Are You New to Biz Online?
Not on Page 1 in the SERPs?
Simply not being found?
What can you do?
Eventually, Google will index (find) your site. You can help the process along by submitting your site to Google here: Submit site to Google.
And the best news? You can re-submit your site every time you make a change. This will make sure that the latest version of your site is accurately indexed and it will also keep Google in the know about important updates. Staying current and making your changes known helps to show relevance
Add to the search engine love, submit your site to Bing.
Search Console – Submit a Sitemap of your website to Google.
Optimized content using keyword phrases that are relevant to your niche, and group everything on your site by topic
Effective anchor text helps users navigate your website to find what they are looking for. Include keywords and phrases related to what you do. If you are a florist, for example, the words, “Check out our seasonal flower selection,” on your homepage can link via anchor text to your online store where the user can find info and bouquets of – seasonal flowers.
Anchor text is a great way to boost your SEO, in moderation, as that is what your users value. Make no mistake if you pepper your site with scads of anchor text and try to scam Google.. It will cost you!
Always use alt text for your images and make it descriptive. Alt text was originally for the assistance of those with sight challenges and now the bots use them too.
Headers H1, H2, h3, etc make the content easier to read, and breaking up the headers into sub-headers etc gives the bots the info they need to quantify your website content
Make it shareable when your posts and images are shared it lets the bots know this is choice material for this niche... include the social media buttons for all the apps as your visitors may want to share to their tribe.
Mobile responsive is the way to go as it makes your site easy to view across all devices and that means a more seamless experience for the user.
Make it easy to contact you. You will build your credibility with Google and when you display your contact information on every page of your site, it helps your customers to reach you more easily!
Off-page SEO include links from other websites, writing guest blogs, posting on social platforms or submitting to forums
The meta description does not show on your website itself – only on result pages. Write unique and descriptive text for every page and post and be sure to include your keyword phrases. If you have a wordpress site there are a number of plugins that can help you with the meta description. ( approx 155 characters)
Get Google My Business and be sure you are getting your due in the SERPs
Using all you have at your disposal, both on-page and off-page, optimization of images, and making sure your content is the most relevant, best quality for your niche, will help you to rise in the SERPs so you get found faster and on page 1.
These super secrets can really make the difference in your visibility online...
Make sure you let me know when you make these tweaks to your website..