7 Sustainable SEO Strategies
Finding SEO tips, tricks, and tactics is easy. Finding the SEO strategies that will still be effective a year from now… a little bit trickier. Here are 7 of the most sustainable approaches you can take for SEO that will survive any future algorithm changes.
- Quality. This word can’t be said enough but it is important to understand what quality really means, and stop throwing it around like some meaningless catch phrase. Anything you publish—whether it is a Facebook status, an article on a blog, or a comment—will be the first impression that somebody has of your brand. Make it count.
- Get Creative. Look for new ways to improve your site, proactively, rather than struggling to catch up with everyone else.
- Some Directories. The keyword here is some directories. Do your research. Which directories actually matter, and which of those matter most in your industry?
- Social Media, obviously. Unless you live under a rock, the period of patient skepticism has passed. Social media is not going anywhere, in fact it continues to grow. Of course it has caused problems in real-world social interaction, but from an internet marketing perspective you have to put your personal opinions aside and take advantage of the most widely used section of the World Wide Web, globally.
- Quality Guest Posts. Forget about this strategy being used as an SEO technique. Guest blogging is always a great way to increase exposure to a targeted audience by publishing with a relevant website. The benefits are truly endless, but not when the priority is “keyword optimization”. We’re past that point, right?
- Market Your Content. Publish one great piece of content (rather than five mediocre pieces of content) and focus on marketing that one amazing content through email, social media, and niche leaders. Put the value back into your content, individually, rather than automating blog management.
- Make sure your website is conversion ready. There are no SEO strategies that will make you money if your bounce rate is consistently higher than your conversion rate.