Unless you’re an SEO guru, getting your blog ranked with the search engines can be a frustrating project. The good news is, you don’t have to spend hours struggling to understand all the SEO rules to make a dramatic difference in your blog’s rank. If you practice the following steps on each and every post, I guarantee you’ll see a marked improvement relatively quickly.
Tip 1 – Start with your Keyword or Phrase.
Your keyword is the word that the search engines use to identify information related to a topic it’s searched on the internet. Use a keyword or keyword phrase that a potential visitor would use as a search term when trying to find your information. For example, if you’re selling “candied apples”, you would want to use that phrase as your keyword.
Your goal is to attain a keyword density of between 1% and 2%. If your post is 500 words long, your keyword should appear between 5 and 10 times. You want to make sure your keyword is used in the first and last sentences of your blog. You should also make sure that your keyword appears in bold, italics and underline.
Tip 2 – Use your … Read More