Off Site SEO
Off site SEO refers to other properties and the inbound links coming from those pages. Those links are called backlinks. The referring web property can be another blog or business, a social property like Facebook, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your property. There are many other ways of getting backlinks, but these are common and usually simple to get.
• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with another company that has a website, or you have an acquaintance or networking associates that have sites. Take the time to reach out to one of these connections in Creve Coeur village and ask them to feature an article about you or your company on the site. My recommendation is that you produce it to save them the time. Be sure to create a web page and return the favor to them by linking to their website from your web page. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Creve Coeur village and you are wanting to rank for a local Creve Coeur village service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Properties – By setting up social properties like Facebook, G+, Pinterest, and Flickr you have the option to link out to your site from the account profile. You can also create links from a post within these properties. Lots of ways to send links, just need to get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a legitimate way to get a an inbound link. Setting up business profiles in local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will allow you the opportunity to not only have a local presence in Creve Coeur village, Illinois on those profiles but to also link back to your page from that profile.
• Social Comments – We have experienced personal success finding articles on the web that were relevant to our page and leaving a comment on them with a link back to my site. Do not be a spammer, locate an relevant web page, comment and engage the community, then leave a link in your comment that refers back to your website. That my friends is a backlink.
Off Site SEO Tools
In addition to the Webmaster tools that Google provides, there are other dashboards that help you monitor site traffic, referral traffic, backlinks, page rankings, and other analytics. Monitoring the health of your web site and keeping a nice referral link profile is essential for ranking. Here are a few of those subscriptions and some info on how they could assist you with your off site SEO.
• MOZ OSE – (https://moz.com/) – MOZ Open Site Explorer allows you to locate inbound links, discover linking opportunities, find bad backlinks, check on a web sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ developed other useful tools that are must haves for SEO. Take a look at MOZ local (metrics exclusive to Creve Coeur village and the surrounding neighborhoods) and their plethora of limited but free optimization dashboards for you guys that are just getting established.
Domain Authority and PA are 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 tool for managing your websites optimization. For people managing an SEO agency, this subscription allows you to orchestrate and track any changes with a businesses online profile. Some of the services provided through this interface are position tracking, site audits, social management, brand monitoring, inbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword rank analytics, domain metrics, and more.
Tracking keyword positions and traffic are very important tools in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – Another very useful tool that gives you the opportunity to manage the condition of your web site. Most of the features available on Ahrefs are similar to those seen on SEM Rush, but there are many unique tools that make Ahrefs a must get resource for any SEO agency. Ahrefs has a website explorer, content crawler, keyword explorer, batch overviews, backlink explorer, and much more.
The referral link profile explorer is a great tool we use for discovering links directing to your web site. This is helpful for finding good and bad back links.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – PRT is an online based SEO software subscription that is mostly used to follow the rankings of unique keywords and URLS. Software such as this is required to gauge progress and/or identify a dip in rankings. For businesses looking to manage the SEO for clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a very affordable industry option.
Ranking details refer to keyword position movement in the SERPS. The red values indicate a drop in keyword rankings while the green values seen show an increase in rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This tool is great for identifying key terms that you want to rank your property for. You can configure geo-specific location settings to discover keyword search volume in a specific city and state like Creve Coeur village, Illinois. These key words that you locate and begin to target will be the same group of keywords that you track in PRT. Another helpful tool is the search volume info, this shows how much search occurs monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search queries.
Identifying locally searched terms is beneficial to anyone trying to rank in Illinois.
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