Off Site Optimization
Off site optimization refers to other sites and the links coming from those properties. These links are called backlinks. The referring web site can be another blog or company site, a social property like Pinterest, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your page. There are other means of receiving authority backlinks, but these are common methods and usually easy to obtain.
• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with another company that has a website, or you have friends or networking partners that have personal site. Take the time to reach out to any of these associates in Cheverly and ask them to post an article about you or your services on the site. My recommendation is that you produce it to save them the inconvenience. Be sure to give yourself a back link and return the favor to them by building a link to their website from your site. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Cheverly and you are wanting to rank for a local Cheverly service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Networks – By setting up social properties like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Reddit you have the option to send links to your web page from the user profile. You can also send links out from a post within these platforms. Lots of ways to link, just gotta get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to get a an inbound link. Building profiles within local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will give you the opportunity to not only create a local presence in Cheverly, Maryland on those platforms but to also send nofollow backlinks to your page from that profile.
• Blog Comments – I have experienced personal success searching for blogs on the internet that were relevant to our website and commenting on them with a link back to my site. Do not be a spammer, search for an interesting web page, comment and engage with the online community, then leave a backlink in your comment that refers back to your website. That my friends is a backlink.
Subscription Based Tools For Off Page SEO
In addition to the optimization tools that Google provides, there are other dashboards that assist you with monitoring internet traffic, authority links, referral links, rankings, and many other analytics. Keeping an eye on the healthy condition of your web property and maintaining a authoritative back link profile is absolutely necessary for ranking. Here are a few of those subscriptions and some basic information on how they will assist you with your off site optimization.
• MOZ OSE – (https://moz.com/) – MOZ OSE allows you to view backlinks, discover link outreach opportunities, find bad links, check a web sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ developed other useful tools that are must haves for optimization. Check out MOZ local (metrics specific to Cheverly and the surrounding areas) and the plethora of limited but free SEO dashboards for you guys that are just getting established.
Domain Authority and Page Authority are important metrics in SEO. Use this site to check the metrics on your web site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a must have tool for maintaining your websites optimization. For people managing an SEO organization, this tool also allows you to monitor and track sudden changes with a clients online property. Some of the services offered in this interface are position tracking, website audits, social tracking, brand monitoring, outbound link audits, lead gen management, keyword search analytics, domain health, and much more.
Tracking keywords and site traffic are super important features in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – Another very useful interface that gives you the opportunity to monitor the health of your web site. The features made available within Ahrefs are very similar to those available on SEM Rush, but there are some unique tools that make Ahrefs a must have tool for anyone optimizing sites. Ahrefs has a site explorer, content crawler, keyword explorer, batch analytics, link explorer, and more.
The referral link profile explorer is an awesome piece of software we use for discovering referral links directing to your web site. This is useful for locating good and bad backlinks.
• Pro Rank Tracker – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is a subscription based SEO software tool that is primarily used to track the rankings of individual key words and URLS. A tool like this is required to gauge progress and/or spot a drop in the SERPS. For agencies looking to manage SEO for clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a very affordable option.
Ranking stats refer to keyword position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values represent a dip in keyword rankings while the green values displayed represent a jump in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This software tool is useful for locating keywords that you want to rank your page for. You can configure geo-specific location identification settings to uncover keyword search volume in a specific city and state like Cheverly, Maryland. These key words that you find and begin targeting will be the same keywords that you follow in PRT. Another helpful tool is the search chart, this shows how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a constant stream of search volume.
Identifying locally searched terms is valuable to anyone trying to rank in Maryland.
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