Small Business SEO Checklist For Beginners

Small Business SEO Checklist

The SEO checklist for small businesses below is for those that want to improve their search visibility and start generating leads & sales from organic traffic.

If you work your way down the list and tick everything off you are guaranteed to rank higher:

  • Create accounts on Google Analytics & Google Search Console 
  • Create a profile on Google My Business
  • Install Bing Webmaster Tools
  • Make a list of keywords you wish to rank for by using Google’s keyword planner tool or semrush.
  • Add your address & phone number on every page of your website
  • Check your website is mobile friendly.
  • Make sure your website runs at optimal speed
  • Check and reduce your sites bounce rate where applicable
  • Add social media sharing buttons and links to your social media accounts
  • Follow this comprehensive on page SEO guide
  • Set up a blog and build a thriving and profitable blog audience
  • Claim or set up and optimise local citations
  • Use majestic SEO to reverse engineer your competitors best backlinks
  • Ask suppliers, customers & contacts to link to your website
  • Approach bloggers with content which may be valuable to their readers & ask for links
James Brands specialises in the development of websites and applications at WilliCreative. He is also a proven SEO expert using the latest techniques to increase the visibility of both local and national client sites.

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