Do you have online business/ website?
Do you want to rank on the first spot on Google or on the first page of Google?
You are in the right place.
These ‘on-page SEO factors’ will help you to do SEO for your website but today I will also tell you my secret ingredients which I use to rank my articles on Google.
The entire SEO (search engine optimization) is divided into 2 parts,
- On-Page SEO
- Off-Page SEO
Now, let us see in detail, the on-page SEO techniques, which you can use to rank your website on Google.
What is On-Page SEO?
“On-page SEO is the practice of optimizing individual web pages in order to rank higher and earn more relevant traffic in search engines. On-page refers to both the content and HTML source code of a page that can be optimized, as opposed to off-page SEO which refers to links and other external signals.” – MOZ
So, from the above ‘Moz definition for on-page SEO’, you will get the clear idea about it And as you are now clear that on-page is in your hand, you can make any changes as you want.
When it comes to on-page SEO, you have heard enough about meta tags and keyword density for one lifetime.
If you’re really looking for some practical on-page SEO strategies which you can use on your site. You will love this guide!
Let us START:
On-Page SEO Factors 2018:
1. Use SEO friendly URLs
Gone are the days when you should put the entire title into your URL.
Your URL should contain only targeted keyword and avoid ugly and long URLs.
It should be very specific,
2. Start your title with keyword
The title tag is the most important on-page SEO factor and that’s why you should optimize it.
Always try to create some unique titles by front-loading your main keyword.
For example: On-Page SEO factors: How To Do SEO For A Website
3. Add modifiers to the title
Adding modifiers like ‘2018’, ‘best’, ‘checklist’, ‘guide’, ‘review’, etc. will help you to rank for long tail keywords as these titles get more CTR.
For example: 10 On-Page SEO factors 2018
4. Always keep your blog title in H1
Mostly, all the WordPress and Blogger theme comes with default H1 title tag. But if it’s not H1, you have to make required changes in the code.
Google loves H1 tag in Titles.
5. Keep H2 in subheading
Make sure your blog post has at least one subheading.
Keep your subheading in H2 and also include your targeted keyword into it.
Look at this blog post subheading:
“10 On-page SEO factors 2018”
I’ve included the keyword and also added the modifier to it!
6. Include the main keyword in first 100 words
This is the most important trick and you should definitely implement it to see quick results.
7. Use responsive design
Google has already started penalizing websites, which are not responsive/ mobile friendly.
After mobile-first indexing update, Google is very strict about the responsive website. So, if you still don’t have a mobile friendly responsive website. You should create one.
8. Interlink your articles
Interlinking your other articles is one of the most important on-page SEO factor, which many of us ignore.
This not only helps you to increase website traffic but it will also help you to reduce the bounce rate of your website.
9. Boost site speed
Google has officially stated that landing page speed is one of the SEO ranking signal and if your webpage is taking too long to load. You may lose ranking and you will see heavy bounce rate as well.
You can check your website loading speed using GTmetrix.com
10. Use LSI keywords
LSI stands for latent semantic indexing.
LSI keywords are a synonym of your targeted keyword and Google uses these keywords to determine the relevance and quality of your keyword.
You will find these keywords in the ‘related searches’ section of Google.
So these were the top 10 on-page SEO factors, which you must use to do effective SEO of a website.
All the above mentioned 10 SEO factors are actionable and you should start working on them right away.
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Also, let me know, which strategy you liked the most from the above 10 in the comments below. I would love to hear your feedback.
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