The 8-Step SEO Strategy

Have you ever looked at all the different things people recommend you do to improve search traffic with a bleary-eyed look of despair?

It is not that you do not believe that it would increase your search traffic. It is just, where do you find the time to do it?

That is why we came up with the Beginners SEO strategy guide. While you do not need to brew a pot of coffee and prepare for an all-night bender to work on this strategy, this guide breaks down different strategies you can do over 24 hours.

Understanding the Beginners SEO Strategy Guide

Before you dive into the SEO strategy, it is important to understand a few things here.
One, you do NOT have to do all the steps at once. Two, you should have an understanding of how SEO works. Three, if you can’t do this yourself, learn how to find a good SEO company.

  • We assume you have a CMS platform. In this case, we reference WordPress because of its popularity and flexibility to help you get the most out of your search engine efforts. If you are not familiar with WordPress, then check out our beginner’s guide before you start on the beginners SEO strategy.
  • Some steps only make sense for certain types of pages. You might not need to do them. That is okay. Better to be aware of them if you do need it in the future.
  • We tried to remove the technical coding portion as much as possible. However, we will give you a heads up if you might need to do coding. If you see some major challenges with your SEO that require technical expertise, let’s chat about growing your business.
  • Just because you do these steps once does not mean you are done. In 6 Inconvenient Truths About SEO that Will Double Your Traffic, we discussed how SEO is not just a one and done proposal. It is on-going. The work you do here gets you started, but remember that consistency over the long term will reap the greatest search traffic rewards.

SEO Strategy Chapters:

  1. SEO Basics
  2. Technical SEO
  3. Mobile SEO
  4. Keyword Research
  5. On-Page SEO
  6. Website Content
  7. Linking
  8. Local SEO

If you still need help optimizing your site for search engines, then feel free to reach out to me to discuss how we can help you improve your website for organic search results.

Happy learning!

Charlie at SEO Mechanic