Oftentimes, people think of pay-per-click (PPC) and search engine optimization (SEO) as being two totally separate and independent marketing strategies. Sure, they are different in a number of different ways. But, they are also very similar in that they both relate to searches. In fact, the two strategies work extremely well together. It is because of this that you should focus on using both PPC advertising and SEO together to create a more successful marketing strategy. Check out some of the different ways that your business can benefit from using these two powerful tools together.
PPC (pay per click) advertising can be an effective way to promote your products, services, events or even content. It's a cost-effective way to bring in inorganic traffic since you only pay for the clicks your ads receive, which means you're only paying for results. Unfortunately, it's often dismissed as a marketing strategy because many believe it to be inferior to the organic traffic that SEO brings in. What they don't understand is that PPC ads can actually be used to help strengthen your SEO strategy. The following are a number of ways in which PPC and SEO can be used as complementary efforts: