10 SEO facts

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  • 80% to 90% of web traffic originates from Google, Yahoo and Bing Search Engines.
  • 70% to 80% of people using Google, Yahoo or Bing search engines do not search beyond the first page of results when seeking a website responsive to their search query.
  • A position on the first page of Google search results is critical to creating a meaningful number of unique visitors.
  • According to Forester Research and Georgia Tech’s GVU Center User Surveys, more than 80% of web users locate websites by way of a search engine.
  • Surveys indicate only 7% of searchers go beyond the third page of listings, generally the top 30 results.
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO), i.e. optimal natural or organic search placement, represents the most cost effective, long term, broad based method of web advertising and marketing.
  • Without Search Engine Optimization you are quite likely neglecting up to 85% of potential visitors to your site.
  • According to Statistical Research, Inc. each day 57% of web users search the Internet, which makes search the second most popular Internet activity after e-mail.
  • If your website is not a top 30 search result, your site will probably never be visited in response to a web search.
  • For Internet users search engines and web directories are the primary method of locating information on-line.

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