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Starting SEO from Zero – Issue #048

Learn the steps to successfully start an SEO strategy from zero.

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Are you new to SEO and not sure where to start? Or maybe you just built a brand new website but are unsure what your first SEO steps should be. Don’t worry. I’ve got your back!

Let’s dive into the steps for starting SEO from zero:

1. Research your audience and keywords

The key to successful SEO is knowing your audience and the keywords they use to find your products or services. So the first step is to use a keyword research tool to identify relevant keywords that align with your business goals.

Tools you can use: LowFruits, KatLinks, Ahrefs

2. Optimize your website

Make sure your website is optimized for search engines by implementing on-page SEO techniques such as optimizing page titles and descriptions, using header tags, including internal and external links, and improving page speed and mobile responsiveness.

Tools you can use: KatLinks, Ahrefs, SEO Site Checkup

3. Creating quality content

Creating quality content that is keyword optimized and aligns with your audience is vital for SEO. Start by creating a content plan based on the keywords you discovered in the first step. To take it further, create a topical map to increase your topical authority.

Tools you can use: Copylime, Bye Blank Page, WordSpark

4. Build quality backlinks

Backlinks from high-authority and topic-relevant websites can significantly improve your SEO. Building backlinks is a huge topic, so I won’t go over it here, but here’s something that may help:

Resources: Issue #004, Issue #032, SEO Chatter Blog

5. Monitor and adjust your strategy

SEO is an ongoing process that requires monitoring and adjustment. Use analytics and SEO tools to track your website’s traffic, keyword rankings, and backlinks. Then, analyze the data to identify areas for improvement and adjust your strategy accordingly.

Starting SEO from zero may seem overwhelming, but by following these steps and being consistent with your efforts, you’ll be on your way to ranking higher on Google.

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