When SEO isn’t your SEO problem
Even the greatest SEO strategy won't succeed if you can't implement it properly. Columnist Casie Gillette discusses common client obstacles and how to overcome them.
If you’ve been doing SEO for any length of time, you’ve undoubtedly experienced your fair share of failures. And in many cases, frustratingly, the SEO program itself was not the issue. While I’ve discussed meta topics such as management challenges, getting executive buy-in, and the need for flexibility in the past, I haven’t directly addressed the question, “What do you do if SEO isn’t your SEO problem?”
As search marketers, we work our tails off analyzing data, search results, client websites and more, with the goal of providing recommendations that will move the needle. Unfortunately, the best recommendations in the world don’t matter if they aren’t implemented — and therein lies one of the biggest challenges of SEO.
Let’s look at a few common obstacles that can hinder an SEO program’s progress and discuss how we can overcome them.t ensures your recommendations are applied and the program can move forward.
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