Off Page Optimization
Off page SEO refers to other web sites and the 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 Instagram, a citation, or blog comment linking back to your page. There are many other means of getting authority backlinks, but these are common and usually easy to obtain.
• Link Outreach – There is a chance you have done business with someone else that has a website, or you have an acquaintance or networking associates that have personal site. Take the time to reach out to any of these associates in Evansville and ask them to feature an article about you or your company on it. My suggestion is that you produce it to save them the hassle. Be sure to give yourself a page and return the favor to them by creating a link to their site from your site. Also note, if they have a Google verified address in Evansville and you are wanting to rank for a local Evansville service term, that will be a positive geo relevance factor.
• Social Sites – By setting up social profiles like Instagram, G+, Youtube, and Flickr you have the ability to send no follow links to your site from the account profile. You can also send links out from a post within these platforms. Lots of ways to create links, just gotta get creative.
• Citations – Citations are a legitimate way to get a an inbound link. Building business profiles in directories like Yelp, Cheap FlightsGoogle Maps, Yellowpages, or foursquare will provide you with the chance to not only build a local presence in Evansville, Indiana on those platforms but to also backlink to your web page from that profile.
• Blog Comments – We have experienced personal success locating articles on the internet that were topical to our site and commenting on them with a link back to my site. Without being a spammer, find an topical web page, leave a comment and engage with the online community, then leave a signature in your comment that links back to your web page. That my friends is a backlink.
Off Site SEO Software Tools
In addition to the Webmaster tools that Google makes available, there are plenty of other utilities that help you monitor site traffic, authority links, referral links, rankings, and other analytics. Guarding the healthy condition of your web page and maintaining a nice referral link profile is essential for ranking your property. Here are a few of the dashboards and some information on how they will help you with your off site SEO.
• MOZ OSE – (https://moz.com/) – MOZ OSE allows you to view referral links, discover link building opportunities, discover negative links, check a web sites domain authority, and page authority. Moz developed other useful tools that are must haves for optimization. Take a look at MOZ local (metrics specific to Evansville and the surrounding neighborhoods) and the arsenal of limited but free optimization dashboards for those of you that are just getting started.
DA and Page Authority are important metrics in the SEO world. Use this site to monitor the metrics on your web site.
• SEM Rush – (https://www.semrush.com/)- This is an amazing piece of software for maintaining your websites SEO. For people running an SEO agency, this software also allows you to monitor and keep track of any changes with a clients online profile. Many of the services provided in this dashboard are position tracking, site audits, social tracking, profile monitoring, inbound link audits, lead generation management, keyword search analytics, domain analytics, and much more.
Tracking keyword positions and referral traffic are very important features in SEM Rush.
• Ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/) – A very impressive piece of software that gives you the opportunity to manage the health of your site. Many of the features available within Ahrefs are very similar to those seen on SEM Rush, but there are some unique tools that have made Ahrefs a must get tool for anyone optimizing sites. Ahrefs includes a site explorer, content crawler, keyword explorer, batch overviews, link explorer, and lots more.
The backlink profile explorer is a great tool used for identifying referral links directing to your web site. This is great for locating good and bad links.
• PRT – (https://proranktracker.com/) – Pro Rank Tracker is a subscription based SEO software subscription that is mostly used to track the rankings of individual key words and URLS. Software such as this is required to monitor progress and/or spot a dip in rankings. For people looking to monitor SEO for their clients, PRT is an affordable industry option.
Ranking statistics refer to keyword position movement in the SERPS. The red values indicate a dip in keyword rankings while the green values displayed show an increase in keyword rankings.
• Keyword Tool – (http://keywordtool.io/) – This tool is effective for finding key terms that you want rank your site for. You can choose specific location settings to pin-point keyword search volume in a specific city and state like Evansville, Indiana. These key phrases that you identify and begin targeting will be the same group of keywords that you analyze in Pro Rank Tracker. Another helpful feature is the search volume graph, 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 for anyone trying to rank in Indiana.
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