Des Plaines Off Page Optimization Services For Business Websites

Off Page SEO

Off site optimization refers to other web sites and the links coming from them. These links are called backlinks. The referring property can be another blog or company site, a social property like Pinterest, a citation, or article comment linking back to you. There are many other ways of getting authority backlinks, but these are common methods and are typically easy to obtain.

• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with another company that has a site, or you have friends or networking partners that have websites. Just reach out to one of these people in Des Plaines and ask them to include an article about you or your products on there. My recommendation is that you create it to save them the hassle. Be sure to give yourself a ”dofollow” backlink” to your {site and return the favor to them by creating a link to their website from yours. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Des Plaines and you are wanting to rank for a local Des Plaines service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.

• Social – By setting up social foundations like Facebook, G+, Pinterest, and Reddit you have an opportunity to send no follow links to your property from the account profile. You can also send links out from a post within these platforms. Lots of ways to link, just gotta get creative.

• Citations – Citations are a legitimate way to produce a backlink. Building profiles in local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will give you the chance to not only create a local presence in Des Plaines, Illinois on those platforms but to also link back to your web page from that profile.

• User Comments – We have experienced personal success finding blogs on the internet that were topical to our site and leaving a comment on them with a link back to my site. Without being a spammer, find an relevant web page, comment and engage with the online community, then leave a signature in your comment that links back to your page. That is a backlink.

Subscription Based Tools For Off Page SEO

In addition to the tools that Google makes available, there are plenty of other utilities that help you monitor site traffic, authority links, referral links, rankings, and other analytic tools. Guarding the health of your web site and maintaining a authoritative link profile is essential for ranking your property. Here are some of those subscriptions and some basic info on how they could help you with your off site SEO.

• Open Site Explorer – ( – MOZ OSE allows you to view inbound links, discover link outreach opportunities, discover suspicious referral links, check a sites domain authority, and page authority. Moz developed other tools that are must haves for optimization. Take a look at MOZ local (metrics exclusive to Des Plaines and the surrounding cities) and their arsenal of free SEO optimization software interfaces for those of you that are just getting your feet wet.

DA and Page Authority are very important metrics in the SEO arena. You can use this tool to evaluate the metrics on your web site.

• SEM Rush – ( This is a great tool for maintaining your web sites SEO. For individuals overseeing an SEO business, this tool also allows you to maintain and keep track of sudden changes with a businesses online profile. Some of the services offered through this dashboard are keyword position tracking, web site audits, social tracking, brand monitoring, outbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword rank analytics, domain analytics, and lots more.

Tracking keyword positions and referral traffic are very important features in SEM Rush.

• Ahrefs ( – A very efficient interface that gives you the opportunity to manage the condition of your site. The features available on Ahrefs are similar to those found on SEM Rush, but there are really unique tools that have made Ahrefs a must have resource for any SEO. Ahrefs has a website explorer, content explorer, keyword explorer, batch analytics, referral link explorer, and more.

The backlink profile explorer is an awesome tool used for discovering inbound links directing to your site. This is great for locating good and bad links.

• Pro Rank Tracker – ( – Pro Rank Tracker is an online based SEO software subscription that is primarily used to monitor the rankings of specific key words and URL strings. A tool such as this is required to gauge progress and/or identify a dip in rankings. For individuals looking to manage SEO for their clients, Pro Rank Tracker is an affordable option.

Ranking metrics refer to keyword position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values seen represent a dip in keyword rankings while the green values represent an increase in keyword rankings.

• Keyword Tool – ( – This tool is effective for finding keywords that you want rank your page for. You can configure specific location settings to identify search volume in a specific city and state like Des Plaines, Illinois. These key words that you find and begin to target will be the same keywords that you monitor in PRT. Another useful tool is the search volume chart, this identifies how much search occurs monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search volume.

Identifying locally searched phrases is valuable for anyone trying to rank in Illinois.
Modern Influence

Des Plaines

Des Plaines Off Page SEO

Mo-Fr 08:00-17:30
Modern Influence Logo
Modern Influence Image
(888) 379-2604


Phillip Switzer

Chad Leonard

Let's Get Started

SEO pricing is strongly based on competition of keywords and location. Before we focus on enhancing your rankings we need to gain a better understanding of the keywords and search volume of the relevant terms in your vertical. This requires us to perform some keyword research before we give you a monthly quote for SEO. Complete the form below to get started with our free keyword research.

Step 1 of 3