Handling a well set up seo operation is a lot of fun. In this post I will try to inspire you with new and fresh approaches to keep the fun going.
You need to keep the readers interested in the story, and they will continue to read if done right.
Use of your own employees in Zambia to manage projects outsourced to the seo manager
Often, people in the Zambia-department can have broader knowledge of what is going on locally than what is reasonable to expect from a seo manager far away or what the people at the headquarters of your firm know about. Although, this does not necessarily mean that it is good use of resources to engage internal human resources locally in relation to the seo manager. Below I will highlight some of the things that need to be considered.
I have always been of the opinion that it is you who know your product and your market best, so if you have the resources needed, it is definitely the best thing to do it yourself. This is something that must be carefully considered before making a decision on how to proceed with seo.
Should you employ specialists from a seo manager in Zambia or can one just as well use someone in the organization to handle seo in the company?
The million dollar question
Is there any difference when using a seo manager in Zambia compared to having the staff working on this internally?
If you already have limited resources, the project will almost guaranteed not get enough attention and dedication from internal staff without adequate resources to handling the project. The seo manager knows that these things are time-consuming and are knowledge-intensive, so they have dedicated the resources needed to handle the project in a proper and professional way.
The project you think of setting out to a seo manager can be time consuming and difficult to learn, but it can be well worth the time spent and resources used
Putting the work out to a seo manager can certainly pay off, but it is still important that there are available resources that can handle this in a proper way on the part of the organization.
The questions you need to ask yourself has a number of aspects that you should think about. Here, I will try to discuss some of the things you should be aware of before deciding whether a seo manager is needed or whether it is better using internal staff in the organization at the local branch office in Zambia.
Good seo tools
There are some things you need to be aware of when using a seo manager – whether this is handled by local staff in Zambia, or centrally at the headquarter. Below is a handy checklist of things you need to think about, as well as the best tools you can use for either free or commercial tools where free alternatives are not available or significantly inferior to the commercial ones.
Majestic.comMajestic SEO is the world’s largest link index. Use this tool to find out everything of interest about links to your own pages and what your competitors locally in Zambia are doing, or what national and international competitors are up to. Links to your website and subpages are crucial to your search engine rankings, so this is important to keep tabs on.
Google AlertsTo be on top of things, it is important to know what happens as early as possible. Google Alerts sends you an email every time someone mentions the words and phrases you specify. This can be anything from trademarks that are important to you, people of interest or general words and phrases that are important to your business. You can have alerts for all employees, freelancers you use, your trademarks including websites you run and words and phrases you focus on. All of this gives you a good overview of what is being talked about that matters internally. Google’s notification is free to use and helps you to be early in terms of being on top of what your competitors in Zambia are doing, potential public relations disasters in the form of negative reviews and much else useful.
Ranks.nlRanks.nl has a bunch of professional SEO tools that I can really recommend. One of the tools I use most is Page Analyzer. With this tool, you can check keyword density on each subpage of your domain to optimize for keywords or phrases. If the seo manager you are planning to use is at all professional, they probably use the tools available from ranks.nl – or similar tools extensively.
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