6 tips to increase Domain authority

The term domain authority is widely used in these days and most of the SEO experts emphasis on the importance of domain authority and the tips to increase it.how to increase domain authority

The question is why we are so caring about domain authority when there is already a Google Page Rank authority introduced and owned by most of the bloggers and publishers…..? The answer is simple and realistic because Google Page Rank is the measure of only few factors including do follow Quality backlinks while in domain authority there is more to say and concerned.

Before proceeding further let’s sees what is domain authority is..?

What is Domain Authority?

Domain authority is introduced by the Moz and according to them:

According to Moz, authority numbers are high level metrics that attempt to answer the question “How strong are this page’s/site’s links in terms of helping them rank for queries in Google.com?

it means if your blog has high Google PR,good numbers of backlinks,alexa rankings is around hundreds or even thousands then chances are there that it has good search rankings and hence domain authority too.

Factors affecting the Domain Authority (DA):

Although there are many things that may affect and increase domain authority, the important ones are listed below:

  1. Domain age and Domain popularity
  2. Domain Size including sub domains
  3. Domain History in terms of Spamming
  4. Alexa Traffic Rankings
  5. Google Page Rank
  6. Social Media Impact
  7. Number of inbound and outbound links
  8. Frequency of article submission
  9. Articles indexed
  10. Forum Participation
  11. Directory submission

and lot of more to list.

How to Check Domain Authority Of a website or blog:

There are lot of ways can be used to check the domain authority, most of them can be found by searching “how to check domain authority”, but just for convenience Moz Firefox and Chrome adds on can be used. Others detailed website to use for this purpose are:opensite explorer and Moonsy

The ideal domain authority should be between 60-80, but if your blog has 36 or above then Google and other search engines will give importance to your blog and will surely increase your search rankings.

6 Tips to Increase Domain Authority:

SO start working to increase domain authority by following the tips given below.

1-Domain Age and its Popularity:

As by the title as old the domainas, gold it will be considered, so if your domain is registered more then 4 years ago then chances are there that domain authority will be high rather then the content published….so a new webmaster may purchased an old domain and refurnished it with quality content, make it popular and get listed in the race. So if you have old domain then you are already at plus if not then need not to worry and proceed further.

2-Frequence of Quality Content:

No doubt content is the king and writing quality content enriched with long tail keywords is the best sure to get listed and increase domain authority, for this frequency (schedule of posting) of quality content should be considered.

3-Increase Backlinks:

Backlinks are not only important to increase Google PR but also to increase domain authority, one link from high PR blog is far better then many links from PR 0 blogs, so try to increase backlinks but how…?

  • Do guest Posting on high PR niche related blogs
  • Do article submission in famous directories.
  • Interlink your old posts
  • Do blog commenting but avoid spamming
  • Link diversity with unique blogs or websites

Read MoreHow to increase backlinks

4- Focus On Social Media Activities:

The recent updates in Google search algorithm consider social media as the major source to measure search rankings and hence domain authority. So the more bloggers actively involved in the social media activities the more chances are there to increase domain authority.

Start from today and involve in the activities/ discussion at the famous social media like Google Plus,Twitter,Facebook & Linkedin and have more reflection of your blog and hence domain.

5-Increase Alexa Rankings:

Alexa traffic rankings is the most efficient way used by most of the publishers to check the website or blog popularity, so having alexa rankings is less then hundreds or thousands is better to get good search rankings.

Read More: Increase Alexa traffic rankings in simple steps

6-Increase Google Page Rank:

Too much is written to increase Google PR, but now it is the factor that may affect the domain authority, so focus to increase Google page rank.

It is your turn:

I know there is more to say, so contribute with your ideas and let the world focus to increase domain authority.

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8 Comments

  1. Preman SERP says:

    great Posting Mr Rafaqat, you explaining any more that i need about How to increasing DA for our website, great posting and very originally I get it here, Thanks Alot for your sharing.

  2. Afzal Zaheer says:

    Hi Rafakat,
    There are so many ways to increase DA and you have presented a complete post by letting us know about all the intricacies. From directory submission, social media promotion to backlink etc, you have mentioned all. Thanks for sharing it.

  3. www.youtube.com says:

    Hi there! I know this is kind of off topic but I was wondering which blog
    platform are you using for this website? I’m getting tired of WordPress because I’ve had issues with hackers and I’m looking at options for another platform.
    I would be awesome if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

    • Rafaqat says:

      I am using WordPress,but when talking about issues and hackers then you have to work on it by using Good and secure hosting along with theme and some good plugins like better WordPress security etc.

  4. kuldeep says:

    Thanks for sharing such important info. I think now its important to increase domain authority.

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