12 Key On-Page SEO Factors that Search Engines (and users) Love

best on-page-seo elements

  1. Leverage SEO-friendly permalink URLs – You want your page’s URL to be short and keyoword rich.
  2. Goal = Start Title with Keyword – Your title tag is the most important on-page SEO element.
  3. Dazzle with Multimedia – Text can only take your content so far.
  4. Use Outbound Links – Adding outbound links to authority sites boosts a page’s rank in Google.
  5. Drop keyword in first 100 words – Your keyword should appear in the first 100-150 words of the article.
  6. Wrap your title in an H1 tag – Check your site’s code to make sure your title gets the H1 love it deserves.
  7. Decrease website loading speed – Page loading speed is an important SEO ranking signal, says Google.
  8. Add modifiers to your title – Adding modifiers like “best”, “guide”, and “review” can help your rankings.
  9. Use social sharing buttons – Social sharing buttons increase social sharing by up to 700%.
  10. Post long content – Longer content ranks significantly higher in Google. Aim for at least 1500 words.
  11. Decrease bounce rate – A bounce is when users quickly leave your site. Lower bounce rate with clean website design and engaging content.
  12. Sprinkle LSI keywords – LSI keywords are synonyms Google uses to determine a page’s relevancy. Find LSI keywords by using “Searches Related to…” at the bottom of Google search results.

Source: On-Page SEO: Anatomy of a Perfectly Optimized Page – Infographic


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