Off Site Optimization
Off site SEO refers to other web properties and the inbound links coming from those pages. Those links are called backlinks. The referring web site can be another blog or business website, a social property like Pinterest, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your page. There are other ways of receiving authority backlinks, but these are common and are typically simple to obtain.
• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with someone else that has a site, or you have friends or networking partners that have personal site. Take the time to reach out to any of these associates in Essex Junction village and ask them to post an article about you or your business on it. My recommendation is that you write it to save them the hassle. Be sure to give yourself a property and return the favor to them by building a link to their page from your site. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Essex Junction village and you are wanting to rank for a local Essex Junction village service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social – By setting up social foundations like Facebook, 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 link out, just gotta get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a fantastic way to get a an inbound link. Setting up profiles within local directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will provide you with the chance to not only build a local presence in Essex Junction village, Vermont on those platforms but to also send links back to your site from that property.
• Blog Comments – We have had personal success locating sites on the web that were topical to our site and commenting on them with a backlink to our webpage. Don’t be a spammer, find an topical blog post, leave a comment and engage the online community, and leave a link in your comment that refers back to your site. That my friends is a backlink.
Software For Off Site SEO
There are other options to the optimization tools that Google provides, there are plenty of other dashboards that assist you with monitoring internet traffic, referral traffic, referral links, rankings, and many other analytics. Guarding the health of your property and maintaining a clean backlink profile is essential for ranking your property. Here are some of those dashboards and some information on how they can help you with your off page optimization.
• Open Site Explorer – (https://moz.com/) – The Moz Open Site Explorer allows you to locate inbound links, find linking opportunities, find unwanted back links, check on a sites domain authority, and page authority. MOZ developed other tools that are irreplaceable for SEO. Take a look at Moz local (metrics specific to Essex Junction village and the surrounding neighborhoods) and the plethora of free to use optimization tools for those of you that are just getting started.
Domain Authority and Page Authority are important metrics in the SEO world. You can use this tool to evaluate the metrics on your website.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is a great piece of software for managing your sites optimization. For people managing an SEO agency, this software allows you to monitor and keep track of sudden changes with a businesses online profile. Some of the service software provided through this dashboard are position tracking, web site audits, social media managment, brand monitoring, backlink audits, lead generation management, keyword search analytics, domain metrics, and more.
Tracking keyword positions and web traffic are very important tools in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – A very useful interface that gives you the opportunity to monitor the health of your web site. Many of the features available on Ahrefs are a lot like those found on SEM Rush, but there are really specialized tools that have made Ahrefs a must have tool for any SEO agency. Ahrefs has a site explorer, content explorer, keyword research tool, batch overviews, referral link explorer, and much more.
The backlink profile explorer is a great piece of software we use for locating backlinks referring to your website. This is useful for identifying good and bad backlinks.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is a subscription based SEO software tool that is mostly used to monitor the rankings of individual keywords and URL strings. Software such as this is needed to gauge progress and/or spot a dip in rankings. For people looking to manage the SEO for their clients, PRT is a pretty affordable option in the industry.
Ranking details indicate keyword position movement in the SERPS. The red values seen indicate a dip in keyword rankings while the green values show a spike in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This software tool is effective for identifying keywords that you want to rank your page for. You can configure geo specific location identification settings to uncover keyword search volume in a specific city and state like Essex Junction village, Vermont. These key words that you find and begin targeting will be the same group of keywords that you monitor in Pro Rank Tracker. Another useful tool is the search info, this identifies how many searches occur monthly in your area and if it’s seasonal, trending, or a consistent search volume.
Identifying locally searched terms is beneficial to anyone trying to rank in Vermont.
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