Off Page Optimization
Off page optimization refers to other sites and the links coming from those pages. These links are called backlinks. The referring site can be another blog or business, a social property like Twitter, a citation, or article comment linking back to your site. There are many other ways of receiving authority backlinks, but these are common methods and are typically easy to get.
• Link Outreach – You have probablyI’m sure you have done business with another company that has a site, or you have friends or networking connections that have personal site. Just reach out to anyone of these connections in Chesapeake Beach and ask them to include an article about you or your services on the site. My suggestion is that you produce it to save them the hassle. Be sure to create a property and return the favor to them by building a link to their page from your property. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Chesapeake Beach and you are wanting to rank for a local Chesapeake Beach service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Sites – By setting up social properties like Instagram, G+, Youtube, and Reddit you have an opportunity to send no follow links to your property from the account profile. You can also send links out from a post within these platforms. Lots of ways to link, just need to get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to produce a referral link. Setting up profiles in directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will give you the opportunity to not only have a local presence in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland on those platforms but to also send nofollow backlinks to your website from that property.
• Social Comments – We have experienced personal success locating blogs on the internet that were topical to our web page and leaving a comment on them with a backlink to our webpage. Don’t be a spammer, find an interesting blog post, comment and engage with the online community, and leave a backlink in your comment that refers back to your page. That my friends is a backlink.
Tools For Off Page SEO
There are other options to the tools that Google offers, there are many other dashboards that help you monitor internet traffic, authority links, referral links, page rankings, and other analytics. Monitoring the healthy condition of your web site and keeping a clean link profile is essential for ranking. Here are a few of those subscriptions and some info on how they can help you with your off page optimization.
• MOZ OSE – (https://moz.com/) – MOZ Open Site Explorer allows you to inspect inbound links, discover linking opportunities, find suspicious referral links, check on a sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ provides other useful tools that are irreplaceable for agencies. Check out Moz local (metrics specific to Chesapeake Beach and the surrounding areas) and their arsenal of free to use SEO dashboards for you guys that are just getting off the ground.
Domain Authority and Page Authority are very important metrics in the SEO world. Use this site to evaluate the health on your site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is an amazing tool for monitoring your web sites SEO. For folks managing an SEO business, this tool also allows you to monitor and track any changes with a clients online profile. Most of the service software provided in this interface are keyword position tracking, web site audits, social tracking, profile monitoring, inbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword search analytics, domain metrics, and more.
Tracking keywords and referral traffic are really important tools in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – One very impressive piece of software that allows you to monitor the condition of your site. The tools available on Ahrefs are identical to those seen on SEM Rush, but there are some specialized tools that have made Ahrefs a must get resource for any SEO. Ahrefs includes a website explorer, content explorer, keyword explorer, batch analytics, backlink explorer, and more.
The referral link profile explorer is a great tool used for discovering referral links directing to your site. This is helpful for finding good and bad back links.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is an online based SEO software subscription that is mostly used to follow the rankings of specific key words and URL strings. A tool such as this is needed to monitor movement and/or identify a dip in rankings. For people looking to monitor the SEO for their clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a pretty affordable option in the industry.
Ranking statistics indicate keyword position movement in the SERPS. The red values seen indicate a dip in keyword rankings while the green values displayed represent an increase in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This tool is effective for finding key terms that you want rank your property for. You can customize specific location identification settings to uncover search volume in a specified city and state like Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. These key words that you find and begin to target will be the same keywords that you follow in Pro Rank Tracker. Another useful tool is the search graph, this identifies how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a constant stream of search queries.
finding locally searched terms is helpful for anyone trying to rank in Maryland.
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