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10 Must Know Off-page SEO Techniques for 2017

off page seo technques 2017
Written by echoVME

Search Engine Optimization is one of the techniques used to improve traffic to a website by obtaining a high-rank placement in the Search Engine Results Page (SERP) such as Google, Bing, Yahoo and others. SEO has two techniques to improve website position in SERP called ON-Page SEO and OFF-Page SEO:

ON-Page SEO:

It refers to all the things that we do within our website such as title, description, content, image, keyword stuffing, internal linking, etc. Overall the on-page technique means structuring or building your website to be search engine friendly.

Off-Page SEO:

Off-page SEO will help make your website popular on the internet, so you can get more visibility. With the on-page techniques we can get visibility in search engines. But only off-page SEO techniques will help improve your website position in SERP. Take a look at the list of top 10 best off-page SEO techniques now in trend.

1. Social Media Engagement

A major Off-page SEO technique is social media engagement. If you want to make your business, website or blog popular, engage with people on multiple social media platforms. Social media presence will help grow your business and also help you get more back links.

Top social networking sites

S.No Social Networking Sites DA PA PR
1 http://www.twitter.com/ 100 97 10
2 http://www.facebook.com/ 100 97 9
3 http://www.linkedin.com/ 100 97 9
4 http://www.pinterest.com/ 100 96 9
5 http://plus.google.com/ 100 96 9

2. Social Bookmarking Sites

Social bookmarking sites are one of the best platforms to promote your website. When you bookmark your webpage or blog post on popular social bookmarking websites, you gain high traffic to your webpage or blog.

Popular and high PR Bookmarking Websites

S.No Social bookmarking sites DA PA PR
1 https://delicious.com 98 96 8
2 http://stumbleupon.com 98 90 8
3 http://digg.com 99 96 7
4 http://slashdot.org 94 95 7
5 http://diigo.com 92 65 7
6 http://technorati.com/ 99 95 7

3. Forum Submission

Participate in search forums which are related to your website and business and make a connection with that community. Reply to threads, answer people’s questions and give your suggestions and advice. Make use of “Do-Follow” forums.

List of high PR forums

S.No Forum Submission Sites
DA PA PR
1 https://www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/ 98 61 9
2 http://www.addthis.com/forum 100 57 8
3 https://bbpress.org/forums/ 79 64 7
4 http://www.careerbuilder.com 88 90 7
5 http://www.chronicle.com/forums 88 44 4

4. Blog Directory Submission

Directory Submission is constantly working to build quality back links. Choose an effective directory and select a proper category. It takes quite some time to deliver good results, but these results stand out over a longer time period.

Free directory submission list

S.No Blog Directory Submission Sites
DA PA PR
1 http://www.boingboing.net 91 89 8
2 http://technorati.com 99 95 7
3 http://www.networkedblogs.com 91 92 7
4 http://www.elecdir.com 36 42 6
5 http://www.a1webdirectory.org/ 49 57 5

 5. Article Submission

Submit your articles in a high PR article submission directory. You can also give links to your website. Make sure your content is unique and of high quality. Low quality content and content that has more keyword stuffing might get rejected. Choose the correct category and give a good title to your content.

Free Article Submission sites

S.No Article Submission Sites DA PA PR
1 http://www.thefreelibrary.com/ 78 82 7
2 http://www.magportal.com 54 61 6
3 http://ezinearticles.com 89 92 6
4 http://hubpages.com/ 87 89 6
5 http://www.brighthub.com/ 68 73 5

6. Question and Answer

One of the best ways you can get high traffic is from question and answer websites. Join high PR question and answer sites and search for questions related to your business, blog or website and give clear answers to these questions. Give a link to your website which will help in bringing you more visibility.

Question and Answer Websites

S.No Question and Answer Sites DA PA PR
1 https://answers.yahoo.com/ 100 91 8
2 http://askville.amazon.com/ 97 69 8
3 https://www.quora.com/ 87 90 7
4 http://www.blurtit.com/ 49 57 4
5 http://www.ehow.com/ 90 91 6

7. Video Submission

If you want to make your videos popular, head to popular video submission sites. Give a proper title, description, tags and reference links. It is one of the more popular ways to get quality back links because all video submission websites have high PR.

Video sharing sites

S.No Video Submission Sites
DA PA PR
1 https://www.youtube.com/ 100 97 9
2 https://vimeo.com/ 98 97 9
3 http://www.ustream.tv/ 94 95 8
4 https://vine.co/ 79 82 7
5 http://www.hulu.com/ 88 90 7
6 http://www.break.com/ 82 86 6
7 http://www.metacafe.com 86 89 6
8 http://www.dailymotion.com/in 94 77 5

8. Image Submission

Share your photos on popular image submission websites. Before submitting your images please optimize them with the correct URL and title tag. Before submitting your images, check if they have a proper title, description and tags.

Image sharing sites

S.No Image Submission Sites DA PA PR
1 https://www.flickr.com/ 98 97 9
2 https://instagram.com/ 97 96 9
3 https://picasa.google.com/ 100 91 8
4 https://www.tumblr.com/ 98 96 8
5 http://www.deviantart.com/ 92 93 7
6 http://imgur.com/ 95 93 6
7 https://www.mediafire.com/ 89 91 6
8 https://www.shutterfly.com/ 84 87 6
9 http://www.fotolog.com/ 74 79 6

9. Infographics Submission

Make creative infographics. These days, infographics are getting popular on the internet. Submit your infographics on infographics submission websites and give reference links to your webpage or blog. The image sizes differ with different websites.

Infographics Submission Sites

S.No Infographics Submission Sites
DA PA PR
1 http://visual.ly/ 84 87 7
2 http://www.reddit.com/r/Infographics 99 55 4
3 http://submitinfographics.com/ 44 50 4
4 http://www.nerdgraph.com/ 38 48 4
5 http://www.infographiclove.com/ 26 38 2
6 http://www.infographicsarchive.com/ 40 49 2

10. Document Sharing

Create attractive documents relating to your business or blog. The documents should have unique content and should be in either pdf or ppt formats. Submit these documents in the document sharing websites.

Document Sharing Sites

S.No Document Sharing Websites DA PA PR
1 http://issuu.com/ 94 95 9
2 http://www.slideshare.net/ 95 95 8
3 https://www.scribd.com/ 92 93 8
4 http://en.calameo.com/ 92 81 7
5  http://free.yudu.com/ 67 71 5

Conclusion

Proper On-page and Off-page optimization work will give a better position to your website in SERP. The above websites are listed based on the website’s PA (Page Authority), DA (Domain Authority) and PR (Page Rank). Please comment here if you know any other qualities that we can add to this list which we might have forgotten.

Note: Google Page Rank (PR) is no longer a valid quality factor for any webpage, hence you can ignore that column and above mentioned PA, DA may vary a little bit with the current data. We will come up with more list as well as off page seo techniques, trends and strategies with more insights.

This article was contributed by Karthik – Digital Marketing Head at echoVME. The above lists are validated and curated by Kosala Devi M – Digital Marketing Executive

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