15 Great Off-Page SEO Techniques


There are many people who are just starting to blog and many more that have run their own site for a while, that don’t know what SEO is and how to implement it!

SEO simply stands for Search Engine Optimisation. This is where you construct your web pages and implement certain techniques to help you rank as high as possible on search engine result pages (SERPs). The higher your pages can rank on Google/Bing/Yahoo/etc. results pages, the more traffic your site is likely to get.

Now, SEO can be split up into two separate categories; On-Page SEO & Off-Page SEO.

On-Page SEO refers to all the things that you can do ON your website to help you rank higher, such as page titles, internal linking, meta tags & descriptions, etc.

Off-Page SEO refers to all the things that you can do directly OFF your website to help you rank higher, such as social networking, article submission, forum & blog marketing, etc.

In today’s post we will be looking specifically at Off-Page SEO and some of the most effective ways to increase your page rankings on search engines.

Search Engine Optimisation

Off-Page Search Engine Optimisation

1. Social Networking Sites

Social Networking is bigger than ever these days! Sometimes known as “Online Reputation Management”, getting involved with social media sites is the fundamental step with which you begin to advertise, market and build your online reputation within your niche.

You need to sign up to the most popular social networking sites, such as; Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, etc., and create yourself a profile of your own. This allows you to extend your online network of contacts, to connect and interact with your friends, to share things with each other, and most importantly promote your website/blog and help build your online reputation.

2. Blogging

Blogging is one of the best ways to promote your website online! By writing a blog for your website, you give a reason for visitors to keep returning to your site and keep up to date with your latest posts. It also helps search engines to crawl your site more frequently, as they have to update your latest blog post entries, which ultimately helps you rank higher in search engine results pages (SERPs).

You need to produce and include lots of unique content for your blog, such as; Infographics, Top Lists, How To…Tutorials, Viral Videos, etc. Try to remember to be clear and concise in what you are trying to convey to your readers within your blog posts, don’t waffle.

To help you promote your blog, submit it to niche blog directories and blog search engines. (See below)

If you’re not very good at writing content for your blog, then you could always hire a guest blogger for your blog and ask him/her to write precise and unique content so that your blog can gain more credit from a search engine point of view.

3. Blog Marketing

Post comments on other blogs within the same niche as yours, which allow you to add a link in the comments section. These links can then be crawled by search engines, helping to point them towards your site.  These blogs are commonly referred to as “Do-Follow” Blogs (Just like ours, where you can comment below!).

4. Forum Marketing

Find forums online that are related to your sites niche and get involved within that community. Reply to threads, answer peoples questions, offer advice, etc. This all helps to build up your reputation as someone who is an expert within that niche. Try to use “Do-Follow” Forums so that you can include a link to your site within your signature, which helps search engines crawl your site.

5. Search Engine Submission

Search engines will eventually find your site online, but that can take a while. To speed everything up, you should submit your website to the most popular search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.

6. Directory Submission

Many people may say that directory submission is dead! I believe that it isn’t as you are increasing the likely hood of people seeing your website. It is purely based on how effectively we are selecting those directories and how efficiently we are choosing the category for submission. You could submit to general directories, but for maximum effect, you are better off submitting to niche directories. Of course, I agree that it gives quite delayed results, but it is worth doing it.

7. Social Bookmarking

Social Bookmarking is another great way of promoting your website. Submit your latest blog posts and pages to the most popular bookmarking sites, like StumbleUpon, Digg, Delicious, Reddit, etc. Search engines really like these types of sites because the content on these sites is updated very frequently.

You should be very careful while doing this and you must properly handle the tags which are very essential to broadcast your news on a wide area network. This may increase your website traffic based on how effectively you have participated.

8. Link Baiting

Link baiting is another popular way of promoting your site. If you produce a really popular unique post for your site, then other people may want to link to it. Perhaps you have copied/published another website’s content on your site, don’t forget to place their website link as a reference. Do it for others and, if your content is trustworthy, let others do it for you. This is another way to increase your link popularity.

9. Photo Sharing

If you have used any of your own photos or images on your site, then you can share then on many of the major photo sharing websites like Flickr, Picasa, Photo Bucket, etc. Other people will be able to see them and comment on them, hopefully following a link to your site.

10. Video Marketing

Just like photo sharing, if you have any videos that you have used on your site, then you can submit them to sites like; YouTube, Vimeo, etc. allowing people to find your content in other ways.

11. Business Reviews

Write reviews about others businesses or ask your friends/clients to write a review of your business in major business review sites like RateitAll, Shvoong, Kaboodle, Stylefeeder, etc.

12. Local Listings

Depending on your site’s niche, you might find that listing in local directories may be useful. You may have a website promoting your local business, therefore instead of going global and facing huge competition, listing your website locally, so that search engines can easily view your website and fetch the content, will be much better. This will help you to reach a targeted audience. Submit your website to sites like; Google Local, Maps, Yahoo Local, Yellow Pages, etc.

13. Article Submission

If you write your articles yourself, then you can submit them to popular article directory sites like; Ezine, Go Articles, Now Public, etc. This can help drive traffic to your site, whilst you can also gain some links to your site from other people (though it’s usually a slower process).

14. Social Shopping Network

If you run an e-commerce website, then a good strategy for advertising and branding your products for free is to submit then to online shopping networks. By submitting your products to sites like; Google Product Search, Yahoo Online Shopping, MSN Online Shopping, and other major social shopping network sites like Kaboodle, Style Feeder, etc. then you increase the likelihood of people finding the products that you are selling.

15. Answer Questions

You can actively participate in answering questions on sites like Yahoo Answers. By answering and asking relevant questions on your site niche, you help to build up your reputation as someone that is an expert in your chosen field. You can place a link to your website in the source section if necessary so that people can easily find your site. If you don’t spam, this is another great way to increase your link popularity.

I hope you found this post useful.  Please feel free to leave your questions and comments below!

About Matt Smith

Matt Smith is the founder and editor of OnlineIncomeTeacher. He is a Professional Blogger, SEO Consultant & Web Developer, running a number of sites from the UK. Connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

  • Elouise Davis

    Great Post!!! I always wondered what the difference was between ON-Page & OFF-Page SEO, so thanks for the clear description in the intro 🙂

    • Thanks Elouise. A lot of people still get these mixed up.

      • Ilovebolly

        Really very nice post.

        • Thanks 🙂

          • Neelugupta30

            goood …

          • atul

            Bro you owseome tips a very simple understnabel articel for every one @ ilike it hats of to you

      • Darshak shah


    • Thanks Elouise. A lot of people still get these mixed up.

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  • Useful, clear, simple – thanks Matt

    • No problem Kaili, I’m glad that you found it helpful 🙂

  • Web design London

    Matt this is absolutely fantastic. Very useful

    • I’m glad you found the post useful 🙂

  • SEO Expert India

    such a useful info for not only freshers seo but also experienced one as well

    • I’m glad you found the post useful! I hope a lot of people who are just getting to grips with SEO will find this helpful.

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  • Lazycrazy Vishal

    fantastic matt… it’s really give the brief information about the SEO…..

  • Manya Ray

    Great information about Off page optimization. Thanks for sharing it

    • No problem Manya! Hope you found it helpful 🙂

  • Hanan Qureshi

    I like the description of your off page seo. Will you please state how important us off page seo as compared to on page seo?
    See my carefully stated 56 use ful tips on seo

    • I honestly see both On-Page & Off-Page SEO as equally important. You need to work on improving both aspects to help your website grow.

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  • Very useful information and grate tips for off page optimization……

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  • Nice post ….but you can also use for off page submission Forum Posting , Blog commenting , Review posting much effective to get traffic

    • See ‘Blog Marketing’ & ‘Forum Marketing’ above!

  • Nice article good tips

  • Sourb Mahajan

    Hey Matt ……. Great to see your blog ….. Me currently started my career in SEO field……… will you tell me exact scope of SEO….. and can i see my future growth in this field… Leaving on page and off page …….. what other techniques should i need to learn like PPC, Ad-sense, Affiliate Marketing etc.. any website where i can learn all these techniques…. plz must reply

    • Hi Sourb,

      Well SEO is a vital subject to learn about if you run your own website. Both On-Page & Off-Page SEO techniques are vital for attracting traffic to your website/blog. I believe that more emphasis will be put on SEO as search engines look to supply the best content for people.

      As for other techniques to learn about, it depends on your own site. PPC, Ad-Sense, Affiliate marketing, etc. are great things to learn about if you are intending to make money with your website (See http://onlineincometeacher.com/money/30-ways-your-website-can-earn-you-money/)

      Just remember to take one step at a time! Don’t try to learn everything in one go before you start a website, launch your website and then implement things as you go along.

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  • Hi Matt,

    Its my pleasure to read such type of helpful post that you have written. Another thing I want to add ‘textual link’. It is very effective. I have tried this and got help in the search engine results. After updating panda on-page is became more important. Let me know if you are agree with me.

    • Thanks Sanjay! Yes, since the Panda update, On-Page SEO has become much more important. I’d say that it is THE best way to get yourself ranking highly in search engine results pages (SERPs) and ultimately drive more traffic to your website.

  • No problem! Everyone has to start somewhere

  • the content i read here was crisp, link baiting is new to me , but would try it , does photo sharing really help matt??

    • Hi Rohan, thanks for commenting!

      Photo sharing isn’t the best or most effective method of getting people to your website, but non the less, it can work. I certainly wouldn’t spend too much time concentrating on this method as the others on this list are much better, but it’s really quick to upload your pics to Flickr that it can’t hurt!

  • Seosrikanth

    Thanks for Good Content. It is useful for all search engine optimizers.

    • These are just some of the main ways that you can incorporate Off-page SEO, I’m sure there are many others!

  • Everyone has to start somewhere!

  • These are the Ever Green Techniques..

    • These certainly are! Many people who are just starting with their own blog don’t know anything about SEO, never mind the difference between On-Page & Off-Page SEO techniques. It’s important to understand the basics before you move on to the more advanced methods.

  • Off page optimization is really vital in order to have higher rankings in the indices of major as well as minor search engines. Webmasters should know about this.

    • Yes, webmasters definitely need to know about this! Off-page SEO is one of the best ways to help drive traffic to your website.

      • Darshak shah

        hey matt

        give me a reply

  • Off Page Search Engine Optimization has been become probably the most important factor in how your site ranks. The internet and world wide web continues to grow and grow at an enourmous rate. Pages of similar topic obviously arise. There might be 100 million web pages on the topic of baseball or 100 million web sites on the topic of web site design and search engine programming. Because of this enormously large database of similar content, search engines began focusing on off page factors in determining relavancy of search results.

    • Off-Page SEO is a very big factor that helps to identify relevant information from all the millions of generic websites. It is a vital way to drive traffic to your website and spread the word about your website.

  • Josefiina

    Honestly I already do some of those techniques and it was really useful,sharing it to those who don’t know it is very helpful

    • Thanks Josefiina! I hope people do share this to other people, especially people who are unaware of the huge benefits that Off-page SEO techniques can have on a website.

  • I’d have to say that I think both On-Page & Off-Page SEO techniques are equally important as one another. After all, you need to use both to truly see the benefits.

  • This is a really nice article. I am sure a lot of people will benefit from it. Thanks

  • All of the tips are just awesome and it will help a lot. But i did not understand what is link baiting…..?

    • Hi Ajay! Well link baiting is a way of attracting other people to link to your site. You do this by producing something of value on your site that other people want to share. Infographics are a good example of this!

      Say you produced an infographic about social media on your own site. Other blogs may want to link to it in their own posts, or even publish it directly on their blog. Either way, you get a link to your website! The more links you have, the better your SEO will be.

  • hey I am doing SEO from past two years. All of the techniques that you mentioned here for off page optimization is really very effective for improving the website and boost its ranking and traffic. I am very much aware about all of these but Link Baiting is new to me. I don’t have any practical experience with it. Thanks for updating I will definitely learn the way for doing this too…

    • Link Baiting can be a great way of getting links to your site. The key is to produce and link to quality content that will benefit your readers.

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    Hey matt.. nice post really helpful for all…
    I have 1 qus regarding this post… Is there any new off-page techniques apart from these???

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    Me & the girls thank you for the info…….Have a great day Matt

    • Hi Robert! It’s my pleasure, glad I’ve been able to help. Feel free to get in touch if ever you need any help/advice, I’m always happy to help.

      You have a great day too!

  • WOW Superb List You Mentioned Here @Matt. I am not good at all on Off Page Optimization. Hope i can do better by this article 🙂

    • Hi Amit! Lot’s of people struggle with Off-Page SEO (including me) as there is so much to work on. The best advice I could give would be to concentrate on one aspect at a time and work at making that work before moving onto the next technique.

      Thanks for the comment Amit!

  • Nice Post

  • Stacey@HappyBudgetGirl

    Excellent (& very thorough article, Matt.) Just wondering…which offline SEO techniques do you mostly use and how much time out of your week do you dedicate to it?

    • Hi Stacey! Well I’d say that I use a combination of many of these, but primarily I use social media. Social media is a great way to promote your site and increase brand awareness. Site’s like Twitter enable you to interact with your readers directly and answer their questions.

      I’m not sure exactly how much time in my week I dedicate to Off-Page SEO. If I had to guess, maybe 50%! If I’m not writing posts/working on my site, then I’m usually promoting my site.

      Thanks for commenting Stacey!

  • Hi Thanks for nice tips.

    But how much time be taken by Search engine to real action and start showing our site on first page after following all steps.


    • That’s a difficult question to answer. It all depends on the individual site and niche, as well as the keywords/keyphrases that you are ranking with. I’ve had some of my posts get on the first page of Google within a few hours of publishing them, yet some posts never get that high.

      Either way, these methods are important to getting visitors to your site!

  • I think Blogging and video marketing is the big SEO factors. Blogging has become widely social media hub.

    • Yes, video marketing & blogging are very good ways to attract traffic. Blogging is especially important because it’s much easier to produce a post, rather than a video.

  • This is totally helpful and informative blog. I was looking such types blogs. But now i am very happy because of this post…

  • Short Sale Miami

    Really these are major SEO techniques. Bookmarking, Blog commenting and forums are very helpful in SEO

    • Social bookmarking, blog marketing and forum marketing are all good ways to attratct traffic.

  • Asd

    All the points are very well explained…..This article helped a lot to clear the basic concepts……Thanks

    • No problem Asd! Glad you found all the points helpful

  • Great Matt! You’re always my best in SEO. I recommend this post to anyone that has any business online – any business at all that owns a website or a blog, or any webmaster looking to fine tune his SEO skills. In addition to the great revelation you’ve made, may I also add that Google Base is another great secret to SEO success. Google Base (or Google Merchant Center) is a unique database where you can submit your content. It helps to make your content far more visible on Google Product Search (which you mentioned), Google Map, Google search and more. Thank you. Keep being a great guy.

    • I’m glad you liked the post! You’re right, Google base is another good way to drive traffic to a site. I think we may have mentioned it in one of our other posts, but for anyone reading this definitely check it out.

      Thanks for the comment

  • raza

    very nice information

  • dileepadayan

    waaw, this article is very useful for me, thanks for sharing

    • Hopefully you’ll be able to use some of these techniques yourself.

      • dileepadayan

        thanks for your interesting

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  • Chandan Kumar Jha

    Hi matt smith. I am an SEOer Person and doing seo previous four years. My question about all of seo topics you mentioned in your post. How many article and Press release submit in one day with i Content ( 400- 500 words ), For one keyword how many we can submit social bookmarks in one day ( 1 URL ) .

    • Hi Chandan! I’ve never used iContact before, but as it’s a CMS, it shouldn’t be any different to WordPress.

      You can submit as many articles & press releases in a day as you want. Some bloggers post 1 a day, whereas some post 1 a week. It all depends on you and how you work. I myself post 3 a week (Mon, Wed, Fri) as this fits in with my schedule.

      The same can be said for social bookmarks. You can submit as many as you want to them.

      • Ok I agreed to you but I read somewhere that if we did so much submissions in a day ad on other day then very less. so the website google tracks then, and cosider it as a spam.
        Me, not professional but just think that if we use same quantity dailt then we can attain good rankings.
        Pls reply me.

        • The key to getting a good search engine ranking is to produce “quality” content “consistently”. That’s why I always say to new bloggers start out slow, say 1 post a week, but keep doing that every week.

          If you are consistently producing and publishing content, then Google will notice you. If on the other hand you publish every day for a month and then nothing for the next two months, search engines will think that your site is no longer active. In this case they won’t send you any traffic, as they only want to send traffic to active sites.

          So however often you choose to publish content on your blog, make sure you do it consistently.

          Hope that helps answer your question Bhoopendra 🙂

  • Sandy

    Are these techniques are still effective after penguin update?

    • Hi Sandy! Yeah, these methods are still effective. Try focusing on Guest posting, blog commenting and social media. They are probably the best methods to use.

  • I agree of this article.
    Off Page SEO, on the other hand, deals with the use of different techniques which aim to improve a website’s relevance and authority in a specific search query. This part of the campaign is also where the bulk of the whole SEO campaign is found.

    According to many SEO experts, one method used in off-page SEO is link building, which is still considered as the most effective method used in SEO. It involves using the actual researched keywords as links from other websites.

    • Hi Ronie! Link building is definitely the best Off-Page SEO method. Guest posting can be a good way to do this, although it is equally good for building connections with other bloggers.

  • Hi Matt,
    I have a question. After Google penguin update what should be the off page work strategy for 1 keywords having 3 articles(400-500 words) i.e. 1 for article submission, 1 for press release submission and another 1 for blog creation? I want to know the exact no. of submissions per day.

    • Hi Saroj! I wouldn’t say that is an exact science to this. I can’t give you an ‘exact’ number because a lot depends on what keyword/keyphrase you’re using and what niche you are aiming for. Even then, there is the quality of your articles to consider, web design, etc.

      • Thanks for reply, i am giving you a hint. If the keyword having 3000 global search and 2500 local search and the competition is medium. Then what should be my off page strategy to get ranked that keyword on Google 1st page?

        • Hi Saroj! Like I say, it’s hard to say without knowing the keyword/niche. As the competition is ‘medium’, then it’s going to be a lot tougher than a ‘low’ keyword/keyphrase.

          Sometimes it can depend on how much traffic you can drive to that page. I’ve ranked highly on SERPs for ‘high’ competitive keywords, yet I’ve also ranked low for ‘low’ competitive keywords and vica versa.

          There is no exact science, but it’s good that you are doing your research.

          • Ok, According to you on what strategy you had ranked the High Keywords and also for the low keyword on SERPs?

          • I use the same strategy for all my posts, whether they are low, medium or high. I make use of social media & social bookmarking sites to spread the word about each post when published.

            I try to comment on blogs frequently and leave helpful comments.

            I try to write so many guest posts every month for other sites. By doing this, I can link back to my site and some of my relevant posts that I have written.

            But the best strategy that I have is that I publish regularly on my site. By doing this, people continue to keep coming back to my site because they know that there will be new content every week on a regular basis..

          • Thanks for sharing me your information….Except these, Will press release, Blog Creation, forum posting and Directory submission help me to get ranked??

          • Yes, they can still be used to help you to get ranked. I think the best advice that I can give is to do a little of everything, rather than a lot of one or two. Don’t rely on a couple of techniques to rank highly, use as many different ones that you can. That way, should Google make any changes that effect one method, you will still have all the other methods to keep you ranking highly.

          • Thanks Matt…

  • Appsicum

    Thank you so much for sharing this compiled list of off page activities.

  • Ramakrishna

    Hi Matt Smith
    can you please tell us

    How many submissions (sbm, ds, article submissions, blog comments, forum postings,classified ads, press release submissions, video submissions and all other tactics!! ) we can submit maximum in one Day and per week? Please dont say it depends on the site traffic..just tell me the maximum no. of submissions per a week.
    Thank You

    • Hi Ramakrishna! You can submit as many as you want, there is no maximum/minimum number to aim for. The only thing I’d say is “be careful”. If you start with one or two submissions per day and then suddenly have hundreds, then search engines will get the impression that you are either buying links or spamming them.

      If anything, stop thinking about the “number” of links and start thinking about the “quality” of links that you are getting. Making a handful of high quality comments on good sites is SO much better than making hundreds of poor comments on rubbish sites. Submitting one great quality guest post is SO much better than submitting lots of poor quality ones.

      This is the mind set that you need to get into – quality not quantity!!!

      • yeah matt!

        This is absolutely true and we have to believe seriously in submitting quality links after the strict updations of panda and penguin. But Dear Matt I just want to know that is forum signatures still effective in promoting the website.. actually i have read somehwhere that they count as a spammy link by google.

        One more question. :- i am not getting good amount of organic visitors on my website so please help in regarding to improve those numbers .

        • I think forum signatures depend on what link you’re using and (more importantly) what forum you are on. Certain forums are seen as spammy as they attract people for the wrong reasons, or have lots of dodgy links.

          I don’t tend to comment on too many forums myself, but the ones that I do, I make sure that the site isn’t blacklisted by search engines.

          As for getting more organic traffic, I’d suggest you read up about ‘On-Page SEO’ [http://onlineincometeacher.com/traffic/on-page-seo-techniques/]

          These are what helps you to appear in the search engines more effectively. Also, once you have learnt about this, it will help you think of better targeted content to write about.

  • Vikas

    Hi Can you tell me how many articles should i submit in one one month Now i am doing 4 articles in one month 15-20 articles sites…

    • Hi Vikas! Well, there is no magic number that you “should” aim for. I’ve seen sites become successful posting 1 a week, and some multiple times a day. It all depends on you.

      Arguably more importantly is to be consistent. If you choose to publish (for example) 3 times a week, make sure you publish 3 times a week, every week! Too often I have seen sites start off well, only to slowly fade out as they stop posting regularly. That’s one of the reasons I always recommend starting small and building yourself up. Start posting a couple of times a week, then increase it if you think that you can publish consistently.

      But no, there is no magic number of posts that you should be publishing every week/month.

      Hope that helped answer your question Vikas.

  • Are you talking about sending multiple submissions to directory sites? If that’s the case, then it can be seen as spam.

    If you are talking about publishing multiple posts on your own site, then it depends on the quality of those posts. 25-40 submissions a day sounds like an awful lot!

    You’d be much better off publishing 1 high quality post per day, that is of genuine value to your readers. Use keywords in your post, but don’t over use them. This is the best way of building up your traffic.

  • plamen trifonov

    Off-page SEO is one of the best ways to help drive traffic to your website.Awesome!!!

  • 369 test

    this was a great post buddy. i’ve been working on SEO for the past few days. ur post really is very informative for me. Thanks a ton.

    • No problem, glad it was of help to you!

  • khjuanid

    Article has its own worth!!!!!

  • Darshak shah

    Off page optimization is really vital in order to have higher rankings…Social bookmarking, blog marketing and forum marketing are all good ways to attract traffic.

  • Darshak shah

    Hey matt.. nice post really helpful for all…
    I have 1 qus?

    Photo Sharing,
    Business Reviews necessary in Off page seo?

    • Hi Darshak, glad you liked the post!

      Yes, both photo sharing and business reviews are great Off-Page SEO techniques that you can use.

      Sites like Pinterest & Flickr are great places to share the photos that you use on your site. Place a link back to the post where you used them and they can help drive traffic.

      Business reviews can also work. Ask or encourage people to write reviews of your site/business on reputable sites and people will see them. It’s important that these reviews are genuine though, don’t go writing them yourself!

      • Darshak

        Hi matt,
        thank You so much…..

  • Darshak shah

    Hey matt.. nice post really helpful for all…
    I have 1 qus?

    Photo Sharing,
    Business Reviews necessary in Off page seo?

    • Question answered bellow 🙂

      • Darshak


  • Hasan Imam

    Ohh, really nice article that i just needed. I’ll implicate all of this step by step.

    • Hi Hasan!

      Yes, there is a lot of information here, so it’s best to take things one step at a time. It’s much better to do things in bite-sized chunks and do it properly, rather than try to do everything at once.

  • Jamesmerry

    Hi Matt smith thanks for such valuable information sharing. I am a SEO and am trying my level best for off page submission but still I cant get traffic to my client website. What I can do..

    • Hi James,

      Well first and foremost, are you utilizing BOTH Off-Page SEO & On-Page SEO techniques. I know I split the posts up into two, but they both need to be used together to get the best out of your posts.

      What techniques are you using at the moment? That way I may be able to help you out a bit better.

  • roundone


  • I have read so many post related to SEO Techniques but this one is the most helpful one so thanks a ton for sharing it. You helped me learned some new ways of off-page optimization and I am surely gonna try it.

    • That’s great Cathy!

      I’m really glad the post helped. Always good to hear from happy readers 🙂

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  • Excellent article! There are so many good points here that I’ve bookmarked it and will study it carefully over the coming days. It will certainly help my efforts in setting up my English teaching blog. Thanks!

  • Thanks for sharing some of the best ways to get site excel on search engine by white hat ways after the updates of google panda and penguin techniques done by white hat ways are got only praised

    • Hi Jean,

      White hat SEO is the only method that people should be using to rank well long term. Black hat SEO is pretty risky and won’t work long term, in fact it could end up back firing and harming your site.

      • agreed matt as matt cutts says this year will be the year of google algorithms so its best to be far from black hat

  • sunny dhiman

    hello Matt…..its be really an important article which help me for clear the concept…i am just fresher in SEO…thank you soo much Matt…..

    • Hi Sunny,

      We all have to start somewhere, so I’m glad the post helped.

  • Bhupender

    Yes all these activities are good to get backlink and to rank in search engines. But the thing we should take care is that we should create links in well manner rather than creating in bulk and irrelevant links

    • I totally agree Bhupender! Links are good only when they are of a high quality and relevant. Anything else could actually harm a site if not careful. Much more care needs to be taken not that Google has released Penguin 2.0. Think many sites are having to go back and reassess their link structure now.

  • free for all

    After long time I have found a great article

  • Seo Seattle

    I have found few great tips from this article and as a SEO consultant I can say that yes these are off page method. But now off page is not so easy. Previously I have seen Google prefers only bulk back links but now system changed. Now Google has changed its algo. Now Google prefers content and reputation so blog and social media are best for off page seo.

    • Yes, the recent Google algorithm update has put more emphasis on certain SEO aspects and dissuaded others. Social media and creating create content are by far the best things to concentrate on.

    • Rinku Nayak

      This article is very useful. For Off Page techniques,I have found few great tips from this article and as a SEO consultant I can say that yes these are off page method.

  • Great Tips! I was just working on half of these. Thanks for letting me know about some other important seo tips!!

    • No problem! Hope you get some use out of the other half of the tips 🙂

  • SEO is coming to developed today

  • thanks for sharing some of the best tips on seo really helpful to make seo campaign rule over search engine

  • jay

    hello matt
    Excellent article! There are so many good points here that I’ve bookmarked it and will study it carefully over the coming days.actually i want to know that is forum posting also an important task in off page?

    • Hi Jay,

      Forum posting CAN be a good way to build links, though obviously you need to do it in the right way. Posting just for the sake of it to get a link just looks spammy, so it’s always advised to post something of quality that adds to the discussion in some way.

      You also have to remember that many forums prevent people from leaving links (at least initially) to help stop spam. You may need to become an active member before you can leave your link.

  • saurabh kumar

    very nice information about Latest off page seo work, Keep on sharing like this, I have bookmarked you for future reading.

  • Daksha Karkat

    valuable information.please suggest me this off page techniques on priority basis.

  • Today SEO is content oriented, if you are planning to get ranking in search engine results then you must publish unique and fresh content on high DA websites.

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    thank you for the information.
    a very useful article.

  • zebawarsi

    HI Matt,
    Is there any change in 2014? I want to know about 2014 fresh Off Page strategies.

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  • jacob

    yea really nice article no scrap…I get the some more knowledge for my next seo project..

  • guptaabhijit318

    It is very valuable post on SEO techniques; it will be very helpful for all. It helps our search engine rankings to grow naturally. This type of growth is a powerful thing and increases the traffic that will never lose for a very long time.

  • There are so many ways to look at off page SEO, it can sometimes be mind boggling. You have brought a very comprehensive list, and if worked through at a steady pace, it will definitely make a difference (it just wont be seen overnight!).

    • Hi Catherine,

      Definitely! SEO is a long-term approach to attracting traffic, which when done properly can lead to a site’s sustained growth. Anything less and a site can expect to close down sooner rather than later.

  • imran zahid

    a very niceand helpful article i have ever seen ……

  • I don’t think the article submissions are still helpful. PDF File Submissions and Infographics sharing are powerful.

    • Hi Nathan,

      Yes, article submissions have dropped in their usefulness now. But like you say, there are similar styles of sites that you can submit PDF’s, infographics, slideshows, presentations, etc. They can be extremely useful to help promote a site.

      • Yes Matt SEO trend has been changed in 2014.

  • This article is very useful. For Off Page techniques, Now days guest blogging and Content sharing is most valuable for seo perspective.

  • Sagar

    very good article

  • Sreenivas.S

    Great Article. At present, White-Hat SEO technique has become more expensive, as all the good PR directory submission, local listings and social bookmarking sites have now become paid, in order to reduce spam.

    • I wouldn’t call them “expensive” at all. Like you say, all they are doing is trying to reduce the number of spam links and dodgy sites from advertising on them.

      There are plenty of free white hat SEO techniques that you can still use. Just don’t bother with any black hat techniques, as it will have major negative consequences in the long-term.

  • Alan Dingwall

    This is a great article. I think these are great tips Matt. I really like your blog posts because they’re really helpful. I’m sharing this to Twitter right now.

  • guptaabhijit318

    The best way to getting more traffic is to write a unique and informative content of your story. It will help me and others drive traffic to your site. Thanks for the important
    information. It is very useful…..

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  • animesh

    The above techniques are good for off page SEO optimization. Along with that pdf and doc sharing and google reviews can also be done.

    • Yes, PDF/doc sharing can be a great way to attract traffic. I haven’t had much experience with Google reviews though.

  • Nice article good information here thanks 🙂

  • Matt,
    In 2014, only high quality article is going to play around the SEO field if you want Google PR. However, your article is very helpful and informative to get maximum traffic.

  • Seo Service

    Post. The best way to getting more traffic is to write a unique and informative
    content of your story. It will help me and others drive traffic to your site.
    Thanks for the important information.

  • projection screens

    This post is written in a very good way and entails a lot of useful information for me. I am glad to find a good way of writing the post.

  • Some of one explained me that there should be no link in classifieds local sites….Is this true?
    No doubt your suggested ways are best but I wanna to know some additional as per our topic……….Thanks & Regards #Online marketing company in Gurgaon

  • its a very beneficial article on offpage seo. thanks for the great information here…

  • Spook SEO

    Off Page SEO plays a vital role to improve your Page rank and bring more free traffic to your website. There are many Off Page techniques have been used to generate quality links. I like Blog commenting because you can generate quality links and also get interact to other bloggers.

  • You shared good points about SEO that were difficult to discuss. It helped me to increase knowledge about SEO. Your all suggestions are really nice and helpful to all. Thanks to share such nice tips with us.

  • SEO off page activities has an important role in website ranking and you had given a great brief of it.

  • Divya

    Thanks for sharing useful information regarding off page optimization.should i write fresh content off page optimization?

  • Pretty cool info nicely presented. Thanks for this really helpful article. Specially you cleared my doubt regarding directory submission.

  • Shekhar

    Honestly, Cool stuff for new blogger, Off page is a teniche which is by far overlooked by many, although offline is a very effective way to ensure that the site click off well in term of the initial throught output.

  • Riyaz Alam

    Great Article Smith Thanks a lot

  • Jack Smith

    really good stuff. thanks for sharing.

  • Very helpful article, thank you. Specially infographics sound interesting! Thank you

  • jaryal

    Its really helpful ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  • Smith you are saying Directory submission is not dead, right? But i did not get a single backlink by submitting directory, they all have mentioned there long approval time(in free listing) but how long? I think directory submission is just wasting of time.

    • Hi Mukesh,

      Yes, I’d probably have to agree with you there. Directory submissions are generally a waste of time for what you get out of them. Saying that, however, I would still stick with my statement that “…directory submissions are not dead” because, if you can find the right site, they can still provide a benefit. Of course finding that site is becoming much harder.

      • I think you do have some very good directory submission website, right? If so than why not share with us???

        • Haha, took me a good while to find a handful of good sites. A lot depends on what niche you are in anyway.

  • Shriv Commedia Solution

    Thanks for the post Matt! I would like to mention that still directory submission works great and helps into backlinks . point is , we need to submit in right category with sticking guidelines.

  • Hey matt, very nice information you share in this blog that very useful to us.
    After read your blog, i will try try to other strategy for my site.

  • Jon

    I thought some of these off page techniques are dead? I thought the coolest way now is guest posting and infographics?

  • very much informative post!!!!

  • Cost U Less

    Directory submission is really long process..it takes a month before they approve but anyway i can try other techniques to improve my ability..Thank you so much..this really -really help…

  • RanaWaqas.Com

    Matt bro i just wanted to know if something new has arrived?

  • amrita

    I seem to be automatically tryong to memorize all your posts.Extremely useful and very generous!

  • Shakir Rasool

    5 Off Page SEO Strategies that you will follow while launching a new Coupons website.
    5 SEO strategies that should NOT be followed while launching a new Coupons website.

  • seofbd1234

    I think that Off-Page Search Engine Optimisation process is far better than on page

    Search Engine Optimisation. Local Listings and Answer Questions is a new concept for me.
    Thanks for posting!

  • Hey Matt, firstly thanks for the amazing post. Secondly, all the above mentioned tactics USED TO work for the ranking in a very Perfect way. But now as you know Google updates are not allowing us to follow these tactics or i would rather say that these tactics may or may not help us in rankings or backlinks.

    And my question is.. Do you have new techniques like guest posting ( which are working now a days ) which can help us to gain some traffic as well as help the site in the rankings ?

    Would be very happy if you can answer my question ASAP 🙂

  • very much informative article… thanks to sharing

  • We love your off page seo techniques!

  • Ecloudic.com

    Hey Matt, firstly thanks for the amazing post. Secondly, all the above mentioned tactics USED TO work for the ranking in a very Perfect way. I am Going to implement these techniques on my blog 🙂

  • Customer Care Numbers

    Very good knowledge about blog comment.

  • Melvinn D’ANNA

    Great ideas

    • Thank you for your time

    • ramere wimberly

      I would love to go somewhere that allows me to stay on campus and learn everything you can teach me

    • Gary Joseph Young

      Hi I am not here much but would like to thank you for the time you took to read my thoughts and reply to them.

  • Great Article but some things are not of any use now in 2014 like Blog Comments, forum marketing etc so they should be avoided now as SEO is evolving it seems off page is now becoming less important. Google now give importance to CONTENT so rather working on Off page much try to focus on ON Page

    For Reference check Google Link Schemes..

  • Isn’t Blogging an On-Page SEO?

    • Hi Nonoy,

      On-Page SEO involves any factors that affect your Web page being optimized; for example, meta tags, meta description, keyword density, etc.

    • Hi Nonoy, On-Page SEO of blogging is the blog and contents itself.

  • Rony

    Yes,can know important info from this valuable post.


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    awesome article

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  • Lalit Kumar

    Nice article good information here. thanks!

  • mahendran

    very useful smith,i hope many people can understand easily

  • nice article,very useful info is provided

  • lakesh lakeshl

    thanks for posting this.but i didnt get clear about link baiting

  • very nice article for me

  • Nice post !
    This post is very useful and informative.

  • Robert

    Nice post bro. Love it.

  • thanks for shearing useful article


    Very good article. But I did not understand step 9 “Photo Sharing” . How can I place a backlink in a picture?

    • Hi Incontri, You can place backlinks on your blog photo or you can submit your photo with edited informations in it.

  • Hi Matt, Great post, but creating backlinks from commenting in forums & blog aren’t spam. Aren’t search engine’s algos penalize us sooner or later. Please Suggest !!

    • Hi Pradip, No you wont get penalized as long as you follow the forum rules and only engage in relevant topics.

  • Hi Matt Smith. I have a blog which is based on English songs lyrics. I would like to ask one question. Bro I am posting 10+ articles per day. So may follow this off page SEO on each and every post in a single day. Is there any problem. Please reply Sir. Need a help because I want to rank every post. Please reply.

  • Nice List ! thank for sharing,

  • i want to know more about rel= Nofollow

    • @karanseo you can always google it 🙂

  • Hello Mr. Smith,

    Superb article!!! Mr. Smith I am confused to my blog is last month number one position but presently my blog is not showing in Google ranking please guide me.

  • Really Good factor for off page. good job……….

  • Md aqeel javeed

    we have been working on article submission . i have a query that how frequent we can change article content

  • I agree with this blog information but i have question, how can we find out “do-follow” blogs or forum site? I think, its very hard to find out. Can you give me some suggestions about that?

  • Web Design Company in Coimbato

    Really its a great stuff that you have shared and thanks for sharing the information with us.

  • Mohamed Thoufiq

    Hi smith,
    Its me thoufiq. Thanks for sharing this wonderful information. I have one doubt. How to increase website popularity? what are the steps to do? My client website has not yet obtain google page ranking. Except social bookmarking, directory posting, forum posting, article posting, press release posting, reviews what are the aspects to increase visitors for our site.

  • sigmaseosolutiuons

    Very good article. But I did not understand step 9 “Photo Sharing” . How can I place a back link and web Links in a picture?

  • Irfan Putra

    Those are great advices! thank you for sharing this information, i hope i could use this info to improve yg seo project m/

    • Helpdia

      This a helpful link but could you please tell me how a new movie review page ranks higher even its a new page

  • Thank you for sharing this techniques with us! I’m starting on SEO world and this post was very useful for me.

  • Seems very similar to Moz’s article

  • Shriram School School

    Article is very helpful, thanks for sharing and keep writing.

  • Webdesignbbsr

    Your post is quite informative and useful but I just want to add another one in your link building technique list. How about press release submission? Press release submission is also counted as one of the best off-page SEO techniques. By doing press release submission you can get do follow back links as well as a ton of visitors towards your site. What’s your opinion?

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  • Earnest Matthews

    These tactics has been old, there is some thing NEW.

  • Kavya Shah

    thanks for sharing useful Information…………!

  • Anshika

    Those are great advices! thank you for sharing this information

  • pak11

    why are u not updating your Facebook page. .. because if u update regularly . .it is very helpful for others.

  • Great content, your post is quite informative and writers must keep this in mind. thanks for sharing.

  • Interesting post. Thank you sharing the useful information!

  • Top five effective off page seo techniques which we are using recently:

    1) Blog commenting
    2) Forum participation
    3) Social bookmarking
    4) Social media marketing
    5) local listing

  • nice article on off page SEO. But I think that if you will do in mass panda and penguin will catch you soon, so be careful.

  • Bestnest Real Estate

    Good Article, Good Steps for a OFF PAGE SEO ….. Thanks Bro.

  • I am doing all the activity but i am not Getting fast Ranking result??

  • Shreedha Ganesan

    nice information

  • Nice written but it doesn’t give quick response so we must think about the techniques which provide quick response.(codified web solutions)

  • sunny brown

    amazing article with useful tip to increase your site ranking.

  • nice

  • Amazing.above topics arts are really good and should be followed in order to get good web presence.

  • Thanks Matt for your beautiful post. Ofcorse these are the best off site techniques to increase your search position and build BRAND over web.

  • hemant rajpoot

    GREAT! that was a amazing article. These all off-page activities are the best for getting huge traffic on your website. But before doing it don’t forget to perform the on-page activities on your website as ranking and traffic both will come only if you have unique content on your website.

    There are some more off-page activities that you can do for better results:

    1.PDF& PPT submission
    2.Content syndication

    3.classified submission

  • PTC Listing

    Great article. Will bookmark this page. My seo and alexa ranking have been going down badly for few months. Hopefully, after application of these stuffs, get something good

  • Hi Matt,
    Your post is very nice. I’m also using the same tactics for off-page optimization and the performance is going really well.

  • Mick May

    God will Bless you for writing this informative column on SEO. I love you!

  • I believe off page optimization is very important for SEO. This post was very helpful for me, thanks for sharing.

  • Robin

    After a long time, I found this most informative post for me. Thanks for off page Seo strategy to increase organic traffic.

  • Lorene Prickett

    Hi Matt, Numbers 8,9, 12 and 14 is a foreign strategy for me.. I will try it soon, Thank you so much for this post. Your a life saver!!

  • Dilip

    Hi Matt,!
    Your post is very nice. I’m also using the same tactics for off-page optimization and the performance is going really well.

  • ToothPasteKiss

    Hi Matt!
    Thank you so much for sharing the post, really find it interesting and insightful. Could you please guide me how many links should i post on daily basis? Like if i am commenting on different blogging websites – is their any specific target for me to do on daily basis without violating the Google terms and conditions?

    P.S – i am new to SEO.

  • shweta

    I am also doing SEO for my company website and i follow the same procedure..if you know something new about SEO then please let me know..

  • lutfar rahman

    great touch bro ! i am also a Seo expert !

  • Varun Kumar Riat

    it doesnt contain much i have just started working as seo you have to change all the title and meta tags given by the website owner

    • Sanchay Sanyal

      i guess you are talking about on page SEO and this article is basically focuses on off page SEO.

  • Hanya Rashid

    I am also new in this business and i am trying to find every possible way of increasing visitors to my website

    • Saima Arif

      where is your website?

  • wow very nice article, i hope it will help me to increase traffic for my website

  • Ankur Vyas

    This is really very useful info and help me doing SEO of my site profitmonsoon


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  • Alvina Roy

    thank you

  • wturner

    My website ranking so down pl z help me

    • Desai

      You Have To Hire One Search Engine Optimizer For It.

  • Thanks for sharing off page techniques. Searching for any new off page techniques .

    • Desai

      You Have to hire One Search Engine Optimizer For it.

  • what about info graphic submission? is it still working.

  • 15. Answer Questions can you please give me a best answer questions sites. where i can post my questions.

  • I was searching for best off page techniques.. good post 🙂

  • Straight and simple to understand list. Content is the king for me when I design any site.. but how to know which one is a do follow blog ?

    • Content is not always king if nobody finds it. I believe that promotion is king 🙂

  • Webmastersgroup Melbourne

    very informative post. Thanks for sharing this article..

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  • with so many tactics, which do you recommend the most for starters?

  • uday

    This is really awesome , beneficial and precise ,thank you matt

  • ScoopBuzz

    What, if i buy this all backlinks from fivrr. Will it be worthy?

  • Avinash Padmane

    Nicely written.

  • Anu Sha

    Yahoo Answers do not allow ans to have links now. How this can be helpful in seo?????

  • Thanks for the advices!

  • Hi, I like your post but I have used all techniques that you mentioned in this but am not getting the ranking in search engines.

  • Cristen C.

    Thanks for your tips. I’ve found so much info on On-page SEO but nobody really covers off-page SEO. I’ve recently done a domain name change and have rebranded so I’m definitely looking to optimize.

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  • vishal kamble

    yeah indeed

  • Thank you. Its a complete list for one to start from ZERO

  • rajdeep das

    First-class information about the online review searches. I should start doing that for my businesses.

  • nice newa

  • I feel this tutorial perfect for the Beginners.. such a clean article.

  • great article. suits for freshers much

  • Great post! This has several important to do’s regarding to the off-page SEO. Great work!

  • sam banfield

    Nice article!! SEO is good way to find traffic, though at first time its bit hard but if you optimize your site for search engine with good way and with good tools you can get good result. SEO Companies Melbourne

  • This was really good list. Beneficial for the persons who are new to SEO. Thanks.

  • This is really good information regarding Off page optimization. Can you list some of Answer Questions site. Because i have used only yahoo answers, if you know some list please share me.

  • thank for this tips , should be bookmark it

  • Pippintr

    Link Baiting))))) yes SEO painful…

  • Nice sharing it helped me lot…Thanks

  • Yeah its obviously a great post.Thanks

  • Saurabh Bhalerao

    in this article all rules and regulation i applied on my website and the result is postive, it worked..
    Thanks a lot !!!

  • Thanks for sharing useful information!!

  • CyberNext.io

    List is really nice but it seems like few off page activities like directory, SE submission’s, forums etc are loosing their effect.

  • Matt, Thanks for sharing such an informative article.The tips you have provided here, I have implemented almost all of them and got positive outcomes.Thanks again.

  • Grate for informative article.than all thing do the follow off page seo .thanks for sharing in this article….

  • Atul Chaudhary

    Sorry to say but link bait, directory posting, forum posting, blog commenting and even article posting are all things of past. Matt Cutts has clearly spoken about these in the past as spammy techniques and one should strictly avoid them.

    • Sanjeev Kumar

      Yes, you are absolutely right. But now quality speaks and too much link building put any site spam. We can use directory, forum, blogs and articles, but with quality.

    • Sreekanth P

      Thanks Atul for sharing the information…

      Could u please tell us what technics ur using for the same…

      could u please share the list where ur listing ur pages..

      my mail id is pshrikanth77@gmail.com

  • jaisingh

    i hav just join seo , so i m also thinking that how can i drive more traffic towards me

  • Sanjeev Kumar

    Please also add Broken Link Building & Skyscraper techniques to your blog, so that readers can also get in touch with new techniques…

  • Nidhi Yadav

    Thanks for sharing informative information but i have used all activities so if anyone have any new activity please share.

  • Thanks for sharing this article. I have found so much information on On-page and off-page SEO.

  • thanks Matt for these tips!

  • Pixel & Code

    Hi matt,

    Thanks for these tips. I am trying to promote my website and it’s been like 1 month now but I havent seen any results. Do you think offpage SEO takes more time? I am in the web design industry

  • After reading this blog i got few over reached knowledge which is very important for me in future. Most of the strategy are just old which we are already following before. I request you to share on page strategy too.

  • Hey Matt nice post and tips!

    How many backlinks/day do you recommend to build? I want to avoid penalties from Google!

  • I admire your post, but what you think about classified ads submissions. I think it is another most important part of SEO off page techniques. In classified ads we post our product or brand name information and generate leads to our targeted projects.

  • Nishigandh chavan

    Dear Matt, great post about off page seo. You have written social media in first rank, is it really counts in first position?

  • Kishan

    Dear Matt Smith,

    Thanks for your informative article. I found some useful information in your article. This information is impressive. I am inspired with your post writing style & how continuously you describe this topic. The explanation given is really comprehensive and informative.

  • Thanks for sharing informative information. SEO off page technique many activity very useful for get improve site rank activity like web 2.0 site posting, Infographic Submission and guest posting.

  • Nice blog.. lot to learn in this

  • Websintech

    Very helpfull.. thank you

  • tipontip

    Thanks for sharing informative information. SEO off page technique many activity very useful for get improve site rank activitys

  • This tips are too much effective to me , thanks for sharing some awesome tips. Looking for more..

  • Akiksha Bamne

    Thanks for sharing informative information

  • These techniques are very common, but approach and quality is matter.

  • Great tips .A big thanks for sharing such a wonderful article with us .

  • Retricka Smith

    Indeed for Digital marketing User , they can easily achieve the target .!!! thank you !

  • Good seo techniques
    Thank you

  • Thanks Matt for sharing informative SEO tips.

  • Thank you for the post.

  • thank you for sharing SEO tips these are useful geting backlinks

  • Thanks for sharing it..

  • well seo is totally change now. you should need to update your blog also update the new seo activities which now is trending, like infographics, Guest Posting, Etc,,

  • Thanks for this great Off-Page SEO techniques.

  • Diedeson Wolf

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    It has a lot of information from core essentials to advanced
    strategies. It does get technical in some areas, but the author balances
    this out with his conversational style. It covers the latest RankBrain,
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    other books, so I give the author bonus points for covering this new

  • Thanks for sharing this great Off-Page SEO techniques.

  • Jayesh Jani

    Nice Blog !
    Thank you for sharing this post.

  • Which Technic is easy to get a traffic quickly Matt Smith.

  • Kevin McQuire

    This post is just a rip-off from Mom’s website published 8 years ago!

    • Kevin McQuire

      I meant Moz’s website!

  • Thanks for sharing useful information.It is useful for every blogger…

  • Sanford

    Nice post, is there any other off page SEO tips that’s currently very popular and that actually works, bookmarks seems to have very less effect on my site

  • Thank you for article posting, we appreciate your post on oof page SEO refers to techniques that can be used to improved the position of a website in the Search Engine Results Page(SERPs).

  • chinnnu

    The different SEO technics are very useful

  • chinnnu

    is there any more popular technics for digital marketing ?

  • chinnnu

    new discussion seems good.

  • yeah

  • Derek Clifford Gibson

    Hi Matt just sent you an email re ADVICE — I have just built a website but still under construction and getting 1000+ clicks a day, tracking with Google 99% are Facebook all traffic is from SEO too should I monetise now or improve SEO first ? Better keywords, met tags, replace htags etc ?

  • Debasis

    Thank you for your post.very helpful for seo beginners and experts

  • Sudipta Sen

    Thank you for sharing this post.SEO off page technique many activity very helpful for get improve site rank activitys.

  • Which is the best one Matt Smith.

  • Apart from directory submission you can do anything as i think.

  • Thanks for sharing latest techniques.

  • This is really wonderful article. Thank you for sharing. I have a doubt that Article Directory submission is still relevant for Link Building?

  • Great Posting and very informative too. I am using all of these Off page SEO techniques personally and it is really a great way to do SEO.

  • I was looking for something else and i found this off page article. And before i searched a lot about off page but couldn’t find so relevant, by luck today i found.,.thanks for the wonderful article already bookmarked for future reading :).

  • ok smith in these all methods which is gives more traffic and high backlinks

  • Definitive reply from u and thanks for ur info bro!

  • KKaruna Chauhan

    Great post. This will surely boost website traffic.

  • Most of the activities are mentioned above. Is there any benefit of tiered link building?

  • Villa De


    Thanks for sharing the different OFF PAGE activities for SEO. Nice post.

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  • I really do believe even nowadays that link building is the key factor to SERPs.

  • No doubt, as you are providing the information about new off-page activities list. These activities really very helpful to get the website page rank. but i think these are old techniques and if you add some more new techniques then it will be very helpful to get the google page rank. So, its my suggestion to add some new techniques…..

  • awesome post yet again ! I would seriously pay to pickup all these tips. Thanks for providing such great value.

  • I would like to thanks the author who shared really good post about SEO on and off page process. It will help for beginner and experienced persona who looking for latest trend in search engine industry

  • Abhi

    Really nice thanks for the information

  • seobloggingtricks

    Thanks for this article! Spent enough to learn these techniques. I will make a try all these methods for my blog.

  • tgjhg

  • Thanks for good article. But today is directory is not important…..


  • Is this article is copied from MOZ?

  • Very Good SEO Tips. It will help a lot for my Unique eCommerce Site. Thanks.

  • Awesome Tips , the all points are Important to increase the traffic of websites, thank you for sharing the blog.

  • Thanks for the update! I’ve not been spending much time in “SEO land” recently but it’s very good to see that the basics still rule.
    It’s the same for the mentoring I now do. Basic, fundamentals always always work.

  • though these techniques are old, still most of them works in combination with others. Thanks for sharing.

  • Thanks Matt for this article ! I’m working on my off site seo as a photographer and these tips were very welcome 🙂

  • Interesting !! Helps me a lot .

  • Meghana Singh

    Thank you for Sharing Good aricle.
    these all techniques basics but important.

  • Thanks for the SEO techniques, Can you provide some resources for link building? Thanks!

  • I was collecting information about Off page SEO Techniques and best SEO tutorial.But I must say you give me a lot of information about off page SEO photo sharing business marketing social networking and several other methods are good to be follow.

    • dpk


  • Thanks for the Information it was really very effective and useful for me.

  • dpk

    awesome way of discribing the things…….

    • Shivkumar Paswan

      How many article we can submit in a month

  • Nice

  • Lester

    I find Link building the hardest part to improve my website ranking. Any tips on acquiring good links?

  • SuryaKumbh

    Thanks fr

  • great seo tips. thanks

  • Shahadat Hossain

    hi im sahadat

  • maryam_seif

    Thanks for sharing list it’s cover all the major off page seo activities.

  • salini sasi

    Thanks for your great tips

  • Arun Kumar

    Dear sir,

    Thank you for article posting, we appreciate your post on seo techniques.
    Its realy helpful for digital marketer.

  • Great blog! You have explained it very well. I think, every beginners should know these off page techniques before doing SEO. Thanks for sharing such a great information with us!

  • Kiara William

    Very helpful off page techniques Matt.

  • Debasish Guchhait

    Thank you so much for sharing good info.
    I have get good knowledge about off page SEO. It is very helpful for digital marketing.

  • Thank you so much for sharing a List of off-page techniques Matt. But I think these techniques are working in 2017 and benefits ?

  • Adeel Zaighum

    Really Helpful keep writing


  • Frankly speaking, actually I am searching off page techniques and saw your blog. Very well explained! I want to apply it for my project. Hope, it will work.

  • Suma Globex

    Thank you for sharing off page optimization. Really helpful to increase our site rank. I am getting good knowlodge from this site. Keep sharing your knowlwdge with us.Thank you again.

  • Thanks for sharing the handy post. Great information for beginners to learn. Keep it up.

  • kerri reed

    Thank you for posting this type of article…. It is really very nice.

  • this blog is very helpful. Because I get some information to do back links. I think it will be the best practice for me

  • Ashish Sharma

    I am disagree to submit website in the search engine ( it’s black hat SEO ).Instead use webmaster tool.

  • Thank you for such information. I will implement it into my website.

  • sarika

    please tell me how will use off line seo for grow the business .

  • Samual Smith

    Thank You For Sharing Helpful Information.

  • Amazing post, I will follow these instructions.
    Keep up the good work!

  • Very helpful SEO techniques Thanks for sharing.

  • Very nice post i love it.

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  • Cheesy Services

    Dear Sir,

    Thanks Share to great tips you will give me by blog post ti improve own website tips are very user related read tips.

    Thank You.

  • Ravinder Dhontisaram

    thank u Matt Smith

  • Cheesy Services

    Dear Sir,

    Thanks Share off page seo tips you give by blog post throw to website to increase ranking to some some view user on to many time give Information.

    Thank You.

  • Cheesy Services

    Great Techniques you will give me in seo related off page website optimize in tips are user great thanks for tips.

    Thank You.

  • Amir Asghar

    wow, nice your post. thanks

    • Sonam Sinha


  • This article is great. We can know many things by this article. Thank you for sharing this article with us. It helps us very much…….

  • By following these SEO tips you can increase more backlinks and traffic for the website. These tips are more helpful to increase backlinks.

  • Rahul

    Thanks for your sharing.I am happy to read this post…

  • If you want to generate a quality backlinks than follow the above given tips which you have to generate good number back links and can get a good ranks over google.

  • Hi, Matt would you like to help me to find some body as good as your self with experience
    in eCommerce SEO I cant find a good one .
    Thank you for helping us to understand how to market website. You are the best!

  • Nice Blog
    This blog improve my knowledge about off page SEO.
    Thanks For posting it.

  • Nice content thanks for sharing.

  • Can we Post an article to different article submission sites such as sooperarticle, ezinearticle, articlefactory and so on?

  • Smith Kotak

    useful article….

  • Hi, Thanks for the suggestion, never tried with Link baiting and how effective it will be for my SEO activity.

  • Hello Sir,

    Thanks share information for off page seo technique to share most wonderful tips and ideas to used it.

    Thank You.

  • These are very helpful off page techniques for any sites. you can also add product listing and dead link building techniques in your list.

    Thanks for sharing!

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    I am shortly going to need a website for ecommrce using Amazon FBA. Does Wix require coding skills as I have zero coding skills!

  • useful article post

  • gopi s

    its good,,,,


    thanks for sharing SEO off PAGE techniques..

  • Super Blog. It give more information about SEO off page techniques. but i need to know more about Link Baiting.

  • IamPooja

    Good Blog! Explaining each points in detail, But I am finding some local listing Review site which is beneficial for my new upcoming website.
    How could I start?… Plz Help

  • Superb post!!! all of your mention points are beneficial for off page seo and you make it very easy for the beginners to reach their highest off page seo goal.

  • Thanks for the blog Matt. Really cool. Easy to gain knowledge for the seo beginners in off page techniques.

  • Nice Article! Love all the SEO Techniques very useful.

  • HI this vajid
    your all 15 point is very fruitful for every blogger becous you given many things about directroy submissions, social bookmarking and all thing but one more new thing you given in your post that social shopping network. This is to fruitful

    thnk you so much matt smith

  • bharti salunke

    Thanks for sharing such useful and informative article.

  • crazyartideas

    Thanks for sharing nice tips

  • Great list!! It’s awesome article. I appreciate your list it’s precious and provides the most powerful tool to make social media expert. Thanks for sharing this post

  • Thank you for sharing activities to get more baclinks

  • Thanks for sharing such a great content


  • Really good off page techniques shared with us..

  • Veronika michel

    i would like to know wt is off page .simply define it..?

  • Hi Smith,
    Thanks for this article and a refreshing thought shared.

    • Veronika michel


      • Hi! Do you want to know about Off-Page?

        • Veronika michel


          • Hi! Sure I can help you. Go to my Disqus Profile and from there, land on my BLOG. There is a contact form, reach me for Discussion.

          • Veronika michel


          • I can’t publish here, because of spam action. So only asking you to visit my Disqus Page.

          • Veronika michel

            need to know mail………?

          • You can send me an email from my contact page.

        • Veronika michel


        • Veronika michel

          I can’t understand that way send me mail ….!

  • Really good useful off page techniques..

  • Sharmin Laila

    Helpful article for offpage SEO.

  • Jessica

    I dont like Yahoo answers website as its of no use. Instead i try Quora

  • Very helpful article for off page.

  • thanks to giving the information.

  • Umang Pharma

    Its was really helpfull for me, thanks for sharing this blog.

  • Shoaib Vohra

    great content ! totally loved it i am an online teacher too.

  • Divyasri Gorla

    Really such a useful content. Thank you @Matt Smith for providing such a great content. It will useful for me and i will implement these to my blogs.

  • Durgesh kevat

    such a nice blog it is and very useful information for my web site. Thanks for sharing with us. Keep Posting…

  • sanvi

    Hi thanks for this post

  • Good information shared with us..

  • Really Too Good Activities These All Activities are work. Thank You For Sharing With Us.

  • Can tell you me which techniques are useful now a day for off-page seo?

  • This is very informative post.

  • Your given techniques are really so effective.Thanks

  • Hei Matt,
    Such a wonderful techniques for bout off page SEO. You all techniques are efficient for rank a blog or post in google search engine.

  • Rajput Nishank Singh

    nice techniques n nice blog too

  • thank you

  • Admission Advisor

    Is Still Directory Submission is useful for SEO.

  • Subhashree

    What is the main factor to improve traffic?

  • Very helpful techniques thanks a lot

  • Awesome content. i will follow your strategies.

  • WpHound

    lot of useful steps for offpage SEO.

  • Very helpful off page list.. Thank for sharing..

  • Manisha

    very much helpfull…..seo off page list….thank you for sharing this