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05-31-2018, 08:49 AM
What is the difference between SEO and SEM?

06-01-2018, 12:56 AM
SEO is the process of optimizing your web site for the purpose of getting free traffic from search engines. while, SEM is a wider term than SEO, and is used to circumcise different options available. This process of getting traffic can be either free(SEO) or paid(PPC).

06-01-2018, 02:56 AM
The difference between SEO and SEM is simply that Search Engine Optimization is part of Search engine marketing or Search marketing as it is widely known. Both processes aim in increasing visibility in search engines.

06-01-2018, 03:15 AM
Hello Friends,
SEO is made up of on-page and off-page activities as its two main pillars.
Search engine marketing (SEM)is a form of Internet marketing with the use of paid advertisements in search engines such as

06-01-2018, 03:46 AM
If you do your marketing through search engines, that is called SEM aka search engine marketing

SEO is optimising for the search engine. It is more of a polishing act than a deal with search engine

06-01-2018, 04:07 AM
SEO: Search Engine Optimization. A marketing technique in which we optimize a website according to the rules of search engines. It is a cost effective method.
SEM: Search Engine Marketing. A paid marketing technique in which we pay search engines to rank a website on the top of search engine. It is a costly method.

06-02-2018, 03:01 AM
The main difference between SEO and SEM is SEO is free and SEM is paid.

Sojan Babu
06-02-2018, 05:42 AM
SEO or Search Engine Optimization is a collective activity or practices implemented on a website and outside the website to list the website or page in search engines results for relevant keywords.

SEM or Search engine marketing is a form of Internet marketing that involves the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs) primarily through paid advertising.

06-04-2018, 03:04 AM
SEO is a type of search engine marketing (SEM) that helps to optimize your website in various search engines to gain popularity and ranking.

06-05-2018, 03:36 AM
For doing SEO of a website there is no need to pay to the Search Engines but if you are doing SEM then you have to pay to the SE.

06-06-2018, 05:01 AM
The main difference between these two terms is that search engine optimization is simply a component of search engine marketing. As mentioned above, SEM includes components of paid search, such as PPC and also SMM (social media marketing).

06-06-2018, 05:21 PM
SEO is best method to increase your website Rankings organically while Sem is paid.

Rajdeep Bose
06-07-2018, 08:41 AM
Search engine marketing (SEM) refers to the short text advertisements which generally appear at the top or down the right hand side of search engine results. These are often labelled as "sponsored Links" or "sponsored results". These advertisements are generally purchased from GoogleTM (the Google AdwordsTM product), or Yahoo! Search Marketing.

Search engine optimization or SEO refers to improving a web sites' natural and organic ranking in the search engine results page. This more affordable method is often slow and new web sites may take up to a year to achieve decent rankings in Google.

06-08-2018, 01:00 AM
Seo refers to search engine optimization while SEM refers to Search Engine Marketing, seo is organic listings while SEM is paid listings.