Urgent Care 2.0 Explains Why You May Be Putting Up Billboards In The Desert And 2 Tips On How To Fix This Problem

(PRWEB) March 28, 2014

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for a website is like the fuel for a car. No matter how good it looks, or what its got under the hood, that cars going nowhere without fuel.

There are quite a few Urgent Care websites that look great and are even well built, but can’t be found on the search engines. Thats like putting a beautiful billboard in the middle of the desert. It looks good, but no ones gonna see it.

Websites dont achieve visibility and traffic on their own. Build it and they will come, doesn’t work. Even current patients, searching for a company by name, might not find the right website without optimization.

The textbook definition is simple enough. SEO: the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.

There are two main paths to take for urgent care marketing when trying to rank high on the search engines. Paid ads and organic placement.

Pay Per Click

Ah, the Golden rule. They that have the gold, make the rules. Thats paid ads. Pay enough and instant visibility can be achieved. It all sounds nice, but be careful going down this path as a first option. Ranking at the top of the ads doesnt mean that the person searching will click that link clink and then after getting the click, do business with that company. It will however, cost for each click regardless if they become a client or not.

Organic Placement

Search Engine Optimization is not easy or automatic. Finding the right formula is a continuing process of site mechanics, keywords, page titles, descriptions, inbound links, social networking and much more. Its hard work, but it pays off much more than paid ads. Only about 14% of all people trust ads. So I would plan for this to be the major focus with ads being a supplement to SEO.

Most Urgent Care Clinics lack the time and/or ability to do either of these options effectively. Click Here to get started on your free consultation on how we can help.

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