The Essential DIY Guide to SEO – Part 1 – Initial Setup

Written by Bryan Ho

March 10, 2019

Blog | SEO

The Essential DIY Guide to SEO is a 5 part series on how you can do SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) for your website.

We know many companies in Singapore are curious about SEO and how easy or difficult it is to simply ‘assign’ their marketing department to do it. So hopefully this guide can help you get started.

Part 1 will be about initial setup.
Part 2 will be about on-page SEO.
Part 3 will be about off-page SEO.
Part 4 will be about technical SEO.
Part 5 will go through everything else.

Let’s get on to Initial Setup.

Initial Setup for SEO


1) Google Tag Manager
What is Google Tag Manager?
Google Tag Manager is a tag management system for managing JavaScript and HTML tags used for tracking and analytics on websites.
More Details on Google Tag Manager:
How to setup Google Tag Manager:

2) Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic.
More Details on Google Analytics:
How to setup Google Analytics:

3) Google Search Console
Google Search Console is a web service by Google for webmasters to check indexing status and optimize visibility of their websites.
More Details on Google Search Console:
How to setup Google Search Console:


That’s it for part 1. Stay tuned for the rest of this 5 part series.

If you ever need help with SEO, we offer the essential SEO package here.

Feel free to drop us an email at or call our hotline +65 8687 8143 on Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.

Hope this helps and if you have any questions, feel free to leave a quick comment below.

I’ll be around to reply to comments and answer questions.


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Smmile is a Singapore SEO Company with over 10 years of experience in the industry.

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