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search optimization, so we can feel free to praise the benefits of both and talk about the challenges and concerns in an equal measure. We're all working across all channels to extract every possible ounce of value from search, whether paid or organic, as determined people seize the pearls of the channel they know how to handle. In short: be open-minded, think critically, and understand the nuances of comparing paid and organic searches. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the guest author and not necessarily of Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here.