Many people have this misunderstanding that SEO and SMO are same things. But in reality they are totally different from each other. The techniques of these are also totally different. SEO is termed as search engine optimization. And SMO is the abbreviation of social media optimization. In SEO, you have to follow the rules of google. You cannot develop any strategy against the search engine. But in SMO, you can develop any strategy of your choice.
What is SEO ?
SEO (search engine optimization) is used to bring the website in high ranking. In SEO, you work according to the policy of the search engine. The result of SEO comes after a period of 2-3 months. In White hat SEO, you have to work with patience. In SEO the traffic of your website gets down by your mistakes. In SEO, you make link with the high ranking website. There are two types of SEO:
- ON PAGE SEO
- OFF PAGE SEO
What is SMO?
SMO is termed as social media optimization. In it we do the optimization of social media websites. There are no hard and fast rules of SMO. You can use rules of your own choice. With the help of SMO, you can get the traffic from bigger social media site. For example, facebook, twitter, digg. SMO is used mostly for online marketing. With SMO, you can spread your business.