Hey, Guys! Are you looking for basic SEO tips for beginners? If so, you will love this article because it’s only for you.
First, I want to talk about the platform which is best for SEO. Without the doubt, WordPress is the best choice for you. It’s the platform used by so many people around the world. And I would like to recommend it to you because it’s also best for SEO.
Actually, WordPress has some native features as its indexing option or default optimization that meets the minimum at SEO, a website built on WordPress widely is perfect if you want to improve the visibility of your website in the results pages of search engine.
Today, SEO has no secret for you, here are 12 tips for you selected among the 200 recommendations from Google to optimize the SEO of your website.
What is Seach Engine Optimization (SEO)?
SEO is the mechanism that allows search engines to sort the results research query. So if you are looking for “Tourism” in a search engine, it will view all websites that you might interest and rank in order to offer you the results that it considers most relevant to you.
The SEO is free, we can’t pay the search engines to influence it. But, there is the paid search which means paying the search engine to reach the top of the results pages in the form of advertising. Effectively, it is very important to put the achievements on your website to appear there in the best way.
Here are my 12 basic SEO tips to help you improve the SEO on your website:
1. Quality Content
Basically, it starts with a primary thing for your blog and not only to have a good SEO: Create your own content, interesting, and faultless. Google likes to highlight the articles that are processed, rich, with a good length. Copying and Pasting is lower upon by search engines and if you overdo it, you will constantly leave behind.
2. Choose The Right Title
The title of your article should be chosen to be perfection. This is what will grab your reader but also what Google landmark first. It should contain the main point, important keywords and shouldn’t exceed 60 characters. Also, check Google to make sure this title is not already used by others because it doesn’t like the duplicates, it might simply ignore your article.
3. Customize The URL
The URL or address of your website contains information for the reader but especially for the search engines. Customize your URL by using up to 4 keywords. You can easily change your URL on WordPress, below the title of the article, change the “permalink”.
4. Organize Your Content
To make it readable to the reader or more easily understood by search engines, it is important to structure your articles. For this, use different heading tags (h1, h2, h3) and also the “bold” for important words. Your words should be ideally placed in the title tags to be easily detected by Google.
5. Use The Links
To make your content even richer and even more appreciated by Google, feel free to use links to your old articles or even external content. If possible, links should be placed on a group of short words see a word. Attention must be used in moderation because too much to cause the opposite effect.
6. Intelligently Naming Your Images
Google images are almost a full search engine and it can generate a large part of your traffic. The order of appearance in Google images is like for the articles. Thanks to keyword selection! The best way for Google to retrieve is to look in the image title. Be sure to name your images with keywords and without capital.
At this point, I was naming the images wrongly by put the capital letters in the images name. If you want to see, you can check my oldest posts to see my mistakes. Definitely, that mistake teaches me one more thing to do in SEO ranking.
7. Fill Alt Tags
To stay in SEO images, consider filling alt tags. This tag is the alternative text of the image. Example, if it is not available or its link is broken, it will appear that text. This tag, when completed, is automatically added to your source code so read and interpreted by Google will be delighted to have more information about your images.
In WordPress, simply click on the pencil to edit the picture and you have access to the “alternative text” box. WordPress is very nice because if you have thought about naming your image is automatically fills this box with the title of the image so it is not necessarily useful to change it.
8. Using SEO Plugin
Only available on WordPress.org, SEO Plugin is the best way to optimize your website. It is very necessary and will help to optimize your SEO completely. The popular SEO plugins are Yoast SEO and All in One SEO Pack (I’m using All in One SEO Pack because it’s simple and no confuse).
9. Having Your Own Domain Name
Search engines attend to favor and trust in content from a website whose domain name such as .com, .net, or .org…., etc, rather than the custom domain name by .wordpress.com or .blogspot.com.
If you have the own domain, you will be better positioned on Google and rank faster than others.
10. Post Regularly
Search engines love the blogs with new and regular content. They prefer to highlight blogs that are alive and active.
11. Have A Mobile-Friendly Websites
Since spring 2015, Google prefers websites offering a version for mobile:
As of April 21, 2015, we will expand our use of mobile compatibility into a positioning criterion. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide. The impact on research results will be significant.
So it’s very important to make the navigation on your blog mobile-friendly and also very valuable to Google.
12. Share On Social Networks
Connect your blog to social networks is very important because most of you likes or shares, plus Google will consider your content. Remember also to share your own articles to increase visibility.
Voila! This is the best simple tips to improve your SEO. So I hope this article will help your success.
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