SEO Checklist

Bill’s SEO Checklist

  1. Setup the Google Search Console
  2. Setup Google Analytics
  3. Run Keyword Analysis on relevant web pages in SEMRush
  4. Discover Long Tail Keywords With “Google Suggest”
  5. Find Solid Keywords In The Google Keyword Planner
  6. Identify Low Competition Keywords With KWFinder
  7. Use Yoast if on WordPress
  8. Maximize blogs. Keywords (1 per blog) should appear;
    1. in your URL (but keep URLs as short as possible)
    2. In the title, front loaded
    3. In the first 150 words
    4. In at least 1 H1/H2/H3 tag
    5. 5-7 times in in the text
    6. in the description
    7. In the ALT text of at least 1 IMG tag
  9. Other tips for pages
    1. Write to be found not read
    2. Should have 5-6 inlinks from other domains
    3. Should have 2-3 outlinks to other pages
    4. Be consistent on your site: If one link points to page for a keyword, they ALL should
    5. Do NOT Dilute by have multiple pages with the same keyword, unless one is Anchor context
    6. Blogs should be 300 words or more
    7. be sure to mobile optimize
  10. Site wise:
    1. Stay on top of crawler errors
    2. Fix broken links
      1. use HTTPS

Why Use An SEO Checklist?

Using an SEO checklist is paramount for maximizing online visibility and ensuring a robust digital presence. This structured guide serves as a comprehensive roadmap, systematically addressing critical elements that influence search engine rankings. By adhering to an SEO checklist, businesses can meticulously optimize website content, meta tags, and headers, enhancing their chances of ranking higher in search results.

The checklist acts as a preventive measure, helping avoid common pitfalls such as broken links, duplicate content, or slow page loading times that can hinder user experience and search engine favor. Additionally, it facilitates strategic keyword usage, compelling content creation, and effective backlink strategies, ensuring a holistic approach to SEO.

Regularly revisiting and updating the checklist aligns with evolving search engine algorithms, keeping the website’s performance finely tuned and competitive in the dynamic digital landscape. In essence, employing an SEO checklist is not just a best practice; it’s a fundamental tool for achieving sustainable online success.

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