Website Traffic and SEO Flowchart
Publishing of Website and Content
Search engines think of
Keyword list plays heavy in content links to your website as
Google Keyword Tools votes of confidence
help improve campaigns
Link building should start immediately
Typically Low Traffic First Few Weeks
Organic ranking tends to be erratic and low until after links have
been built and search engines crawl the websites with the links.
Use keywords in the link anchor text when possible
Use trusted link sources that search engines see as high ranking
Content Based Links Directories Low Hanging Fruit Social Media
Blogs Yahoo! Friends Twitter
Articles DMOZ Clients Facebook
Press Releases Business.com Vendors MySpace
Web 2.0 Pages Galaxy Business Partners Del.icio.us
Site Indexed—Search Engines Crawl as Site Ages
Keywords with few matches and limited competition start to rank
Google ranking usually higher than Yahoo! or Bing ranking
Yahoo reports more inbound links than Google
Domain related keywords begin to rank
My Domain Name
My Domain Name + word(s)
Organic Ranking may fluctuate the first few months. More quality links and age is
needed to raise ranking. This process can last for a couple months to a year or more.
1st Month 2nd Month 3rd Month 4th Month 5th Month
Build more quality links
Increase content based SEO with more articles, blog
posts, press releases, social media, etc.
Site starts to rank for more competitive keywords.
Bringing targeted traffic, for conversion from leads, to prospects, to clients is
accomplished by continuous content based SEO.
Stable and high rankings depend a great deal on hard work and the amount of
content placed in strategic places online.
Website becomes more responsive to efforts, yielding
more search traffic and significantly growing profits.