Seo for Italy

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SEO in Italy, data and preferences

  • Italy counts about 60 millions of people
  • 92% of Italians, about 54.80 million of people, use Internet
  • E-commerce has known a remarkable development during the last years, overcoming 42 million of users per month. In fact, 75% of population visit online shops and 42% pay online.

Keyword research and SEO Copywriting

Linkbuilding in Italy

Content marketing is one of the most effective techniques for online marketing in Italy, useful to increase a brand’s awareness as well as reputation and engagement. One of the best ways to increase engagement with your brand is to be constantly present on Social Networks: this will help raising the popularity of the brand through comments and followers’ activities.

Another commonly used technique in content marketing is to ask some blogs, in line with your visions and values, to write about one or more products of the company.

The quality of the content is extremely important, and texts should be catchy and engaging, but at the same time informative.

mobile-internet

Search Engines

The main Italian Search Engines are Google.it and Bing.
We can consider Youtube as a Search Engine as well, as it has become the first social media for a significant number of users.
Another important website for the Italians is Amazon. A marketplace which is not exactly a search engine, but boasts thousands of users every day.

Mobile internet

85% of the Italians is active from mobile and use it for many hours per day, for shopping, paying bills, making research or streaming videos.

Use of electronic devices among Italians

Smartphone PC Tablet
76% 62% 31%

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Italian language

Italian is spoken by over 85 millions of people in the world, the majority is located in Italy.
Some issues to consider when adapting content for Italian speakers:

  • Its complexity
  • Spoken informal language and social media language (e.g. Instagrammabile)
  • the importance of syntax and grammar, especially the conjugation of verbs and the coordination of verb and subject.
  • English words

Social media in Italy

59% of Italians are active on social media, about 35 million. Only 11% of Italians use them for work and an average of 7.4 accounts per person was recorded.
According to a report of January 2019, the most used social networks are:

Secondo un report di gennaio 2019, i social più usati sono:

  • Youtube
  • Whatsapp
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Facebook Messenger

Twitter is losing more and more users, only 23% of the Italian population is still using it.
On the other hand, LinkedIn is being increasingly used, by about 11 million Italians, mainly by users between 25 and 54 years old. This social media is chosen primarily for professional use, especially for finding a job and its use ends with who is about to retire.
Instagram mostly registers users in the 18-29 age group, while Facebook in the 25-54 age group.
In the meantime, Google+ has almost disappeared.

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