I hope Every one of you know what SEO is and how it can drive immense traffic to your blog or website. SEO is basically divided into two separate categories :
1. On Page SEO
2. Off Page SEO
In this post I will only talk about On Page SEO, it’s the first step to optimize your posts for search engines.
[note]On page SEO includes things like keywords, meta tags, title tags etc which you perform on your site to rank higher in search engine results.[/note]
The on page optimization helps in improvising the web page or web site to such an extent that it positively impacts the search results. It is a key player in SEO which helps you to grab organic traffic.
On Page SEO Tips
There are some useful and resourceful techniques that are comprised under the On Page Optimization :
Keywords are the common searched terms which readers (internet users) type on search engines to find answer of their queries.
Keyword for On Page Optimization can be categorize in two parts, and those two parts are :
1. Keyword Research
Before writing any blog post you should do research for the keyword. The testing of the keyword is very important and is an obligation to be completed by the use of various search engine.
It is an important task as a targeted keyword helps in making your blog highly ranked and popular. You can use various tools such as keyword research tools, adword keyword tool etc that help in researching a keyword.
2. Keyword Density
Keyword density simply means the repetition, You should repeat your researched keywords in your blog post. Keyword repetition gives an idea that how important your post is for a particular keyword.
But while writing a blog post you should keep in mind that writing for readers is far better than writing for search engines, so you should not repeat your keywords again and again in your post.
Repeating keywords again and again in your blog post can make your blog post to be considered as a spam by search engines.
Important factors that effect your On page SEO
Title tag is a very important ingredient when it comes to SERP, it is the first thing that grabs the visitor’s attention this is why it is needed to be much relevant to the content. A title tag should always be in H1 or H2, as it makes the title tag very effective and easily understood by the reader.
A title tag should preferably be as short as possible still being relevant to the content. Search engines allow only 70 characters to show in search results hence long title is of no use it is suggested that title tag should be lesser than 70 characters.
Meta tags are now not important as it used to be before, but still meta description part is being considered by various search engines. Meta tags are the tags which are used to have your blog’s short description and some main targeted keywords.
A meta description should be relevant to the blog post and you should try to use some keywords in your meta tags, but make sure don’t stuff meta description with keywords.
Meta description is not very useful to the reader, but still it gives the information about the post’s importance for the particular keyword that they are searching for.
Meta keyword part of meta tags is not have much importance nowadays but still many webmasters suggest to use meta keywords for your blog or website. You should use your blog’s main keyword in meta keyword tag.
It is strongly recommended that there should be relevant and proper use of alt text for page image and post image. A search engine identify the image by only it’s alt tag this is why alt tag plays an important part in increasing the traffic of a blog or a website.
Alt tag if used properly can help you to grab enough traffic from image searches, it is suggested to use your keywords in Alt tag.
For Search engine URL Structure should be sixty to seventy words premalinks as they are limited to it. If you have relevant keywords in your URL structure then search engine could give some priorities. That’s why it is always suggested to use your keywords in your URL structure.
Sitemap is nothing but a list of accessible blog post or web page your blog or site have. It allows search engine to index each and every part of your blog. It is very important part in on page optimization of a blog.
You should have sitemap of your blog, it is also suggested to submit your blog’s sitemap to Google webmaster tool and Bing webmaster tool.
Anchor text is that portion of a text which is clickable. While linking to your blog posts or linking to external source you should use appropriate keywords which give the anchor text a ‘proper meaning’ and value.
So, these were some simple yet effective tips for on page optimization of your blog. If you wanna get your blog ranked higher in search engine results then you should use the above technique. Do share your views regarding the post.
Author Bio : This article is written by Tarun Jaitely, who is the author of TCLDaily.in. He mainly writes about blogging tips, SEO tips in an effective way.
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