I was recently emailing back and forth with a client who was trying to get their website to rank higher in Google and ended up being penalized by Google for a few mistakes they made. During the conversation I mentioned that re-gaining their position may be harder now than if they haven’t been penalized, much like earning back the trust of a scorned lover. That was a big “Aha!” moment for me when I realized that search engine optimization (SEO) is pretty much identical to mating rituals in western society. This article explains what I mean and will hopefully provide you with a much better understanding of how SEO works… and why it’s not an overnight process.
Surely you’ve searched Google and noticed the sponsored links that appear in the yellow area above the search results:
These are called Google AdWords. AdWords are a great way to drive instant traffic to your website and generate leads fast. But that’s not what I’m going to talk about today. Instead, I’m going to show you how you can use Google Adwords to figure out what the hell to write in the rest of your advertising.