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5 common SEO FAQs

1. How much does SEO cost?

How much does a car cost, or a house? First we need to know what kind of car or house you need then we can try to assess the price. Otherwise we can just say somewhere in between 1k and 1 million dollars per month. Everything below 1k is low quality and/or automated.

2. Why is SEO so expensive?

Why are cars and houses so expensive? Because it takes lots of time, resources and work to build them. Besides SEO makes your website actually earn money while setting up website and designing it by itself does not. So at the end of the day SEO earns more money that it takes. Also remember that SEO is not just like a house or car. It’s more like a shop or a hotel when it comes to the house metaphor and it’s more like a race car when it comes to the car metaphor.

3. Can’t my niece who is a graphic designer /developer do the SEO?

She probably can cook as well but you probably would go to a restaurant nonetheless. Designers/developers in most case underestimate the importance of SEO and misunderstand it. They assume that the designer/developer should be deciding how a website should be build and when the site is done, they, or rather their clients realize that they’re not even indexed by Google. SEO should be part of website design not just an add-on. An open minded designer/developer can provide a good findable site architecture that works for SEO as well. S/he in most cases needs an SEO expert to accomplish that task.

4.Does Google hate SEO?

No, Google even offers SEO advice and a plethora of SEO tools itself. It’s an ages old myth that Google fight SEOs. In fact the Google employees and SEO practitioners speak at the same conferences and work together as business partners. Most SEO companies are big clients of Google as they also buy PPC ads from Google.

5.Is buying links, hidden text, IP delivery etc. black hat SEO and is it legal?

Some techniques considered by many a s SEO are also considered black hat. Still most them can be used ethically as well so only the context can tell you when a particular measure is black or white hat. The question to ask should rather be whether black hat SEO is recommended. No it is not. Most of it is probably still legal, depending on the technique. It pays only for the few who do it on large scale.

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