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How to Get Your Medium Stories to Rank on The Front Page of Google

Mike Fishbein
Jun 20, 2017 · 9 min read
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Source: semrush.com

Here’s a selection of Medium stories that are ranking in the top 10 on Google for a keyword, with a search volume of over 5,000 per month.

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Source: semrush.com
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So, I have been asking myself two questions.

Domain Authority vs Page Authority

Here’s how Moz describes it:

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Source: Ahrefs
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Here’s how you can replicate the success of Kip, Min and Ethan.

1. Keyword Research: Determine What Your Customers Are Searching For.

The third and final criteria that I consider is relevance.

2. On-page SEO: Help Google Understand What Your Content is About.

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3. Link Building: Help Google Understand The Quality of Your Story.

How Can SEO on Medium Fit Into Your Marketing Strategy?

Here are three more important considerations to make before publishing your content on Medium.

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