Aviation SEO Company
The aviation industry is a tight-knit community. It’s common for aviation companies to rely on networking, trade shows and other traditional methods for generating new business. While these tried-and-true offline methods are excellent, buyers across all industries are turning more and more to the Internet to find and learn about the products and services they need and want. Aviation, which is largely a B2B industry, is no exception. In fact, in a recent survey, more than 94 percent of B2B buyers said they spent time searching or researching online before making a business purchase.
Why Should You Care About Aviation SEO Services?
Search engine optimization, or SEO, is the process of improving your website’s online visibility so buyers who are actively searching for what you sell can easily find you online. A well-optimized website can help you:
- Get more leads with less effort. Just because you have a website doesn’t mean people can find you online. SEO positions your site to take advantage of people’s natural search behavior, so your website will actively attract potential buyers.
- Attract higher-quality leads. Most people searching for your products or services are doing so because they have an active need for what you sell. Well-executed SEO puts you right in the path of these hot leads for shorter sales cycles and less time spent with tire kickers.
- Establish credibility. Strong SEO placement is a signal to visitors that your site has authority, and automatically gives you expert status in many people’s minds.
- Fly above the competition. Having a well-optimized site ranks you higher in the search engines than your competitors, which means you’ll attract a larger share of the business.
There are a number of strategies an aviation SEO company will use to optimize a site for search engines. Here are a just a couple of basic SEO principles of which you should be aware.
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Keywords Are Key
Your customers use words and phrases that are relevant to your products and services to find what they are looking for online. Simply put, the better your copy matches these keywords, the likelier they are to find you. However, there are many factors that affect results.
The trick in SEO is to find the most profitable keywords, not necessarily the most popular ones. That requires an in-depth understanding of your ideal customer, your industry and your business — as well as search engines and search behavior in general. An experienced aviation SEO agency will conduct broad and deep research to find the most profitable keywords for your specific aviation business.
Content Counts — and So Does Strategy
A big part of SEO is delivering content, or information, that contains relevant keywords. This is done both on your site (including web pages and blog posts) and off-site. Strategic placement of off-site content is especially important. A key aspect of SEO is the ability to create relationships with highly relevant and authoritative sites — ones that have search engine authority and influence your ideal customer — and get them to agree to post your content with links back to your site. These backlinks significantly strengthen your position in Google.
To do this successfully, the content you put online needs to be relevant not only to the search engines, but to the reader as well. This is true of all industries, but particularly so for aviation. Aviation enthusiasts are information junkies — their performance and safety depends on many specific pieces of information, all of which they need in order to stay up to date. The best aviation sites require top-notch content from their guest authors. If you hire an aviation SEO firm, be sure to select one that has both the creative bandwidth and the industry connections to deliver the well-researched, relevant and useful content your audience craves — and successfully position it on the Web to maximize results.
To learn more about Straight North’s aviation SEO services, call us now at 855-883-0011 — or request a quote online.