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How To Increase The Domain Authority of Your Blog?

by Vishwajeet Kumar
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Are you wondering how to increase the domain authority of your Blog? If yes, then this post is just for you. In this post, I am going to show you how to increase the domain authority of your blog in an easy way.

I have received many emails as well as Facebook messages where users ask me that how to increase the domain authority of their blog. So, I finally decided to make a post on it. Before, I elaborate everything about it let’s clarify what a domain authority is?

What is a Domain Authority

Domain Authority popularly known as DA is a 3rd party metrics which is developed by MOZ.

MOZ is a SEO tool and they have developed it to analyze a blog or website metrics to determine how they perform in search engines.

They Score a website DA from 1 to 100. There are many factors that they determine to analyze a website and score them accordingly. However, you cannot relate it with Google Algorithms. It’s completely different. So, never judge your search traffic with your Domain Authority.

How to Increase the Domain authority of your blog?

There are many factors which need to consider to increase the domain authority of your blog.

Let’s check out them one by one. These steps are very crucial and necessary to increase the domain authority of your blog.

1. Add Content on Regular Basis

Content plays a great role in SEO as well as increasing the user engagement on your blog. To Increase the domain authority of your blog, you need to update your blog on regular basis. You also need to focus on quality of the content.

Also Read:- How To Write A Blog Post [10 Proven Tips]

Here you need to maintain the consistency. For example, if you posts 3 articles per week and maintain the consistency.  

This is a very important step to increase the domain authority. If you don’t update your blog regularly then your DA will not increase.

2. Make your site Design User friendly

Many of you don’t ever focus on the design of your blog. The design of your blog plays a great role in good user engagement and provide better user experience. If your design is responsive and users can easily navigate your site then it will be also easy for search bots includes the MOZ bot to crawl your blog easily.

I highly recommend users to use premium themes like GeneratePress and Themes from Themeforest to make your site looks more user friendly and professional.

3. Create Backlinks for your blog.

Backlinks plays a great role in SEO and also in increase the domain authority of your blog. DA mainly focus on the link profile of your blog. You need to build quality and relevant backlinks from high authority websites to your blog.

Guest Posting is one of the best ways to build quality backlinks from high authority websites. You can ask high authority blog owners in your niche and ask them for a guest posting. You need to provide a good and high quality content to get a backlink for your blog.

When your backlinks Count will grow, you will see a gradual increase of your Domain authority. So, Keep building more backlinks. One more thing, you need to consider is that don’t create spam backlinks as it may hurt your blog SEO and also your DA will decrease. So, before making a backlinks make sure that you are creating quality backlinks.

4. Domain Age

Domain Age also plays a great role in increasing the doamin authority of your blog. If you domain is very new then you cannot expect much about your blog DA score.

Since, You need to work on your blog content and also on backlinks and it will take sometime. So, you will see a gradual increase in your domain authority when your domain become old.

Domain age also works simultaneously with trust factor. When your domain become old, people need to trust on you and they realize that you are serious with your online venture.

5. Improve your Blog Speed

Believe it or not but page speed plays a vital role in SEO. If your website is loading very slowly then it might negatively impact the SEO traffic of your blog. You need to improve the speed of your blog. There are many factors to increase the loading speed of your blog.

If you using poor and cheap web hosting then it might slow down your website. I highly recommend you to use best and reliable web hosting provider.

Always use a cache plugin like Wprocket to optimize your blog assets and increase the loading speed of your blog.

Don’t plaster your blog with lots of ads and javascript as it might slow down your blog. Also optimize your blog images. You can use image optimization plugins like WPSmush to optimize the images of your blog.

6. Increase your Social Signals

Social Media now plays a great role in increase the brand awareness and also a vast medium to drive traffic. Since, it does not play any direct role in SEO but social signals always need to be consider for a better rankings.

Social Media Sites

Make a habit of sharing your posts on social media sites like Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, etc.

You also need to work on your Facebook business page and try to increase your followers

To increase more user engagement, you need to add social sharing buttons of your blog and blog posts. So, your readers can share the content on their social media sites.

7. Patience, Patience, and Patience

You need to be patient as the domain authority of your blog won’t increase overnight. You need to work on the above factors and you will see the increase of your blog domain authority over the time.

Many bloggers expect that their Domain Authority will increase within a few days. Which is definitely not correct. You need to keep patience and work on your blog.

Working systematically on improving your google rankings will also have a positive effect on your domain authority score.

Over to You

Since Domain Authority do not reflects the ranking of your blog in search  engines However, these are some of the steps that help you to increase the domain authority of your blog.

Keep working on your blog and you will see the increment of your DA score over time. Don’t expect anything within a few days. You need to maintain the consistency , creating backlinks, improve page speed and also need to be patient.

Don’t forget to share the post with your friends. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me in the comments.


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Donna Merrill December 30, 2020 - 7:25 pm

Hi Vishwajeet,
Great points to increase domain authority! I was just thinking how old my blog is and it is about 10 years old. So after reading this, I’m jumping for joy because of the constant persistence of my blog posts. Glad you mentioned that one!
-Donna

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Lisa Sicard December 30, 2020 - 11:55 pm

Hi Vishwajeet, what is the difference between the DA and the PA, page authority? My PA is higher than DA (from Moz). Thanks for bringing attention to this one as I’ve checked from time to time. It does change and my blog is going on 10 years old.

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Vishwajeet Kumar December 31, 2020 - 12:04 pm

Hello Lisa,

Domain Authority predicts how well a web page will rank on a domain. The higher the Domain Authority, the greater the potential for an individual page on that domain to rank well.

Page Authority predicts the likelihood of a single page to rank well, regardless of its content. The higher the Page Authority, the greater the potential for that individual page to rank. You can use the Domain Authority and Page Authority to quickly target pages and websites that have the best potential to perform well in search engine results pages.

Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Regards,
Vishwajeet Kumar

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Ryan Biddulph December 31, 2020 - 4:45 am

Super job Vishwajeet. Patience really is the buzzword in this area bro. Good point. People want a high DA fast but it is about doing simple things generously, after a LONG time, to achieve a high DA. Donna has been at it for 10 years, and me for 6 years on Blogging From Paradise, at least.

Ryan

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Vishwajeet Kumar December 31, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Hey Ryan,

You are absolutely right. Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Regards,
Vishwajeet Kumar

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ARPAN NATH December 31, 2020 - 8:10 am

Nice to read. Everything is just explained in a lucid manner. Thanks for sharing the Knowledge.

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Manoj December 31, 2020 - 2:05 pm

Great article
Thanks for sharing the Knowledge.

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Swapnil Harpale January 2, 2021 - 7:48 pm

Well, I can surely give more weight to backlinks. They are the driving force for any blog. It is very rare to have high domain authority and fewer backlinks.

And as you said patience is the key. One needs to wait to have a good backlink profile, People often get discouraged and leave blogging as they don’t see the result, but they need to understand that it is a test match which takes a long time to see the result.

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Atanu Das January 2, 2021 - 10:32 pm

Hello Vishwajeet bro,

Thanks for this awesome article. I personally liked the 7th point of this article. I believe that not only in the case of high DA if anyone wants to get success in Blogging then he/she should have high patience.

Keep sharing valuable information like this.

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Jenna Ronan January 7, 2021 - 10:33 am

VK,

Your ideas are great since, recently, I did come across a blog that boosts DA from 14 to 39 just in one month (December 2020). I’m still wondering, is that really possible? What makes to achieve such greater boost in their DA? It’s all because of their link profile? Amazing!

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Vishwajeet Kumar January 7, 2021 - 11:34 am

Hello Jenna,

Yes, you are right. DA solely depends on your website link profile. Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Regards,
Vishwajeet Kumar

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Vishal Meena January 7, 2021 - 3:56 pm

Hi Vishwajeet!

Excellent Information Shared by You About How To Increase bDomain Authority and Page Authority. Very Easy to Understand and all Terms Defined Very Clearly. Keep Sharing.

Regards
Vishal Meena

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Mark Henry January 7, 2021 - 4:08 pm

Vishwajeet,

You said it right! Among all, I believe being consistent in posting articles and strengthening one’s link profile are the two great demanding factors to improve site’s DA. Most importantly, we don’t have any entire control over it. So, patience is must to see a growth in DA.

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Aadarsh Roy January 19, 2021 - 10:27 am

Hey Vishwajeet Kumar ,

Excellent post with rapid-fire tips for increasing the DA of a blog. Every time you comes up with an ideas that are truly engaging and helpful in every aspect. I really like the tips that you have provided and also liked the way you have elaborated each tips making the concept very clear & easy to understand. You have described each tips very nicely along with vital information that are truly providing good & deep understanding.

Yes content is a king and plays a crucial role in SEO, boosting readers-engagement & generating more traffic, hence updating & adding content on regular basis will surely increase the DA of blog. Making a user-friendly design site will also helps a lot in boosting the DA and GeneratePress is really a good theme option to use. Backlinks are truly important and plays a big role in SEO, hence it is also essential to focus on building quality backlinks. Guest-posting is one of an effective way of generating quality backlinks, whereas doing guest-post on regular basis will be helpful in improving the DA of a blog. Speed also matters a lot and it is really important to focus on improving the loading speed. As we know that site with slow loading speed consume much time, shows negative impact and can be annoying sometimes, readers never like to visit the blog that takes too much time. Hence improving the blog speed will definitely provide good advantages and helps in achieving higher DA. WProcket is a good cache plugin to use and for boosting the loading speed of blog. Increasing the social reach are also vital. Patience is a good key, as we know that success won’t happen overnight and every things need some time & hardwork. Adopting and implementing your tips will be a great helping hand & undoubtedly helps in achieving higher DA of blog.

After going through this complete guide i really gain ideas and am sure that this post will definitely help lots of people, readers & especially bloggers in achieving higher DA of a blog. Fabulous work and keep sharing more similar post.

Eventually thanks for sharing your knowledge, ideas and such an informative post.

Regards
-Aadarsh

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