So what are some of the top strategies to optimize your blog for traffic?
Step #1 Search Engine Optimization – what is it?
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) needs to be a big focus in your blogging, if you want to optimize your blog for traffic.
SEO includes planning, writing, and using easy coding of your site in a way that helps to improve the amount and quality of traffic to your blog from people using search engines.
So successful SEO techniques will really helping you get more of your ideal readers and potential customers to your site.
Each of the steps below are SEO tactics you can start with today!
Step #2 Identify Your Audience
When you optimize your blog for traffic, you’ll have higher rankings and be seen higher in the search results to a larger number of people, who then visit your site!
That means you need to define your audience, your market, first before starting your SEO techniques.
It’s so much better having your site visited by people who are interested in what you offer!
Step #3 Know your keywords
Steps for finding the right keywords and key phrases:
- What words do your readers use when looking for your type of information?
- Write out a list of keywords that are related to your blog and business.
- What words/phrases are like-minded blogs and businesses using that you would also use?
- Use your chosen keywords and phrases in your content on your site consistently.
Step #4 Inbound Linking
You blog’s link popularity is key when you optimize your blog for traffic, as it also increases your blog’s page ranking.
==> Your blog needs to have links on pages that already have a high Google PageRank to help your blog with a higher rank.
PageRank isn’t as important as it once was as part. But many experts still believe in this process.
So yes, you do want to optimize your blog for traffic.
To enhance you blog presence is to be continually marketing and promoting to attract and optimize your blog for traffic.
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How do you compete with other blogs, whether it’s your business blog, hobby, or just for fun blog?
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Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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