If you’re fairly experienced in SEO, you’ve probably experienced your fair share of failures. There are many unfortunate cases where the SEO program itself wasn’t the issue. There have been several meta topics discussed, such as management challenges, getting executive buy-in, and the need for flexibility in the past, but there is another question to ask – “What do you do if SEO isn’t your SEO problem?”
As search marketers, we work hard analyzing data, search results, client websites and more. The goal is to provide recommendations that will move the needle. Unfortunately, the best recommendations in the world doesn’t matter if they aren’t implemented. This is one of the biggest challenges of SEO.
Let’s check out some of the common obstacles that can hider an SEO program’s progress and discuss how we can overcome them. It ensures your recommendations are applied and the program can move forward.