SEO Blog, Is Yours?
SEO Blog, Is Yours?
Is your blog set up to get the most out of it. Is it a “SEO blog“, I mean do you get the most bang for your blog from the search engines. SEO or Search Engine Optimization is key if you want to get to the top of Google, Yahoo or the other search engines natural search results. The first thing you need to know is what is the main objective of your blog (this is key to creating an SEO blog) what is your target market. So let’s look at the key steps to help you with your Blog’s SEO and get you started building more traffic.
SEO Blog, Key Steps
- Know your Primary Market
- Learn the Basic Page Optimization Skills
- Create Backlinks to your Blog
- Get your Blog Social
- Seo WordPress Pluggins
- Continually add fresh content to your SEO Blog
SEO Blog; Step 1
Determining what your blog will be about and what your targeted market is will allow you to focus your post and pages to best suit the interest of that market. So why is this important to creating an seo blog, simple when building backlinks to your different post and pages these backlinks will have a common theme that will bust your main URL rankings for your primary keywords.
SEO Blog; Step 2
You need to make sure that when writing your post that you know what keyword or words you are looking to rank for. For example this blog post is optimized for the keywords SEO Blog. So as you look back though this post you will see some key elements used to create the best page optimization for these keywords. There are 10 key elements when creating and optimizing your post.
- H1 heading with the keyword
- H2 heading with the keyword
- H3 heading with the keyword
- Keyword in bold once
- Keyword in italic once
- Keyword is underlined once
- An image with the keyword as Alt. tag
- The number of words your post is 500 is a minimum over 700 is better
- Keyword used as an external link
- Having a link in your post to other page on your blog
If you follow these 10 steps when writing your post you will be able to sometimes rank on the first page of the search engines for you keyword SEO Blog, before you even start to build any backilinks.
SEO Blog; Step 3
Creating backlinks to your post by using your keyword, SEO blog, as the anchor text linking back to your post. there are many different ways to do this. You can manually summit press releases to article directories (good when you first getting started), you can purchase article submission software(some good cheap options here) or you can pay for services to do it ( I like using people on fiverr for this). I usually will use all of these ways when trying to rank for a very competitive keyword.
SEO Blog; Step 4
This is becoming more and more important every time Google updates it search engines values. Google is adding much more weight to your social stats then it is to your backlinks to SEO blog these days. The key here is to get your post tweeted, like and of course Google+ if you what to create more juice to your post and your keywords SEO Blog. Again there are many ways to do this, if you already have a big following it is easy, but if not you can join
a social sharing group were you all tweet, like and Google+ each others post. You can use Fiverr again one of my favorites. But the best free way when your first getting started is to sign up for StumbleUpon and make sure stumble all of your post.
SEO Blog; Step 5
WordPress plugins that will make your site more search engine optimized, some are free and some you may have to buy. Here are a few of my favorites;
- Seo by Yoast (free)
- All in one SEO pack (free)
- SEOPressor (need to buy)
There a many more good ones but these 3 are a good place to start.
It’s important to continually add new and fresh compelling contain to you SEO Blog. The search engines love to see web pages that is adding new content they think that they are relevant and add value to the market place. You also have to make it compelling as the search engines give you more juice the longer someone stays on your page. I suggest you add at least 1 piece of content a day for your first 90 days if you really what to get you blog traffic growing. After that 3 – 4 new pieces of content a week is enough.
I hope you found this post on SEO blog helpful and that you comment and share.
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