Here are some SEO tips for bloggers that can help increase traffic to your blog:
- Focus on evergreen content
- Create a content plan based on keyword research
- Analyze the top search results
- Write content that brings value
- Use SEO friendly images
- Optimize descriptions and URLs
- Do external and internal link building
- Improve website page speed
Content Plan Steps
- Do keyword research (market research) to identify topics that your audience is interested in.
- Create a content strategy based on your keyword research.
- Plan out a promotional strategy to get your content in front of your audience.
- Track results and join the conversation by responding to comments and feedback.
- Repromote your content to keep it fresh and relevant.
- Update your content regularly to keep it up-to-date and accurate.
Tools for Keyword Research
Here are some popular keyword research tools:
- Google Keyword Planner
- Google Search Console
- Keyword Surfer
- Question DB
Of these, Google Keyword Planner is the most popular.
Google Keyword Planner is a free keyword research tool that allows you to find keywords related to your business and see how often they are searched for on Google. You can use this tool to find new keywords for your website or blog and see how many people are searching for them each month.
You can access Google Keyword Planner by creating a Google Ads account. Once you have created an account, you can use the tool to find new keywords and see how often they are searched for.
SEO friendly images
SEO friendly images are images that are optimized for search engines. Here are some tips for making your images SEO friendly:
- Use relevant, accurate alt text for user accessibility and SEO.
- Use descriptive file names.
- Compress your images to reduce file size.
- Use high-quality images that are relevant to your content.
- Use responsive images that scale to fit different screen sizes.
- Use image sitemaps to help Google index your images.