Maintaining organic search traffic growth for a large, mature website can be challenging. This is particularly true for sites where there been several different “cooks in kitchen,” so to speak, over time. Some past content contributors may have approached SEO differently than you do today—or may not have considered it at all.
If your site has 500+ pages and has been live for a few years, the first step is to do some digital housecleaning, taking care of broken links, pages that no longer draw traffic, and outdated CTAs. Then look for Goldilocks keywords that have a “just right” combination of high average monthly search volume and relatively low competition or keyword difficulty.
Once you’ve taken care of those tasks, here are three more tactics you can use with target keywords to improve ranking and increase organic search traffic. [Read more…]