Off Site Optimization
Off page SEO refers to other properties and the referral links coming from those sites. These links are called backlinks. The referring web site can be another blog or business website, a social property like Twitter, a citation, or article comment linking back to your page. There are other ways of getting referral links, but these are common and usually simple to get.
• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with another company that has a site, or you have friends or networking associates that have a business site. Simply reach out to any of these associates in Childersburg and ask them to include an article about you or your business on it. My recommendation is that you create it to save them the time. Be sure to give yourself a page and return the favor to them by creating a link to their website from yours. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Childersburg and you are wanting to rank for a local Childersburg service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Networks – By setting up social properties like Instagram, G+, Pinterest, and Flickr you have an opportunity to send links to your site from the user 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 build a link. Creating profiles in local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will provide you with the opportunity to not only build a local presence in Childersburg, Alabama on those profiles but to also link back to your website from that property.
• Comments – We have had personal success searching for blogs on the internet that were relevant to our website and leaving a comment on them with a backlink to our webpage. Don’t be a spammer, find an relevant web page, leave a comment and engage with the online community, and leave a URL in your comment that links back to your web page. That is a comment link.
Software Subscriptions For Off Page SEO
There are other options to the tools that Google provides, there are plenty of other tools that assist you with monitoring site traffic, authority links, referral links, page rankings, and many other analytic tools. Monitoring the healthy condition of your web page and maintaining a clean referral link profile is a must for ranking your property. Here are some of the software interfaces and some info on how they will help you with your off site SEO.
• Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – MOZ OSE allows you to inspect referral links, find link outreach opportunities, discover malicious back links, check on a web sites domain authority, and page authority. Moz provides other useful tools that are must haves for SEO. Check out MOZ local (metrics exclusive to Childersburg and the surrounding cities) and their plethora of free to use SEO optimization software interfaces for those of you that are just getting off the ground.
DA and PA are important metrics in the SEO world. Use this software to monitor the health on your web site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a must have piece of software for monitoring your websites optimization. For folks overseeing an SEO business, this tool also allows you to maintain and keep track of changes with a clients online property. Most of the services offered through this dashboard are position tracking, website audits, social management, profile monitoring, outbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword analytics, domain analytics, and much more.
Tracking keyword rankings and referral traffic are really important features in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – A very useful piece of software that allows you to monitor the health of your site. The features made available on Ahrefs are a lot like those found on SEM Rush, but there are many unique tools that have made Ahrefs a must get subscription for any SEO. Ahrefs has a site explorer, content crawler, keyword explorer, batch analytics, backlink explorer, and much more.
The link profile explorer is a great piece of software we use for discovering referral links referring to your website. This is great for discovering good and bad links.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is an online based SEO software dashboard that is primarily used to track the rankings of individual key words and URLS. A tool such as this is needed to gauge movement and/or identify a dip in rankings. For people looking to manage the SEO for their clients, Pro Rank Tracker is an affordable option in the industry.
Ranking stats refer to position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values indicate a drop in keyword rankings while the green values seen indicate an increase in rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This software tool is useful for locating key phrases that you want to rank your page for. You can choose geo-specific location settings to uncover search volume in a specific city and state like Childersburg, Alabama. These key phrases that you find and begin to target will be the same keywords that you monitor in Pro Rank Tracker. Another useful tool is the search graph, this indicates how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search volume.
finding locally searched keywords is helpful to anyone trying to rank in Alabama.
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