SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is one of the important factors that every blogger must consider for better ranking in search engines. Many bloggers don’t take care of SEO; they just choose a search engine friendly theme and start publishing the articles. This led their blogs to hit by Google Algorithm updates like Google Panda and Penguin. Have you ever thought why only a few articles are popular in your blog? Because with or without, knowledge, you might’ve kept a search engine friendly post title for those articles. We have already talked about Keyword research using AdWord tool and On page SEO. One thumb of rule is; your Keyword should be in the post title and most of the writers make a mistake by just adding Keywords and not taking care of optimizing it for better CTR. Having Keyword in your post title helps a lot, but when it comes to increasing the CTR, your over all post title makes a huge difference. Ex: Make your Blog SEO Friendly (Average title) The Only Guide … [Read more...] about How to Write SEO Friendly Post Title For More Website Traffic?
For writing any article it is must that you should use a user-friendly blog editor to increase your productivity. Using a blog editor which is having lots of features but you need to read help guide whenever you use it, is not good. Blog editor should be easy enough that you can explore and use the features easily. One of such blog editor is WOpen Live Writer, without which I can’t think to write and publish posts but if you are not a fan of Windows Live Writer than I have listed few weblog clients which give lots of similar feature as Windows Live Writer provide. These are free and easy to use WOpen live writer alternative. More about Windows Live Writer: Alternatives to Open Live Writer: BlogDesk: BlogDesk is an offline weblog client having good features. BlogDesk is having option to edit and format your article, add images directly, crop them and enhance the image with different available designs and you also get inbuilt dictionary in 14 different languages. Apart from this it … [Read more...] about 5 User-friendly Windows Live Writer Alternative
Images on your blogs are extremely important to get traffic from image based search engines like Google image search. Here, unlike text-based content, search engine bots can’t see and identify your content like a normal user. They rely on image ALT tag to identify and understand an image. Along with this, texts which are around your images also helps to improve the ranking of your images in image search engine. Read: How to add Alt tag to WordPress images: Whenever you add an image into your blog post, you get an option to add Title and Alt tag, which takes care of image SEO. One easy way to add Alt tag is manually by adding it to every image you upload. However, when you have an already existing site and you have to edit all old images to add alt tag, editing manually is a very time-consuming task. To our rescue is SEO Friendly Images WordPress Plugin. SEO Friendly Images is one useful free WordPress image SEO plugin, which quickly adds ALT tag to your images. In this guide, I … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Blog Images SEO Friendly With a Single Click
ShoutMeLoud receives about 600,000+ page views a month, and 80% of our traffic is from search engine. It didn't happen in a day, and here I'm sharing strategies which I use to make ShoutMeLoud SEO friendly. Tools which I use to help in SEO It would be unwise for me to not mention the tools which are helping me to achieve this goal. Genesis Theme: The ShoutMeLoud theme is powered by Genesis Framework. It's a great framework which is 100% SEO optimized. Period. SEO by Yoast: The plugin which takes care of On-page, On-site SEO & Social SEO. SEO Smart link Premium: Plugin which I use for automated interlinking. Kinsta Hosting: Managed hosting which I use for making my blog load within 1 seconds. A cheaper alternative is optimized WordPress hosting by Hostgator. SEMRUSH: Helps me in Keyword research & monitoring my search engine ranking. SEO is an on-going process, and it's done on many levels. Here at ShoutMeLoud, I use WordPress as a platform for blogging, and we all know … [Read more...] about My Strategy to Make ShoutMeLoud Search Friendly
Blogging is not just about writing great stuff and optimizing it for SEO etc. Blogging has a much more “Community” feel to it and hence requires you, the blogger, to make sure that your community is happy with your blog. People, regular readers are the heart of any blog, without them it is like Christmas without Santa, and it’s a role of a Blogger, to convert one time traffic into regular readers. No doubt, it’s your high-quality content, that will make the most out of it, but there are many other things and elements that you need to take care of for offering a user-friendly Website environment. The design is one of the big reason of a Website popularity but just a heavily designed site with a low-quality article and 1 minute loading time can never guarantee the success of your site. A perfect user-friendly website is a mix of many Website elements, which form the great user experience by the end. What are the steps to be taken? Here are some tips you … [Read more...] about How To Make a User Friendly Blog For More Conversions