3-Month SEO Plan To Improve Keyword Rankings and Grow Website Traffic

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The first step to growing website traffic begins with creating and condensing an SEO strategy into an actionable SEO plan.

3 months is enough time for you to audit your website, research your market, and execute your action items.

Follow along with our SEO strategy template for organizing keywords, planning content, and listing out work to be completed.

Here are the most important things to include in your 3-month SEO plan:

  • Month 1 – Website Auditing and Market Research
  • Month 2 – Optimising website and Creating Content
  • Month 3 – Link Building

Month 1: Website Auditing and Market Research

1) Website Auditing

For the best results use a paid SEO tool such as Ahrefs, Semrush, or ScreamingFrog.

Create a list of the following technical issues:

  • Non 200 Response codes
  • URLs with noindex tag
  • Missing or Duplicate title tags
  • Missing, duplicate or multiple H1 tags
  • URLs that have a click-depth above 4

2 Market Research

  • Keyword research
  • Competitor analysis
  • PAA

Month 2: On-page Optimisation and Create Content

Content Plan

  • Update existing content
  • Create new content

Month 3 – Link Building

Link Building

  • Social Profiles
  • Directories
  • Press Release
  • Guest Post


On-page optimization, content marketing, and link building are effective SEO techniques to include in your 3-month SEO plan.

Implementing the recommendations will position your website for the short and long term.

Which SEO technique from above will you implement first?