What is SEO? - Definition & Examples


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What does the acronym SEO stand for?

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1. Why would a company engage in search engine optimization?

2. SEO can increase a website's _____, making it appear higher up in a listing of search results.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The focus here will be on concepts relevant to SEO, such as visibility, keywords, and what the term SEO is short for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

We'll particularly quiz you on:

  • What SEO means
  • Visibility in this context
  • Keywords in this context
  • Examples of specific search terms

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the concept of search engine optimization and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as visibility and keywords
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related SEO lesson

Additional Learning

When you're ready to strengthen your grip on SEO, you can check out our associated lesson called What is SEO? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will be on:

  • Applications of SEO
  • The mechanics of SEO
  • How to properly use SEO