How to Increase Domain Authority (DA) of Your Website in 2019 [Ultimate Guide]

If you’re searching for a one stop guide about how to increase domain authority of your sites, you’re in the right place.

Did you know that domain authority of a site contributes to 20% of its SEO success?

That means if you’ve a good domain authority site, it becomes very easy for you to get first page rankings for a keyword when compared to a site with less domain authority.

Have a look at the image below to know few key ranking factors considered by Google to rank a website on search results.

google ranking factors

So if you are looking for practical ways to increase domain authority of your website in 2019, this detailed guide will help you.

Before we begin to knowing about how to increase domain authority of your site, here are a few things to consider.

Check your current domain authority (DA): You can use Moz toolbar to find out your website’s domain authority. You can use their tool (it’s free) here to find DA of any website.

Current Domain authority for BloggersPassion.com is 51/100 as shown below:

Domain authority (DA) for BloggersPassion.com

It’s also helpful for you when you are trying to do link building for your sites to improve your site’s authority. The better the DA of a site the better backlink profile it has.

What is domain authority?
Domain Authority also known as DA is a score which was originally developed by Moz team (#1 SEO blog) that predicts how well a website will rank on Google search. The higher DA of a website the higher rankings it can get. It’s as simple as that.

What is page authority?
It’s nothing but predicting how well a specific page will rank on Search Engine Results Page (SERP). Moz developed a score for this that ranges from 0 to 100. Where higher the score, greater the ability to rank.

Based on the data from Mozscape web index, it calculates Page Authority (PA) which includes link counts, MozRank and many other factors. It fluctuates when they update the algorithm that calculates Page Authority (PA). Just like Domain Authority (DA), Page Authority is calculated using a machine learning algorithm.

How to Increase Domain Authority of your Website In 2019

How to Increase domain authority (DA) in 2019

Increase dwell time of your website

Increasing your website’s dwell time and reducing your site’s bounce rates can immensely help you increase your website’s domain authority really quickly.

What is dwell time?

Dwell time is an important On Page SEO metric that calculates your website’s:

  • User engagement
  • Session duration (aka bounce rate) and
  • Click through rates (of your search results)

The more people who spend time on your site reading a page (article, infographic or video) the better rankings it will get.

dwell timing

Dwell time simply means how long your blog visitors are staying on your site without hitting back button. Google is giving more importance to the sites with better dwell time so your domain authority is also increases if you focus on improving your dwell time.

Here are few powerful tips that you can use to increase the dwell time of your websites:

  • Start creating 2000+ word blog posts
  • Show related posts under every blog post
  • Do interlinking regularly and do it wisely
  • Open external links in new tabs

Now let’s talk about them in detail.

1. Start creating 2000+ word blog posts:

Short content is dead long ago. If you want to compete with others then start creating 2000+ word blog posts. The long posts drive quality traffic and generate more leads. Google always favours detailed and long content.

If you want to get ranked in Google’s top 10 organic position then your blog post should contain minimum 2000 words. Creating that long form of content takes time but it attracts backlinks and organic traffic.

In an analysis done by Buzzsumo on 100 million articles, it’s revealed that in-depth articles got the most shares on social media. Longer posts gets more social media engagement

  • Find evergreen content ideas and dig through Google trends for trending topics. Write on “how-to” guides, frequently asked questions in your niche.
  • Gather data and perform scientific study. Do extensive research before writing long form of content.
  • Create a robust structure and outline your ideas.
  • Once you have structured the ideas then start writing.
  • Use pomodoro technique to avoid distractions while writing.
  • While writing break long paragraphs into 2 to 3 sentences.
  • Double check grammar and spelling mistakes before publishing.

Once published, do promotion of your posts.

2. Show related posts under every post:

To increase page views and reduce bounce rate, you need to see that users won’t leave your blog after reading first post. So, what can you do?

Show related posts under every post. For this, there are several plugins in wordpress.

  • Yet another related post plugin. It is one of the most popular wordpress related posts plugin which supports both text display and thumbnails of related posts.
  • Contextual related posts:  This plugin tries to improve relevancy by contextually matching posts. It will display related posts as thumbnails and text.
  • Related posts for wordpress: It is a lightweight alternative to more popular related posts plugin.It uses cache to display related posts. It is faster and does not slow down your website.
  • Yuzo related posts: It is  very easy to setup and it has set of features that you can expect from related posts plugin.
  • Inline related posts: It is quite different from other plugins because instead of showing related posts below the content,it shows them inside your blog posts. Usually this is used by news and blog sites.

The best way to keep your blog visitors for a long time on your blog is to show related posts at the end of the each blog post. So start installing any one of the plugins discussed above and check the results for yourself.

3. Interlink to your old posts:

Interlinking is nothing but linking to your old blog posts. To interlink, focus on targeting the right keywords. If you do it in the right way, you can drive massive traffic to your blog.

What interlinking can do?

  • Gets more organic search traffic.
  • It helps in ranking better for the desired keywords.
  • It increases page views.
  • The pages that are linked more often gets high domain authority.
  • It helps search engine to crawl each and every page.

To perform automatic interlinking of your posts, here are the wordpress plugins:

  • SEO smart link: It automatically links your other posts. You can set the words like “blogging tips” should link to specific posts. It not only interlink to previously written posts but also to future written posts.
  • Mentionable: It adds internal links to your blog posts. You can configure it to show suggestions from your pages.

4. Open external links in new tabs:

By opening external links in new tabs, it can reduce bounce rates. Because if they go down a rabbit hole, your blog site will be there in a separate tab waiting for them. If you are a wordpress user, you can use the open external links in a new window plugin.

And make sure to reduce your website’s bounce rates to increase your overall site’s domain authority. Bounce rate is also known as exit rate which is a factor that’s involved in your website’s user behaviour.

If someone is leaving your website without clicking on any other page (i.e on their first visit itself), it’s considered as a bounce rate. The lesser bounce rate or exit rate your site has the better it is for you to increase your SEO and hence your overall domain authority.

Be smart about external linking

Your external links and backlink profile plays a VITAL role in improving your domain authority. Have a look at the image below to understand how important backlinks are when it comes to boosting your domain authority.

domain-authority factors

Here’s another important thing to consider. If you’re giving away too many links to others from your site without actually acquiring new backlinks, it’s very hard to increase domain authority of your sites. So be smart while linking out to other sites, references or web pages.

As a rule of thumb, you can use rel=”nofollow” tag whenever you’re linking out to

  • Plugins
  • Tools
  • Affiliate products
  • Social media platforms
  • Software
  • Reviews etc

A New DA Is Coming Shortly from Moz

Russ Jones, Principal Search Scientist at Moz recently announced that they are introducing a new domain authority algorithm in the month of March, 2019.

Moz is working on delivering a better and more relevant domain authority metrics which removes spam, improves correlations, and most importantly, update Domain Authority relative to all the changes that Google makes.

After the new DA release, your website DA might fluctuate. We can’t say whether the DA changes will fluctuate by a huge margin or not. So let’s wait for their new DA update from Moz.

So when is the new DA update happening?

To be precise, on March 5th 2019, you can get the latest DA updates.

moz new da

You can check your own site along with your competitor site’s DA to see how relevant and effective the new DA change from Moz is.

Don’t fret about the new DA changes if your website’s DA rankings go down as it’s not a legitimate or accurate search metric which actually doesn’t determine your Google rankings.

Use the 3 link building tactics

1. Guest blogging

Guest blogging always works like charm in link building. But most of the bloggers fail to do proper guest blogging because it takes time, dedication, effort and some strategies.

Here are the strategies to follow while doing guest blogging:

  • Write to only authoritative sites in your niche. Put your effort in writing amazing content for them.
  • Use guest posts to grow your email list. To build email list, you can use leadpages to create landing pages.
  • Connect to the blog owner before you even pitch with the topic. For this, comment on their blog posts, reply to their social media statuses etc.
  • Once you write for them, promote your guest post like your post.
  • Write inspirational posts or the post that involves top bloggers to get an instant hit.

2. Infographics

People love infographics. These are the most shared and liked content on the web. Infographics can turn the boring data to an interesting post. Visual posts earn more backlinks than the textual content.

To create an original and unique infographic:

  • Find the right information before creating it.
  • Know who your audience are
  • Once you determined your main message, develop a compelling narrative to engage readers.
  • Design your infographic.

Promote it in all the social media platform.

3. Run giveaways to build links

Backlinks are extremely important for SEO. Most of the bloggers don’t give backlinks just like that. Then how?

Contests. Yes, it has been a marketing tool and helps in increasing brand exposure, awareness, quick sales.

There are three types of contests:

  • Giveaways: Well, who doesn’t love if something is coming for free. That is why giveaways are hugely popular contest type.This is ideal approach if you want to attract bloggers and influencers to spread info about them.
  • Product promotions: It works like giveaways but are more product than brand focused. If you want to introduce a new product or service to the market then this is the best approach. The prize is the product itself and so it attracts visitors. It attracts the bloggers and helps in generating links in this process.
  • Coupon codes: If you want to target specific audience, these are ideal contests. These are distributed as a reward for participation in a survey.

Remove toxic backlinks

When Google launched the penguin 2.0 update in 2013, all of a sudden most of the sites experienced a drop in pagerank. This is because of the toxic backlinks. Previously it had little effect but now it harms your site.

What are toxic backlinks?

These are the backlinks that harm your website’s SEO. For example, paid links, links that are received from link schemes, links from gaming or payday loan sites are considered as toxic.

Why to remove toxic backlinks?

If Google notices that your blog has fair number of toxic backlinks, then it reduces your site’s DA and it is likely that it excludes your site from its database.

If you notice a sudden drop in traffic and if you receive a warning notification from Google then it means your blog has toxic backlinks.

If you are getting links from sites that are not indexed by Google, sites that have less domain authority, sites with very less traffic, sites with an unusual number of external links then you must remove those backlinks.

Here is how you can remove toxic backlinks:

  • Contact the site owners and request them to remove your links.
  • Use Google’s disavow tool to remove toxic backlinks.
  • If your website is new and has very less traffic but more toxic backlinks then it’s better to delete the website.

Once you remove toxic backlinks, file a reconsideration request with Google. Make a humble request and outline what steps you took to correct the problem. If you want to get ranked well, then you should take removing toxic backlinks as a serious issue.

You can also use Google’s disavowlinks for removing toxic links from your sites.

Disavow links

Check and recover from Google penalties

Every blogger wants to get more traffic to his/her blog and get ranked well in the top 10 search results.  Your business success depends entirely on these two aspects.

And yes, a small drop in traffic impacts rank in Google. In that case, there are chances that your blog may have been hit with Google penalty.

Sometimes Google removes the blog link from its search database and in the worst case it bans too. So, it is very serious issue and proper steps to be taken in order to prevent your site from Penalties.

How to identify Google Penalty?

Monitor your website ranking. Yes, it is very important step. If you don’t monitor, you will not be able to spot Google penalty. Believe me, it is not at all time consuming process. You can use tools for it.

  • Google Analytics: It helps you to know your site’s overall health and you can track changes in organic traffic. This tool interacts with many other SEO tools that are available online. Apart from monitoring your website traffic, you can also check ranking status.
  • Google Search Console: It is also free tool and helps in monitoring your website traffic.
  • Moz rank tracker: It is not free tool but once you become pro-subscriber, it offers valuable SEO tools. If your site is penalized by Google, you can recover from its penalty with the help of its 30 day free trial.
  • Search metrics: It gives you clear cut idea of what actually happened on your blog and how to fix them.
  • Seositecheckup.com: It offers a vast number of SEO tools to monitor your website. You can use these tools to check so many on-page factors, undesired links and much more.

Types of Google Penalties

In the process of identifying Google penalty, it is good to know the types of penalties too, Here are the 2 types of Google penalties:

  • Algorithmic penalty: This comes when there is a change in Google’s algorithm. Whenever they update algorithm the changes are seen. So, always check for major updates.
  • Manual review penalty: These begin by a triggered Algorithmic penalty. If you are hit by this penalty then you will receive an email in your Google Search Console account.Just log into your Google webmaster tool account and under section “Search Traffic”, select “Manual Actions”. If no penalties on your blog, then you will see a message “No manual webspam actions found”

How to recover from Google penalty?

Low-quality backlinks penalize your site heavily. These can harm your site beyond repair.

In order to escape from such bad backlinks, avoid getting links from the

  • Sites that are banned by Google.
  • Sites with duplicate content.
  • Sites that are not related to your niche.
  • Sites that have thin content.
  • Gaming sites

95% of the Google penalties are related to site’s backlinks only so identify backlinks that are causing a drop in your rankings.

Here is how you can identify bad backlinks:

Go to Google Search Console, click on “search traffic” and select “links to your site”. From this module “who links the most”, click on “more” to see all the backlinks.

To export all your backlinks, click on “Download latest links”. Now, import all these backlinks to your SEO tool and remove those links. You can use Monitor backlinks tool.

Once you identify bad backlinks, put a request removal of those links.

Create an email with a request to remove a link.

Once you send the mail, there are three possible scenarios that can happen.

  1. Either your link will be removed or
  2. Your email will be ignored or
  3. Site owner may request for money to remove your link. In this scenario, just disavow the domain.

In the Monitor backlinks tool, Go to “filters”, click on “Tags” and select “disavow”. From this, you can easily create disavow report.

Once you are ready with the disavow report. Upload your file to Google disavow and it takes 2 to 4 weeks to process your request. Once done, you will see change in your rankings.

Maintain a user friendly website

If your website is difficult to navigate, then it frustrates user to the great extent. And most likely they won’t return. So, creating a user friendly website is very important if you are serious about business.

  • Guide visitors to specific path in your site. Make sure that visitors know where they are and where they need to go, you can use “Call-To-Action” for this purpose.
  • Don’t use jargon words in your content. Make it simple and easy to understand.
  • Add search functionality  to your site. It makes easy for your visitors to find the information they want.
  • Highlight keywords and bold or underline specific texts to make it easy for visitors to understand better.
  • Place your navigation either to the left or the top of your website. So, that they will be able to see the options to navigate through your site.

Once you have made these changes, make sure that you test your website.

Create a white hat SEO strategy

Implementing white hat SEO strategy is nothing but getting natural backlinks to your blog. If a high number of pages linked to your blog which are relevant to your niche then Google loves to rank your site higher.

How to get natural backlinks?

  • Content is the king. Write remarkably great content that is not easy to find on other websites. You can write controversial topics, case studies, fact and figures.
  • Hang out on forums, events related to your niche and build connection with the fellow bloggers.
  • Almost every social media sites allow you to put links in the Bio section. It has great value as far as SERPs are concerned.
  • Building relationships with other bloggers in your niche helps in getting natural backlinks. Comment on their posts to get their attention.
  • If you have good programming skills or know about html then create tools that helps users. It will fetch you tremendous backlinks.
  • Check for broken links and replace your link provided you have similar type of content.
  • Write genuine guest posts to authoritative sites in your niche and include a link to your site.
  • Republish the viral posts and link to original source. There is a possibility that most of the blogs link back to your blog while citing them.

Always remember that, quality backlinks help to get quality traffic and to get better rankings really quickly to any website no matter how old or new it is.

Alternatives to Moz Domain Authority

Before talking about other alternatives to Moz DA, let’s first briefly talk about how the DA functions.

Here’s how DA (Domain Authority) basically works.

Domain Authority is a score (on a 100-point scale) developed by Moz that predicts how well a website will rank on search engines. It calculates this metric by combining all link metrics into a single score such as

  • Linking root domains
  • Number of total links
  • MozRank
  • MozTrust

It scores Domain Authority on a 100-point, logarithmic scale.

Higher the score higher the quality of domain and suitable to submit our backlinks. A score above 50 is recommended if you want to rank faster for most of the keywords in Google search results. If you’ve a DA of more than 70, you can easily rank even for competitive keywords.

As we all know how popular Moz Domain Authority is, but if you’re looking for few more alternatives to Moz DA, here are few of them.

Ahrefs Domain Rating (DR)

Ahrefs Domain Rating (DR) is equally popular and gives you an overview of the domains with high authority. You can easily find how authoritative a site or domain is by checking the DR which is developed by Ahrefs.

Here’s the DR of Bloggers Passion which is currently 66.

ahrefs dr

Currently Bloggers Passion has

  • DA from Moz of 51 and
  • DR from Ahrefs of 66

As you can see, there’s a huge difference between in metrics from two widely used SEO tools Moz and Ahrefs.

Just like Moz DA, Domain Rating (DR) is also measured on a logarithmic scale from 0 to 100, with the latter being the strongest.

According to Ahrefs, “logarithmic scale” means that the gap between DR 77–78 is much bigger than the one between DR 27–28. It simply means, the higher your DR gets, the more challenging it will be to grow it by another few points.

Here’s how Ahrefs calculates the DR of a given website.

  • Look at how many unique domains have at least 1 dofollow link to the target website
  • Take into account the DR values of those linking domains
  • Take into account how many unique domains each of those websites link to
  • Plot these scores on a 0 to 100 scale

The interesting thing about DR is that, if a high DR website links to thousands of other sites, Ahrefs values their links less. But if a low DR website only links to a few sites, Ahrefs considers these links powerful which ultimately helps you get higher DR for your domain.

SEO experts and professional bloggers are relying more on DR these days more than DA. We’ll just need to wait for the new DA update from Moz team to see which metric is really effective in terms of determining the authority of a site or domain.

Spam Score Checker

Moz has an amazing tool called Spam Score and Moz does a great job of telling you which inbound links to your site are causing the problem, making it easy for you to reach out to them or to disavow them entirely.

A spam score is a rating that values range between 1 and 10, 1 being the best spam score and 10 being the lowest spam score.

It determines the number of spam links in a website. Google demotes the websites with spam messages and links. Spam Score checker will help us to avoid building links in such websites.

Authority score and trust score from SEMrush

Authority Score is SEMrush tool’s compound metric that scores the overall quality of a domain.

The score uses the following SEMrush data.

  • Backlink data including Domain Score
  • Trust Score, referring domains, follow and nofollow links
  • Organic search data including organic search traffic and positions
  • Website traffic data

Trust Score is another incredible Moz DA alternative which basically measures the trustworthiness of a web page or domain based on the number of links coming from highly trusted websites.

Your website’s Trust Score (TS) mostly depends on the quality of your backlink profile. So the more quality and high authority links your domain has, the more your TS will be.

Quick note: Make sure to install SEOquake which is a free plugin for your browser that provides you with organic search data at the click of a button. Currently compatible with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera.

You’ll get organic research data along with other useful tools including an SEO Audit, Keyword Density report, Internal/External Link analysis and even social metrics.

What to Do When Your Website’s DA Drops?

One of the common questions most people ask is “what should I do if my site’s DA domain authority drops”?

There are so many instances of sites going from a DA 50 to 10 or even below within a few months and there are also instances where the sites with low DA (below) getting #1 rankings on Google.

So what can you notice from it?

DA has nothing to do with your search rankings. It simply means, instead of worrying about why your site DA has dropped, focus more on how to properly optimize your content for your target keywords and attract relevant links. That way you can increase your search rankings.

That said, there’s another question most people ask “what’s a good DA and PA?”

There’s no thumb rule on how much DA or PA a site should have but if you preferably have a DA of more than 65, you tend to rank well for most of the keywords you’re aiming to rank for.

That being said, Page Authority (PA) measures the ranking strength of a single page of a website whereas Domain Authority (DA) measures the total strength of entire pages, domain and subdomain of the website. The average DA is 30. To rank well your page and domain authority should be more than 30.

So what’s the bottom line?

Can you outrank your competitors if they have a better DA or PA?

Yes, you absolutely can. It doesn’t matter what your competitors DA is. By focusing on “long tail keywords” with less search volume, you can easily beat your competitors even if you’ve a brand new site with less DA.

To be able to outrank your competitors, you must need a solid content marketing strategy where you can also use tools like SEMrush to spy on their keywords and backlink sources.

FAQs About how to increase Domain Authority In 2019

Here are few interesting questions around how to increase domain authority in 2019 and beyond which you might find useful.

1. How do I check domain authority?

Although there are a ton of online free tools available which you can use to check domain authority of any site but the best and easiest way to find accurate DA is to install MozBar. It’s a free browser extension which shows you DA of any site whenever you visit it.

It helps you quickly assess the Page Authority and Domain Authority of any site or page. You can also compare link metrics across pages while viewing any SERP.

2. How is domain authority calculated?

Domain Authority (DA) is calculated by evaluating multiple factors, including linking root domains and number of total links, into a single DA score.

DA is a statistical number from 0 to 100, which is developed by Moz to determine how a domain (and its sub-domains) will rank in Google search engine results.

DA score can then be used when comparing websites or tracking the “ranking strength” of a website over time and here are few major metrics which are taken into consideration while calculating a site’s DA.

  • Link profile
  • Moz trust
  • MozRank
  • Quality of Backlinks
  • Link diversity
  • Link equity
  • Domain age
  • Link relevancy and the list goes on

3. How do I increase my domain authority?

Although there are a ton of ways which are mostly explained above in the post to increase your site’s domain authority but the 2 best ways to increase your site’s DA are;

  • Earn high quality links (you can use tactics such as guest posting, blogger outreach, broken link building etc)
  • Remove bad links (use tools like SEMrush and Google Disavow tool to easily find and remove all the toxic links from your sites)

4. What is Page Authority in SEO? What determines page authority?

Page Authority (PA) is a metric which is developed by Moz and it helps you estimate the ability for a specific page to rank in search engines like Google. PA uses a 0 to 100 logarithmic scale where a high Page Authority score means your page has the potential to rank well in search engine results when compared to low PA score.

page-authority

So what determines Page Authority?

Page Authority is based off data from the Mozscape web index and includes link counts, MozRank and MozTrust scores and more than 40 other factors. Importantly, it does not take into consideration specific on-page elements like keyword use or content optimization.

The best way to increase your PA score is to improve your backlink profile by attract high quality and relevant links to your pages.

5. What is the difference between Page Authority and Domain Authority?

Are you wondering about what’s the difference between DA and PA? Page Authority (PA) measures the predictive ranking strength of a single page whereas Domain Authority (DA) measures the strength of entire domains or subdomains.

That said, Moz scores both DA and PA on a 100 point logarithmic scale and it’s significantly easier to grow your PA or DA score from 20 to 30 than it is to grow from 70 to 80.

PA and DA are both equally important if you want better rankings in Google search. By improving your site’s link profile, you can influence your site’s PA as well as DA scores.

Final thoughts about how to increase domain authority for a website in 2019

Your backlink profile, content quality and user experience – all these factors come into play in increasing the domain authority of a website.

So make sure to focus on removing toxic links and try to acquire as many quality links as you can use by using guest posting, email outreach, skyscraper technique etc.

So what are your thoughts on ‘how to increase domain authority’ guide? Did you find it useful? Do you have more tips or techniques to increase domain authority of a site in 2019? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

30 Comments

  1. Hi Harsh,

    Thanks for the nice article. I agree to you that after Google stopped updating PR, alexa and Moz have become the premier site to check the status for any stats.

    Thanks for sharing!!

    -Ashutosh

  2. Siddaiah says:

    Hi Anil,
    Improving overall blogs SEO really helps website’s domain authority, as you said quality link building is important to increase the domain authority, loading time is one of the factor for better user experience, i agree with you, every should keep all these in their mind, to get higher domain authority for their blogs, thank you for sharing this article.

  3. I want to increase my domain autority , i will try some of your advice . Thank you !

  4. Kamal Rana says:

    My website is related new (less than 6 months old), and doesn’t have too many backlinks. It has a DA=14.34, and PA=19.28. How bad is that?
    I’m thinking to actively do some SEO

    Regards
    Kabir

  5. John says:

    Actually i had started blogging 4 months ago only and most SEO terms i know but only 1 week ago i knew about DA when i used MOZ open site explorer tool. Till now i don’t know the importance of DA in SEO but this article is quite helpful for me, so thanks

  6. Domain Authority is really important. Better DA means better SERP. It depends lot of factors as you have mentioned and yes, we need to take care of all these things and get higher DA.

    Thanks for the informative post Anil.

  7. Thanks for this informative and helpful post. I need to increase my website DA. I think this post will help me a lot. Thank you dude!

  8. Taylor says:

    Thanks for the great information, i been trying to increase DA to my website (Forever) the free way, i think; i have to many links that are no follow, so i’am not seeing a increase in DA, but thanks for some great knowledge, it was needed

  9. Agha Mike says:

    Hi dear,
    All the basics and advanced tips you shared, Actually it will helpful for all. I agree with you that Clean backlinks profile increase the DA but if we focusing on only quality links, the search engine will know us as a robot, so we strongly recommended some low-quality links to leave no footprints. maybe I am wrong.
    Thanx for kind info

  10. Vishwajeet Kumar says:

    Hello Anil,
    Fabulous Post. I have completed my one year of blogging in October 2017. In the beginning of my blog I thrive to increase my Domain Authority. However I am able to put my DA above 20. These are some proven tips and works great for me. Longer content performs really well in Search engines and it also increase user engagement. Thanks for sharing these great and informative insights.

    Have a great Day 🙂
    Vishwajeet

  11. Great article. Thank you for giving this useful information. I need to increase my website DA

  12. Thank you for a very informative article. This would be a great help. It is really a must to increase our website domain authority.

  13. Yasar Ali says:

    Hello Anil,
    Long post with really great tips.
    Worth Appreciating!

  14. Riad says:

    I really appreciate this post thought this is very long but very informative. I just start my blog this will help me a lot to increase my domain authority. Thanks for this great article.

  15. Shruti says:

    Hello,

    Interesting Tips!

    I follow most of the tips but social sharing and blog commenting yield good results in quick time.

  16. Amol says:

    Hi Anil,
    Actually it will helpful for all. I agree with you that Clean backlinks profile increase the DA. This will take a while but thanks.

  17. Linh says:

    Tks for great tips. I hope I can promote DA of my site

  18. HIGH DA and HIGH PA is very necessary for a very good organic position in the SERPs. You have shared the method well. Good way Thank you so much. 🙂

  19. Hi Anill, Good Day, i am so happy bumping into your blog as it has helped me in increasing my blog DA, i really love the tips and strategy you’ve shared in this post, seriously speaking two things where strange to me while reading your articles.

    1. Writing Genuie Articles of About 2000 Words
    2. Linking Your Old Blog Post Wisely.

    Those are some of the secrets i learnt from your blog article.
    Once Again Thanks a lot for this great article.

  20. Hi Anil Ji

    This is really good article and have given detail view of how to improve domain authority.

  21. thanks for the in-depth details. From now I will try to improve the internal linking structure. I didn’t know it helps that much in SEO.

  22. Maria says:

    Thanks a lot .Nice step you discussed in this blog. these all are true factors for getting good domain authority.
    This content on improving page author and domain authority is informative and filled with great tips ✨
    I’m glad to see that most of the techniques you mentioned in your post are also been implemented on my site ? . Once again thanks for putting out such content.

  23. Hi Anil,
    I really missed this post, how nice it would have been if I come across this post sometime back. ANyways now I found it and could pick a lot of things to follow. Every blogger wants traffic to their sites, I am sure if one follow these tips posted here diligently he can increase traffic to his site. and also to increase the DA too.
    Thank you, Anil for the wonderful and useful post you presented for the blogging community.
    Keep writing
    I am going to share it with my friends’ circles.
    Best Regards
    ~ Philip

    • Hi Philip, glad you find it useful. Increasing your site’s DA mostly depends on the amount of links you get to your site. Also make sure to pass nofollow links to external sites (mostly social media sites and affiliate sites) so you won’t pass link juice to them.

  24. Amelia says:

    Hi Author, I’m new blogger I have 3 backlinks which are 3 DA and 5 DA and less the 5 DA. How can i get High DA backlinks? Can i get backlink from linkedin, quora, reddtit etc?? and what about social networks can i get backlink from social networks??

  25. Hello, is domain authority is major factor when the things come to SERP’s? As you know that Google is rolling out another spam removal update, will there be any change in link building strategies?

    Thanks for great article bdw.

  26. sndev says:

    Your content is really good and useful. I don’t know about skyscraper technique before and as a beginner, your guide will be really helpful to me. Thanks for sharing.

  27. Bobby says:

    My blog is about a month old with a very low domain authority of 5. It makes sense considering that is relatively new. I stumbled upon your page find tips on how to increase my domain authority and I find yours very useful. Thanks

  28. Your content is really good and useful. I don’t know about skyscraper technique before and as a beginner, your guide will be really helpful to me. Thanks for sharing.

  29. Hi Anil

    Great suggestions for improving your PA and DA.

    Getting quality links seems to be the main thing to do, and I’m going to review the Skyscraper technique as you suggest.

    Guest posting just takes way too much time for me, but you’ve given me renewed incentive here 🙂

    And oh yeah… those broken links.

    I guess I’ve got some work to do… thanks for so many great suggestions, here.

    -Donna

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