Can you rank my website number 1 on Google?
Great question and something I am asked on a regular basis, and although it’s a simple question to answer, backing this up with further information aimed at reassuring the client and business owners is the add-on to answering the above well.
Matt Cutts (part of the search quality team at Google) has created a great video for webmasters and people looking for further information.
Matt raises some good points about SEOs not being able to guarantee positions in Google, keyword targeting, good ROI keywords, long tail and more.
You can read the Google SEO guide here.