Website Optimization - Freelance SEO
Website Optimization Checklist
Here is a checklist to make sure your website is search engine friendly
Meta Descriptions: Make sure to use Meta Descriptions on your website to tell Google what your webpage is about.
Meta Keywords: Put together a list of 10 keywords for every page on your website.
Header Tags: Use the H1, H2 and H3 tags on your website to show importance to your sections.
Content: Make sure you have the lots of content and the right content on your website.
Example: You should have at least 300 unique words on your homepage.
Canonicalization: Make sure you don’t get penalized for having duplicate content.
Robots File: Make sure you have added a robot.txt file to your domain root folder. This robot.txt file allows spiders to crawl your website.
Image Tags: Add image tags to properly portray your image and use your key phrases in the image tags.
Appropriate Linking: Check the internal and external URLs (links) found on the website and make sure to be using the appropriate follow tags.
Anchor Tags: Make sure you are using appropriate linking of words for internal links.