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As we approach the year 2021, search engine optimization,  or SEO it’s continually the main subject with the digital marketing community. Especially since the new Google algorithm has dropped. You can market your site through paid ads and short length articles, but these will only get you so far. This might work for some businesses for sales and lead generation, but it is an incomplete strategy that will allow other businesses to steal your digital footprint.

If you’re planning on handling the SEO yourself, you have to dive into the field of SEO and focus on what truly matters with search engines.

What are those important aspects?

  • Know the E.A.T Concept
  • Understand Local SEO
  • Design Your Site for the Best User Experience Possible
  • Produce Informational Video Content
  • Publish high-Quality Blogs that are Well-Researched
  • Implement Voice Search into Your Website

Other SEO 2021 Tips

If your site has a defined set of categories, optimize the URLs on your site to contain the keywords associated with the categories. Say you have two categories, cats and dogs. Google likes it better if the URLs for such a site are mysite.com/cats and mysite.com/dogs as opposed to something like mysite.com?category=1. Even more importantly, people searching for a keyword associated with one of the categories are more likely to arrive at one of your subpages when you use a logical URL structure.

In order to optimize incoming links to raise your search engine rankings, try to have links to different parts of your website, not just your homepage. Search engine spiders read links to different parts of your site, meaning that your site is full of useful and relevant content and therefore, ranks it higher.

Do you want to rank more highly with the search engines? An efficient search engine optimization strategy is to use the ALT text feature, with any image that you place on your site. This will allow you to place your keywords in as many positions as possible and one extra can be the ALT text area of an image.

Captions are a great strategy for search engine optimization. Photos can all have captions that relate to your topic and are a great place to strengthen your keywords.

To see how well your online business is doing, go look at your competitor’s websites. Also, search for the keywords that are related to your business. Look at what others in your field are doing, and what they are saying. You can get great ideas from these websites, and they will show you where you stand.