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  • Search Engine Optimization 101 Presented by: Brandon Leibowitz Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 1 WHAT IS SEO? Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Why Are You Here? • To learn about internet marketing • Help grow your business, knowledge, experience, etc. • To drive traffic to your website • Expand your marketing knowledge • Network with other professionals Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 1.1 SEO Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • What is Search Engine Optimization? • Ranking webpages highly in the search engines • Natural organic search results; not paid • Maximize visitors to a specific webpage • Types of searches • Images, local maps, videos, news, etc. • Does not rely solely on Google, Bing, & Yahoo • Thousands of other search engines exist Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • What is Search Engine Optimization Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • How Do Search Engines Work? • Spiders crawl websites • Pages are indexed and assigned a value • Determining website relevancy • Rank website accordingly • Provide answers to questions Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 1.2 SHIFTS Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SEO Marketplace Shifts • Google updates the search algorithm daily • Major updates are released periodically throughout the year • Recent algorithm changes • Caffeine penalized slow websites • Panda removed low quality sites from the search index • Penguin attempted to clean up web spam • Hummingbird is trying to better understand the human language Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Panda Algorithm • Announced February 11, 2011 • Focused on low quality or “thin sites” • Duplicate content • Content farms • High ad to content ratio • Affected 12% of searches • Many updates and patches released • Ranking increase for trustworthy and brand websites Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Penguin Algorithm • Announced April 24, 2012 • Penalized sites violation Google’s Webmaster Guidelines • Focused on link building schemes: • Link farms • Low quality links • Anchor text diversity • Affected 3.1% of searches • Many updates and patches released Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Hummingbird Algorithm • Announced August 30, 2013 • Google is trying understanding a users intent • Humming bird is all about synonyms and context • Google now pays attention to each word in a search query • Google wants to determine the context and intent of searches • As we move to voice to search this becomes more important • Moving towards a more sematic web Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 1.3 FUTURE Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Future of SEO • Who knows? • Google makes the rules • Search will be socially integrated • Search will become more semantic • Answer, Converse, & Anticipate • Less SPAM  Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SEO Current Status • Search has become social • Google has incorporated Google+ into SERPs • Bing has incorporated Facebook into SERPs • Structured data for websites • Content must be engaging • Social media sharing • Google Knowledge Graph Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 1.4 ETHICS Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Ethical SEO Practices • Avoid black hat (unethical techniques) • Follow Google’s Webmaster Guidelines • Use search engine friendly techniques • Never use deceitful methods • Always use white hat strategies Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 2 ON SITE SEO Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 2.1 KEYWORDS Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Keyword Research • Ask questions your customers would ask • Learn as much about your audience • Use keyword research tools • Target 3 – 5 keywords per page max Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Asking Questions • Ask questions your customers would ask • Search Google for their keywords • Find new ideas from competitors • Look at Google’s: • Instant search • Autocomplete • Searches related Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Targeting Audiences • Learn as much about your audience • Get their demographics for targeted ads • Understand their wants and needs • Study their buying habits • Search for industry jargon or slang terms • Find common problems and offer solutions Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Keyword Research Tools • Plug your keywords into Google Planner • There are hundreds of other free tools • Sort by traffic, competition, and CPC • Traffic gives you an idea of the monthly searches for a specific keyword • Competition will show you how many people you have to compete against • CPC shows you how much you will make per click if you have ads or how much you will pay per click if you buy ads • Is the keyword relevant to your content? • Create content to support your keywords Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Keyword Research Tools Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 2.2 CODING Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Website Coding Changes • Page title, meta description, & meta keywords • Alt tags • Header tags • Clean URL structure • XML and HTML sitemaps • .htaccess file • robots.txt • Schema markup Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Page Title, Meta Description & Keywords • Page Title • 60 characters max • Appears in search results as the blue clickable link • EX) <title>Example Title</title> • Meta Description • 160 characters max • Appears in search results as the text below the blue clickable link • Ex) <meta name="description" content="Here is a description of the page"> • Meta Keywords • Use no more than 10 keywords here • Ex) <meta name="keywords" content=”Keywords, Describing, The, Page"> Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Page Title, Meta Description & Keywords Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Page Title, Meta Description & Keywords • Bad • Page Title: My Awesome Website • Meta Description: This is a fun site. I hope you enjoy it. • Good • Page Title: Learn SEO & Internet Marketing Strategies • Meta Description: Internet marketing gurus will show you what it takes to make your online business succeed. Learn SEO from the pros. Sign up today! Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Alt and Header Tags • Alt Tags • Describes images when they cannot be displayed • <img src=”learn-seo.gif" alt=”Learn SEO"> • Header Tags • Used to structure page hierarchy • <H1>, <H2>, <H3>, <H4>, etc. • Larger numbers are more important Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Clean URL Structures • Clean URLs • Only contain descriptive keywords • Remove propositions and other useless information • Structured Hierarchy • URLs should be structured in a way that makes sense • http://www.YourSite.com/category/sub-category/product.html • Breadcrumbs • Make it easy to know where you are on a page • Ex) Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • XML & HTML Sitemaps • XML • Coded page designed for the search engines • Shows links to all existing pages on your site • XML Sitemaps should be submitted to Google Webmaster Tools, Bing & Yahoo • HTML • Static page showing links to all existing pages on your site • Designed for the user to help them find content on the page • Creation • Free tools; most popular is http://www.xml-sitemaps.com • Takes 4 steps and your done Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • .htaccess File • Limits access to specific directories • Ban a particular IP or User-agent • Redirect URLs to new pages • Rewrite URLs with SEO friendly names Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • robots.txt • Text file created to instruct search engines how to crawl and index pages on a website • What pages to index and what pages not to index • Uses of robots.txt • Block all web crawlers from all content • User-agent: * Disallow: / • Block a specific web crawler from a specific folder • User-agent: Googlebot Disallow: /no-google/ • Block a specific web crawler from a specific web page • User-agent: Googlebot Disallow: /no-google/blocked-page.html • Allow a specific web crawler to visit a specific web page • Disallow: /no-bots/block-all-bots-except-rogerbot-page.html User-agent: rogerbot Allow: /no-bots/block-all- bots-except-rogerbot-page.html • Sitemap Parameter • User-agent: * Disallow: Sitemap: http://www.example.com/none-standard-location/sitemap.xml Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • .htaccess vs. robots.txt • .htaccess • An extension • Controls many features on the server • Restricts users from accessing specific pages on your site • Real control lies in .htaccess files • Robots.txt • A text file • Tells search engine spiders what pages to not visit Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Schema Markup • Tells search engines what data means not just what it says • Structured data rich snippets appear on search result pages • Google authorship • Star ratings • Event calendars • Recipes • Products • Movie times • TV episodes and ratings Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Schema Markup Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 2.3 DESIGN Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Website Design & Layout • Content creation • Site layout • Responsive websites Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Content Creation • Content creation • Content is KING • Should be concise and easy to read • Content should be 400+ words • Create for middle school reading levels • Focus on the reader / target audience • Write to solve people’s problems Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Website layout • Easy to navigate through • Incorporate breadcrumbs • Site structure makes sense • www.YourSite.com/category/sub-category.html • Easy to follow by the search engines • Interlink pages together • Try to interlink 1-3 pages from each page Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Responsive Web Design • Websites need to look good on all devices • Websites look different on all devices • Coding is required for sites to look good on all devices • Desktop computers • Tablets • Smartphones Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3 OFF SITE SEO Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Off Site SEO Activities • Link building • Analyze competitor websites backlinks • Set up and update a company blog • Build trust and authority for website • Social media marketing strategies • Online reputation management • Local SEO Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3.1 LINKS Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Link Building • Creating new inbound links • Links can be acquired in a variety of ways • Quality links increase search engine rankings • Link building is an art and takes time Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3.2 COMPETITORS Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Competitor Analysis • Review top 3 pages of Google for your target keywords • List your competitors • See who consistently shows up for your search terms • Separate competition into big, medium, & small • Target the small and medium competitors first • Established companies can target the big competitors Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Competitor Analysis • Competitor analysis tools • Check competitor backlinks • Use MOZ, Ahrefs, Traffic Travis, SEO Spyglass, etc. • Learn and understand their strategies • See if they are doing paid ads, emails, etc. • Learn how the top competitors rank so well Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3.3 BLOGGING Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Company Blog • Set up a company blog • Decide to put it on a sub domain or sub page • Subdomain: http://blog.YourSite.com • Subpage: http://www.YourSite.com/blog • Update the blog frequently • 2+ times a month • 400+ word posts • Posts should not all be promotional Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Company Blog • Add social integration • Put social sharing buttons at the top and bottom of posts • Auto post new content to your social networks • Use IFTTT, HootSuite, Buffer, etc. • Showcase your personal social network accounts • Allow user comments on posts Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3.4 TRUST Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Building Trust • Be transparent with your information • Make it easy to contact you • List your phone number and email address clearly • Respect customer confidentiality and security • Never overpromise what you cannot deliver • Have a https secure site if necessary Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Building Trust • Display logos and partner pictures • Show a portfolio gallery • Add customer testimonials • Allow comments on pages (where appropriate) • Let users to submit reviews and testimonials Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3.5 SOCIAL Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Social Media Marketing • Google Plus • New social media site to compete with Facebook • Facebook • Social media site for friends and family • Twitter • Social networking and micro blogging service • LinkedIn • Social networking site for business processionals • Pinterest • Image sharing site Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Social Media Marketing • Create a personal and business profile • Follow influencers and engage with them • Share, comment, and plus one other peoples posts • Join and start communities that interest you • Post frequently with keyword and #HashTags • Find relevant circles to join Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Facebook Marketing • Create a business page • Not a personal page • Become active in niche related groups • Use the Facebook Graph Search to connect • Use #HashTags in your posts • Link, comment, and share others posts • Update your status a few times a week Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Twitter Marketing • Follow your authority / competitors followers • Interact with users and by @ mentioning • Retweet useful and interesting tweets • Send out multiple Tweets throughout the day • Use two to three #HashTags per tweet • Use the search to find people to interact with Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Pinterest Marketing • Work hard to take clear pictures • Use three to five #HashTags on your images • Reshare and heart other peoples images • Include your website URL • Always include your URL in the description Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Social Media Marketing Strategies • Engagement is key; you must build relationships • Separate business and personal profiles • Use #HashTags appropriately • Post your own original content • Share other peoples content! • Use keywords in your posts Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3.6 REPUTATIONS Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Online Reputation Management • Clean up negative search results in Google • Strategize ways to get positive reviews • Responding to negative reviews • Create new positive and neutral content Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Clean Up Search Results • Look at first 3+ pages of Google • Look at Yahoo, Bing, and other search engines • Negative reviews must handled carefully • Search brand, product, & service keywords • Read social network customer reviews • Look at 3rd party review sites Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Ways To Get Positive Reviews • Make it easy! • Ask immediately • Offer incentives and perks • Showcase top reviews • Follow up with clients Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Responding To Negative Reviews • It is best to respond to the customer directly first • Try to rectify the situation • If this is not possible then leave a response explaining what happened • False reviews • Contact the site and have it removed • Let them know who did it • Tell them they are acting maliciously Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Creating New Content • Push down negative reviews with newly created content and mini-sites • Create articles, press releases, videos, infographics, social media accounts, etc. • Use the target keyword in the user name, titles, URL, and anywhere else possible • Create unbiased and neutral content Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 3.7 LOCAL Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Local SEO • Local search is important • Profiles rank in local directories and Google • Reviews are shown in Google • Local search directories • Google Maps • Yahoo local • Bing Local • Yelp • Yellow Pages Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Local SEO • Consistent NAP • Name, Address, & Phone Number • Reviews are necessary, even 1 review will help • Create citations on the web (NAPs) • Look at competitor citations • Go to top directories • Find local and niche directories • Write and submit Press Releases Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 4 LINK BUILDING Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 4.1 TECHNIQUES Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Link Building Techniques • Article & Press Release writing and submission • Research, design, and distribute infographics • Blogger Outreach • Commenting on relevant, high quality blogs • Directory listings; both local and general • Question and Answer sites / Forums • Social bookmarking • Web 2.0 properties • Video marketing Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Articles & Press Releases • Create unique articles • Post to newly created sites you own • Post on other peoples blogs (blogger outreach) • Add to free and paid article directories • Create and distribute newsworthy Press Releases • Wall Street Journal • NY Times • CBS • KTLA • Fox News • NBC • Yahoo News • Submission services • PR Web, SB Wire, i-Newswire, 1888 Press Release, Media Syndicate, etc. Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Infographics • Research • Study your topic and have numbers to back you up • Cite authority sources for accuracy • Design • Take your time and make sure it looks nice and pops out • Use more images than text if possible • Distribute infographic • Embed on your own website / blog • Add “click to embed” box and social sharing buttons • Free infographic directories such as http://visual.ly • Image sharing sites suck as Flickr, Imgur, Pinterest • Blogger outreach on topic with the infographic • Write a Press Release about the infographic for extra exposure and backlinks Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Blogger Outreach • Create informative articles to post on blogs • Huffington Post • Examiner • Mashable • Forbes • NYTimes • WashingtonPost • Look for quality blogs • Related to your niche with good Page Rank and traffic statistics • Share content on your social media channels Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Blog Commenting • Use sparingly • Find high traffic; niche related blogs • Use your name not keywords • Offer valuable insight to the authors post • Keep it friendly, on topic, and easy to read • Traffic may come or the admin may ask for you to guest post Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Directory Listings • Submit your website to popular directories • DMOZ, Yahoo Directory, BOTW, etc. • Find both free and paid directories • Make sure they are niche related directories • Submit your site to only quality directories Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Question & Answer Sites / Forums • Build and gain a presence on popular Q/A sites and forums • Yahoo Answers or Quora • Answer questions related to your niche • Become an authority (knowledgeable user) • Be helpful and thorough when answering questions • Ask questions related to your niche • Become trusted and someone that people rely on for answers Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Social Bookmarking • Social bookmarking websites • Digg • Delicious • StumbleUpon • Reddit • Folkd • Scoop.it • Fark • Mister Wong • Mixx • Newsvine • Submit your individual webpages to these and other social bookmarking websites Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Web 2.0 Properties • Create mini websites / blogs for your company • Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr, etc. • Add keyword rich articles, videos, infographics, etc. • Use proper tags and hashtags for increased exposure • Follow other users and interact on other posts Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Video Marketing • Create high quality videos • Make videos informative; answering commonly asked questions by customers • Add your websites URL to the first line of the video description • Submit the video to video sharing sites • Vimeo, YouTube, DailyMotion, etc. Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • SECTION 4.2 STANDARDS Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Link Quality Standards • Quality over quantity • Find niche related sites for inbound links • Seek out authority and trusted by Google sites • Low number of outbound links • Anchor text and other link diversity Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Quality Over Quantity • quality of links > quantity of links • It used to be other way around • Google updated their algorithm (Penguin Update) to prevent link fraud • A few high quality links can make up for thousands of low quality links • You need high quality standards when it comes to link placement Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Related To Your Niche • Find websites related to your niche • Does not have to be directly related • Look for non-competitive sites • Newspapers, blogs, journals, forums, etc. • Look at the domains URL to see if it is relevant • More relevant sites are better than high quality irrelevant sites Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Authority Websites • Find authority sites related to your niche • Wikipedia, Forbes, Huffington Post, etc. • .edu and .gov extension domains • Look at Google PageRank • Moz Domain Authority and Page Authority • Alexa ranking • Majestic Trust Flow, etc. Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Outbound Link Count • Webpages pass link juice onto other sites • Link juice is shared equally amongst all the links on a page • Pages looks SPAMMY with tons of links on them • A page with 5 or less outbound links is ideal • 1 link per 125 words • More value is assigned to links Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Link Diversity • Google Penguin algorithm update • Anchor Text Diversity • 30% branded keywords • Your Site Name • Naked URL http://www.YourSite.com • 30% primary keywords • Learn SEO, SEO training courses in Los Angeles, etc. • 30% generic keywords • Click here, learn more, read more, save today, etc. • Do/No follow, 301 redirects, image, and sitewide links • Need a mix all types of links • This looks natural • No website only has one type of backlink Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101
  • Email: info@seooptimizers.com | SEO & Google AdWords Training Courses (310) 736-9597 SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION COURSE 101