As a website owner, you want your website to get as high as it can in the rankings. Whether you are looking to make more money or just want more people to see your content. The majority of people never go past the first three listings in the search engines. This means that for the optimal amount of visitors to your site you have to get into one of those three positions.
There are many ways to get to one of those spots. Some are ethical and some are not so ethical. We are going to look at the ethical, white hat methods to rank your site.
One of the first methods to getting your site to the top of the Google food chain is by offering your visitors high-quality. The better content you can create the more authority Google will see your site as.
While Google can not read your content it can see how many people click into your site and how long they stay. Keeping visitors on your site for more than a few seconds requires good content that is helpful and engaging.
Links From Other Sites
A long time ago in a galaxy not too far away websites hit the top of Google with massive amounts of what are know as backlinks. A backlink is simply a link from another site that serves as a vote of confidence. It makes your site more authoritative.
However, many website owners tried gaming the situation by creating fake links and it became a numbers game. Whoever had the most links would land on the number one spot.
Today it is about gaining high-quality links from relevant sites. The more relevant the site is the more powerful the link will be. It is important to reach out to webmasters in similar niches and try to help one another out.
The days of trying to game Google for high rankings is long over. The search engine has become smarter and more powerful. It is best to give Google what t wants, which is good content that people can use. If you are able to do that and build relevant links your site will increase in the rankings. Keep in mind though nothing with Google will ever work overnight. High rankings will take time and dedication to achieve. However, you will reach your goal if you keep these tips in mind.