Have you ever wondered why a new website comes in top ten search engine rankings of Google within 6 months while your website never ever came in for years? If yes, then this article is worth a read for you!
When you start a new website then it is really very important that you should put your extra focus on its SEO, and this is because at this point you are making the base of SEO over your site, and even a slightest mistake would affect your website’s ranking in a long run. So it is in your best interest that you should take extra precautions in every possible way when it comes to SEO of your website.
Here are the top 5 SEO tips of for a new website:
1. Website Development and designing
The phase of doing SEO for a website, starts even before it is actually developed, and this is because there are a good number of things that you need to look in, in order to avoid any designing and development issues later on. When it comes to designing and development, just make sure that the website is not developed on Ajax, as Google and many other search engine do not prefer websites that developed over Ajax technology, and the websites that are developed on Ajax needs to work really very hard in order to get even least acceptable search engine rankings.
2. Research over your targeted keywords and Tags
After you are done with the developing and designing phase of your website, the next thing that you need to do is to research over your targeted keywords and make sure that you have selected such keywords which have low competition with good searches, as this thing would give you an extra edge when it comes to search engine rankings. After you are done with this thing, the next thing that you need to do is to add Meta tags, Title Tags, Alt Tags etc. in your web code as per your research over keywords.
3. SEO Optimized Content
Now the next thing that you need to do is to write SEO Optimized content on different pages of your website, but just make sure that you don’t do spamming, as excessive use of Keywords comes under the banner of spamming. Just try to keep the percentage of keyword in between 2% to 3%, and make sure that it does not exceed the required percentage. Besides that, it is also very important that the content over each and every page should be Plagiarism free!
4. Link building
When it comes to off Page, Link building is known to be the core of SEO, as each and every off page activity is related to Link building in one way or the other. Forum Postings, Blog commenting, Article posting in article directories, Guest Postings and Blogging all are the part of link building, hence you cannot conduct off page activity without link building.
5. Social Media Marketing
Social media marketing grasped over the entire SEO after new Google Penguin update, which was released in the first half of 2012. After that it is now compulsory for every website to conduct social activities if they are willing to retain and increase their search engine rankings in the best possible manner.
That is the 5 SEO tips for a new website, follow these and you are off to a good start on your overall website SEO strategy. These are not the only tips, SEO is constantly changing however, as long as you follow some best practices, produce good content you are going to do fairly well.