Off Site Optimization
Off page SEO refers to other sites and the links coming from them. These links are called backlinks. The referring web property can be another blog or business website, a social property like Twitter, a citation, or social comment linking back to your property. There are other ways of receiving referral links, but these are common methods and usually easy to get.
• Link Outreach – You have probablyI’m sure you have done business with another business that has a website, or you have friends or networking connections that have websites. Take the time to reach out to any of these associates in Clearfield and ask them to post an article about you or your products on the site. My recommendation is that you produce it to save them the inconvenience. Be sure to give yourself a property and return the favor to them by creating a link to their site from your property. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Clearfield and you are wanting to rank for a local Clearfield 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 ability to link out 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 out, just gotta get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to create a referral link. Building business profiles within directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will provide you with the opportunity to not only create a local presence in Clearfield, Utah on those platforms but to also send links back to your web page from that profile.
• Comments – We have experienced personal success searching for blogs on the web that were topical to our site and leaving a comment on them with a link back to my site. Do not be a spammer, search for an relevant web page, comment and engage the online community, then leave a signature in your comment that points back to your web page. That is a backlink.
Subscription Based Tools For Off Page SEO
In addition to the SEO tools that Google makes available, there are many other tools that assist you with monitoring traffic, referral traffic, backlinks, rankings, and many other analytic tools. Keeping an eye on the health of your site and keeping a authoritative backlink profile is essential for ranking your site. Here are a few of the interfaces and some information on how they will help you with your off page SEO.
• MOZ Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – MOZ OSE allows you to locate referral links, locate link building opportunities, discover negative links, check on a web sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ provides other useful tools that are must haves for optimization. Take a look at Moz local (metrics specific to Clearfield and the surrounding neighborhoods) and the plethora of free SEO dashboards for you guys that are just getting off the ground.
DA and Page Authority are very important metrics in the SEO world. You can use this tool to check the health on your site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a great piece of software for maintaining your sites optimization. For individuals overseeing an SEO agency, this tool also allows you to orchestrate and keep track of changes with a clients online presence. Most of the service software offered in this dashboard are keyword position tracking, web site audits, social media managment, profile monitoring, link audits, lead gen management, keyword rank analytics, domain health, and much more.
Tracking keyword rankings and site traffic are very important features in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – A very efficient tool that gives you the opportunity to monitor the condition of your web site. The tools made available within Ahrefs are similar to those available on SEM Rush, but there are really specialized tools that have made Ahrefs a must get tool for any SEO agency. Ahrefs includes a site explorer, content explorer, keyword research tool, batch analytics, inbound link explorer, and lots more.
The link profile explorer is a great tool we use for discovering referral links pointing to your web site. This is helpful for discovering good and bad backlinks.
• Pro Rank Tracker – (https://proranktracker.com/) – PRT is a subscription based SEO software dashboard that is primarily used to track the rankings of individual key words and URLS. Software such as this is needed to monitor progress and/or identify a drop in rankings. For agencies looking to monitor SEO for clients, PRT is an affordable option in the industry.
Ranking metrics indicate position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values seen represent a drop in keyword rankings while the green values seen show a jump in rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This software tool is useful for finding key terms that you want rank your page for. You can customize specific location settings to uncover keyword search volume in a specified city and state like Clearfield, Utah. These key words that you find and begin to target will be the same group of keywords that you monitor in PRT. Another useful feature is the search volume info, this identifies how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a constant stream of search volume.
Identifying locally searched key terms is helpful to anyone trying to rank in Utah.
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