There are so many people around the world that are able and willing to start a blog, people with passion for having a good blog, others already have being running their blogs or websites for sometimes now, and still don’t know anything about SEO, and its benefits to their blogs.
SEO in simple English language means Search Engine Optimization. The Basics of SEO shades more light on what SEO is, and also help you to understand Search Engine Result Pages SERPs, which is an important aspect of SEO.
SEO can be separated into ON-Page SEO and Off-Page SEO
We shall be discussing the On-Page SEO Techniques to boost ranking on google and other search engines as yahoo and Bing.
Speaking of On-Page SEO, this primarily refers to all the things you can do On your blog to help you get better ranking in search engines. The basics essence of blogging or having a website is to get your words being heard when you speak, your product reaching targeted number of audience per day or month, your business making the sales you need per day or month and so on……
How do you achieve that without good On-Page SEO? We will look into factors that make On-page Search Engine Optimization important for your blog.
The Importance of On-Page Optimization
Now, as an individual or group of persons, what is the importance of getting off your bed this morning? You may have one or two reason(s), and then again I will ask, what is the importance of making a post?
Spending hours writing the perfect content, after posting the content, it did not get the ranking or page views you are looking for. What is wrong? That’s the importance of On-Page Search Engine Optimization.
Following certain methods and proven ways, you can get your blog post good ranking, not rankings from social media, or other methods, but rankings in the natural ways, proven ways that will sure keep your blog post for many days on google’s first page.
The importance of making On-Page Optimization is to get good traffic from search engines, these is the traffic you don’t have to pay a dime for. To do this, it is also important to know what Google Analyticsis, and how to use Google Analytics in keeping track records of the traffic sales of your blog contents.
The methods of On-Page Optimization
By suing the below methods, they are sure ways of proven search engine optimization of your blog.
Blog Post Title
The first and most important thing for On-page optimization is to use good Blog Post Title. Blog post title plays the most important role in-determining whether the post will be doing well in search engine or not. Use important and targeted keyword when making your blog post that will attract people to click on the links, and also avoid repetition of titles in other to get better ranking in search engines.
It is off importance to use up to 1.5% of your keyword density when making a post. By so doing, you will avoid repetition of keyword and also get better ranking in search engines. Underline you important keywords, phrases and where necessary, they should appear bold in other to captivate the attention of your readers and also get better ranks by search engine.
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Word Count Per Post
When writing a blog post, write a re-searchable content that will stand unique, not copy paste content, not plagiarism content. This method will help you tackle the minimum 700 words per post.
The importance of writing a blog post and covering almost everything that may concern the blog post topic will also help you in writing more than 700 words and naturally making your post of great length.
Don’t go writing too much word again and again, to think it will get you more traffic, keep it simple and make use of the words, keywords and phrase that will help get you better search engine recognition, better user experience and better average time on page.
keep to the basics, write better, give to your audience what they desire. By so doing, page bounce rate will reduce, and google will notice time spend on page. In all remember to keep your Word Count Per Post above the minimum.
Linking-in & To External Websites
Its’ actually a great and benefiting idea linking your blog post that shares relevant information together, this is known as linking-in. while making your research, you may have come across some wonderful and exciting content that you feel can shade more light, have better explanations to areas you did not cover when making your blog post, or a better guidance to the individual reading your post, thus drop the link and advise your reader to click on it to get more insight, this is linking to external websites.
Use of Inforgraphic
Inforgraphics is another way of getting good On-Page SEO. Inforgraphics are pictorial representation of information. Pictures have a way of making better view(s) of how information is been passed and interpreted for better understanding, backlinko decided to inform us using an inforgraphics which has put him in google’s front page for sometimes now. Whenever you make a post, try including and image which will captivates the attention of your page viewers.
Don’t compact many information on the Inforgrahic that will become hard for the page viewer to understand the information you are trying to pass across. keep it simple, makes it look captivating, displaying the right combination of colors, revealing the right image one at a time with a good continuity, good presentation of information, will sure gets you on the front page of Google.