Here is a quick SEO Checklist of 16 things you can do to BOOST your ranking on search engines and get found online. Stick to this SEO Checklist and you will get found!
1) SPREAD YOUR NAME
Submit your site information to directories, list it in social book marking sites and create social media profiles for your site.
2) DEVELOP KEYWORD SPECIFIC ARTICLES
Create Keyword specific articles about subjects related to your site and submit them to article directories and/or create and distribute press releases to electronic publications related to company developments.
Guest blog, create a blog or create several blogs about keywords related to your site.
4) CLARIFY YOUR KEYWORDS
6. Develop articles to provide the user with more information on particular keywords that are not common but used on your site.
5) CREATE BACK-LINKS
Request back links from friendly sites and/or comment on related articles on other site and backlink to your site using related keywords
6) META TAGS MATTER
Fill out all your meta tags and make sure the terms used are related to your targeted keywords
7) SPREAD YOUR WINGS
Research related keywords and develop content about them to expand your sites overall authority on a topic.
8) CHECK OUT THE COMPETITION
Look at competitors websites and ensure that your at minimum the kinds of topics that your site should have information on.
9) USE HEADINGS (H1, H2, H3…)
Make sure to use heading and bold tags and title them is ways related to your overall targeted topics
10) FILL OUT YOUR ALT TAGS
Use Alt tag and ensure that their content relates to your sites overall topic
11) BUILD INTERNAL LINKS
Interlink content on your-site wherever your keywords cross. When you use a keyword in one article that you have another article about make sure to link to term used to the other article.
12) KEEP TRACK OF YOUR KEYWORDS
Make sure that your site has at least a 3-5% keyword density on your major topics and your particular articular have the same density for their targeted terms.
13) SUBMIT A SITEMAP
Submit both an HTML Site Map and and an XML site map.
14) BEFRIEND GOOGLE
Sign up for Google Webmaster tool and follow the suggestions given to optimize your site.
15) TAKE GOOGLE’S SUGGESTIONS
Use the tools provided by Google to check your page speed and satify the requirments placed on your site by them.
16) BE ORIGINAL
Never ever duplicate content. There is quite simply nothing worse you can do. Take the time and if you have to rewrite the same content in a new way for every page. Google will thank you!