Charleston Off Page Optimization Services For Business Websites

Off Site SEO

Off page optimization refers to other pages and the links coming from those sites. These links are called backlinks. The referring site can be another blog or business website, a social property like Pinterest, a citation, or blog comment linking back to you. There are many other means of receiving backlinks, but these are common and are typically easy to get.

• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with another business that has a website, or you have friends or networking connections that have personal site. Just reach out to any of these associates in Charleston and ask them to include an article about you or your products on it. My suggestion is that you create it to save them the hassle. Be sure to create a ”dofollow” backlink” to your {site and return the favor to them by building a link to their website from your property. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Charleston and you are wanting to rank for a local Charleston service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.

• Social Platforms – By setting up social accounts like Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Reddit you have the option to send no follow links to your website from the account profile. You can also create links from a post within these properties. Lots of ways to send links, just gotta get creative.

• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to get a an inbound link. Setting up profiles in local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will provide you with the opportunity to not only have a local presence in Charleston, Missouri on those platforms but to also link back to your site from that property.

• Blog Comments – We have experienced personal success finding articles on the web that were topical to our page and leaving a comment on them with a link back to my site. Do not be a spammer, locate an topical article, leave a comment and engage with the community, then leave a backlink in your comment that points back to your page. That my friends is a backlink.

Tools For Off Page SEO

In addition to the Webmaster tools that Google makes available, there are plenty of other utilities that help you monitor site traffic, referral traffic, backlinks, page rankings, and many other analytics. Monitoring the healthy condition of your web site and maintaining a nice link profile is a must for ranking. Here are some of those software interfaces and some info on how they can help you with your off site optimization.

• Open Site Explorer – ( – The Moz Open Site Explorer allows you to view inbound links, discover link outreach opportunities, find bad backlinks, check a websites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ also offers other useful tools that are must haves for agencies. Take a look at MOZ local (metrics exclusive to Charleston and the surrounding cities) and their arsenal of free optimization tools for those of you that are just getting started.

DA and PA are very important metrics in the SEO world. Use this site to evaluate the metrics on your web site.

• SEM Rush – ( This is an amazing tool for managing your sites SEO. For individuals overseeing an SEO agency, this subscription also allows you to monitor and track changes with a clients online profile. Many of the tools provided in this interface are position tracking, site audits, social tracking, profile monitoring, link audits, lead gen management, keyword analytics, domain metrics, and lots more.

Tracking keywords and web traffic are really important tools in SEM Rush.

• Ahrefs ( – Another very useful interface that allows you to manage the condition of your web site. Most of the tools available on Ahrefs are similar to those found on SEM Rush, but there are some unique tools that make Ahrefs a must get resource for any SEO agency. Ahrefs has a website explorer, content explorer, keyword research tool, batch analytics, referral link explorer, and lots more.

The backlink profile explorer is an awesome tool we use for identifying back links pointing to your site. This is great for identifying good and bad back links.

• Pro Rank Tracker – ( – Pro Rank Tracker is an online based SEO software tool that is mostly used to track the movement of unique key words and URLS. Software such as this is needed to gauge progress and/or recognize a dip in rankings. For people looking to manage SEO for clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a pretty affordable industry option.

Ranking details indicate keyword position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values represent a drop in rankings while the green values displayed show a jump in rankings.

• Keyword Tool – ( – This software tool is effective for finding key phrases that you want rank for. You can configure geo specific location settings to pin-point keyword search volume in a specified city and state like Charleston, Missouri. These key phrases that you identify and begin to target will be the same group of keywords that you analyze in Pro Rank Tracker. Another helpful feature is the search volume graph, this indicates how much search occurs monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a constant stream of search queries.

Identifying locally searched keywords is helpful to anyone trying to rank in Missouri.
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SEO pricing is strongly based on competition of keywords and location. Before we focus on enhancing your rankings we need to gain a better understanding of the keywords and search volume of the relevant terms in your vertical. This requires us to perform some keyword research before we give you a monthly quote for SEO. Complete the form below to get started with our free keyword research.

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