How to improve SEO on your website with ease
Improving your website SEO should be part of your daily routine especially if it’s a new website, so how do you improve a website SEO? Before I can continue, what do you understand by the term “SEO”?
If you ask me, I would say Search Engine Optimisation(SEO) simply means anything you do on your website to increase its visibility, traffic, from search results pages (SERPs) when a term you optimised for(keyword) is being entered on Search Engines.
SEO according to SeachEngineLand,
SEO stands for “search engine optimization.” In simple terms, it means the process of improving your site to increase its visibility when people search for products or services related to your business in Google, Bing, and other search engines.
SEO is also the process when Google and Bing bots gathered information/products from a website and index It, then deliver the specific information a user wants from the search results when searched for.
It’s just like asking someone to help you keep your belongings safe and still deliver them to you just in time when you need them, that’s how SEO works.
Here’s is how to improve SEO in any new website in less than 30 minutes.
- Enhance your On-page SEO
- Improve your Off-page SEO and
- Never joke with Critical SEO
Enhancing your on-page SEO
On-page SEO is also known as On-site SEO, this is the process of optimising your webpage contents for users and search engines. Nonetheless, On-page SEO best practices involve optimizing title tags, content, internal links, Meta tags and URLs.
Optimizing Title Tags for SEO
Optimizing your content and pages title tags plays a vital role for SEO, making use of the H1 tag for your headings and the H2 tag for subheading is one of the best SEO practices, by doing so, your readers and search engine will be able to understand what your page is about.
Optimize your Content with SEO
What I mean by “Optimize your content with SEO” is using keywords on every page of your website, some people find this method as an old SEO method, but trust me it still works, keywords help search engines understand pages better in other to display them in the search results.
You should use your target keyword in your subheading and after every 100-150 words in your articles, it’s also advisable to bold one of your target keywords because Google puts more weight on such terms.
Optimize your Internal Links
One of the great On-site SEO practices is having the habit of linking high authority content on your site to the pages that need a boost by using anchor keyword text links.
Wikipedia is a course to learn from if you want to know about internal linking to practice on your site, they add lots of internal keywords that links to every page.
If you care about your website SEO, don’t leave your Meta tags empty, pages with Meta Tags has a 40% chance to rank higher on search results than pages without. A monthly site audit is highly recommended to see where you need to work on your website page.
Optimizing your URLs for SEO
URLs are still very important in SEO, having friendly URLs is an evergreen light in the eyes of search engines. For example,
https://realwptech.com/how-to-improve-seo is a user and SEO friendly URL
https://realwptech.com/2021/06/28/how-to-improve-seo is also a user and SEO friendly URL
https://realwptech.com/%%?/index.html is not a user or SEO friendly URL, no one can tell what the URL is all about.
Improve your Off-Page SEO
Off-page SEO comes down to one important factor, which is high-quality backlinks to your site. The more of these links you can get, the better, but, at the end of the day, it’s more about quality to quantity because you want backlinks from sites with higher domain-authority ratings.
So how do you go about getting quality backlinks to your blog? Do the following
- Guest Post
- Blog Commenting
- Social bookmarking
- Connect with bloggers
Guest post is the number one and fast way to get quality backlinks to your website, all you need to do is to search for guest posts submitting websites with high domain authority.
Choose your niche and submit a wonderful topic that people will engage on, the more they ask you questions and you replied, the more the chances for organic traffic and backlink to your blog.
Blog Commenting is an old practice for SEO but never dies, blog commenting on dofollow websites with high domain authority(DA) will boost your domain authority score.
However, blog authors of such websites don’t welcome petty comments like ” wow! This is a good article” they expect you to write a minimum of 50 words or more that is very relevant to the topic before your comment will be approved.
Here is a tip to get your comments approved on any blog commenting website.
- Read the topic and understand what the author is trying to deliver.
- Don’t use your keyword or site name as your name, use your real name.
- Write a very engaging comment that not only the blog author will respond to, end your comment with a question mark.
- Use your domain home address instead of your post link
Here are 70+ high DA dofollow blog commenting sites you should get backlinks from;
- Neil Patel: DA 87
- QuickSprout: DA 73
- ShoutMeLoud: DA 69
- Copyblogger: DA 78
- Yoast SEO Blog: DA 79
- Backlinko: DA 63
- Problogger: DA 77
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Social bookmarking is another great method to get backlinks and to increase your domain authority (DA). Here is a list of bookmarking sites to register with.
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Connect with blogger
Do you know that connecting with bloggers within your reach is a boost to your website? Make friends with bloggers around you, online, anywhere, just make friends with them.
Ask them to place your link in their articles and also share your articles on social media, this is a very great SEO practice, Search Engines and Google will find your website valuable to readers and might boost your rankings
Technical SEO is a major part of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), which point to the technical optimization possibilities of a website.
These include, for example, the source code, operating systems, and server configurations. Technical SEO is never solely responsible for a good ranking of keywords, but rather a prerequisite for further optimization actions.
The specifics of technical SEO can be split up into different groups:
- URL optimization: The use of SEF URLs, for a flat page hierarchy
- Avoidance of duplicate content: Use of canonical tags, 301 redirection
- Server problems: optimizing of loading speed, HTTP header change
- Source code: Reduction of unnecessary code snippets, deletion of tracking codes that are no longer needed, and compression of content
- Display: for example as part of mobile optimization
- Link Structure: Avoiding dead links
- Crawling: Control of Bots
- Metadata: Optimizing for rich snippets
- Security: Change of website to HTTPS
Originally posted on June 30, 2021 @ 10:46 pm