So you want to increase your Google ranking but you are not sure where to start? Well here are a few tips that will help you determine how to increase your ranking by tweaking your site just a little bit. The first thing that you can do to increase your Google ranking is to check the speed of your site. Every page should load within 1-2 seconds (if not faster). Back in 2010 Google announced that they would take speed into consideration to increase customer satisfaction and profits across the board.
Second, your website needs to be up-to-date ALWAYS. Having fresh content makes it so that your readers will stay on your page longer and are more likely to share it on social media sites. This is what makes blogging so popular because bloggers are constantly adding new content. When your website is stagnant not only will readers get board because they have seen it before but Google recognizes that people aren’t staying on your site and will drop your ratings.
Third, and probably one of the most important in our day is to make sure your site is responsive, compatible with mobile devices. Wither it be for a mobile device, tablet, laptop, or desktop you want to have your readers have a good experience. Responsive websites are the way to go. If you don’t have a responsive site it will be worth the effort to switch it over. With the number of mobile devices accessing the internet growing everyday verse laptops or desktops, Google ranking will look at your reader’s mobile experience; bounce rate, etc. to determine your ranking.
Remember that your Google ranking isn’t going to change overnight. Following these tips and many others you can find here, your ranking will increase, it may take months to change your ranking but with a little bit of patience and constant updating you will begin to see improvements.