SEO or Search Engine Optimization is a technique used of late by various companies in order to promote their products. This is a procedure of using certain keywords in order to enrich an article so that it appears on the first page of a search if it contains all those words being typed.
This habit of using Search engines optimizations or SEO have increased with the facility of the internet being available to more and more people today. One finds that technical advancements in all parts of the world have increased connectivity and this enables people from even remote corners of the earth to access the internet.
Take for example, a village that is in a remote corner of a developing nation and a student who hails from this tiny village goes to the city to study. Having acquired knowledge in many fields, he returns and what does he do? He makes sure that he remains connected with the people who he was in touch with in the city and he introduces technical advancements to the tiny village. When this person begins to make his presence known on the internet sitting in his village, he puts it on the world map and there begins a journey.
SEO or search engine optimization is one way of putting a page on the map and this is just one way to do so. According to a definition from Wikipedia, "Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the "natural" or un-paid ("organic" or "algorithmic") search results". This means that one can use different words, based on what they think a particular search would be worded as and based on those key words articles are written for the internet which put them on top of the search results displayed by many search engines. This is called ranking and if a webpage has better ranking, there is more possibility of the webpage being viewed by people in order to read its contents.