Running your business, whilst dealing with your SEO simultaneously can be overwhelming. Therefore, many businesses, small and large decide to hire an SEO agency or consultant.
It makes sense to hire an SEO agency. Afterall they’ll know what they are doing and will be able to devise an SEO strategy that works for your business.
Many businesses hire an SEO agency to help with their:
So that they can focus solely on running their business.
I’ve already written posts filled with advice on how to select the best SEO agency for your small business and the benefits of doing so.
If you are considering working with a rapid team of SEO experts that consistently provides SEO progress reports, and over delivers in terms of results, get in touch. Let’s discuss your digital growth goals. ?
If this is not something you are considering right now, continue reading.
This post shares tips to help you to get your SEO done faster by yourself so that you can have more time to work on other areas of your business.
Make sure that you are aware of the SEO best practices
Understandably, you’ll want to see results quickly. However, it’s vital that you play by the rules. NEVER be tempted to go for black hat SEO techniques such as:
- Sneaky redirects
- Hidden text or links
- Doorway pages
- Keyword stuffing
⚠️ Black hat SEO techniques could result in you being penalised or having your site de-indexed.
Therefore, I’d strongly recommend that you read the SEO guide produced by Google
Keep updated with the latest SEO news
Search engines will always place great emphasis on user experience.
However, when a search engine does publish a change that has been made, it is really important that you know what that change is, and what the implication of the change is in terms of ranking factors.
Use SEO tools to increase your productivity
There are tons of SEO tools out there that are designed to help you to do faster SEO by yourself. For example, there’s SEMrush, Moz, Ahrefs etc.
SEO tools worth looking into to help you to get your SEO done faster:
- Yoast SEO: Yoast SEO is a WordPress plugin. It allows you to enter in your keyword and based on the keyword you select, tells you to what extent you have optimised your content using a traffic lighting system.
If Yoast indicates that your content is red or orange, for the keyword you have entered, you’ll be able to use the checklist provided to make changes.
- Keyword planners: You’ll most likely use a combination of keyword planner tools.This will help you to identify the keywords that your target audience uses to find your site.
An easy on to start with is the Google keyword planner because it is free, reliable and easy to use.
I hope the advice provided in this post helps you to get SEO done faster by yourself! ?