How to Use SEO Tools to Improve Your Google Ranking

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Navigating the SEO world can be complex, but utilizing SEO tools can simplify and significantly improve your Google ranking.

This guide will walk you through how to effectively use these tools to optimize your website, enhance

your internet visibility, and ultimately increase your site’s position on Google’s search results pages.

1. Finding the Right Keywords

Use tools like Google Keyword Planner to spot the best words that people type into Google when looking for things related to your offer.

2. Making Your Site Welcoming for Google

Check your site for broken links, and ensure it looks good on phones and loads quickly. Tools like Screaming Frog and Google Search Console help with this.

3. Getting High-Quality Links

Tools like Ahrefs and Moz show you who’s linking to your site. The goal is to get links from respected sites to show Google your site is trustworthy.

4. Knowing the Competition

SpyFu and SEMrush can tell you what your competitors are doing. This can help you learn from them and improve.

5. Writing Great Content

Surfer SEO and Clearscope help ensure your content is just right—not just packed with keywords but exciting and valuable for your readers.

6. Being Found Locally

If your business serves local customers, tools like Moz Local and BrightLocal help you appear in searches in your area.

7. Watching Your Site’s Performance

Utilize Google Search Console and Analytics to see how well your site is doing and what visitors like.

8. Keeping Your Site in Shape

Check your site regularly with Sitebulb or SEMrush to stay ahead of any internet changes and problems.

9. Stay Consistent

SEO isn’t a one-time task. It requires continuous effort and the use of tools for long-term success.

How do I check my Google ranking?

To check your Google ranking or where your website stands in search engine results, you can use several methods:

Google Search: 

You can manually search for your website on Google using keywords you’re targeting. This method,

however, can be time-consuming and only sometimes efficient or accurate due to personalized and

localized search results.

 Google Search Console:

 This free tool from Google enables you to keep an eye on how well your website performs in Google

Search, including your average position for specific queries.

 SEO Tools: 

Several SEO tools, such as SEMRush, Ahrefs, or Moz, offer rank-tracking features that allow you to monitor your website’s ranking for specific keywords over time.

To sum up

SEO tools are essential for helping your site be seen and visited by more people.

They are your toolkit for better Google rankings and more site traffic.

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