Survival of a blog depends upon how highly ranked it is. Getting high ranks in search engines is not a cup of tea. It requires proper use of keywords, link building and various other things which a blogger needs to be familiar with. Proper focus on writing as well as search engine optimization (SEO) is what can rank your blog higher. Here a ten must learn SEO tips for the bloggers to get benefited from and enjoy biggest ranking results.
1. Quality Inbound Links:
We can not neglect the significance of inbound / incoming links. Doubtlessly these help the bloggers rank their blogs in search engines high and earn handsome income from adsense. Let us say that one of your posts is being ranked by a PR 6 blog, then chances are there that your blog and posts’ ranking would also go high and you would get lots of organic traffic.
2. Quality Backlinks:
I must say backlinks creation is what can help you improve your blog’s ranking and search results. Try your level best to generate quality backlinks for every post you publish at your blogs. For this purpose, you can select some blogs with 1, 2, 3 PR to create backlinks at, if it is not possible then you can even generate them onto the blogs and websites of PR 6 to get maximum exposure.
3. Short URLs are better:
In no way a blog with big URL would be structured well in the search engine results. If you are confused about why to keep your blog URL short then let me tell you that the search engine crawlers find it troubling to rank big URLs, instead they prefer and rank the short URLs better. This is why, you have to be very careful for avoiding bad structured or long URL before you loss your blog ranking.
4. Interlinking of the Posts:
It is must for you to interlink your new posts with the old ones to get efficient search results. This reduces the bounce rate by increasing your chance of getting better search results. Irrelevant interlinks wouldn’t be that effective as relevant ones.
5. Social Media still matters:
The social networks still indirectly play a great role in Search engine optimization of current era, you can’t ignore this trend. Google Hummingbird counts the social shares, social likes and other good practices over social media. Google+ is a real time social platform, where you can get more exposure from Google by sharing your posts and bringing interactivity to your posts.
6. Guest Posts:
Guest posts are a way to rank your blog by generating quality backlinks. Plenty of blogs relevant to your blog’s niche would definitely be offering the guest post facility. You have to select the ones which are PR 1 or 2, write guest posts at them and insert a direct backlink for your blog within the post. Once it gets published, you would get direct organic traffic and greater chance to increase your blog ranking.
7. Forums participation:
Participation in forums would also generate quality links for your blog. Search for the forums where topics and subject relevant to your blog niche are being discussed. Become a member of them and participate in the discussions, once you do so, insert your blog links within your discussion urging the people to visit it.
8. Keywords placement:
Being a blogger and SEO, it is your responsibility to place the keywords properly in every article. Don’t just over-flood the article with plenty of keywords, instead use one single focus keyword and use it once in the title, description and content body in an appropriate way.
9. On-page SEO:
You need to pay special attention to on-page SEO and make sure that every post of yours has satisfactory on-page SEO done. Make it green marked when you check with the SEO tool, even if it is yellow or red then something is missed by you.
10. Article Marketing:
For an SEO, it is another must thing to submit the articles to the various article directories where they can get maximum exposure, traffic and higher search engine results.