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SEO is a long-term game: how long does it take to rank high on Google? [infographic]

SEO is by no means a short-term strategy that you can work on once and be done with it.

So how long till your site ranks on top of Google?

It depends on a ton of factors:

The question however has been thoroughly answered by a great study done by Ahrefs, shedding more light on the topic.

This infographic synthesizes the article, worth a look by all SEO-enthusiasts out there:

Courtesy of: The Website Group

For more insights into those stats, also read the original Ahrefs study.

So there you have it. SEO is not something you can crank out in a few weeks or months, and then just expect a traffic deluge to come. Better rankings require patience, dedication, and, of course, a commitment to quality content.

More on this topic here: Don’t obsess over SEO: 10 things you should be taking care of on your photography site before doing advanced SEO work

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