There exist tens of not thousands of millions of blogs on the internet today on any subject that you can think of. Just Google it and it’s there. So if you are a blog owner or if you intend to create one, how do you make your blog visible and hopefully preferable for the millions of surfers available? Tough question if you are a newbie.
It is important to note that Google ranks blogs in order of relevance in content. Those with relevant content on certain subjects are ranked in order of priority and hence receives more clicked when that subject or keyword is requested by a surfer. Google also indexes these pages and marks them as authority pages. These pages are quickly referenced when a search is initiated. Let’s look at some of the ways that you can increase your ranks with Google’s SERP.
Update your Blog regularly
If it is possible to update your blog with new and original content on a daily basis, please do. Google indexes blogs with similar content very slowly and ranks them low. Make sure that your content is relevant and informative. Include targeted keywords to increase your search criteria.
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Optimize your Blog Images
You can also include your images as one of the avenues for increasing traffic to your site. Label your images with descriptive keywords and have them as links to your website. This increases the rankings of your images with Google images. You can then have these images redirect your visitors to your landing page.
Interweave your Blog Posts
It is of great benefit to have your blog posts interlinked. This allows your visitors to cruise your website longer. It give allows your visitors to discover how resourceful your website is. Design your website in a way that makes it easy to navigate and find related posts a lot more easily. Ensure that your posts are current and informative
Enable the TrackBack and PingBack options
These options allow you to redirect a Googlebot to crawl back and find your new posts then update them on Google SERP. This ensures that your new posts are broadcasted as soon as they posted. You can employ some plug-ins to implement this feature such as the MaxBlog Ping Optimizer Plug-in.
Secure valuable back links from Pertinent sites
You can acquire these backlinks by publishing informative articles in high ranking blob sites in your niche. These blogs do allow one to have up to 3 links on your articles. Since these blog sites rank highly, so does your article and the links incorporated are indexed rather quickly then more viewing by your visitors.
Make your URL’s short and Straightforward
The wordings on your URL should be precise, concise and easy to remember. As much as possible let some of the keywords be present on your URL and the words should relate to the content on the webpage. This makes your URL optimize-able and easily indexed. As alluded earlier make sure that your new blog articles are interlinked with your old ones.
Use White hat SEO methods
Refrain from using black hat SEO methods as you risk your blog from being banned. It may take a while to get your blog site indexed fast with white hat SEO methods but it will be worth the wait. Having your site banned means that you might have to start a fresh. Save your time by being patient.
These are some of the top nuggets that you can employ to make your blog site authoritative on the Google SERP. Keep your Blog site easy to find and navigate. Include some patience and the desired results will emerge slowly but surely.
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