Seo-Friendly Blog

Search Engine Optimization is one of the biggest parts of your blog. If you want to increase your organic traffic, you must have an SEO-friendly blog.

Search Engine Optimization has been covered many times before. You can find thousands of articles about learning SEO on the web. Having SEO implemented in your blog helps to increase your websites organic traffic.

The Blog title

Whether you use WordPress or blogger for your blog, you should use standard HTML syntax – the article title should be inside H1 tag.

The title of your blog post should include your keyword, but just make sure to keep your keyword under 72 characters. Remember that the title of your post will be: 1). on the search engine, and 2). the users first step in determining the relevancy of your content, so make sure to include the keyword in the title.

Example: Seo

The body

Mentioning your keyword at a normal pace throughout your post with help.

The URL

Search engines like to see the article title in the URL.

http://www.test-site.com/article-title

Image optimization

Optimize your images. Your blog should not only contain text for SEO purposes, but should also have images explaining the content. Search engines not do not look for images but for images with alt tag.

You can learn more about image optimization here!

Link internally

When possible link internally. Inbound links to your content help show search engines the validity of your content. The same goes for linking internally to other pages on your website.

Load time

No one wants to wait for a website to load! How long are your users willing to wait for the page to load? Your site speed should be a priority as slow sites decrease user satisfaction and research has shown that an improvement in site speed can increase conversions. You can test your websites page speed with Google Page Speed Test.

Keep in mind:
  • If your site loads in 5 seconds, it is faster than approximately 25% of the web
  • If your site loads in 2.9 seconds, it is faster than approximately 50% of the web
  • If your site loads in 1.7 seconds, it is faster than approximately 75% of the web
  • If your site loads in 0.8 seconds, it is faster than approximately 94% of the web

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