SEO vs. Social Media Marketing?

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If you have limited freelance resource to promote your buisness will you go for SEO or social media marketing?
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  • Profile picture of the author trevor1617
    Honestly one or the other probably won't work. Find a way to do both.
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  • Profile picture of the author RSK3000
    Depends on the niche but I'd suggest Social Media Marketing. SEO just gets harder and harder and Google updates mean that what worked in the past can stop working in the future.

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  • Profile picture of the author rawandrew
    If you manage to get good rankings for some highly responsive keywords then you can make decent money. The problem is Google and its ever changing algorithm. One day you are king of the hill and the next you are neck deep in mud. But the quality of the visitors is way better than Social Media.

    On Social Media you can get a lot of low value traffic and very few buyers. Sifting through it can be quite tiresome and anything you do loses value pretty quick because Social Media is a churn and burn type of business. Not really long term. A huge website on the other side will be worth something with time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dmarketman
    Depends on your niche but I'd go with Social Media. I personally hate SEO. Reason is I'm not comfortable having my entire business dependent on Google's mood swings.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Simon
    Where is the Thanks button
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    • Profile picture of the author Dmarketman
      Originally Posted by Mike Simon View Post

      Where is the Thanks button
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      It's at the bottom right hand corner
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      • Profile picture of the author RockStar87
        I will do both SEO and Social Media Marketing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marco Moeschter
    Maybe the question is a bit to broad. If you are good writer and if you have plenty of time to do manual backlinking then you can go with SEO. But SEO will always need a lot of time to perform and you'll relay on google.

    If I had to chose I would go with social media because if done right you'll tap in multiple big sources of traffic. Just think about how much traffic you can get from Facebook, Twitter, YT, Stumble Upon, Reddit just to name a few. Also you can build your brand which is another main factor why to do it!
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