The answer is yes for almost everybody. Why almost everybody? Well if you don’t have a business that requires an Internet presence then I guess search engine optimization isn’t really something you need. SEO is necessary for the rest of us especially if you want to continue to make your business as successful as possible. The majority of search engines users are more likely to choose one of the top 5 suggestions in the results page, and to take advantage of this by getting visitors to your website you need to rank as higher as possible.
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