Off Page SEO
Off site optimization refers to other sites and the referral links coming from those pages. These links are called backlinks. The referring page can be another blog or business, a social property like Facebook, a citation, or social comment linking back to you. There are many other means of getting authority backlinks, but these are common methods and usually simple to obtain.
• Link Outreach – You have probablyI’m sure you have done business with another business that has a website, or you have an acquaintance or networking partners that have a business site. Take the time to reach out to one of these individuals in Clarksville and ask them to include an article about you or your services on the site. My suggestion is that you create it to save them the hassle. Be sure to give yourself a property and return the favor to them by creating a link to their website from your web page. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Clarksville and you are wanting to rank for a local Clarksville service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Platforms – By setting up social profiles like Instagram, G+, Youtube, and Flickr 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 build a link. Building business profiles in directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will provide you with the chance to not only build a local presence in Clarksville, Tennessee on those profiles but to also send nofollow backlinks to your web page from that profile.
• Comments – We have had personal success searching for articles on the internet that were relevant to our site and leaving a comment on them with a backlink to our webpage. Do not be a spammer, locate an relevant article, comment and engage with the community, then leave a signature in your comment that links back to your web page. That is a comment link.
Software Subscriptions For Off Page SEO
In addition to the Webmaster tools that Google provides, there are many other dashboards that help you monitor internet traffic, referral traffic, backlinks, rankings, and other analytics. Maintaining the health of your property and keeping a authoritative link profile is essential for ranking. Here are some of those interfaces and some basic info on how they could assist you with your off site SEO.
• Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – MOZ OSE allows you to inspect inbound links, discover linking opportunities, discover suspicious backlinks, check on a websites domain authority, and page authority. Moz developed other useful tools that are must haves for agencies. Take a look at MOZ local (metrics exclusive to Clarksville and the surrounding areas) and the plethora of limited but free optimization optimization software interfaces for you SEO’s that are just getting your feet wet.
DA and Page Authority are very important metrics in SEO. Use this site to check the health on your web site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a great tool for managing your sites SEO. For those of you managing an SEO organization, this software also allows you to orchestrate and track sudden changes with a businesses online property. Most of the services offered through this interface are position tracking, website audits, social media managment, brand monitoring, outbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword rank analytics, domain analytics, and more.
Tracking keyword positions and site traffic are really important tools in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – Another very useful tool that gives you the opportunity to monitor the condition of your web site. The features made available on Ahrefs are a lot like those seen on SEM Rush, but there are some specialized tools that make Ahrefs a must get tool for any SEO. Ahrefs has a site explorer, content crawler, keyword research tool, batch analytics, inbound link explorer, and much more.
The referral link profile explorer is a great piece of software we use for identifying backlinks directing to your website. This is helpful for finding good and bad links.
• Pro Rank Tracker – (https://proranktracker.com/) – PRT is a subscription based SEO software dashboard that is most commonly used to track the rankings of unique key words and URLS. Software like this is needed to monitor movement and/or spot a dip in the SERPS. For businesses looking to manage the SEO for clients, PRT is an affordable industry option.
Ranking statistics indicate position movement in the SERPS. The red values indicate a drop in rankings while the green values seen indicate a jump in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This tool is useful for identifying keywords that you want rank your site for. You can configure geo specific location settings to locate search volume in a specified city and state like Clarksville, Tennessee. These key terms that you find and begin targeting will be the same group of keywords that you analyze in Pro Rank Tracker. Another useful feature is the search info, this identifies how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search volume.
finding locally searched key terms is beneficial to anyone trying to rank in Tennessee.
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