Off Site SEO
Off page optimization refers to other web properties and the links coming from those sites. Those links are called backlinks. The referring web site can be another blog or business, a social property like Instagram, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your page. There are many other means of receiving referral links, but these are common 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 friends or networking connections that have sites. Just reach out to anyone of these people in Conway and ask them to post an article about you or your company on the site. My suggestion is that you write it to save them the inconvenience. Be sure to include a back link and return the favor to them by building a link to their site from your site. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Conway and you are wanting to rank for a local Conway service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Networks – By setting up social accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Flickr you have the option to link out to your property from the account profile. You can also link out from a post within these properties. Lots of ways to link, just need to get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to produce a an inbound link. Creating profiles within directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will give you the chance to not only build a local presence in Conway, South Carolina on those platforms but to also link back to your web page from that property.
• Social Comments – I have experienced personal success locating articles on the internet that were relevant to our web page and commenting on them with a link back to my site. Do not be a spammer, locate an interesting article, leave a comment and engage with the online community, then leave a URL in your comment that refers back to your web page. That is a backlink.
Off Site SEO Tools
There are other options to the tools that Google offers, there are other tools that assist you with monitoring internet traffic, referral traffic, backlinks, page rankings, and other analytics. Maintaining the healthy condition of your property and maintaining a authoritative referral link profile is essential for ranking your property. Here are some of the subscriptions and some info on how they could assist you with your off site SEO.
• MOZ OSE – (https://moz.com/) – The Moz OSE allows you to view back links, find linking opportunities, find negative links, check on a web sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ developed other useful tools that are proven useful for optimization. Take a look at Moz local (metrics exclusive to Conway and the surrounding areas) and the arsenal of limited but free SEO dashboards for those of you that are just getting your feet wet.
Domain Authority and PA are very important metrics in the SEO world. You can use this software to monitor the metrics on your web site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a great tool for monitoring your web sites SEO. For individuals running an SEO agency, this tool allows you to monitor and track sudden changes with a businesses online presence. Some of the service software provided in this interface are position tracking, site audits, social management, brand monitoring, link audits, lead generation management, keyword rank analytics, domain metrics, and more.
Tracking keyword positions and web traffic are very important tools in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – Another very efficient piece of software that gives you the opportunity to monitor the health of your website. Many of the features available on Ahrefs are very similar to those available on SEM Rush, but there are many specialized tools that make Ahrefs a must have tool for any SEO. Ahrefs includes a website explorer, content crawler, keyword research tool, batch overviews, link explorer, and more.
The referral link profile explorer is a great piece of software we use for discovering backlinks directing to your site. This is great for finding good and bad back links.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is an online based SEO software dashboard that is mostly used to follow the rankings of individual keywords and URL strings. A tool such as this is needed to gauge movement and/or identify a drop in the SERPS. For individuals looking to monitor SEO for clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a very affordable option.
Ranking stats refer to keyword position movement in the SERPS. The red values seen indicate a drop in rankings while the green values indicate an increase in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This tool is useful for locating keywords that you want to rank your site for. You can choose geo-specific location settings to identify search volume in a specific city and state like Conway, South Carolina. These key phrases that you locate and begin targeting will be the same group of keywords that you monitor in Pro Rank Tracker. Another useful tool is the search volume graph, this indicates how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search queries.
Identifying locally searched key terms is valuable for anyone trying to rank in South Carolina.
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