• Added Google analytics to WP site.
  • Verify hosting and ownership via Google on https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/ (upload html file, use Google Analytics code, or depending on hosting can be done almost automatically)
Add a property
  • Start/setup Google Business page/google + page & verify location with post code.
  • Edit Google Maps if not accurate.
  • Start a YouTube Channel
  • Link google business page on website with proper html code. Multiple ways to do it (https://developers.google.com/+/web/badge/?hl=en)
  • Link Social Media pages on new WordPress site using Rel=”Author” for sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter etc.
  • YouTube (and just about anything that google owns) has a place for you to place a link back to the new WP site.
  • OnPage SEO using Yoast with proper page titles.
  • Get Google to index pages within seconds using Webmaster/Tools/ (see Crawl > Fetch as Google)
  • PDF’s should be searchable (run text recognition software or recreate)
  • Added info to your author page on WP site.
  • Check Robots.txt and human.txt files (not needed but kinda fun)
  • SSL does help SEO a bit.