195 Useful SEO Tips that Really Works


1. Add LSI Keywords to Your Content
2. Add Text Content To Infographic-Based Blog Posts
3. Create Unique Titles for Each Page (Seriously)
4. Embed Long Tail Keywords In Title Tags
5. Experiment With Using ONLY Your Keyword in Your URL
6. Focus On Insanely Actionable Content
7. Forget Keyword Density. Focus on Keyword Frequency
8. Have a Privacy Policy and Terms Page
9. Include Keyword Synonyms in H1 and H2 Tags
10. Keep Your Title Tag Under (Approximately) 60 Characters
11. Make Social Sharing Buttons Super-Easy to Find
12. Optimize E-commerce Product Pages Like Blog Posts
13. Optimize Your Homepage For Conversions (And Your Brand Name)
14. Publish Long Content
15. Put Your Keyword Early In Your Title Tag
16. Relaunch Old Content
17. Replace "Published On" Dates with "Last Updated"
18. Take Advantage of Internal Linking
19. Update Old Content
20. Use "Jump Links" To Get Sitelinks
21. Use Google Search Console to Find Title Tag Issues
22. Use Lots of Images
23. Use Numbered Lists to Increase The Odds of Getting in The Knowledge Graph
24. Use Outbound Links
25. Use Schema to Boost CTR (But Be Careful)
26. Use Short URLs
27. Use This To Get Longer (4-Line) Description Tags
28. Use Title Tag Modifiers
29. Use Your Keyword In Your First 100 Words
30.Want More Shares? Use Click To Tweet Buttons
31. Write Content That Covers a Topic In-Depth
32. Write Image Alt Text Like a Caption


33. Always Have a Specific Page (And Place) For Your Link
34. Become a Regular Columnist on Authority Sites
35. Build .edu Links from Scholarships
36. Build Backlinks From Link Roundups
37. Co-Produce a Piece of Content
38. Collect (and Publish) Data
39. Combine the Skyscraper Technique With Guest Posting
40. Consolidate Similar Posts Into a Mega Guide
41. Contribute to Expert Roundups
42. Create a Glossary of Terms
43. Create an Awesome Free Tool
44. Create Awesome Infographics
45. Create Co-Branded Infographics With Cool Peeps
46. Create Linkable Content Around "Shoulder Niches"
47. Don't Bother Guest Posting (Unless You Follow These 2 Rules)
48. Don't Completely Discount Nofollow Links
49. Don't Overoptimize Anchor Text
50.Don't Overthink Link Quality
51. Don't Sweat Metrics. If a Site LOOKS Good, Get The Link
52. Don't Waste Time on Easy Links
53. Find Link Opportunites on Twitter
54. Focus on Contextual Links
55. Focus on Link Relevancy
56. Followup With Out of Office Emails
57. Get Interviewed on Podcasts
58. Get Links From News Sites With HARO and MuckRack
59. Get Links From Places That Use Your Visual Assets (Like Infographics)
60. Help Hacked Websites
61. Learn Everything You Can About Email Outreach
62. Let People Know You Featured Them
63. Make Your Content Appealing To Influencers
64. New to Link Building? Focus on Resource Pages
65. Offer Discounts to Universities
66. Promote to People That Commented on Another Post
67. Promote Your Content to People That Just Shared Something Similar
68. Promote Your Content To Your Email List
69. Reach Out to Bloggers That JUST Published a Post
70. Send Personalized Emails to Contact Forms and "Info@" Emails
71. Write your message to the person you want to get in touch with.
Speak at Conferences and Events
72. Tap Into Reverse Guest Posting
73. Test Two-Step Email Outreach
74. Time Your Outreach Emails
75. Transcribe Text Content Into Audio (Or Vice Versa)
76. Translate Other People's Content
77. Trim Your Link Profile's Spammy Links
78. Turn Unlinked Mentions Into Backlinks
79. Uncover Untapped Link Opportunities With Keyword Monitoring
80. Update Other People's Outdated Content
81. Use Blog Lists to Find Authoritative Link Opportunities
82. Use Broken Link Building (And The Moving Man Method)
83. Use Contentmarketer.io to Find Emails
84. Use Google Images To Find Guest Post Opportunities
85. Use Linkclump to Grab Prospects
86. Use Million Short to Zero-In On Realistic Link Targets
87. Use Testimonials to Build Backlinks
88. Use Yesware to Optimize Your Email Outreach Tactics
89. Write Epic Content In The Form of Ultimate Guides, Case Studies and Mega Lists


90. use"Knowledge Graphe for your keywords
91. Choose Keywords That Are Movin' on Up
92. Choose Keywords With High Commercial Intent
93. Create Branded Keywords
94. Don't Focus on Long Tail Keywords
95. Find Awesome Topics (And Keywords) In a Book's Table of Contents
96. Find Keyword Ideas in Wikipedia
97. Find Keyword Ideas on Quora
98. Find Keywords with "Searches Related To..."
99. Find Kick-Butt Keyword Ideas in Conference Agenda Pages
100. Generate 1 Million Keyword Ideas With "Keyword Magic"
101. Generate Keyword Ideas From Your Users
102. Hack Google Suggest With "Wildcards"
103. Look at the SERPS Before Deciding on a Keyword
104. Optimize Keywords Ranking In Positions #7-#15
105. Provide "What is X" Information For Definition Keywords
106. Steal Your Competitors' Keywords With SEMRush
107. Tap Into Google's Underrated Keyword Research Tool
108. Target Brand New Keywords
109. Use Amazon Suggest to Find Ecommerce Keywords
110. Use Blog Comments to Find Content Gaps (And Then Close 'em)
111. Use Internal Search Results to Uncover Laser-Targeted Keyword Ideas
112. Use Pinterest Ads to Find Ecommerce Keyword Ideas
113. Use SEMRush to Gauge Keyword Difficulty
114. Use Uber Suggest and KeywordTool.io to Find Google Suggest Keywords
115. Write Out Clear Steps For "How To Do X" Keywords


116. Check (And Fix) Crawl Errors in Google Search Console
117. Check Google Search Console Every Week For Issues
118. Create AMP Pages
119. Create an XML and HTML Sitemap
120. Delete (Or Noindex) Mediocre Blog Posts
121. Destroy Duplicate Content
122. Dodge Duplicate Content With Canonical URLs
123. Double Check That You're Using 100% 301 Redirects
124. Double Check That Your Site is Mobile Friendly
125. Fix HTML Issues and Errors
126. Have Public Whois Information
127. Implement SSL (But Not Just for SEO)
128. Invest in a High-End Host for Faster Load Times
129. Keep an Eye on UGC
130. Make Your Website Responsive
131. Noindex Dynamic URLs
132. Periodically Check Your Robots.txt File
133. Prune Zero-Traffic Ecommerce Product Pages
134. Scraped Content Outranking You? Let Google Know
135. Speed Up Your Wordpess Blog With WP Rocket
136. Squish Images (Without Losing Quality) With Kraken
137. Subfolders>Subdomains - When it comes to search engine optimization, subfolders (backlinko.com/example) CRUSH subdomains (example.backlinko.com).
138. Tie Your SItes Together in GSC
139. Use a Flat and Wide Website Architecture
140. Use Google PageSpeed Insights to Improve Your Code
141. Use Google Search Console to Find (And Fix) Duplicate Title Tags
142. Use GTMetrix to Improve Your Site's Actual Loading Speed
143. Use RavenTools to Uncover Thin Content
144. Use SEMRush or Raven Tools to Check Your Site for Errors
145. Use SEO Browser to See What Your Site Looks Like to Search Engines
146. Use Website Penalty Indicator to See If You've Been Hit
147. Use Your Site on a Mobile Device


148. Add Transcriptions to Videos
149. Create a Video Sitemap
150. Create Keyword-Rich Playlists in YouTube
151. Create Long Videos (They Rank Better in YouTube)
152. Embed Your Videos in Blog Posts
153. Embed Your YouTube Videos in Guest Posts
154. Get YouTube Video Views From Online Communities
155. Implement Video Schema
156. Include Your Keyword In Your Video's Filename, Title and Description
157. Maximize Video Indexing by Putting Video at the Top of Your Page
158. Optimize Around “Video Keywords” (Video Keywords are keywords that Google already shows video results for.)
159. Optimize Your Thumbnail Image For More Views
160. Promote YouTube Videos to Your Email List
161. Use "Like this" CTAs on YouTube
162. Use End Slate on YouTube to Get More Subs
163. Use Open Loops To Boost Video View Retention
164. Use These Two Tips to Boost Session Watch Time
165. Use YouTube Suggest to Find Video Keywords
166. Write Long Descriptions for YouTube Videos


167. Avoid Using Huge Images Above Your Content
168. Copy Adwords Ads for Highly-Clickable Title and Description Tags
169. Create Attention-Grabbing Blog Post Intros
170. Emphasize Fast Results In Your Description Tag
171. Encourage Users to Leave Comments On Your Content
172. Make Sure Your Ads Don't Dominate The Above The Fold Area
173. Make Your Design Clean and Easy To Read
174. Optimize Your Meta Description for CTR
175. Put Your Content Front and Center
176. Sprinkle Bucket Brigades Into Every Post
177. Use a Colorful Image Above The Fold
178. Use a Number In Your Title Tag
179. Use At Least 15px Font Size
180. Use Click Magnet Words on Title Tags
181. Use Facebook Ads to Boost Organic CTR
182. Use Google Analytics to Find Pages With Low Dwell Time (and Improve Them)
183. Use High-Quality Images
184. Use Keyword-Rich URLs
185. Use Lots of Bullets and Subheadings
186. Use Lots of Multimedia (Not Just Images)
187. Use Parentheses (Or Brackets) In Your Title Tags
188. Use Short (1-3 Sentence) Paragraphs
189. Use Short Blog Post Introductions (4-9 Sentences)
190. Use Short Sentences To Maximize Readability
191. Use Your Keyword In Your Description Tag
192. Wow Peeps With Custom Page Designs
193. Write Awesome Subheaders
194. Write Crisply and Clearly
195. Offer Unique Content With Visual Content Pitches

Reference: http://backlinko.com/actionable-seo-tips

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