SEO(Search Engine Optimization) is the most important factor for every website. If you want to grow your website’s traffic fast, SEO is the first option for you as it’s free. But in 2017, SEO is not easy as before anymore. Content is the king now. But in this post, I’ explaining some SEO factor and few working tips that will still work in 2017. So SEO can be divided into to categories:
- On-page SEO
- Off-page SEO
Updated in January 6, 2017
On-page SEO is related to your website. There are few factor for on-page SEO. If you can optimize those then you can go to next step called off-page SEO. Factors of on-page SEO:
Write quality Contents
In 2016 Google pays their most attention on site content. If you have quality content on your website then you will surely get good rank on search result. So how to write a high quality rich content? Here’s some example:
- Try to make your content large and detailed
- Don’t try to copy or duplicate other’s content
- Write your content yourself
- Avoid grammar and spelling mistakes
- Your content’s word length should be 500-1500 words
- Try to create unique contents
- Keep keyword density under 6%
- Add images to your content with alt tags
- Add videos to your content
- Write your content for users not only for SEO
So, how to make a URL SEO friendly? Here is how:
- Keep your URL short
- Add your targeted keywords in it
- Use hyphens instead of underscore
- Don’t use string in your URL
Use Heading Tags (h1, h2, h3)
Keep your content title in h1 tag, it will boost your ranking. Try add list in your content and use h2 tags as secondary heading for those lists.
Boost site speed
Google uses site loading speed as a ranking signal. Your site’s server response should be under 300ms. By optimizing images and caching can speed up your website’s page load. I wrote a article about this: Website speed up tips.
Optimize meta tags
You should use meta tags on your website. Use your keywords in meta description tag. Also try to keep meta descriptions 160 characters.
Use social network sharing buttons
Add social sharing buttons under your post. Your content will rank well if people share your content on social media like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.
Off-page SEO is not related to your website content page. Some foctors of off-page SEO:
- Search Engine Submission.
- Social bookmarking
- Create backlinks
- Submit your site on directory
- Create social media pages for your website
- Get links with SEO friendly anchor text.
- Get links from authority site.
So, that was it, few basics of SEO. Now come to the main post: Top 5 working SEO tips for instant ranking on Google. Note that these tips are from my personal experience. I got good ranking on Google by following those tips. So, lets get started:
1. Create Social Media Accounts
Create social media accounts of your website with the name of your domain. Example TriclLio.com’s Social media fan pages name:
- Facebook: TrickLio.com
- Twitter: TrickLio.com
- Google+: TrickLio.com
- LinkedIn: TrickLio.com
By creating social media accounts, Search engine will give your site authority as well as you can connect with your users.
2. Google+ Sharing
Share your every single post on your website’s Google+ Page(publicly). By sharing your contents on Google+ you will get backlinks from Google.com. Though it’s nofollow but it will help a lot to get better ranking on Search result.
3. Submit link on Reddit
After sharing your post on Google+, submit your link on Reddit. To do that, just go to reddit and login with your account, create one if you haven’t one. Then click on Submit a new link from right sidebar, input your content link and title and click on Submit. Don’t forget to add targeted keyword on the Title field. This way you can easily get high PageRank backlink from reddit and it will increase your SEO ranking.
4. Create Youtube channel
Create a new youtube channel for your website. Now link it to your website domain. This will give you a backlink from Youtube. Tips: Create videos about your content and put the link in video description. Though those are nofollow backlinks but it will boost your SEO ranking and you will get traffic from Youtube as well.
5. Use images with alt tag
Alt tag is a alternative text for a image to describe the image if it can’t be loaded. To rank well, use alt tag on your image and put your targeted keyword in it. Example if your targeted keyword is: Cheap dolls in USA. Then you should use your image like this:
[code]<img src=”image-url.jpg” alt=”Cheap dolls in USA”>[/code]
Optimizing image alt tag have two benefits. It will boost your rank on text search as well as image seach. Example it anyone search Cheap dolls in USA in image search, your image will be shown there. So there’s huge chance to get traffic from image search.
So that was it, few basic info about SEO and 5 killer SEO tips that will help you to get rank instantly. If you find this post helpful and infomative then why not to share with your friends? It will help them too.