How to Do an SEO Audit in 15 Minutes or Less with David McSweeney [AMS-02]

In this Search Engine Optimization audit tutorial, David McSweeney reveals you exactly how to perform a Search Engine Optimization audit in less than 15 mins.
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This process that should help you swiftly determine major SEO issues that may be holding your internet site back from reaching its full search web traffic potential (and ranking high in Google).

There are a few various tools stated throughout the video clip such as Ahrefs, Beam of light us up, Shrieking Frog, as well as other coverage devices. All links are listed below to the different SEO devices made use of in the video clip.

Additionally, you can follow our overview: "16-Step SEO Audit Refine To Increase Your Google Rankings" below:

You can utilize this details to produce your very own SEO records for customers or for your own internet sites.

Right here's a timestamped malfunction of our instance web site audit for SEO.

0:30 Beginning a crawl of your website utilizing Beam of light Us Up device (, Shouting Frog's SEO Site Auditor ( or simply access Ahrefs' own crawl information (Crawl Record) from your Ahrefs dashboard (

1:00 Most likely to a website you are bookkeeping. Open up the web page in a web browser and also watch the resource to check the essential on-page aspects: the title tag, meta description, the header H1 tags, subheaders (H2, H3 etc.). Also, perform the same sort of look for website's inner pages.

3:40 Following, nip over to Google:

– check if the material on your site is unique;
– do a search for the site's brand name;
– take a peek at where a site currently ranks for the major targeted phrase from its homepage;
– do a search making use of the site: operator to find out the number of pages Google presently has indexed for the domain.

5:18 Dive over Google Look Console ( to see if there are any problems with crawling the site and then take a look at the HTML Improvements report.

6:20 Run a few reports in Google Analytics, beginning by considering the website's existing search website traffic.

8:37 Go to Ahrefs Site Explorer ( to perform a fast, hands-on audit on the site's link account and also recognize any obvious problems:

– inspect the Overview web page for the domain to have a quick look at the site's total health and wellness and also web link account;
– anchor text distribution in 'Anchors Cloud';
– take a look at the 'Broken Back links' record under 'Inbound Links', which can commonly be the source of some fast wins;
– ultimately, have a fast run through the website's referring domains, to see if anything stands out as suspicious, or low quality.

11:00 Jump in to device called 'Panguin' ( to quickly determine drops in traffic that align with Google's mathematical updates.

12:00 Usage Google's PageSpeed Insights Device ( for identifying significant problems which might be affecting website's rate.

12:55 The final step in your audit process will be to examine any structured information that the site might have as well as guarantee it is effectively developed utilizing Google's Structured Data Testing Device (

Which is virtually it: your 15 min Search Engine Optimization audit is full!

13:50 You may return to the crawl started at first with Beam of light United States Up device as well as examine its record with all the details you can utilize to tidy up your site and also obtain ranking much better!


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