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Frequently Asked Questions

COMMON SEO QUESTIONS

Here is a list of questions we are frequently asked about SEO

Ready to learn about SEO on your website? Check out our FAQs below and please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions about your website or if you would like a free SEO report.

What is Double-Check My SEO?

We are a marketing company of real people located in Los Angeles, California with a passion to help small businesses succeed online. We created Double-Check My SEO to help you understand what’s happening on your website. We are not an automated tool that calculates a free report. We offer small business owners a manual SEO website review by industry experts, for free.

Can I use your report and personalized advice to do the SEO myself?

Absolutely, and that is the whole point of our service. We want to put the power of SEO in your hands for your business.

What will I get for free?

  1. Personalized expert SEO recommendations from one of our experts for your website.
  2. A manual report created by a human breaking down the details on what can be done on your website to improve SEO.
  3. A free 30-minute phone consultation with an SEO expert right here in the USA.
  4. An SEO guide based on our recommendation to perform SEO yourself.

Do you offer SEO services?

Yes, we do. However, our manual SEO report is free, and there is no obligation to hear a sales pitch from us. We will only send you a follow-up email with our recommendations, advice, a guide to performing the SEO on your own and a few of our straight forward paid services. Check out our SEO Services when you are ready to take the next step.

What does SEO stand for?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. You pursure SEO when you attempt to get your website page to rank higher in a search engines, with the ultimate goal to increase organic (unpaid) traffic to that page, which will grow your business. So basically, when SEO is done correctly, your site will not only be seen by search engines like Google and Bing, but when keywords or a search term is entered, it offers the ability to rank very high in search engine results pages.

What's the difference between organic (Free) vs. paid (Pay-Per-Click Search Ads) search results?

Organic results are the websites that appear in search engines, for free, based on an algorithm that closely match a user’s search query based on relevance. Paid search results appear at the top or side of a page as sponsored website links. These are the links that advertisers pay (sometimes $20 for each click) to appear on different search engines.

What is on-page SEO?

On-page SEO refers to tactics used on or within a page to assist it in ranking higher in the search engines. On-page SEO includes both content, media, and the HTML source code of a page (image optimization, keyword optimization, code Schema markup, and more), but not external links and other external signals (this is for off-page SEO).

Where will SEO go this year and beyond?

Voice search countiunes to grow in poularity. ComScore estimates that by 2020, 50% of all searches will be voice searches.

Up more then 178% from 2016. People have figured out that systems like Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Bixby, and Google Assistant pull from specail code on a website to give their answers. Look for SEO to continue to turn their attention to voice search—this year, and into the future.

How is SEO changing?

SEO is always changing. However, the most significant change continues to be the shift toward mobile. Some of our websites recive website traffic from over 70% mobile viewers. Mobile viewership in the US is now not only higher than desktop it is the perffered and only divice people use. It has becoe paramount to make sure you have no mobile issues on your site.

Will HTTPS affect SEO - Having a secure website with SSL?

Yes! Look at your URL do you see the “https” at the beginning of your website’s domain name? Google looks at website with https:// favorably. It also makes sure your website is secure.

Do I need to know code to do SEO myself?

You do not need to know how to code for every element of search optimization. There are some more advanced SEO tactics that you will need a basic understanding of code for, but it isn’t necessary for every part. Our human experts will create, and you give you a personalized plan on how to do SEO yourself whether you are a beginner or more advanced.

Should I hire someone to do my SEO?

Hiring someone internally or externally to do your SEO can be helpful, but it can also be dangerous if that person doesn’t know the modern rules of SEO. If you are not interested in doing SEO yourself, let us know, and we will be happy to contact you regarding our straight forward SEO services.

How do I get my site on Google?

Getting on Google’s search results page is free and easy; you don’t even need to submit your site to Google. Google is a 100% fully automated search engine that uses web crawlers to explore the web regularly, looking for sites to add to their index. In fact, the vast majority of websites listed in search results aren’t manually submitted, but found and added automatically by Google. Our job is to make your website the most appealing it came for Google and other search engines.

Here are basic questions to ask yourself about your website when you get started with SEO.

  1. Is my website showing up on Google?
  2. Do I serve high-quality content to users?
  3. Is my business showing up on Google Maps or as a Local Listing?
  4. Is my website content fast and easy to access on all devices?
  5. Is my website secure?

Contact us today for a free SEO review. We are happy to help.

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