Off Page SEO
Off site optimization refers to other properties and the links coming from those properties. These links are called backlinks. The referring web property can be another blog or business, a social property like Pinterest, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your page. There are many other ways of receiving authority backlinks, but these are common and usually simple to obtain.
• Link Outreach – Most likely you have done business with a business that has a website, or you have friends or networking partners that have websites. Just reach out to any of these connections in Clinton and ask them to post an article about you or your company on there. My recommendation is that you write it to save them the time. Be sure to create a link back and return the favor to them by creating a link to their page from yours. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Clinton and you are wanting to rank for a local Clinton service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Media – By setting up social properties like Instagram, G+, Youtube, and Flickr you have the ability to send no follow links to your site from the user profile. You can also link out from a post within these properties. Lots of ways to link out, just need to get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to create a referral link. Building profiles within directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will allow you the opportunity to not only have a local presence in Clinton, Mississippi on those profiles but to also backlink to your page from that property.
• User Comments – I have experienced personal success searching for blogs on the web that were topical to our site and commenting on them with a link back to my site. Do not be a spammer, find an interesting blog post, leave a comment and engage with the community, then leave a backlink in your comment that refers back to your page. That my friends is a backlink.
Software Subscriptions For Off Page SEO
There are other options to the optimization tools that Google offers, there are plenty of other dashboards that help you monitor traffic, referral traffic, referral links, page rankings, and other analytics. Guarding the healthy condition of your web property and maintaining a clean back link profile is absolutely necessary for ranking your property. Here are some of those subscriptions and some info on how they can assist you with your off page SEO.
• Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – The Moz OSE allows you to view back links, find linking opportunities, locate bad referral links, check on a sites domain authority, and page authority. Moz developed other useful tools that are irreplaceable for optimization. Check out MOZ local (metrics exclusive to Clinton and the surrounding cities) and the plethora of limited but free SEO optimization software interfaces for you guys that are just getting established.
DA and Page Authority are very important metrics in SEO. You can use this software to check the metrics on your site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is an amazing piece of software for managing your websites SEO. For individuals managing an SEO organization, this software allows you to monitor and keep track of changes with a businesses online property. Many of the tools offered in this dashboard are position tracking, site audits, social management, brand monitoring, inbound link audits, lead gen management, keyword rank analytics, domain health, and more.
Tracking keyword positions and referral traffic are very important tools in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – A very impressive piece of software that allows you to monitor the condition of your site. Many of the features available on Ahrefs are a lot like those seen on SEM Rush, but there are some unique tools that have made Ahrefs a must have resource for any SEO. Ahrefs has a website explorer, content crawler, keyword explorer, batch overviews, inbound link explorer, and much more.
The referral link profile explorer is an awesome piece of software we use for locating back links referring to your site. This is great for finding good and bad links.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is a subscription based SEO software subscription that is primarily used to monitor the movement of specific key words and URL strings. Software such as this is needed to monitor movement and/or spot a drop in rankings. For individuals looking to manage SEO for their clients, PRT is a pretty affordable option in the industry.
Ranking details refer to keyword position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values indicate a drop in keyword rankings while the green values seen show a jump in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This tool is effective for finding key phrases that you want rank your property for. You can choose geo-specific location identification settings to locate keyword search volume in a specific city and state like Clinton, Mississippi. These key phrases that you identify and begin to target will be the same keywords that you analyze in PRT. Another useful tool is the search chart, this identifies how much search occurs monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search queries.
Identifying locally searched key terms is beneficial for anyone trying to rank in Mississippi.
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