Off Site SEO
Off page optimization refers to other properties and the referral links coming from those properties. These links are called backlinks. The referring property can be another blog or business, a social property like Instagram, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your property. There are other means of getting backlinks, but these are common and are typically easy to get.
• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with a business that has a site, or you have an acquaintance or networking partners that have sites. Simply reach out to one of these connections in Conroe and ask them to include 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 create a back link and return the favor to them by creating a link to their page from your web page. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Conroe and you are wanting to rank for a local Conroe service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social – By setting up social foundations like Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Flickr you have the ability to link out to your web page from the account profile. You can also link out from a post within these platforms. Lots of ways to link out, just need to get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a legitimate way to build a an inbound link. Creating business profiles in local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will allow you the opportunity to not only build a local presence in Conroe, Texas on those profiles but to also send nofollow backlinks to your page from that profile.
• Social Comments – We have experienced personal success finding sites on the web that were topical to our site and commenting on them with a backlink to our webpage. Do not be a spammer, locate an interesting article, leave a comment and engage with the community, and leave a link in your comment that links back to your site. That is a comment link.
Software Subscriptions For Off Page SEO
There are other options to the optimization tools that Google makes available, there are many other utilities that help you monitor site traffic, authority links, backlinks, rankings, and other analytics. Maintaining the health of your web page and keeping a authoritative referral link profile is a must for ranking your property. Here are a few of those subscriptions and some info on how they will assist you with your off site optimization.
• MOZ Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – The Moz Open Site Explorer allows you to research back links, discover link building opportunities, locate malicious referral links, check on a web sites domain authority, and page authority. Moz also offers other useful tools that are irreplaceable for SEO. Check out Moz local (metrics specific to Conroe and the surrounding areas) and the plethora of free SEO dashboards for you SEO’s that are just getting off the ground.
DA and Page Authority are very important metrics in the SEO world. Use this software to check the metrics on your site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a must have tool for managing your web sites SEO. For individuals managing an SEO business, this tool also allows you to monitor and keep track of sudden changes with a clients online property. Some of the services provided through this dashboard are keyword position tracking, website audits, social management, profile monitoring, inbound link audits, lead gen management, keyword rank analytics, domain analytics, and much more.
Tracking keyword rankings and site traffic are really important features in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – A very useful interface that gives you the opportunity to manage the health of your site. Many of the tools made available within Ahrefs are very similar to those available on SEM Rush, but there are very unique tools that make Ahrefs a must have resource for anyone optimizing sites. Ahrefs includes a site explorer, content explorer, keyword research tool, batch overviews, inbound link explorer, and more.
The backlink profile explorer is a great tool we use for identifying referral links pointing to your website. This is helpful for finding good and bad backlinks.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is an online based SEO software subscription that is most commonly used to follow the rankings of unique key words and URLS. Software like this is required to monitor movement and/or spot a dip in the SERPS. For agencies looking to manage SEO for their clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a very affordable option in the industry.
Ranking metrics refer to position movement in the SERPS. The red values seen indicate a dip in keyword rankings while the green values indicate a jump in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This software tool is useful for identifying keywords that you want to rank your page for. You can configure geo-specific location settings to uncover search volume in a specified city and state like Conroe, Texas. These keywords that you identify and begin to target will be the same keywords that you follow in PRT. Another helpful tool is the search volume graph, this identifies how much search occurs monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a constant stream of search volume.
Identifying locally searched terms is valuable to anyone trying to rank in Texas.
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