Tips to Increase Domain Authority

Domain Authority is a score measured between a scales of 0 to 100. It is a direct representation how a website is going to perform in search results. Higher the Domain Authority, higher the chances the website is going to perform well in search. It is a cumulative score based on total number of links to other websites, content on a website, Popularity of a domain and its age.

Domain Authority is based on search engine algorithm and mainly Google. They are configuring their results with respect to Google. So, it will fluctuate from time to time. It is easy to boost your authority from 25 to 35 but very difficult to move it from 60 to 70. The algorithm is calculated on more than 50 factors that could affect the search results.

It depends on other factors like the Page Rank, Alexa Rank and the total number of links on other websites. As given in the Guidelines by moz.com, DA will be affected mostly by the three factors. Moz rank is increased by having quality links from website having higher DA or a lot of links from websites having lower DA. Moz Rank also known as mR is measured on a logarithmic scale of 0 to 10. It is very similar to Google Page Rank and their developers are making their algorithm more accurate by watching Google.

How to find Domain Authority?

Domain authority can be measured directly by going to open site explorer. All you have to do is enter the name of website you want to see DA, and it will display Domain Authority, Page Authority, Inbound Links, Top Pages, External Links and complete report of a website.

Other Factors that affect Domain Authority?

1.Domain Age

The Domain age of your website should be at least 6 months old to have a good DA. If you have bought a drop domain which have more age than definitely have an advantage. If your website has more age than one or two years than you are good to go.

2. Domain Popularity

When you measure the DA of your website on opens site explorer, than they also show the number of facebook shares, tweets and the people who have recommended on it Google +.

3. Content

While seeking online presence, it is said that content is the king. If your website has lot of content than it has better chance to perform in search results and if does than it its Domain Authority will be increased.

4. Link on other website or Backlinks

I have already explained the benefit of linking to other websites but it is important to make sure that you do not have links on porn and gambling websites. While making links try to take as many as dofollow links. Even if you are getting nofollow links then it is good to. Try to have low external link on your website that means links of other website on your site.

How does it differ from Page Authority?

DA is the strength if the overall domain and subdomains. Page Authority is the strength of each and individual page. PA differs from page to page while DA remains same all over the domain.

So, if you follow these tips and tricks your DA will likely to boost with time. Do not expect it you will have a DA 8 website within a month. It will take time but if you keep on working it will soar up.