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Off-page WordPress SEO factors

WordPress Web Design Banbury
Last updated: Monday August 11th 2014
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Quick off-page SEO fixes for WordPress

When it comes to off-page SEO on WordPress websites, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about the number of back links and the quality of those links and where they should be coming from! If you’re looking for some practical strategies that you can use for your WordPress website, then you’ll love this quick SEO overview.

It’s a simple list of 22 tips that will bring more organic search engine traffic to your content pages on your website.

  • Number of high quality back links
  • Social network groups (Facebook groups, LinkedIn groups)
  • Blogging (Guest blogging or blog commenting with links back)
  • Forums (Positive comments with links to useful articles on own blog)
  • High quality directory submissions (High PR websites)
  • Social bookmarking (Digg, Stumble Upon)
  • Link exchanges (Get links from partners?)
  • Shareable infographics
  • Viral video campaigns
  • Local listings (Yell, FreeIndex) – Not just low PR sites though
  • Press release and article promotion – Outreach journalists in industries
  • Product feeds – Google shopping, Kelkoo, Pricerunner
  • Industry relevant directories – high authority links
  • Testimonials – Exchange a testimonial with a link back? e.g With the companies you work with
  • Humour/ unique content
  • Relevant anchor text links from good sources
  • DMOZ listing if possible
  • Any links from industry expert sites
  • Social bookmarking tools such as StumbleUpon
  • Press release articles linking back distribution
  • RSS feed sharing
  • Google local places listing

I hope this will help with your WordPress SEO and inbound marketing

I hope that you have found this post useful and that you can take away some practical strategies to use on your WordPress website. If you have any further WordPress SEO suggestions to add to the list please let me know by leaving a comment below.

About the author

I am a 28-year-old WordPress web designer and SEO consultant based in Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK. I have designed and maintained sites with over 20,000 pages on large corporate websites, smaller small business sites, and tiny personal websites and blogs. I provide freelance WordPress web design services in my evenings and weekends and also work full time for a local design agency in Banbury. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook and on Google+.