaptable and capable of internalizinga lot of new information extremely quickly These unique individualshave fast become the backbone of many SEO engagements Ifcontent is king, then they [SEO copywriters] are the kingmakers
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