How Long Does SEO Take?NigelDetermining how long SEO will take to rank a page or article in your blog on the first page of Google depends on a number of factors. How competitive the keyword is will be the biggest factor. Your website needs to build up authority for that keyword or phrase. SEO for popular, very competitive keywords can take 3 to 12 months to rank in the top 3 positions, on the first page of Google. This is assuming you are starting from scratch and no SEO has been done on your site previously and your site has not had a google penalty previously. SEO is a long term strategy, which is why it's important you discuss your expectations at the start of any website design work.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does A Website Cost?NigelIt's a question we hear often and normally without the prospective customer letting us know what they actually want. Think of a website like a car or new home. Would you walk on to a used car yard and ask a salesman how much does a car cost? It would depend on many factors, size, make and functionality. All websites Thinking IT build are custom built, catering to the clients requirements, design, content and functionality. So, a better question would be, I would like a website that has... and I will supply... What will it cost to build, Basic websites with 4 pages including a contact form can start from $2,500.
How Much Does Hosting Cost?NigelHosting costs $700 per calendar year. There are many large hosting companies that charge less, but with just about everything, very cheap hosting means you are paying for less.
What is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)?NigelSearch Engine Optimisation, often abbreviated to SEO, is the practice of having search engines place a web page in there search results. The goal with SEO is to have all your pages and articles in your blog be placed in the top 1-3 positions on their first page. This will increase the volume of 'organic' traffic to your website. As well as raising the quality of the traffic to your website.