The following article is a guest post by my friend and fellow domain blogger Morgan Linton. Morgan is the publisher of Domainvestors.tv as well as author of Domain Flipping available at DNFlipping.com.
With blogs being used more and more for the creation of MiniSites it is important to understand some simple things you can do to improve the SEO of your blog. Many people think that SEO is a dark art that can only be done by “the experts.” While there are some advanced techniques that can help – there are some quick and easily ways you can improve your SEO literally overnight!
Follow the three steps below and your blog will be on the SEO fast-track before you know it:
1) Change your Permalinks to include your post title – if you’re using WordPress you can do this by selecting “Custom Structure” in the Permalink Settings and changing it to: /%postname%/
2) Put your best keywords in your title. Many people miss the importance of the “Blog Title”. Use a tool like the Google Adwords Keyword Tool to find the keywords with the best search volume related to your niche and put them in your title. Another great way to get good ideas for you title is do a Google search for the keywords you’d like to rank well for and see what the top results are using in their title tag!
3) Make it easy for people to share your posts through social media. There are some great plugins out there that make it easy for anyone reading your blog to share your posts through Twitter, Digg, Stumbleupon, etc. The more people linking to your site, the more relevant search engines will find your content and the higher your blog will rank!
That’s it! These are three quick and easy ways to improve your Blog’s SEO – so easy in fact you can do it today. So if you haven’t done any of these steps, take twenty minutes out of your day and improve your SEO!
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