13 Jun SEO FOR BLOG: THE BEGINNER’S BASIC GUIDE FOR BLOGGERS.
Learning SEO for a blog is much simpler than it seems. That’s why, in today’s post, we are going to share the fundamentals so that anyone can get into SEO in the simplest way possible. Throughout this article, we’ll explain the structure of SEO, and a series of shortcuts, so you can make simple changes from your site, blog, and content.
WHAT DOES SEO MEAN?
SEO is the abbreviation of Search Engine Optimization. In creole, it would look like optimization for the search engines.
I must confess that, years ago, the first time when I heard that word, I didn’t know if it was talking about the founder (CEO) of a company or what … Yes! So, I had little idea of SEO or you can say I was completely unfamiliar with this term.
WHY knowing about SEO for the blog is Important?
So that the contents of your blog are ranked number one in the search engine results list.
Why is it important to be ranked number one in Google search results? There are two significant causes.
Suppose, you are very good at writing and people really think that your content is valuable, which gives you a lot of authority, popularity and makes you feel that all the effort that you put into what you do: it’s worthit.
Leaving aside the sentimental stuff… let’s jump to point two:
What can you do (a lot) to earn more money? It’s crude, but it’s real. If you are ranked number one or close, you are more likely to click on your link, which means more traffic, more potential customers, sales, subscribers, advertising, sponsors. These, directly lead to a remarkable revenue generation.
STRUCTURING THE SEO BLOG: ON PAGE and OFF PAGE
This is all you can do on your page or article to optimize it and allow the spiders to find it, analyze it, and have the search engine position it in a good position in the ranking of results related to the topic or keyword of your post.
These are all those external factors that influence the positioning of your article. It includes popularity in social networks, comments, and likes on your articles and more. The search engine weighs all this information to measure the relevance and quality of the content and decide whether it is worth showing it or not.
HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR SEO BLOG:
The Keywords are the base of the ON page optimization of your article. That’s why it’s so important that you use them in the smartest way so that Google spiders find you and can show you up infront of the visitors. Otherwise, you can have excellent content, you might be a great writer, but if you are not found by anyone, all that are obsolete!
Take care of this. its something very IMPORTANT! Make sure that the title of the content must mach the Google criteria. To perform this effectively, you can take help from tools like SEMrush.
There are three popular ways of building links.
- Using Anchor text that means linking out to other useful contents.
- Get linked from other sites, like if you’ve written a guest post and that site has created a link that takes the visitors to your site.
- Linking other articles from your site only using embedded text.
Apart from this, adding images, categorizing the contents, adding header tags will effectively enhance the SEO effect. Hope this helps! Now get ready to touch the sky of success and become a renowned blogger.