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30 days seo challenge - learn seo

30 Days SEO Marketing Challenge – Learn SEO Guide for more sales and traffic

This challenge assumes you already have some kind of website, hopefully not the free kind that does not lets you properly edit the content. WordPress is the best system to have and use (our examples will be based on this) but others like Squarespace, Wix, and Joomla are a good start. If you have an older site that doesn’t allow you to edit your site, this challenge may not be for you and contact us for a new website.

Stepping into the 21st century is already a challenge in itself for many businesses who fail to see the direction of marketing and how important is growth and sustainability. Younger generations are more used to certain styles of websites and navigation. Thus, sticking to old ways and thinking your business is the exception will send you to failure.

If you need any assistance with any of these steps, don’t hesitate to send us an email and we will try and help or at least point you in the right direction. Youtube has tons of videos for almost all different kinds of websites. You can also just contact us to do all the work for you as well.

To join the challenge go here: 30DaysSEOChallenge.com

Local Business Listing

1. Register on or claim your Google My Business Page: (Google Maps info)

2.  Claim or Register the major citations: Some popular citations are Yellow Pages, FourSquare, Yelp, Merchant Circle. There are hundreds on these but let’s start here. Fill these out as completely as possible including images of your location, products or whatever you can do describe your business.

3. Sign up for Google analytics and search console: This is how you track your traffic, progress and any possible search errors on your website.

4. Register your business on Facebook: Complete your profile with your contact info, basic services, location, and number, along with at least 2 posts.

Keyword and Competitor Research

5. Competitor research: Type in your ideal keyword or industry plus your city name in Google. The top 5 are probably going to be your biggest competition to worry about. Study their website, content, page titles, they are ranking well so they must be doing something right.

6. Keyword research: A good place to start is google.com see what your competition is using in their titles and in their content. You can also look up Google’s Keyword Planner which gives great ideas for keywords and related keywords.

7. Edit page titles: Probably one of the most overlooked issues that can make your site rank very quickly. The basic structure of your titles should be your “keyword + city (if not already in your keyword) – (yes dash) your company name and if there is space another keyword or supplemental information to describe your business.

8. Alt tags or image tags: This basically means alternate text, this is what Google actually reads. It would be great if Google had eyes and knew exactly what our photo was about but it cant so this text tells your story. Normally you would add whatever your main keywords are in the alt tag area.

SEO Meta Tags

9. Meta tags: This is basically a short description of your pages. A homepage is a general description and other are more specific to that page. Always make sure include keywords and city if you’re trying to get local traffic.

10. Content writing: Your homepage is the most important page as that is the one that gets most of the traffic. You want to make sure it has at least 400 words which should include your keywords plus mention your city several times.

11. Be active on social media: On Instagram, add friends and potential clients. Give them some likes and comments. Add new images of your products or services. Do this also on your facebook page. Indulge in more and more social media activities to promote your business. Make sure to share your website to start getting traffic. Try to do this at least 2-3 times a week.

12. Ask clients for reviews: Send them to your Yelp and especially Google My Business Page. Everyone searches for stuff on Google, especially for local businesses, and that is where the first 3 sites show up. Business with reviews looks best.

13. Url structure: It is very important that your URLs include your keyword as that is part of what Google looks for. Make sure to change your page names to help in being found.

14. Write blogs or additional content pages: Although you may think that you are not a blogger but, content really just brings traffic. This traffic may not even lead to a sale but google will see you as an authority in your field which helps you rank.

15. Internal links: Within your content, put links to other pages, this helps pass what we call “link juice” to other pages.

Create Quality Backlinks

16. Get backlinks: If you are a part of any chamber of commerce, groups or have friends with a website, get a link from them. If your friends happen to be a competitor those are the best links, sounds crazy but that’s what they want.

17. Improve old content: Google hates “thin pages”. These are basically pages with just images and one sentence. They like to see at least 400 words per page.

18. Sitemaps: This step is very important because this basically tells Google the structure of your website. It tells that your site starts here and these are the subpages. Google will check this often to see what’s new.

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Join the challenge

19. If you have not done so already, create a youtube channel: I know you may be scared now but putting a face to your business is great. It does has to be long. Things like a virtual tour, your process or even just live demos of your products are good. Share this on social media and add to your website.

20. Add social links to your website: Add logos and links to your social media profiles.

21. Mobile friendliness of your website: Although this step is hard to fix on some older sites there are ways to create mini sites that redirect to a mobile version of your site. Google prefers just having a responsive site, i.e. a site that adjusts properly to the device or screen size.

22. Site speed: Do a speed test on sites like Pingdom. Google wants your site to load in under 2 seconds. Sometimes this can be tough depending on the type of site you have but there are ways to fix this. Google Page Speed insights pretty much can tell you exactly what they want from you.

23. Speed up your website: If you’re a WordPress user, things like cache plugins reduce the need to reload all of your site’s data once stored in the browser. This reduced the reload time. Another quick fix is plugins like smush that compress image size, as that is normally one of the biggest factors in loading your site.

24. UI or design of your site: I know you may not be a designer but try and use appealing and quality images that relate to your business. The basic home page should be like the following: Menu, nice image header, call to action (what you want them to do, like a call, fill out a form), services, products and in the footer area your address, links, faq, policies etc.

25. Email marketing: Put together a quick newsletter and push them to your website and ask for referrals. Include blog topics, social media icons.

26. Get more citations: This is something that you started on day 2 but this is very powerful to help rank and get more traffic from all the major directories. You can find a list here of more sites where you can put your information. Remember Google likes links and this is free backlinks to your website.

27. Google Adwords: This is a great way to get instant traffic. You basically create some ads which are just text page, basically, a short description of your company, enter some keywords, set your monthly budget and when someone clicks on your add google takes a cut.

28. Facebook ads: This is same as above but with a twist. It targets more on a specific type of audience vs someone who is looking for a specific item.

29. SSL protect your website: This makes your website safer for people and browsers. Browsers like Chrome actually penalize you and tell people your site is not secure which scares people away. SSL also gives your website a boost in rankings partially due to above reasons.

30. Review your google analytics and search console: This part may be a bit confusing but there are many videos to help with this.

Hopefully, if you have done these works correctly, you should already start to see more traffic. It is important to see how you are doing. This not only makes you sure that you’re improving but also gives you an insight into how people are finding you, what terms they are finding you for and also their demographic info like mac, pc, desktop, and mobile.

Above is the basic break down of what you will be learning, to sign up go here: 30 Days SEO Challenge

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Web Design and SEO Services

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Miami Web Design and Expert SEO Marketing Services

If you live in Miami and want to keep your brand as lively, engaging and valuable as possible, you will need search engine optimization to achieve your goals. So, Miami SEO services from a reputable company like WDS can help you succeed online. Increasing your business reach in this age of constantly changing internet rules, requires a custom website design that will suit your business model, as well as website optimization to rank in the SERP.

These days, most people search the internet for businesses, products, and services before becoming paying customers. So, website design is one aspect of your online presence you cannot ignore.

Once you have a website, the next step is to optimize your pages so that you appear in the search listings. As a result, you will get an increase in website visits and naturally see a glaring increase in your sales data.

Why Every Miami Business Needs a Website Design Agency who knows Expert SEO Marketing

Simply optimizing your website won’t get you the traffic you deserve. Hence, you must be strategic in your website marketing and create campaigns with laser focus and precision.

Web Design and Development Services

WDS is a Miami website development company with experience and skill that can take your web marketing campaigns to a whole new level. We will also provide social media services, Ads management, YouTube video marketing, backlinking and many more services.

The idea is to ensure that your website ranks for key terms related to your field. In addition to this, we also make sure that your content is relevant. We provide professional SEO services that will help you achieve that coveted number one spot.

Below are some of the reasons to choose Web Design Plus SEO as your Miami SEO service partner:

We will increase your exposure:

Get the exposure you deserve by dominating the SERPs. We ensure that all digital roads lead to your website, serve any industry and have customers in food services, education, retail business, etc.

We will help you increase your revenue:

Many eCommerce websites can attest to our high-quality service. Hence, you just sit back and watch your company grow from a few customers to a stream of inquiries or people who want to buy your good and services.

We will help you dominate Google:

WDS will not stop at making you number one. Our web design service will make you the darling of Google spiders. We have successfully created websites that dominate even in the most difficult industries.

We offer a flexible and affordable service:

With month-to-month contracts, it’s easy to run your campaign as your income increases.

We help you keep track of your results:

With daily reports, rankings data and important news, you can keep track of any algorithm changes and how well your business is performing.

Miami Website Design and SEO Services:

Everyone uses the web, so it’s important to design your SEO campaigns to fit your local surrounding. For example, because you live and work in Miami, you won’t really maximize your search potential by hiring an SEO company that does not understand local Miami businesses.

Miami SEO Services

WDS is a local Miami SEO company that can help you target the right audience. So, you can easily reach people who also live in your local area when you are featured in local listings and this will result in better and greater visibility. Our local SEO services will help you establish yourself as an authority in your area.

SEO

So, If you are not ranking for your keywords on Google, Yahoo or Bing, you’re losing visitors and need SEO services. Probably your competitors are getting valuable leads and sales and you should act fast.

Do you know that only about 15% of searchers make it past the first page of the search results? It’s true! Organic listings will capture more visitors to your website and the only way to get organic traffic is to optimize.

Part of our SEO services includes getting you in a local directory and helping you grow the backlinks to your website. Backlinking is an important part of SEO that most people fail at. Even when some website owners try to create backlinks, they get bad quality links that end up hurting them.

Pay Per Click (PPC)

If you want to get more leads for your website, PPC can help. WDS can help manage your Google Adwords and Facebook campaigns.

Pay Per Click Services

We are a certified Google Adwords Partner and Bing Ads PPC specialist. With tools like google analytics tracking, you can see how well your Ads are performing.

Social Media Management

Social media marketing is not just for a few companies. Your business does not have to run a customer-facing model to need social media. B2Bs also need a social presence because you can generate a lot of leads, sales, and referrals from social media.

We offer Twitter, Instagram and Facebook management services that will help make your brand relevant. Our social media management services include:

  • Competitor analysis
  • Social campaign monitoring
  • Create engaging social campaigns
  • Manage organic and paid activities
  • Create data-driven campaigns
  • Gather leads for email marketing

Content

As a result of content optimizing on your website, usually, ads trump in terms of conversions. Hence, a good blogging section on your website will work to your advantage by funneling search traffic to your landing pages. Advertising, marketing, and social activities will fall flat on their faces without great content.

WDS will help optimize your existing content and guide you as you create new content for your campaigns. We will ensure that you adhere to on-page optimization best practices while developing great copy.

So, If you don’t have the resources to create your content, no worries! Our team of expert copywriters develops content that is guaranteed to rank.

Ecommerce Services

eCommerce website design in Miami

Running an eCommerce business takes much more than just uploading products images. You must ensure that your images are top notch and that your descriptions and titles are optimized for the search engines.

This is where we come in. WDS will provide all the services you need to run a profitable eCommerce shop. Whether you want a Magento, Prestashop, Shopify or custom website, our web design services will suit your needs.

We offer a product photography and editing service to businesses who do need it and we can help optimize your products for maximum online visibility.

Web Design

In today’s world, every company needs an online web property, regardless of its purpose. For most companies, a website is a great marketing tool that can be used to generate more leads.

So, if your website design is outdated, it will not convert visitors into leads. Hence, in this case, WDS offers a professional website design and development service that is world-class rated.

From custom WordPress websites to complex Laravel applications, we’ve got you covered and we also offer website copywriting to give you a headstart in your websites’ SEO.