Every one is talking about SEO and the need to optimize your blog to get more organic traffic. There are lots of articles on the internet that talks about SEO, and if you still don’t know what SEO is, well let me brief your.
What Is The Meaning Of SEO?
SEO is just a short but popular acronym for Search Engine Optimization. Simply put, SEO means optimizing your blog or website in such a way that it can be easily indexed and ranked high on Google and other search engines , that way you would get more traffic to your blog.
Why Is Everyone Talking About SEO?
Truth be told, SEO is the only way to get constant and organic traffic to your blog. Everyone talks about SEO because it is very important to the success of every website (In Terms Of Traffic). If you want your website to gain Lots Of Traffic And Popularity then you should start on your website’s SEO. The Two Types Of Search Engine Optimization[SEO] you need to work on your blog is On Page SEO and Off Page SEO, but anyways , that is not the topic for today. We will discuss that some other time.
To The topic of today 5 SEO Tips To Turn Your Blog To A Traffic Machine
Getting traffic to a blog is a major problem faced by webmasters especially Newbies. Traffic is the sole dream of any website and it is so essential that a website is most likely to fold-up without high traffic..
The fact that there are millions of websites on the internet , and thousands more are created daily , means that the competition for success and traffic is high, which could see your site loose out if you don’t play your cards well.
If you are a blogger this SEO tips I want to post will help generate High Search Engine Traffic To Your blog.
Here Are Your Traffic Building Steps Below
1. Keyword Research
Spend More of your time researching for useful keywords that will help improve your traffic. You can make use of Google Keyword Popularity Tool to help research and get better understanding of which keywords that drives massive traffic. The best trick with keywords is to never assume you know which ones are best; ALWAYS do research to ensure you are using popular keywords that best suit your blog topic.
2. Include Your Keyword In Your Post , Title And Permalink
If you are on WordPress set the name page URL as your post name(settings> permalinks> post name), this will automatically put the keyword in your post URL(permalink). Also, mention your keywords few times in your post, then Add your keywords to your site’s ”meta description”.
- Must Read: How To Write Catchy Blog Titles
3. Diversify your keywords:
What do I mean by this? Here, for instance , you are blogging about ‘Barcelona Transfer News’ , and ‘barcelona transfer’ is you keyword , you can diversify it like ‘Barcelona Transfer’ , ‘Barcelona Transfer This Week’ , ‘What is new on barcelona transfer’ , ‘Who is topping barcelona transfer list’ , ‘Barcelona Transfer Market’ , ‘Barcelona Transfer Saga’ e.t.c.
Note that too many keywords can mare your blog
- Must Read: Tools To Improve Your Content Creation
4. Use A WordPress SEO Plugin
Like I always say, plugin function is one of those edges wordpress blogging platform has over other platforms. If you are on WordPress you can use a SEO plugin to help improve your Search Engine Optimization. My preferred SEO WordPress plugin is All In One SEO Pack. Personally, I’ve tried it and it really worked for me. I was able to properly insert my site’s description , tags , and keywords in such a search engine friendly way with this plugin and it has really helped me get traffic from search engines.
5. Keyword Promotion:
As a blogger , your should develop the habit of promoting one keyword at a time. When ever you make a new post , get the most important keyword from it , promote it on forum sites and other ways until that Post gets indexed on at least Google’s second page , then you can now work on your next keyword.
All in all SEO is Still Second To Content….Content Is Still King , try to work more on the quality of the content on your blog so as to retain your dedicated readers
Work on this tips and watch your Blog turn to a Traffic Machine….
There are also other ways of getting traffic to your blog without search engine…e.g
**Social Media Sites Like Facebook , Twitter
**Social Bookmarking Sites like delicious , reddit
**Top Forum Websites In Your Country. E.g Nairaland In Nigeria
For More Traffic Tips read these links below
- Getting Traffic To Your Blog Using Twitter
- How I get Traffic To My Blog Without Google (Part 1)
- Tips To Keep Visitors Coming Back To Your Blog
- Ways To Promote Your Blog Using Forums
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