How do I rank high in Google Search results? I am asked this question frequently by many new bloggers. And I always answer by saying ” It’s not a rocket science “. But after the Google Panda 4.0 update on 21st May 2014, the first thing one must take care of is Quality Content. Here in this post, I am going to share how to write Search Engine Optimized Article in Blogger and WordPress.
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If you are planning to start a new blog I would recommend you to check some blogging tips I shared in my one of the previous articles. Now let’s just head forward to know how to write an article which is well optimized in terms of SEO and moreover it must be more informative and appealing.
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How to Write Search Engine Optimized (SEO) Article in Blogger
Step 1 – Before writing any blog post, you must consider doing a keyword research online. You may do it here. It’s an easy to use Tool and will show you how many times a keyword is searched on Google.
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Step 2 – Remember once you have decided your keyword! You need to use that keyword in different areas in your Blog Post. Read further to know how.
- It’s not a tough job to decide, How to write your Title and use your keyword in it.
- If the keyword you want to use is Search Engine Optimization.
- Your Title should be “Search Engine Optimization Tips” or whatever you want to add.
- Try starting your Post title with the focus keyword.
Use your targeted keyword in the first paragraph of your blog post.
By default, the Title of the Blog post is rolled under Header 1 tag. Consider placing your keyword in a Header 2 Tag as shown in the example below.
In This Image
A Refers to the Blog Title (By Default Header 1)
B Refers to the Heading with Targeting Keyword
C Refers to how you can define it to Header 2
Step 3 – Repeat The focus keyword in your post several times. You may refer the article on how to write the article with perfect keywords placement.
I would recommend you to check your keyword density in your article here
Step 4 – Insert and Optimize an Image with the Alt tag. (Make Sure the ALT Tag Also Contains your focus keyword)
Step 5 – Consider Shortening your Permalink, But make sure you have your Targeted keyword intact in it.
Step 6 – Once you are Done with your Keywords Placement and Image Optimization, You need to take care of another important part. Many people often ask me, how to write a meta description? Does Google care about Metas?
The Answer is yes. Google does care about meta descriptions, though Google ignores meta keywords now.
Compiling your meta description is an art. You need to write a very appealing description to increase your CTR. Because even if you start ranking higher on Google SERP, the user won’t clicka on your result. Make sure you describe your article in your description which can be not more than 156 characters.
Once you are done with All the above steps. Check how your link would appear in the Google Rich Snippet Tool.
Apply these steps correctly and you are now done! Your motive to read How to write Search Engine Optimized Article on bloggers is succeeded.
How To Write SEO Optimized Article in WordPress
WordPress itself is highly optimized for SEO. Still, there are many plugins like All in One SEO, Yoast SEO that can be used and provide the best results.
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