10 Essential Starter SEO Tips

Mark Harwood
11 min readApr 30, 2024

Hello, hello, hello!

Since moving into SEO more heavily I’ve found that the basics seem to get lost as people race to the most complex ‘solution’. So I wanted to put together a list of 10 essential starter SEO tips.

This is meant for anyone that might not even know what SEO is…

But don’t get discouraged, SEO is a great way to get more clicks and ultimately grow your business.

Before we start, I’ve also written this post on my website and Facebook!


SEO can quickly become a confusing and highly complex set of tools and rules. Often stopping businesses from fully utilising SEO as it’s ‘too complex’ and ‘doesn’t make a difference’.

What I want to do today is show you 10 quick and easy ways that anyone can use to boost their SEO.


What is SEO?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. It’s about as nebulous as things get in the realm of technology. But, if you boil it down, the main goal of SEO is to improve how search engines see your content so that you get recommended more, get more traffic and therefor more business.

Why Do I Need SEO?

SEO will enable your business or brand to become more visible on the internet. If you have a physical store, liken it to keeping your store tidy and efficient. No one wants to buy from a shop…



Mark Harwood

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