Finding free search engine optimization tips for your blog on the internet isn’t that difficult, its finding tips that are easy to understand and learning the Seo basics that’s a bit harder. WordPress ‘out of the box’ is already setup well for Seo, all you need to do is use the most powerful Seo methods.
The main objective of Seo is to optimize your content so searchers can easily find the information they are looking for. Here’s my tips that i hope will provide you a simple Guide to Seo and improve the optimization of your blog posts resulting in more search engine traffic to your blog.
Use Descriptive Titles
Using a title that best describes the content in your post is the most important Seo factor for optimizing your content. Your title carries the most weight with the search engines and you will benefit the most if you get it right but also suffer a poor ranking if you get it wrong.
Ping the Search Engines
Ping-O-Matic is a service to update different search engines that your blog has updated. This also helps protect your content if you use it immediately after posting new content. Scrapers will not be able to claim to be the original source of your content.
Include Image Titles
You can add ALT Text to your images so the search engines know what in the picture, just make sure the words you use are related to the keywords to your posts content.
Choose Seo Friendly Key Phrases
To find keywords, use different keyword tools and only use words and phrases that are relevant to your posts content. If your writing about coffee, don’t start rambling on about tea, milk and sugar.
Only use Highly Related Links
Linking to content on other pages on your site or externally to other blogs carries a lot of weight with the search engines. Just make sure you place the link in the correct position on your keywords and that the content you are linking to is highly related and quality content.
Use qaulity sitemaps
The search engines like Google love sitemaps. When you install a sitemap plugin to your blog, it becomes updated every time you edit and add new content. Sitemaps are created in XML file format which the search engines understand so its like speaking their langauge. You can install sitemap plugins for, text content, images, video and mobile content.
Experiment and Track Everything
If you like trying different seo techniques, how do you know what works and what doesn’t? Using tracking that you understand is very important so you can easily find out what works for you and your blog. Keeping updated with the latest tips and trying new methods helps you learn what works and what doesn’t.
Keep writing new content that’s unique and highly relevant to your post titles. The search engines don’t discriminate when it comes to content so everybody has a chance to top Google. The more content you write and apply the Seo basics too, the higher your traffic will be which increases subscribers, builds your brand and gets you more business.
WordPress Seo plugins can be fun to use and help you learn the Seo basics for WordPress. Here’s a list of the 8 best WordPress Seo plugins.
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