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5 Steps to Increase your Website Domain Authority

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Domain Authority is a score by Moz and it is important measurement & power of a domain name which was determining from search engine ranking factors. If you want to get higher domain authority score, then your website more likely to have more traffic and high ranking keywords want to point to your websites.

Now days, every webmasters & bloggers are looking for high quality domain authority websites to post their relevant content to boost their website from competitors. Domain Authority will always give a strong strength to the website, as well as power of brand too. So what is Domain Authority?

Moz.com clearly explained about DA means:

Domain authority is a measure of the power of a domain name and is one of many search engine ranking factors. Domain authority is based on three factors: Age, Popularity, and Size. SEO gurus Moz can be credited with the metric known as DA or domain authority.

How it Domain Authority Calculating?

See, every website DA will be get comparing with another website to make you show the presence of the site or tracking the strength of your website. It was calculated by the Google algorithm metrics by together all your link metrics, total no of root domain links, MozRank, Moz Trust Flow & Citation Flow.



Moz determined a total DA score of 100 points, logarithmic scale. Thus, it’s easier to grow your score from 20 to 30 than it would be to grow from 70 to 80.

Few key facts about DA:

  • Domain Authority is a fully based on lot of link metric factors, Important at first, mainly link profile factors like how much authoritative site back links are pointing to your website.
  • It is more difficult to get higher DA number of 100. Some high authority website like Face book and Google, so it’s very difficult to gain and be don’t get worried on about it.
  • It much difficult to change your low DA to high DA scores, but not like you changing your keywords in Meta tags.

Practical Steps to Improving your Websites Domain Authority:

1. Be Strong on SEO Techniques:

Want to clear your all SEO issues on On-page factors which includes all basic level of on-page such proper website structure, URL structure, page navigation, breadcrumbs navigation, Page heading tags, images, images alt tags, large number of quality content, internal link building etc, maximum Moz explained to fill overall SEO factors to get higher DA in future.


2. Quality Content with Link Structure:

Content is king of search engine optimization, also a king of domain authority. Content is a king of overall strategies you are planning to get into high even in ranking, post engagement, traffic and so on. Its speaker to your users begins from your website.

Make your content more powerful with limited number of suitable keywords and limited number of links to your relevant other pages to make your users to feel happy. Keeping large info graphics images and valuable images in your post, which will also help users to engage in your post, better to have your high DA.


3. Get Social Signals to your website:

Getting social signals from high authority sites like Face book, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram is an added advantage to improve your website DA in upward. Regular sharing into social media network’s will show your website active and updates.

Avoid large no of sharing in communities and groups, it may show you as spammy too. Don’t be look as spam in your network or online anywhere.


4. Off Page Link Diversity:

You all know more about Link Diversity in off page concept, so such link diversity may help in many ways to get you increase in Domain Authority. Getting high volume of back links from same domains & same ip’s will get decrease in keywords ranking in Google search engine and other major search engine’s too.

As same the DA of your website will not increase when you targeting to get repeated domains again and again. Try a lot to get different high authority domains links back to your domains and also divert your links from a single domain will more helpful to high ranking and high domain authority.


5. Be patient for Aged Domain:

If you accept the concept I have explained above from each steps, you will get your domain authority very easily, but if you have a new domain, you must want to be patient by doing the above all concept for improving your website domain authority.

Domain authority will take some long days to calculate from Moz algorithms consider you’re all factors which includes the age of the domain too.


These are points mentioned above which are presented by my own knowledge, if you follow the above 5 steps to increase your website domain authority, it may help you fully to improve your website DA quickly ASAP. Keep sharing many unique content and social signals to your website to get high DA start ride on it.

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Karthik Linga is working as a Digital Marketing Specialist for past 6+ years and contributes as a part-time blogger by learning newer tactics from the experts everywhere. During his free time, he likes to share some of the mind techniques that help sharpen mental processing and arithmetic calculations.

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  1. Rubel

    January 14, 2016 at 9:42 am

    Improving Domain Authority is proving very difficult task for me, I was wondering how, Domain authority 40 can be achieved.

    But recently getting help from many experts, so now I am focusing on tips which can increase DA,

    Although, I have a question here, Will High DA means my ranking will be good? or it’s just a waste?



    • Karthik Linga

      January 14, 2016 at 10:14 am

      Hey, Thanks for your comment Rubel. If your DA increase, then your domain back links and traffic’s are good in number and you got healthy back links for your domain. So, if you good healthy back links then ranking will improve… DA will improve your ranking as well as..


  2. Tim Martine

    March 5, 2016 at 3:38 pm

    Great article, I really like your writing style. Anyway all the tips are helpful and pretty clear, it could be more specific about domain age, even though it is a factor nobody can speed up (your services doesn’t include some kind of “domain age time machine”, doesn’t them?). 🙂
    I have best experience with monthly checking spammy backlinks, it could boost domain authority significantly, mainly in competition which use a spammy methods.


  3. Siya

    March 12, 2016 at 4:19 pm


    I have been trying hard to increase domain authority of my blog, but even after working for few months, I haven’t seen any improvements.

    So, where I am going wrong? Does I need to create links in bulk to get high Domain Authority?

    If yes, then How many links to need to get?

    I am not sure what to do.

    looking for quick response.


    • Karthik Linga

      March 14, 2016 at 4:36 pm

      Try to get 100% backlinks from 100% unique ip’s, it will give you more improvement in your DA ASAP.



  4. Reene

    March 15, 2016 at 6:06 am


    I am reading a lot of posts regarding domain authority, because i want to improve my domain authority quickly in order to attract advertisers.

    Buy I am not finding ti easy as I am not able to know, why I am not improving.

    Anyways, I have one question, Whether the links from bookmarking sites help in improving domain authority or not?

    I have build many links from Bookmarking and Profile sites, whether it helps?


    • Karthik Linga

      March 15, 2016 at 1:34 pm

      Hey Reene !!

      Thanks for your visit & queries on Increase Domain Authority. Bookmarking & profile sites also help you to improve DA, but you should concentrate on HQ back links on both will give you 100% result.

      Keep visiting & share your valuable comments always !!



  5. Linda Schrier

    April 13, 2016 at 8:50 am


    I am Linda, I own number of websites and I have hired people for SEO of all those sites, but Lately I myself learning something about technical stuff, which can help me handle my site son my own and latest i learned about Domain Authority and I have been working on it in past few months.

    But despite having good internal Linking and god content, Most of my sites Domain Authority is around 15-20 which I think is not good, as I love to attract more advertisers and without having Good Domain Authority, it is tough to attract high paying advertisers.

    So, what basically, I want to ask here, is there any way to increase Domain Authority quickly, I mean in 2-3 Months?

    ~ Linda


    • Karthik Linga

      April 18, 2016 at 4:18 pm

      Hey Linda !

      Thanks for your great visit our blog. Getting a high quality back links from high quality content + social sharing + regular post definitely will increase your domain authority. Quality back links is the main important one in increase of domain authority. Let try, we hope you will get it soon !!


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