10 Staggering SEO Statistics
Search engine optimization (SEO) is an excellent choice to moving more prospects into your sales funnel, thus boosting revenue for your company. With this ever-changing, sometimes “complex” strategy, it’s important to stay current in SEO trends to achieve optimal results. Learning from SEO statistics not only keeps you in the know of how SEO is impacting businesses, but encourages you to make necessary tweaks and adjustments to your search engine marketing.
Here are ten compelling stats to help sharpen SEO for your business.
#1 89% of marketers worldwide rated SEO successful at achieving objectives of improved search rankings, website traffic and lead generation (Source: eMarketer)
#2 Google receives over 100 billion searches a month (Source: Mashable)
#3 Companies who blog often have 434% more indexed pages than companies who do not(Source: Search Engine Land)
#4 50% of mobile searches are performed to find local retailers, with 61% of those searches resulting in purchases (Source: Hubspot)
#5 Search engines is still the #1 source for content traffic generation, outdoing social media by more than 300% (Source: IronPaper)
#6 72% of consumers who did a local search visited a store within 5 miles (Source: Wordstream)
#7 In December 2015, Google had 94% of the mobile (smartphone and tablet) search market(Source: NetMarketshare)
#8 When a blog post has more than 1,500 words, on average it receives 68.1% more tweets and 22.6% more Facebook likes than a post under 1,500 words (Source: Hubspot)
#9 72% of marketers worldwide stated relevant content creation was the most effective SEO tactic(Source: MarketingProfs)
#10 50% of search queries online are 4 words or longer (Source: Wordstream)
Some key takeaways include ensuring your website is mobile-ready, creating a consistent regular blogging schedule, and improving your local SEO, just to name a few. For help with creating quality content that ranks well and puts you in front of your target market, contact us here for a consultation.
Much success in your SEO!