Off Site Optimization
Off page SEO refers to other pages and the links coming from those properties. Those links are called backlinks. The referring page can be another blog or company site, a social property like Facebook, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your property. There are other means of getting backlinks, but these are common methods and usually easy to obtain.
• Link Outreach – You have probablyI’m sure you have done business with another company that has a website, or you have an acquaintance or networking partners that have sites. Just reach out to any of these individuals in Dexter and ask them to post an article about you or your products on it. My recommendation is that you produce it to save them the time. Be sure to create a page and return the favor to them by creating a link to their website from your property. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Dexter and you are wanting to rank for a local Dexter service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Media – By setting up social profiles like Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and Flickr you have the option to send no follow links to your web page from the user profile. You can also link out from a post within these properties. Lots of ways to send links, just gotta get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to produce a link. Setting up profiles in local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will provide you with the chance to not only create a local presence in Dexter, Missouri on those platforms but to also send nofollow backlinks to your site from that property.
• Social Comments – We have had personal success locating sites on the internet that were relevant to our page and commenting on them with a link back to my site. Without being a spammer, search for an relevant blog post, comment and engage the community, then leave a backlink in your comment that refers back to your website. That is a backlink.
Software For Off Site SEO
In addition to the optimization tools that Google offers, there are many other dashboards that help you monitor internet traffic, authority links, backlinks, page rankings, and other analytic tools. Maintaining the healthy condition of your web page and maintaining a clean back link profile is a must for ranking your property. Here are some of those subscriptions and some information on how they can help you with your off page SEO.
• MOZ Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – The Moz OSE allows you to view backlinks, locate link outreach opportunities, discover negative referral links, check on a sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ developed other useful tools that are proven useful for optimization. Take a look at MOZ local (metrics specific to Dexter and the surrounding areas) and their plethora of free to use optimization tools for you guys that are just getting started.
Domain Authority and PA are very important metrics in SEO. Use this tool to evaluate the health on your site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a must have piece of software for maintaining your sites optimization. For people running an SEO organization, this tool also allows you to monitor and track sudden changes with a clients online profile. Some of the tools offered in this dashboard are keyword position tracking, website audits, social tracking, brand monitoring, inbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword rank analytics, domain analytics, and much more.
Tracking keywords and referral traffic are really important features in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – One very useful piece of software that gives you the opportunity to manage the health of your web site. Many of the tools made available on Ahrefs are a lot like those available on SEM Rush, but there are really unique tools that have made Ahrefs a must have tool for any SEO agency. Ahrefs includes a website explorer, content crawler, keyword explorer, batch overviews, link explorer, and more.
The backlink profile explorer is a great piece of software used for discovering links referring to your web site. This is helpful for finding good and bad backlinks.
• Pro Rank Tracker – (https://proranktracker.com/) – PRT is an online based SEO software dashboard that is primarily used to track the movement of specific key words and URL strings. Software like this is required to monitor movement and/or spot a dip in rankings. For agencies looking to monitor SEO for clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a pretty affordable option in the industry.
Ranking details refer to keyword position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values indicate a drop in rankings while the green values seen indicate an increase in rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This software tool is great for locating keywords that you want to rank your property for. You can choose geo specific location settings to uncover search volume in a specified city and state like Dexter, Missouri. These key phrases that you find and begin to target will be the same keywords that you track in Pro Rank Tracker. Another helpful tool is the search chart, this indicates how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search volume.
finding locally searched key terms is valuable for anyone trying to rank in Missouri.
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