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5 Important SEO Tips for Bloggers

1. Optimize Your Titles A page or post’s Title is the most important piece of on-site optimization because it has the most visible affect upon your search engine rankings. If the only optimization you do is to optimize the Title element, you may see incredible increases in your site’s rankings. Quick Note: The Title element is in the HEAD section of the HTML output that appears at the top of your browser window. The code for it is located in the header.php file in your WordPress theme. Individual posts should have unique titles that reflect the post itself, rather than simply duplicating the blog name across all pages. If you want fine-grain control over the titles, the easiest way to handle this is to install the SEO Title Tag plugin. When it makes sense to do so, include the relevant keyword phrase within the title. Don’t spam the title with a long list of keywords. It is very important that the title be compelling - making users want to read more. But if you can get an import
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Social Bookmarking to Boost Your Incoming Links

Social Bookmarking to Boost Your Incoming Links Social bookmarking sites are tremendously popular, and they provide a nice method for new sites to get exposure to target readers, and to get incoming links to increase your search engine ranking. You really don’t want to rush out and submit a ton of your own links to these sites, however. Here are some tactics for doing some social networking without being a pest or, worse yet, getting blacklisted. Submit sparingly, and spread it around to various social bookmarking sites. For instance, you might submit one post to StumbleUpon this week, and another to Digg the week later. Make it easy for people to socially bookmark your content. AddThis is a really simple-to-implement tool that makes it easy for people to choose their personal favorite bookmarking site and submit your content. AddThis has a really extensive list of social bookmarking sites, but a few that I like (Babblz, for instance) are missing. Share This (which you can use be

Onsite SEO Checklist

Onsite SEO Checklist As the number of daily internet users continuously increases, search engine optimization is becoming a highly popular activity. Search engine optimization is the process of increasing a website visibility by various search engines. Many search engine optimization experts employ both on-site and off-site search engine optimization for various website. The ease of search engine optimization significantly depends on the type of website builder used to make the website being search engine optimized. When it comes to search engine optimization, wordpress website builder is the best website builder because search engine optimization only involves installation of wordpress plugins for search engine optimization. In order to achieve top SEO, it vital to make an SEO check list which enables one to keep in track with the main factors that influence search engine optimization. An SEO checklist should include the following factors 301 Redirects One of the most commonl

11 Keys to Long-Term Blogging Success

11 Keys to Long-Term Blogging Success - Last week I wrote an article here at Blogging Tips about the long-term approach to blogging. In that article we looked at some of the differencs between a short-term approach and a long-term approach. In this article, we’ll look at 11 keys to building a successful blog for the long-term. 1. Patience – Popular blogs with huge numbers of subscribers aren’t built overnight. Having patience means that you will consistently put work into your blog and stick around long enough to reap the rewards of that work. A lack of patience is probably the #1 reason that most bloggers never succeed at making significant money with their blog and give up. 2. Persistence – While you’re patiently building your blog you are bound to face discouraging obstacles along the way. Those who are persistent and keep driving to get results will most likely be successful. 3. Focus – Your blog should be focused on a particular subject (or group of related subjects). A

SEO for Blog Titles

I am writing about SEO for blog titles, but I could have decided to be cute or clever with my title. I could have called it, “It’s All in a Name,” or “Ways to Get a-Head.” The only problem is I would like to have a few people actually read this post. I see a lot of blogs that are well-written and engaging. The bloggers know their topic. But they are probably losing lots of readers by simply not writing a title for SEO. Even though it is fun to be creative with titles, save that for the body of your posts. SEO for Blog Titles for Beginners Most people will find a blog post through a search engine, and that search engine will probably be Google. So ask yourself. If you wanted the information that’s in your post, would you type in the phrase you just wrote in your title? If not, then just go to Google and research the topic you’re planning to write about. What did you type in the search? That’s probably a whole lot closer to the right title. There are a couple reasons why your po

Use multiple keyword optimization and break into the SERPs

Search Engine optimization is all about keywords. Selecting a good niche keyword, means that you are half done in your efforts to drive traffic to your site. Earlier, when SEO was “discovered”, we were all told by the gurus that keywords are the main components one should focus efforts on. So we went around, picking niche keywords, selecting the most popular ones on search engines, and tweaked our site copies to increase it’s keyword density. This is old story. Recently, it has been noted that SEO is more than just selecting a good keyword. It’s about how well your site “naturally” uses the keyword. Algorithms have evolved. Now they can easily spot a Made for AdSense web site simply with it’s copy. So what are the changes that were adopted by the search engines?And how do we need to update our copies to our advantage? Let’s have a look. Keyword Combinations and multiple keyword use Two years ago, it was normal for a web site to have selected a keyword like “Insurance“. Not any m

10 Blogging Tools to Help You Create A+ Content

10 Blogging Tools to Help You Create A+ Content - As a blogger, you should understand the responsibility that comes with writing posts online. You are not just a wordsmith who turns thoughts into words, but also an influencer who can move needles with every post you publish. In a way, you are like a teacher who shares your expertise about your subject to your target audience who act like your students! Therefore, you need to make sure that every post you write is grammatically impeccable and flawless to communicate your ideas clearly. More importantly, all your content should be jam packed with value, so your readers will be compelled to come back for more To make all these happen, below are tools that you should use to help you write and publish outstanding blog content for your readers. 1. Content Forest Ideator Brainstorming for content ideas can be a pain, especially if you have writing for a blog with over hundreds worth of published content. While it would appear as i