Top 40 On Page SEO Factors

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  1. BlackSeo

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    A Handy Guide To Optimize A Web Site That Google Will Love!


    THE TOP 40 ON PAGE SEO FACTORS

    Number Factor Description
    1 * HIGH * Title Tag - Description of Website
    2 * HIGH * Domain Name
    3 * HIGH * H1 tag or first headline of document content
    4 * MID * Description Meta Tag
    5 * MID * Keyword Meta Tag
    6 * MID * Body of Text Italic
    7 * MID * Body Of Text Bolded
    8 * MID * Body of text generic
    9 * LOW * Keyword Density 5-20%
    10 * HIGH * Latent Symantec Indexing - Related words on topic
    11 * MID * Sub headlines H2, H3 etc
    12 * MID * Phrase order within the page
    13 * MID * Keyword proximity of eachother
    14 * MID * Font size +2 for sub-topics
    15 * MID * Keywords within your alt text of image descriptions
    16 * HIGH * Keyword early within the page
    17 * HIGH * Keyword in links to other pages (on or off site)
    18 * HIGH * Quality of other sites you link to
    19 * HIGH * Topic of other sites you link to
    20 * HIGH * Tree like structure of navigation
    21 * MID * Internal links valid?
    22 * HIGH * Number of links on the page itself (less is better)
    23 * MID * Domain names you link to (Gov is best, then .edu, .org etc..)
    24 * LOW * Web page size (IE: under 100k)
    25 * HIGH * Hyphens in domain or file names more than 4 is bad
    26 * MID * Page changing, more often updated pages prefered
    27 * HIGH * Domain age
    28 * MID * Page itself Age
    29 * MID * Sites with more internal pages (IE: over 100 internal pages)
    30 * MID * Page Theme
    31 * MID * Frequency of updates themselves
    32 * HIGH * Interesting title tag - Gets more SERP clicks than another
    33 * MID * Appropriate links between itself and other pages
    34 * LOW * Having a robots.txt
    35 * LOW * Stating a physical address (Trust)
    36 * LOW * Stating a support email address
    37 * LOW * Describing every image
    38 * LOW * Naming the images themselves thematically
    39 * MID * Keyword in name of page itself
    40 * MID * Document within a related folder or subdomain

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  2. gordongekko

    gordongekko Regular Member

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    Although most people know a lot of these it is a good idea to have a list to refresh the weary brain. Thanks dude
     
  4. BlackSeo

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    Google told me;):rolleyes:

    gordongekko, that is your site, congrats with your #1 position done with my post, yes, google love this directions...:D
     
  5. maskedpotato

    maskedpotato Newbie

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    wow, almost the whole of BHW is on there. hmm.
     
  6. itdeptm

    itdeptm Registered Member

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    thanks for this.. will def be helpful in the future
     
  7. rbarukh

    rbarukh Registered Member

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    Thanks, nice post. Appreciate your effort!
     
  8. yeepage

    yeepage Newbie

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    thanks for the list... can see which SEO factors we need to focus on more