8 Steps to Better Blogging and SEO

Reblogger Evelyn Kennedy
Real Estate Sales Representative with Gallagher & Lindsey, Alameda, California
http://actvra.in/wy9

 

Kristine Ginsberg provides the perfect formula for bloggers to increase their SEO.  She also shows how to make your blog interesting by adding images that relate to the post topic.  Always a delight to read, Kristine posses a pleasing blogging style.

 

 

Original content by Kristine Ginsberg

8 Steps to Better Blogging and SEO

Follow these 8 blogging tips for better SEO ranking so your blog soars to the top of page one on  Google:

1. Keep track of your word count. A good blog should be between 300 – 500 words. Too short and you won’t have enough content, too long and not only will you lose your readers, but Google too! Seems we both have short attention spans!

2. Repeat your keywords or key phrase so they make up 1-4% of your content. This is really important for Google and other search engines to find you.  

3. Instead of repeating your key phase over and over making your content repetitive, hide your keywords behind a picture. After inserting your picture there’s a box at the bottom called: Title.  Add your keywords and title here.

4. To increase your website's ranking have at least 2 links going to your website. Make sure they go to different pages. For example my website has 5 pages (Home page, Portfolio, Staging FAQs, ect. so I link my posts to at least 2, but sometimes all 5 pages.

5. Use Bold and Underline relevant words – your key phrases and keywords. Again Google see this and it helps your ranking.

6. We all like catchy titles but they aren’t always the best for optimum SEO. You want to be geographically specific, concise and short with your keywords in the Title.

 

7. You want your content and title to complement each other. (i.e if my keywords are Staging Morris Plains, NJ with Before/After Photos” I want to reinforce and repeat “Staging Morris Plains, NJ throughout my blog. Keep it local and stay on topic for your readers and better SEO ranking.

 

8. Don’t forget Hyper-Local content. Write about your neighborhood’s happenings, events, restaurants and be specific so your target audience finds you!

 

Next week I’m doing a follow up blog on staging your posts to look their best, attract more readers, and keep your target audience’s attention!             Happy blogging!

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Doug Bullwinkel
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Thanks for the repost. Kristine's blog really hit the nail on the head for tips on what you need to have an effective blog. Great choice.

February 29, 2012 11:08 PM
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Thanks for the reblog Evelyn, Kristine really sums up what is needed in a blog post.

March 01, 2012 01:12 AM
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Evelyn Kennedy
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Gallagher & Lindsey, Alameda, California

John:  Thanks John.  Kristine blog is the best I've seen.  She is so clear and easy to understand. 

Karen:  Thanks very much.  How are you doing?  What's the weather like in Langley now?

Pacita:  Your are welcome and thank you for your nice comment.

Doug:  Yes, I agree.  Kristine's blog is very good.

Tom:  She does a very good job with this blog.

March 01, 2012 08:39 AM
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Great and worthy reblog!!!
SOme of these I was not aware of so this is getting bookmarked!

Thanks so much for the comment and connection earlier and sorry for the slow response I am a tad behind!

Keep in touch and have a great and productive weekend...

Peace

March 01, 2012 09:22 PM
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David:  I am always behind in my response to comments.  Thank you and hope your weekend is productive too.

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