Do you want to rank higher on Google? We’re going to shine some light on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and provide you with information that will help you increase your rank on the world’s largest search engine.


  1. Speed – Having a fast, mobile-optimized website will help increase your rank. Google gives you access to a FREE tool that analyzes your website! You may not be able to resolve all of the issues without help, but you’ll get a comprehensive overview of what’s slowing down your website. Analyze your website opens in a new windowhere.


  1. Citations– Google accounts for the number and quality of backlinks associated with your website. Submit your website to reputable online directories such as Google, Apple Maps, Bing, and Yelp. You can do this manually or use one of these online opens in a new windowtools to automate the process.


  1. Content– You need to create captivating content, and a lot of it. Start a blog, record videos on YouTube, and post pictures on Instagram – drive traffic to your website. Over time, your authority will increase and Google will reward you with a higher rank!


Check out this opens in a new windowguide for a more in-depth look at SEO!


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– Keith Stafford, President, 5th Factory

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