Why these SEO Tips?
You may painstakingly publish content on your blog and wait with lots of anxiety to see your content rank higher in the search result. But after a long wait of weeks or months, you find that your content is not ranked or indexed by google.
You are not alone. Most of the bloggers face such challenges.
Following are the top 10 SEO tips.
These techniques will help to nudge Google to rank your content faster.
URL Inspection / Fetch & render
URL Inspection is a new tool in the Google Search Console. It tells Google to index your URL. In that way, your URL sits on Google’s priority list. Google’s spider crawl’s your blog or website faster.
One of the easiest and quickest way is to use site maps. There are a few ways to do it. You can put it in robot.txt or get it done through Google Search Console. But one of the simple ways of informing Google to crawl your site map is to ping it. Example: https://www.google.com/ping?sitemap=https://example.com/sitemap.xml
Google indexing API
Both Google and Bing allow fast indexing of multiple URLs through API’s
Linking from important pages
When you publish new content, link it from pages like the Home page or your blogs. It says Google to crawl the content and it also gives quality signals to Google about the new content because important pages are linking to it.
Update old content
Go to the old contents and find relevant places to link to the new content. To get the pages you should link from, type the following syntax in the search keyword site:examlpe.com
There is a high correlation between social share and content ranking. But when you share your content in a social aggregator like Reddit, it sends signals to Google and helps it to crawl.
Generate traffic to URL
Drive traffic to the new content through Facebook advertisements. When Google algorithm sees massive traffic to your content, it ranks your site fast.
Generate search clicks
Instead of driving traffic directly to your URL, try to share to a Google search result. In this way, you will motivate people to click your URL through the keywords that you want to rank. For example, you can ask people to search for “10 Awesome SEO tips to rank your new content faster”. When google see that people are clicking your link after searching through the keywords, it will rank you faster.
Target queries deserve freshness.
While creating content, always use terms that indicate freshness to Google. For example, “Designs Trends for the year 2020” is fresher than the phrase “The Bible – History.”
Leverage URL structure
It is a good practice to publish your new content using your high authority blogs or resources on your site it will give Google signals to rank it faster.
Here is an infographic that explains ten quick SEO tips as to how you can nudge google to index or rank your content fast.
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The points above are effective in getting your content indexed and rank faster but by no means these are a comprehensive list. There are also several other ways to do it.
Neil Patel, had conducted a full-fledged experiment on this topic. You can also read his blog on this topic.
Please share your views on any of the points mentioned. If you think there are any other important points that we missed to mention, please let us know in the comments below.