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On-Page SEO Checklist

An easy step by step checklist to help you get the most out of your website

Easy On Page SEO

✓ optimise all your images before uploading then smush them even more with a compression plugin — search engines love speedy sites

✓ define your SEO keywords and include them in the copywriting

✓ structure your copy including header tags

✓ choose a good web host — security & speed are an SEO must-have (our recommended host)

✓ install an SSL — Google gives brownie points to secure sites

✓ get a coming soon page up as soon as possible — this helps search engines find you even before your full site is live

✓ include a min. of 300 words on your homepage

✓ installe a caching plugin to make your website load quicker

✓ set up Google Analytics and Google Search Console, generate an XML sitemap and submit it to Google

✓ set up the Yoast SEO plugin including adding your SEO Meta Titles & Descriptions to each page you want indexed

Setup a Google Business page

✓ contact details with a click to call button
✓ opening hours
✓ your location with a link to Google Maps for quick directions to your office
✓ photos
✓ reviews
✓ and a link to your website — and this my friend is a quality backlink!

Setup listings in online directories

✓ Yelp
✓ Yahoo! + Yahoo! local
✓ Linkedin, Gumtree, etc
✓ 100’s of sites available – esp look at local listings

Social Media

Add links to website on all your social media accounts