Looking to boost your website SEO with an automated AI tool? See how you can get started with Grow Flow by Surfer SEO, the latest AI tool from a popular content optimisation platform.
Surfer SEO has been helping website owners and content creators optimise their web pages for better search engine ranking with a variety of AI-based SEO tools including content audit, editor, and planner.
The company’s latest AI tool, Grow Flow, is designed to help users boost their website SEO with the help of automated content analysis and SEO recommended tasks.
Learn more about Grow Flow, how to get started, and the types of SEO optimisation tasks that you can accomplish with the tool in this complete web guide.
What is Grow Flow by Surfer SEO?
Grow Flow is an AI-powered SEO tool that analyzes your website and offers recommendations as weekly tasks on how to improve your website’s SEO.
Referred to as the growth management platform, the tool is powered by the same AI/ML technologies (especially NLP algorithms) that Surfer SEO uses for its other related products.
Grow Flow offers data-driven SEO insights on a weekly basis to busy professionals. If you want AI-powered insights to grow your website by improving its SEO continuously, then Grow Flow might be the right tool for you.
The aim of Grow Flow is to help you continuously grow your website traffic by improving your site’s SEO. The platform offers data-driven recommendations on a weekly basis, so you can implement them and see results over time.
How to use Surfer Grow Flow AI Tool?
Grow Flow analyses your website’s content and search performance based on the data from Google Search Console.
Watch this quick introductory video about Grow Flow from the Surfer SEO team.
Grow Flow is a premium tool but Surfer SEO is currently offering it for free for new users to try the first batch of tasks. This can be a great opportunity for new users to try the tool and see if they find it useful.
For active Sufer SEO subscribers, the tool is currently included for Free and you can start using the tool directly from your dashboard.
Find the Grow Flow Banner on your dashboard and click on the Sign in with Google button to get started.
For new users, using Grow Flow is as easy as connecting your domain and receiving the tasks automatically for that website.
Follow these simple steps to connect your domain with the Surfer Grow Flow tool.
Step 1: Visit the official Free Grow Flow tool page and click on the get access button.
Step 2: Sign up with Google to create a free Surfer SEO account.
Step 3: You need to grant Google Search Console permission by ticking all the boxes on this screen. Tick the boxes to grant permission and click continue.
Step 4: Select the right website (if you have connected multiple websites in the Google Search Console account) and continue with the prompted steps.
Please be careful in selecting the right website as you can only connect a single website under one account and cannot change the connected website later.
That’s it! Once you connect your domain, Grow Flow will analyze your website and offer SEO tasks as per the findings.
However, if your website is new and doesn’t have enough data on Google Search Console, Grow Flow might not be able to recommend SEO tasks immediately.
How to Complete Grow Flow SEO Tasks?
Once you have connected the domain to your Grow Flow account, you will be presented with three categories of tasks that you will need to complete within a week.
All task categories are accompanied by a short video tutorial that you can watch to see recommendations on how to complete the task.
Here are quick tips on how to complete the SEO tasks recommended by Surfer Grow Glow.
SEO Task: Add Missing Keywords
This is probably the easiest task that has a high impact on your SEO rankings. The Grow Flow tool suggests missing keywords by pulling them from Google Search Console. These are the keywords that your website is already ranking for but don’t have them prominently in your articles.
You can watch this quick video tutorial on how to add suggested missing keywords by the Grow Flow tool.
SEO Task: Add internal links
Internal linking is one of the prominent factors for on-page SEO and it’s important to have a proper strategy for internal linking. Grow Flow identifies opportunities for building contextual internal links using the Google algorithm.
The tool recommends articles where you can add links to other related articles on your website.
You can watch this quick official video tutorial on how to add internal links as suggested by the Grow Flow tool.
SEO Task: Write and publish an article
The objective behind suggestions to publish certain articles is to build a topical authority for your website automatically by utilizing identified content gaps and clustering strategies.
Writing and publishing related content is one of the most important SEO tasks that you need to do as a website author and owner on a regular basis. The Grow Flow tool recommends a list of topics based on the keywords that your website has a high chance of ranking.
You can watch this quick video tutorial on how to complete this task as recommended by the Surfer team.
If you continue to sign up for Surfer SEO, you will be presented with new SEO optimisation tasks on a weekly basis and will be notified of the remaining days for new tasks on your Surfer dashboard.
Grow Flow Reports
Once you have completed all the tasks suggested by Surfer Grow Flow, you might be interested in knowing how the tasks impacted your SEO.
While you might be able to see the overall search engine growth outlook in Google Search Console, Surfer Grow Flow makes it even easier to understand the difference or SEO gains that you made after implementing those tasks.
How to access the Grow Flow Reports?
You can access the Grow Flow reports from your dashboard for the specific website. Go to your Grow Flow dashboard for the URL that you have added and you will see a banner showing you the gains.
Click on the view report button to access the detailed report for all pages optimised with Grow Flow suggestion tasks.
You will see the Grow Flow report details for the following metrics:
- Number of Clicks Gained
- Gained Impressions
- Total Optimised Pages
- Total Completed Tasks
- Total Published Articles following Grow Flow suggestions
See the screenshot below of the Grow Flow report dashboard showing the main metrics.
Don’t worry if you don’t see the reports immediately after adding your domain. It takes around four weeks for Grow Flow to report on the metrics following the suggested SEO task completion.
Watch the official video below describing reports in your Grow Flow dashboard.
You can also share these Grow Flow win reports similar to sharing Content Editors and Audits from the Surfer SEO.
Grow Flow by Surfer SEO FAQs
As Grow Flow is a new tool from Surfer SEO, you might have many queries about how to use the tool and make the most of it.
We have tried to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the Grow Flow SEO tool that can help you quickly grasp the basics.
What is Grow Flow by Surfer SEO?
Grow Flow by Surfer SEO is a growth management platform powered by AI/ML technologies. It is an AI-based SEO tool that helps users boost their website SEO with the help of automated content analysis and task recommendations.
How much does Grow Flow cost?
Grow Flow is currently free for the active subscribers of Surfer SEO and has a freemium version that new users can use to get their first week of tasks.
Do I need Google Search Console to use Grow Flow?
Yes, you must connect your Google Search Console for Grow Flow to work. Google Search Console is an essential tool from Google that is free to sign up for and only takes a few minutes.
Can I get Surfer Grow Flow for Free?
Yes, Surfer has a freemium version of Grow Flow tool that you can sign up for and connect your domain to get the first week of SEO tasks for free.
How does Grow Flow work for Surfer active subscribers?
If you are an active Surfer SEO subscriber, you can start using the tool directly from your dashboard. Grow Flow is currently included for free for active subscribers.
What are Grow Flow tasks that I need to complete every week?
You will be presented with three categories of tasks that you will need to complete within a week.
How often will I get new SEO tasks in Grow Flow?
You will be presented with new SEO optimisation tasks on a weekly basis. Once you have completed the tasks, you can mark them done on your Grow Flow dashboard.
Start Using Grow Flow
As discussed above, you can start on the Grow Flow freemium plan as a new user. You will be able to get suggestions and implement them for the first batch of tasks for free.
Head over to the Grow Flow free tool page and connect your Google Search Console account for the right website to get started.
If you find the tool useful, you can start using it by signing up for any Surfer SEO plans.
Surfer has several other useful SEO tools that you can use in combination with Grow Flow to optimise your website further and get even better results.