When it comes to SEO, it’s important to optimize your presence on and off your site. There are a number of things that can influence your ranking. Check out this great infographic from Ben Norman, as he breaks down the best practices behind the Secret Sauce of SEO. Check out the Key Takeaways behind the Secret Sauce
Use Relevant Keywords
Map out the key terms you want to optimize for. Use the relevant terms in the: title head, meta description, heading tag.
Publish Great Content
Companies with blogs get 55% more web traffic. Make sure your content is likable and shareable. People share content they like.
Technology Matters
Use a tool like Moz or Raven Tools to analyze your site performance. Make sure you have an XML sitemap, optimize for robots, have a site with optimal speed.
Social Media is Important
67% of internet users are using social media. Social activity means more folks linking back to your site. When thinking about social, don’t forget about Google+.
Checkout the great infographic below for more details.
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