Off Page Optimization
Off site optimization refers to other pages and the inbound links coming from those properties. These links are called backlinks. The referring page can be another blog or company site, 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 methods and are typically simple to obtain.
• Link Outreach – Most likely you have done business with another business that has a website, or you have friends or networking associates that have websites. Simply reach out to anyone of these associates in D’Iberville and ask them to feature 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 give yourself a page and return the favor to them by linking to their page from your property. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in D’Iberville and you are wanting to rank for a local D’Iberville service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Sites – By setting up social accounts like Facebook, G+, Pinterest, and Reddit you have the option to send links to your site from the user profile. You can also link out from a post within these platforms. Lots of ways to send links, just need to get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a legitimate way to produce a an inbound link. Creating business profiles within local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will give you the opportunity to not only build a local presence in D’Iberville, Mississippi on those profiles but to also backlink to your web page from that profile.
• Blog Comments – I have experienced personal success finding sites on the internet that were relevant to our website and commenting on them with a backlink to our webpage. Do not be a spammer, find an relevant article, leave a comment and engage with the community, then leave a backlink in your comment that points back to your site. That is a comment link.
Off Site SEO Software Tools
There are other options to the SEO tools that Google makes available, there are plenty of other tools that assist you with monitoring site traffic, authority links, referral links, rankings, and many other analytics. Monitoring the health of your site and maintaining a nice backlink profile is absolutely necessary for ranking your site. Here are some of the tools and some basic information on how they could assist you with your off site SEO.
• MOZ Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – The Moz OSE allows you to research back links, find link building opportunities, locate unwanted links, check a sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ developed other tools that are irreplaceable for SEO. Check out MOZ local (metrics exclusive to D’Iberville and the surrounding neighborhoods) and the plethora of free to use optimization dashboards for you SEO’s that are just getting established.
DA and PA are very important metrics in the SEO arena. You can use this software to check the health on your web site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a must have tool for maintaining your websites SEO. For those of you overseeing an SEO agency, this software also allows you to maintain and keep track of sudden changes with a clients online property. Most of the tools offered through this interface are position tracking, site audits, social media managment, brand monitoring, inbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword rank analytics, domain health, and more.
Tracking keyword rankings and site traffic are super important features in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – A very efficient piece of software that gives you the opportunity to manage the health of your website. The features made available on Ahrefs are similar to those available on SEM Rush, but there are really specialized tools that make Ahrefs a must have tool for any SEO. Ahrefs includes a website explorer, content crawler, keyword research tool, batch analytics, link explorer, and lots more.
The link profile explorer is a great piece of software used for locating backlinks directing to your web site. This is useful for identifying good and bad backlinks.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – PRT is an online based SEO software subscription that is most commonly used to track the rankings of specific keywords and URL strings. A tool such as this is needed to monitor progress and/or identify a drop in rankings. For businesses looking to manage the SEO for clients, Pro Rank Tracker is a very affordable option.
Ranking statistics refer to position fluxuation in the SERPS. The red values seen represent a dip in keyword rankings while the green values indicate a spike in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This tool is great for locating keywords that you want rank your site for. You can choose specific location settings to identify search volume in a specific city and state like D’Iberville, Mississippi. These key phrases that you find and begin targeting will be the same group of keywords that you track in PRT. Another useful tool is the search volume graph, this indicates how much search occurs monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a constant stream of search volume.
finding locally searched phrases is beneficial for anyone trying to rank in Mississippi.
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