While the internet may be considered as a level playing field, the big boys are still the big boys and going head to head with them in an SEO campaign is a sure way to blow through your SEO budget without much to show for it. That being said, the great thing about the internet is that small companies don’t need to win a direct battle with a larger business to build their online presence, increase brand recognition, and drive higher quality traffic to their site.
With all the time and effort spent on the SEO that drives traffic to a website, it only makes sense to maximize the conversion rate of the people that arrive. This requires many things, the most important being a fundamental knowledge in a specific aspect of selling; that of selling benefits instead of selling features. Boiled down to its most fundamental element a sale takes place because of what the product can do for the buyer (the benefit), not how it’s going the deliver that benefit (aka features).