8 Basic SEO Tips To Improve Your Blog

If you are not getting as many readers to your blog as you want to and you are searching for techniques to get masses of traffic to your blog then your search ends here. Search engines are the best way to get free traffic to your blog with the help of quality backlinks and search engine optimization techniques. Search engine optimization is a method of improving quality of traffic on your blog or website by using the organic or natural techniques for targeted keyword. Targeted keyword is the specific keyword which you to use to represent your blog.

For this purpose you can opt for a digital media agency that offers good SEO services. For some extent you can maintain your blog. Below are the some of the basic tips to start your blog and get good rankings in search engines.

8 Basic SEO Tips To Improve Your Blog

1. Provide good quality content
The most crucial asset of your blog is content. It is better if you post once a week and provide good quality content to your readers than 2-3 post a week of mediocre quality. If your readers find good content they will judge your product and service based on what they see. Providing quality content on your blog would increase your target audience and build brand value.

2. Make use of proper titles
Choose the most relevant titles for your blogs as they are the most important factor which affects most to your rankings in the SERPS. Make use of titles which would not only summarise but would also be apt for the content. You can also try title advertising for your site.

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3. Interlink your new blog post to old one
Interlinking of your old blog posts to new ones increases the chances of getting number one position in search results and reduces the bounce rate; make sure you use relevant and effective links to your blog.

4. Use search engine friendly design
Make use of a search engine friendly design. Search engine optimised blogs have better search engine results; the major benefit here is that you can get better search results even if you are unfamiliar with SEO.

5. Develop quality backlinks
Backlinks are effectively like ‘votes’. These backlinks are one of the important factors which affect the ranking of your blog in the search engine results. Ways to get backlinks to your blog:

  • Blog commenting : comment on the blog you linked.
  • Guest blogging : do guest blogs on different blogs in your niche. Try to do at least 3 or more guest post in a month.
  • Article marketing : upload your best content on article directories.

For more ideas, check out this great article about building your first 100 backlinks.

6. Efficient use of keywords
Keywords play an essential role in ranking your blog in search engine results; they should be properly used, free from over or less usage.

7. Submit your content to bookmarking or social media sites
For the promotion of your site or blog you can post your content on social networking and bookmarking sites. This is the most effective method through which you can grab the attention of the target audience without any investing money because the social media and bookmarking sites are free to use.

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8. Images used should be relevant to content
Make use of images related to content otherwise it will effect negatively to the searches and to the search engines. Images should provide the overview of the content and attract target audience. Some images have proven to audience puller.

Wrap Up

One of the best advise would be, if you want to start your blog opt for a simple and efficient URL, make use of WordPress for maximum benefit from SEO. When users find your blog useful with content that is of high quality and unique, it will outstand the rest.

Guest Post by Kate Ford :
Kate Ford is Tech writer from the UK. Catch her @thetechlegend on Twitter

24 thoughts on “8 Basic SEO Tips To Improve Your Blog”

  1. Providing high quality content should be the number one thing on everyones list just like it is yours. If people come to your blog and there is nothing worth reading there, then your done. Period.

  2. These are really great SEO tips specially for beginner . I am also new in blogging so i am using all this basic tips optimizing my website. Apart from this i am using doing image optimization for better result. Thanks to author for such a great useful article. It will help all the new bloggers

  3. Hi Lee,
    All the above mentioned tips are MUST to consider if you want your blog to be a SUCCESS online.
    I must say that High Quality Content, and Keyword Research make the post very efficient. As keywords plays a major role in getting SERP ranking.

    P.S: Please correct your CommentLuv Plugin as it is not showing links of our blogs while commenting.

    Thanks for the tips.

  4. Generally blogging platforms are naturally SE friendly and not many things are required to get high rankings. Always stick to basics and do this on regular basis. Of course quality content get high rankings most of the times, but nobody should underestimate SEO and SMO.

  5. Great Tips!
    SEO is a basic aspect to drive Organic traffic, quality traffic most of the bloggers consider. Keyword research is the basic strategy of SEO and selecting an efficient keyword drives huge traffic to the site.
    Thanks for sharing

  6. The most important thing which I felt is frequency of posting on your blog. It may affect your regular readers as well. A regular reader who used to visit your blog and craving for your writing, but he can’t even see a single update after visiting several times in a week, he may stop visiting your blog for the rest of the days.

  7. Well one of the oldest method and all the basics have been covered in this post..Any newbie must follow this because this guilde will help you build initial traffic and reputation in terms of search engines.

  8. Although most of these are basic stuff. But they are the building blogs of any successful blog, hence you cannot afford to miss any of them. All beginners will surely find it very helpful.
    Keep sharing the good work.

  9. When I started my blog, I didn’t know that much about SEO. Yes content is most important, but without proper SEO it will be hard to get a good SERP.

  10. Hi Lee,
    1st of all thanks for make a good content for us. I’m a new blogger and worked a long time in a NGO and development field. My son is inspire me to become a blogger and that’s why I’m starting my own blog. I already added Google adsense to my blog. Your article really great inspiaration for me. Please continue your writing. Waiting for next awesome one.

  11. I have read this blog and find it very helpful for all those who want traffic on there blog, Optimizing with the help of (SEO), But using these techniques we must consider the quality and new updates of search engines as there are many site I have notice they are no more on search engine as they use bad content or low quality design and techniques, These are good tips for all who want to do good optimizing must read and consider as an advices.

  12. Appropriate interlinking of posts can quickly improve the SEO of a blog. We should not forget the rock-solid SEO structure of Wikipedia. And interlinking is the biggest tactic that makes this website appear at the top of search results consistently.

    Thanks for these nice tips.

  13. Really! This is very great tips. Actually when i started the blog than I didn’t know about much more SEO. But most important thing is that your content should be good quality and very attractive. but As content writing without proper knowledge of seo. I think it will be difficult task it. SEO proper knowledge it is must for new blogger.Well thanks for sharing it.

  14. Hi Lee.. I believe that article is the king. But backlink is really has a significant effect to our SEO. Blog commenting not always approved by admin and sometimes article marketing is hard to do. How to make an alternatif way to improve our backlink?
    Really hope your answer

  15. Hello Lee Ka Hoong,
    Amazing! You have shared an unique article on blogging. Your 8 points is very very important to promoting a website. Content is the king of a webpage and back-links is the queen of a webpage, I think. Your all points are very notable. Thanks for sharing nice job!

  16. Hi,
    Lee nice 8 tips you have share on your blog which improve the blog in SEO, good and quality content is the most important factor key for new, old blog. keep it up and share more.


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