Statistics show that using on page blog SEO results in a 434% increase in online visibility. That means more clicks and more visitors to your blog. In today’s article, On Page Blog SEO, I’ll give you step-by-step tutorial on SEO plus tips you can use for your blog.
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On Page Blog SEO
Your blog should start with a well-researched title. You can optimize your blog to be found in Google or in YouTube or both. So make sure you take the time to do your keyword research. Most keyword tools will give you Google keywords but few will give you both Google and YouTube suggestions.
I like to use MorningFame because it does a good job of giving you data on both Google and YouTube keywords.
6 steps to SEO your blog
Start with a well researched title. Make sure you’ve done your keyword research. If you need tips on keyword research you can go to our WSI Priority Media blog and search for keyword tools to find a keyword tutorial.
Your tags are crucial. They are what is telling Google what to index for. Keyword stuffing or using too many tags or using unrelated tags will hurt you more than help you.
You’re better off using a handful of tags that are tightly related to the title.
When uploading your feature image be sure to use your primary tag or title in the alt text and title of the featured image.
Google loves outbound links to high authority sites. Find a high authority URL that you can link to that doesn’t compete but compliments your topic. It also helps when you want to validate or confirm source data like statistics or reports or when you quote someone.
Is also very helpful to your blog SEO so find something of value that you can send them to. So pick a page and setup your internal linking.
A YouTube video paired with your blog can also help you with your on page blog SEO because it’s a link to a channel owned by Google. It’s adding quality information to your blog because some readers enjoy video and it will also help your YouTube video because your linking it to your blog. So YouTube video paired with your blog is a great way to boost your on page SEO.