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  • Is this a good thing, or a something other than good thing?

    Posted by seohelper on October 13, 2021 at 1:48 pm

    Hi everyone. Been lurking here for a minute, I’m a complete beginner. Slowly trying to figure out some of the key stuff.

    I’m the founder of a website which offers online courses in a pretty specialized area. Starting offering courses at the beginning of the year, and I’ve done ok. Over 100 people signed up and paid for a course, so not bad.

    I’m aware that most people find my work through podcasts I’ve been on, and through other organizations that discuss my work. But I have just now been able to take a look at google search console for my site and it appears that one whole person in the last 6 months found my site through a google search, and that was from searching for the very specific name of the site.

    So, I guess I’m not surprised but my question is – in theory, that’s a good thing, right? I’m starting from a baseline of zero, so if I can optimize SEO to a reasonable degree I’m going to be able, hopefully, to pull in a completely new audience (i.e. not folks who have heard of me through something other than a generic search)?

    This might be a dumb question, but I don’t have the skills to know if it’s dumb or not. Thanks 🙂

    eggie82 replied 11 months, 3 weeks ago 1 Member · 1 Reply
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  • eggie82

    October 13, 2021 at 3:37 pm

    hmmm..not sure what you’re asking. It’s not a good thing that only one person has seen your site in 6 months but you are correct that you are quite literally starting from ground zero where SEO is concerned. If you’re looking at a place to start I would suggest content, backlinks, and citations. Get your GMB set up and optimized and link your socials to your site. Welcome to the arduous uphill journey that is SEO-enjoy the ride.