Updated: August 19, 2022.

In this quick SEO FAQ video, Olga will share her thoughts on whether you can pay Google to rank higher.

Can I pay Google to rank higher?

Can you pay Google to rank higher? Wondering if there is a – possibly secret – way of paying Google to rank higher?

If you are new to SEO, you probably have a lot of such questions on your mind. Fortunately, you have me to help you differentiate between SEO facts and myths.

Watch the video below and read my notes.

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Can I pay Google to rank higher? [Video]

Key points about paying Google to rank higher

  • No, you cannot pay Google to rank higher. Neither can you pay Google for SEO.
  • If someone or – worse – some SEO agency or SEO specialist is claiming that you can pay Google to rank higher and that they have the capacity to do, run the other way round.
  • This is just one of many SEO myths circulating the internet. Be careful!
  • The only way to pay Google to be displayed in prominent places (the first page of Google, above organic results, etc.) is to use Google Ads (PPC).
  • Do not confuse SEO (organic “free” listings) with PPC (paid listings through Google Ads).
  • The only way to help you rank organically is to work on the SEO for your website.
  • You can improve the SEO of your website by either learning SEO yourself or hiring an experienced SEO.

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