SEO Tips

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of getting high ranking for your website in the search engine result page.The ultimate goal is to get the users to click on your link and sell your product or services to them. In this list I am going to share my 90 useful SEO Tips that will help you to improve your website ranking quickly.

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  1. Write high quality information and share your knowledge with people.
  2. Do not use invisible text.
  3. Use quality descriptions.
  4. Do not use button-based menus.
  5. Do not put your information in an image . Google won’t be able to read it.
  6. Help users to find correct content.
  7. Do not use duplicate titles.
  8. Use short  keywords.
  9. Do not optimize your page for the search engines , do it for the users.
  10. Do not copy information from other sites,Google will punish you!
  11. Ask other people to links to your page.
  12. Do not use Flash,Google won’t be able to see the content!
  13. Search Engines like fresh pages.
  14. Do not build a complex navigation system
  15. The closer a keyword or keyword phrase is to the beginning of a document, the more significant it becomes for the search engine.
  16. Always use 301 Redirect.
  17. Use ALT tag for all the images.
  18. Meta Description tells the search engine what the page is about.
  19. Titles are very important.Make sure they are descriptive.
  20. Search engines don’t pay attention to Meta Keyword anymore
  21. Submit your XML sitemap file to Google and Bing via webmaster tool.seo-tips-siamak-heshmati
  22. Use Google Analytics to track your traffic.
  23. Post articles to social media to generate referral traffic.
  24. Use your keywords in the page title , filename and url.
  25. To identify your keywords think about what people search for.
  26. Use keyword planner to see if getting a rank for the keyword is even worth it.
  27. People search broad to narrow
  28. Make sure your pages are indexed by Google
  29. Service+Location,Consider using this formula for your keywords
  30. Check your backlinks with OpenSiteExplorer
  31. You can get backlinks by writing quality articles and submitting them to directories.
  32. Submit site to DMOZ (Hopefully they put you in the directory)
  33. If the domain has more than 2 words, don’t use hyphens in the URL otherwise it might look spammy
  34. Keep your pages below 100K to ensure they’re easily crawled.
  35. For new domains, limit your dofollow links to trusted sites within your industry for the first 6 months.
  36. Avoid keyword stuffing. It’s sometimes helpful to have a few descriptive terms in the title. A title like “Foobar, foo bar, foobars, foo bars” doesn’t help the user, and this kind of keyword stuffing can make your results look spammy to Google and to users.
  37. Titling every page on a commerce site “Cheap products for sale”, for example, makes it impossible for users to distinguish the page differences.
  38. Brand your titles, but concisely. The title of your site’s home page is a reasonable place to include some additional information about your site.
  39. Frequent changes are favored. It is great when you constantly add new content but it is not so great when you only make small updates to existing content.
  40. Frequent updates = frequent spidering = newer cache.
  41. URL less than 100 is good, less is even better.
  42. Do not immediately send your visitor to another page other than the one he/ she clicked on, using meta refresh.
  43. Pages that are higher quality and more reputable (i.e. higher PageRank) tend to use better spelling and grammar.
  44. Outbound links. Publish links to authoritative resources in your subject field using the necessary keywords. Search engines place a high value on links to other resources based on the same topic.
  45. Search engines prefer old sites because they are more stable.
  46. Search engines prefer sites that are constantly developing. Developing sites are those in which new information and new pages periodically appear.
  47. Search engines track the percent of visitors that immediately return to searching after they visit a site via a search result link. A large number of immediate returns means that the content is probably not related to the corresponding topic and the ranking of such a page gets lower.
  48. Search engines track how often a link is selected in search results. If a link is only occasionally selected, it means that the page is of little interest and the rating of such a page becomes lower.
  49. Use synonyms and derived word forms of keywords, search engines will appreciate that.
  50. Search engines consider a very rapid increase in inbound links as artificial growth and this results in lowering of the rating.
  51. Search engines prefer sites with longer term domain registrations.
  52. Make a site with a clear hierarchy and text links. Every page should be reachable from at least one static text link.
  53. If your website is able to have SEO friendly URLs, then do so. Simply make sure you have keywords in your URLs and separate each word by dashes. For example: http://example.com/seo-friendly-urls.
  54. Build crawlable link structure.
  55. Shorter URL is better.
  56. Make sure your CSS code is in a CSS file and not coded into your page directly.
  57. Use hyphens to separate words.
  58. Avoid building or using frames as search engines, do not pick up frames.
  59. Make sure your internal and external links are working.
  60. Register for Google My Business service.
  61. Try keeping all JavaScript code and files (.js) in ONE file. This drastically improves page load speed.
  62. Try keeping all CSS in one file for the same reason mentioned above.
  63. Do not use inline CSS, use external style sheets whenever possible.
  64. Do not use inline JavaScript, use external .js files instead.
  65. Do not use intro-pages.
  66. Keep your URL’s lowercase.
  67. Keep your pages close to the root directory.
  68. Do not host your site with a host that is down a lot.
  69. Do not misspell your keywords in your content.
  70. Do not have more than 10 words in your URL.
  71. Do not use dynamic URLs.
  72. Do not link to link farms.
  73. Do not link to and from the same site repeatedly.
  74. Do not use robots.txt to ban large portions of your site.
  75. Do not write bad or incorrect HTML.
  76. Never link invisible images.
  77. Make your website mobile friendly.
  78. Avoid purchasing links from other site with the aim of getting PageRank instead of traffic.
  79. Do not use tables for layout .Use DIV instead.
  80. Never stop learning!
  81. All clickable items on a webpage should look clickable.
  82. All unclickable items on a webpage should not look clickable.
  83. Do not put a link on a page that you do not intend for searchers/users to click.
  84. Link to other sites.
  85. Use only one Title Tag.
  86. Avoid unnecessary Meta Tags.
  87. Use the keyword phrase once in an H1, H2 OR H3 Tag.
  88. Google follows the W3C’s regulations closely.
  89. Do not  use “click here” or “read more”.Use your keywords.
  90. Use Favicon.

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