Top 10 SEO techniques for 2018

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Top 10 SEO techniques for 2018

In this article we are discussing top 10 seo techniques for 2018 that are going to work perfectly.

1. Content Marketing

Create quality content with some unique information.
Avoid grammatical mistakes. Use small and meaningful sentences.
Content has always been king for SEO. Use professional images in your content for keywords optimization.

2. Optimize Website Speed

Your website should load within 5 seconds.
Use minified Css, Html and Javascript to achive fast loading speed.
Use tools like google page speed insights to regularly monitor you page speed. Rectify issues mentioned in the google website speed tool.
Use compressed images to make your website faster.

3. Mobile Friendly Websites

Most of the users are using mobile devices to access internet.
Responsive websites are very important for better user experience and faster loading time.

4. Social Media Marketing and Optimization

Social media marketing is very important in order to have a strong presence on all major Social Networking Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked In, Google Plus etc.

Social media optimization of website is essential step in controlling the content that will be shared on social networks.

5. Use Long Tail Keywords in articles and posts

Many users rely on posting long tail queries on internet. Proper use of long tail keywords will result in better search results ranking.

6. Voice Search Optimized Keywords

We have already mentioned that people are using mobile devices to access internet. Voice search assistants like – Contana, Siri etc. are popularly used by billions of user. Queries like – Restaurants Near Me, Book a Flight etc. are very commonly used voice search keywords.

SEO professionals should do proper research on these keywords and use them in articles creatively.

7. Use HTTPS instead of HTTP

If you are not using SSL in your url then you must think about safety and security of your website and its users. You should switch to HTPPS as soon as possible.

Services like Cloudflare or Godaddy SSL will help you in getting a SSL certificate.

After switching to https, do not forget to add the new versions to Google Analytics and Google Web Master Tools.

Migrating to HTTPS will help you in :

  • Data Encryption
  • Data Integrity
  • Authentication

Work on Security of your website

Make sure you are using a trustworthy hosting. Use strong passwords for administrators and try using ssl certificate as mentioned in this point. Use cloud services to store and retrieve data. Configure web.config and .httaccess files as per security protocols. Use robots.txt to prevent unauthorized access.

8. Historical Optimization of posts

Historical Optimization will help you in improving the search rankings of those articles which are already performing well or were performing well in past. These articles need little amount of attention and can do wonders for you. Read more about Historical Optimization

9. Work on better UX and UI

You should always keep best User Interface for your website. Better UI will result in improved user experience. User Experience depends on many factors like:

  1. Look and feel of website
  2. Content Quality
  3. Website’s loading speed, etc.

Last Point in this list but not the least

10. Gain Quality Backlinks

There are many ways of getting quality backlinks. We have discussed about gaining baclinks in our post about Quality Backlinks

There is nothing more important in this list than getting quality backlinks. It will help you in getting better DA and PA score which is a symbol of improved search ranking.

If you think you can suggest any other method for SEO please share your thoughts in the comment section.

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