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Day 3 - Set up Google Search Console (GSC)
Right, today we have another crucial and free tool from Google that will lay the groundwork for your SEO growth. You might have seen SEOs on Twitter or elsewhere share charts with impressions and clicks. This is GSC, and it's the bread and butter of SEO tools.
Google Search Console (previously Google Webmaster Tools) is a free service from Google that helps you monitor and troubleshoot your website’s appearance in their search results.
We're going to use it to find and fix technical errors, submit sitemaps, see backlinks, and more.
To do ✅
Set up GSC
Setting this up is pretty straightforward, but make sure you do both of the below at a minimum to get search console working correctly and access all of the powerful features.
🔲 Create an account.
🔲 Add a property (your site) and make sure to verify your domain. This unlocks all of the advanced GSC features.
We will cover many things that you can use GSC for in future lessons, but if you are really keen to go a little bit further you can check out this post and video.
See y'all tomorrow for some more SEO tips ✌️