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Old 13th July 2015, 09:07 AM   #1

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Default What Is The Difference Between SEO And SEM?


What is the difference between SEO and SEM?

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Old 13th July 2015, 09:52 AM   #2
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Wasn't sure myself and just checked Google images. SEO deals with the organic results that show up, SEM (search engine marketing) is all those Google ads that appear above and to the side of the organic results.

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Old 15th July 2015, 03:50 AM   #3

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SEO:- SEO is one of the best way to optimize website of getting traffic and boost keyword also. In SEO on-page and off-page both are important for website.
SEM:- Search engine marketing is usually paid ads run for website its short term. Traffic is improved, business leads also improved.

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Old 15th July 2015, 05:55 AM   #4

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SEM is a broader term than SEO. Where SEO aims to provide better organic search results, SEM uses the search engines to advertise your website or business to Internet customers and send a more targeted traffic to your Web site.

For example, when people use a search engine to query "fashion handbags", the organic search engine results is where SEO technologies can assist your Web site in being more visible. The paid advertising, or sponsored links are the ones prominently displayed above or beside the organic search results is a product of SEM.

SEO and SEM are not competing services. SEO is considered a subset of SEM services.

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Old 15th July 2015, 07:19 AM   #5
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SEO will rank your keywords in top of search engine in an organic way
SEM will rank your keywords in top of the search engine by advertising means through paid

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Old 15th July 2015, 07:39 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by bhavnasingh482 View Post

What is the difference between SEO and SEM?
SEO can be described as strategies and tactics used to ensure that a website is accessible to a search engine and improves the chances that the site will be found by the search engine.

SEM is associated with researching, submitting and positioning a website within search engines. It includes search engine optimization, paid listings and other search-engine related services and functions that will increase exposure and traffic to your Web site. Ads in a successful SEM campaign will be shown to those consumers specifically looking for your products or services, resulting in a higher conversion rate.

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Old 16th July 2015, 02:52 AM   #7

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SEO stands for search engine optimization and SEM is social media optimization. Both are equally important for improving the search engine ranking and increasing the traffic to the website.

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Old 16th July 2015, 07:16 AM   #8
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Default Misconception with SEM & PPC

SEM stands for Search Engine Marketing, the term is much broader and it effectively includes any marketing strategy that includes, involves or is dependent on SEs (Search Engines).

SEO is (often called Prefixed with "Organic") is a SEM strategy (on a larger scale) and it works by a set of strategies to ensure increase a website's visibility (SERP ranking) and traffic using Search Engines.

PPC: (Again another broader term that can also be included in SEM) on Search Engines, (Search Engine Result Page) is another tactics that works by displaying paid ads on Search Engine result (for a specific keyword). A great example is Google ad-words.

SEM - PPC misconception: More often (as with most other members here) SEM is often confused with PPC, but in truth SEM is far larger term that includes SEO and PPC (PPC too is a broader term and is not restricted to Search Engines).

Hiring a social media marketing company will help boost your business reputation and brand value.

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Old 18th July 2015, 01:11 AM   #9

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Seo stands For search Engine Optimization it helps to optimize websites and getting traffic .

Sem stands For Search Engine Marketing paid Advertising and other search engine related service.

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Old 23rd July 2015, 03:01 AM   #10

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thanks for reply.

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