First we will start with what is SEO?
SEO is an abbreviation for 'Search engine optimization.' Search engine optimization is the process of following the search engines guidelines for optimizing websites with the motive of making the websites rank in SERPs for the intended keywords. The basic need of a successful online business is the ability of its websites to rank well in search engines. Search engine optimizers play a major role in shaping the websites career in major search engines.
Now we will see recommendations of Google for hiring an SEO below.
1)Reviewing and providing recommendations on your site content or structure
4)Managing online business development campaigns
Google has given out the questions to ask an SEO. They are
1)Can you show me examples of your previous work and share some success stories?
2)Do you follow the Google Webmaster Guidelines?
3)Do you offer any online marketing services to complement your organic search business?
4)What kind of results do you expect to see, and in what timeframe?
5)What's your experience in my industry?
6)How long have you been in business?
Read google recommendations on SEO.
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