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15 Off-Page Search Engine Optimization Methods you should know

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by daica85, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. daica85

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    15 Off-Page Search Engine Optimization Methods you should know

    1. Social Networking Sites
    Social Networking is bigger than ever these days! Sometimes known as Online Reputation Management¬Ě, getting involved with social media sites is the fundamental step with which you begin to advertise, market and build your online reputation within your niche.
    You need to sign up to the most popular social networking sites, such as; Facebook, LinkedIn,Twitter, Google+, etc., and create yourself a profile of your own. This allows you to extend your online network of contacts, to connect and interact with your friends, to share things with each other, and most importantly promote your website/blog and help build your online reputation.

    2. Blogging
    Blogging is one of the best ways to promote your website online! By writing a blog for your website, you give a reason for visitors to keep returning to your site and keep up to date with your latest posts. It also helps search engines to crawl your site more frequently, as they have to update your latest blog post entries, which ultimately helps you rank higher in search engine results pages (SERPs).
    You need to produce and include lots of unique content for your blog, such as; Infographics, Top Lists, How Tos Tutorials, Viral Videos, etc. Try to remember to be clear and concise in what you are trying to convey to your readers within your blog posts, don't waffle.
    To help you promote your blog, submit it to niche blog directories and blog search engines.
    If you're not very good at writing content for your blog, then you could always hire a guest blogger for your blog and ask him/her to write precise and unique content so that your blog can gain more credit from a search engine point of view.

    3. Blog Marketing

    Post comments on other blogs within the same niche as yours, which allow you to add a link in the comments section. These links can then be crawled by search engines, helping to point them towards your site. These blogs are commonly referred to as "Do-Follow" Blogs (Just like ours, where you can comment below!).

    4. Forum Marketing
    Find forums online that are related to your sites niche and get involved within that community. Reply to threads, answer peoples questions, offer advice, etc. This all helps to build up your reputation as someone who is an expert within that niche. Try to use "Do-Follow"¬Ě Forums so that you can include a link to your site within your signature, which helps search engines crawl your site.

    5. Search Engine Submission
    Search engines will eventually find your site online, but that can take a while. To speed everything up, you should submit your website to the most popular search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.

    6. Directory Submission

    Many people may say that directory submission is dead! I believe that it isn't as you are increasing the likely hood of people seeing your website. It is purely based on how effectively we are selecting those directories and how efficiently we are choosing the category for submission. You could submit to general directories, but for maximum effect, you are better off submitting to niche directories. Of course, I agree that it gives quite delayed results, but it is worth doing it.

    7. Social Bookmarking
    Social Bookmarking is another great way of promoting your website. Submit your latest blog posts and pages to the most popular bookmarking sites, like StumbleUpon, Digg, Delicious, Reddit, etc. Search engines really like these types of sites because the content on these sites is updated very frequently.
    You should be very careful while doing this and you must properly handle the tags which are very essential to broadcast your news on a wide area network. This may increase your website traffic based on how effectively you have participated.

    8. Link Baiting
    Link baiting is another popular way of promoting your site. If you produce a really popular unique post for your site, then other people may want to link to it. Perhaps you have copied/published another website's content on your site, don't forget to place their website link as a reference. Do it for others and, if your content is trustworthy, let others do it for you. This is another way to increase your link popularity.

    9. Photo Sharing
    If you have used any of your own photos or images on your site, then you can share then on many of the major photo sharing websites like Flickr, Picasa, Photo Bucket, etc. Other people will be able to see them and comment on them, hopefully following a link to your site.

    10. Video Marketing
    Just like photo sharing, if you have any videos that you have used on your site, then you can submit them to sites like; YouTube, Vimeo, etc. allowing people to find your content in other ways.

    11. Business Reviews
    Write reviews about others businesses or ask your friends/clients to write a review of your business in major business review sites like RateitAll, Shvoong, Kaboodle, Stylefeeder, etc.

    12. Local Listings
    Depending on your site's niche, you might find that listing in local directories may be useful. You may have a website promoting your local business, therefore instead of going global and facing huge competition, listing your website locally, so that search engines can easily view your website and fetch the content, will be much better. This will help you to reach a targeted audience. Submit your website to sites like; Google Local, Maps, Yahoo Local, Yellow Pages, etc.

    13. Article Submission
    If you write your articles yourself, then you can submit them to popular article directory sites like; Ezine, Go Articles, Now Public, etc. This can help drive traffic to your site, whilst you can also gain some links to your site from other people (though it's usually a slower process).

    14. Social Shopping Network
    If you run an e-commerce website, then a good strategy for advertising and branding your products for free is to submit then to online shopping networks. By submitting your products to sites like; Google Product Search, Yahoo Online Shopping, MSN Online Shopping, and other major social shopping network sites like Kaboodle, Style Feeder, etc. then you increase the likelihood of people finding the products that you are selling.

    15. Answer Questions

    You can actively participate in answering questions on sites like Yahoo Answers. By answering and asking relevant questions on your site niche, you help to build up your reputation as someone that is an expert in your chosen field. You can place a link to your website in the source section if necessary so that people can easily find your site. If you don't spam, this is another great way to increase your link popularity.

    Good luck to you,
     
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    wow I never knew these existed!

    Thanks for opening my eyes OP.
     
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    A nice thread overall :) don`t forget Guest posting , that`s also popular, PBN building, infographic and music/track sharing websites :) There are a lot of other link building techniques too, but again, a nice thread :) good job
     
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    I don`t think these were for you. At 5000+ posts you might have already heard about them once or twice :p but it`s great info for people that are just starting and need a crash course on offpage SEO
     
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    Thanks for the sharing.
     
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    You're welcome guys :)
     
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    Nice posts. These are the strategies which can be much effective if used wisely. Keep the good work up!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Great post for those just beginning online, not to sure anyone visiting this site has not already learned them, however.
     
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    Thanks for the effort to share your thoughts in this thread. Great post you have here.:)
     
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    You're all welcome guys, I will try to post more useful content like this.
     
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    Good to see this. I think newbies get benefit with this thread.
     
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    Bump for anyone who need it. This still active and valid in this 2017.
     
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    Good share OP, it will help members of this forum.;)
     
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