Off Site Optimization
Off site optimization refers to other pages and the inbound links coming from them. Those links are called backlinks. The referring web site can be another blog or business website, a social property like Youtube, a citation, or blog comment linking back to you. There are other ways of getting backlinks, but these are common and usually easy to obtain.
• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with someone else that has a website, or you have friends or networking partners that have personal site. Simply reach out to one of these individuals in Conover and ask them to include an article about you or your services on there. My recommendation is that you create it to save them the time. Be sure to include a web page and return the favor to them by building a link to their page from your web page. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Conover and you are wanting to rank for a local Conover service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social – By setting up social accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Reddit you have an opportunity to link out to your site from the account profile. You can also send links out from a post within these properties. Lots of ways to send links, just need to get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to get a referral link. Building 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 Conover, North Carolina on those platforms but to also send links back to your site from that property.
• Comments – We have experienced personal success finding blogs on the web that were relevant to our web page and leaving a comment on them with a backlink to our webpage. Without being a spammer, find an relevant article, leave a comment and engage the online community, then leave a link in your comment that points back to your page. That my friends is a backlink.
Off Site SEO Software Tools
There are other options to the optimization tools that Google makes available, there are other dashboards that assist you with monitoring site traffic, authority links, referral links, page rankings, and other analytic tools. Monitoring the health of your site and maintaining a authoritative backlink profile is essential for ranking your site. Here are some of those tools and some information on how they will help you with your off site optimization.
• Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – The Moz Open Site Explorer allows you to view inbound links, discover link outreach opportunities, discover negative links, check a sites domain authority, and page authority. Moz also offers other useful tools that are irreplaceable for optimization. Check out Moz local (metrics specific to Conover and the surrounding cities) and the arsenal of limited but free optimization optimization software interfaces for those of you that are just getting off the ground.
Domain Authority and PA are very important metrics in SEO. You can use this tool to monitor the health on your website.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a must have piece of software for maintaining your web sites optimization. For individuals running an SEO organization, this subscription allows you to monitor and track any changes with a clients online property. Many of the tools provided through this dashboard are keyword position tracking, site audits, social tracking, profile monitoring, link audits, lead generation management, keyword rank analytics, domain analytics, and lots more.
Tracking keywords and web traffic are super important tools in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – One very efficient tool that allows you to monitor the health of your site. The tools available on Ahrefs are very similar to those seen on SEM Rush, but there are very specialized tools that make Ahrefs a must get tool for anyone optimizing sites. Ahrefs includes a site explorer, content crawler, keyword research tool, batch analytics, inbound link explorer, and more.
The referral link profile explorer is an awesome tool used for discovering backlinks referring to your website. This is great for finding good and bad links.
• Pro Rank Tracker – (https://proranktracker.com/) – PRT is an online based SEO software subscription that is most commonly used to follow the movement of unique key words and URL strings. Software like this is required to monitor progress and/or recognize a dip in the SERPS. For individuals looking to manage SEO for their clients, PRT is an affordable option in the industry.
Ranking metrics indicate keyword position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values seen represent a drop in keyword rankings while the green values displayed show a spike in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This software tool is great for locating key phrases that you want rank your page for. You can configure geo-specific location settings to discover search volume in a specific city and state like Conover, North Carolina. These key terms that you locate and begin targeting will be the same group of keywords that you follow in PRT. Another helpful tool is the search info, this indicates how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search volume.
finding locally searched phrases is helpful to anyone trying to rank in North Carolina.
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