SEO vs. SMO: Driving Traffic Through Search Engines and Social Media

SEO vs. SMO: Driving Traffic Through Search Engines and Social Media

Search engine optimization (SEO) and social media optimization (SMO) are two of the bigger concerns for webmasters and bloggers, as they can both have substantial impacts on the amount of traffic a website or blog receives. But does optimizing your site for search engines hinder your SMO efforts (and vice versa) or can they co-exist? And what are the similarities and differences between the two?

SEO has been a common activity of website owners for years now. Although search engine optimization still remains largely a mystery to many webmasters and bloggers, its basic concepts have been, and still are, fairly simple.

While SEO is no doubt effective, a relatively small number of websites are optimized due to a general lack of knowledge and a high price tag for most professional services. In addition to the cost, SEO is ignored by some because it is difficult to produce immediate results, and real growth in search traffic takes time.

This post will take a look at SEO vs. SMO to see what the differences are in traffic numbers and value to a particular website…

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from Vandelay Design http://www.vandelaydesign.com/seo-vs-smo/

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