SEO Checklist & General Tips

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Important note: There is no such thing as a “one size fits all” checklist concept for SEO! What is present here is a generic list without any form of customization.

Serious SEO training and future lasting top ranking results comes from knowing when and how to use the 100 or so possible tweaks of which a few are mentioned here.


THINGS TO STUDY:

Index coverage status in Search Console:

Find content confirmation and validation:

Expanding your site to more languages:


KNOW HOW TO DO:
  • Learn how to rank in local data centers (in different languages).
  • Do good cross-linking to deep pages on your site.
  • Take at least 30 minutes to add new content to your home page (every single day).
  • Use all the functions of the Google Search Console!
  • See Yoast.com for a great article about XML sitemaps. Make your sitemap available to bots by adding it to your robots.txt file (how to do this).
  • No matter what people in the SEO world tell you I suggest to use the keyword meta tag. The trick here is to limit the content to two or three concepts (never more).
  • Serve images in next-gen formats (such as WebP).
  • Run a link checker tool such as drlinkcheck.com from time to check for no longer valid links.
  • Use similar words in the URL and your H1-H5 tags.
  • Match the anchor tags with header tags.
  • Speed up your page loading time by replacing Youtube videos with thumbnails!
  • Set Alerts: Monitor your keywords and/or theme.
  • Check browser compatibility.

MORE ADVANCED LEVEL: