10 Blog SEO Tips You Can Use Today for More Traffic

1. Content is King

Post relevant, interesting content

The internet

Blog seo tips: keyword brainstorm

Your competition

Blog SEO tool Buzzsumo
Buzzsumo ranks your competitors’ posts by social media likes and shares

What’s trending?

game-of-thrones-trending-seo

Your own content!

Recycle your content

Content tools

Blog SEO tool HubSpot topic generator

Post regularly

Trello-content calendar tool
Trello lets you create content boards, where your whole team can contribute

2. Make Keywords Count

What are keywords?

Keyword search tools google suggestions

Keyword research tools

Longtail Pro

Screenshot of Long Tail Pro keyword planner

Wordtracker

Screenshot of Wordtracker- a keyword tracker tool

Semrush

Screenshot of Semrush- keyword tool

3. Put Keywords in Your Post’s URL

4. Add Images to Your Content

photographer with his camera

Makes your text easier to read

SEO brownie points

  • Add an alt tag to your image, including your chosen keyword where possible.
  • Don’t save your image under the filename 0001.jpg. Instead, save it under a relevant name and add your keyword.

5. Include Your Keyword in Title Tags

Yoast title tag screenshot

6. Add Unique Content on Category Pages

How to add a category to a page on WordPress

7. Link to High Quality Sites

Link symbol

8. Make it Easy to Share Your Content

Social media sharing buttons

9. Use Webmaster Tools

Bing webmaster tool screenshot

10. Write a Good Meta Description

Meta description on Yoast SEO tool

Wrapping Up

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Pietro Saccomani

Pietro Saccomani

Founder MobiLoud, Cofounder MixBloom — helping publishers and brands grow with mobile apps