For many people, getting started with SEO seems like climbing Mt. Everest, but that can be attributed to the fact that most “Gurus” make it seem overly-complicated. While there are quite a number of things that you’ll need to be aware of starting out, it’s not nearly as complex of a process as some would have you believe.

So Why All The Hocus Pocus Surrounding Search Engine Optimization?

Quite simply put, the goal of many SEO gurus who have products to sell is mass confusion. They WANT to overload you with mountains of theory, so that you remain confused and in limbo… this way you are more likely to buy their products or services.

The process of SEO is really quite simple. Here’s a quick diagram I created to sort of outline the process of SEO:

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┬áIn the next few posts, I’ll be outlining each of these individual steps in detail, so be sure to check back often to learn more about getting started with SEO.

Thanks for reading!

Larry Sheckell

Larry Sheckell
Larry Sheckell

Larry Sheckell is the owner and founder of Search Mavericks, a company that specializes in helping businesses gain more exposure for their business online. He is a highly sought-after internet marketing and SEO consultant who has a proven track record for results. You can hire Larry at