How do you carry out and implement an on-page SEO audit?

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In a world where competition on the Internet is greater than ever, it is essential to have a website to attract and retain visitors.

An On-Page SEO audit can significantly improve the quality of the content and structure of a website.

In this article, we'll look at the key stages in this process, and the benefits you can expect to gain.


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1. The fundamentals of On-Page SEO auditing

The On-Page SEO audit is a crucial stage in the optimisation of a website. It involves evaluating and analysing the various elements that make up your website, both in terms of content and structure, in order to identify weak points and possible areas for improvement.

a) Content

When we talk about contentContent refers to everything that makes up a website, whether text, images, videos or animations. Quality content must be unique, relevant and offer real added value to users, while complying with the technical constraints imposed by Google and other search engines.

b) Structure

La structure A site's layout encompasses all the elements that make navigation fluid and pleasant for web users: the tree structure, internal networkingmarkup HTMLetc. It also plays a vital role in the indexing of your site by search engines and has a direct impact on the natural referencing (SEO) of your pages.

2. The key stages in a successful On-Page SEO audit

To carry out this audit and optimise your website, you need to follow certain important steps:

  1. Content analysis : check the quality and relevance of the texts, images and other multimedia elements on your site. Make sure that this content is unique, informative and provides real added value for users.
  2. Keyword study : identify the keywords that are relevant to your business and ensure that they are correctly integrated into your site.
    - Use the tools Keyword Planner from Google to determine the most sought-after keywords in your sector.
  3. Optimising meta tags : make sure that each of your pages has optimised and unique meta title and description tags that include the keywords identified above.
  4. Checking the tree structure : make sure that your site is structured in a logical and hierarchical way, to make it easier for search engines to navigate and index your pages.
  5. Audit of the internal network : analyse the quality of internal links to improve navigation and consistency between the different pages of your site.
  6. Analysis of backlinks : Study the inbound links (from other sites) that point to your site, as they have an influence on your natural referencing. Concentrate on netlinking and work on obtaining more quality backlinks.
  7. Evaluation of loading time : a fast website is essential for offering user experience and not penalise your natural referencing. Use tools such as Google PageSpeed Insights to analyse the loading speed of your site and identify the factors that can be improved.

3. The concrete benefits of an On-Page SEO audit

Conducting an On-Page SEO audit allows you to :

  • Improve the quality of the content offered to your visitors and increase their satisfaction.
  • Encourage search engines to index your pages and increase your online visibility.
  • Optimise the structure of your site to make it easier for users to navigate and encourage them to share your content through external links.
  • Increase traffic and the number of conversionsby making your site more attractive and functional for web users.
  • Reduce bounce rate and increase the time spent on your site.

In short, carrying out an On-Page SEO audit can significantly improve the quality of the content and structure of your website, while optimising its natural referencing.

Don't hesitate to call on a professional or use specific tools to help you in this process and maximise your chances of success on the web.

About the author

Frédéric POULET is the founder of the SEO Agency Optimize 360 After 20 years in large groups, he founded Optimize 360 to put the know-how of large groups to work for SMEs. Now a recognised specialist in SEO and natural referencing in France and Europe
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