Welcome to HiTricks! Earn Learn Gain…It’s Fun! Here we will discuss the blog post optimizations that you should try to follow while writing a blog post. Blogging is all about showing off your skills efficiently. As an author or a poet creates his literature, likewise bloggers also need to take care of his blog post. It’s not just about buying a domain, installing wordpress, and writing just anything! You need to give special attention to your blog post. In this article, we will try to assist you in decorating your blog post.
10 Tips to decorate your blog post?
Please note that these methods are more helpful for blogs that have long-validity content. For example, tech topics, tips, how-tos, information, etc. This is not so much helpful for short-validity content like the latest news, coupons, and offers, etc. Long-validity contents need care while posting it, so that it may gain more and more views in the future.
1. Use Google Keywords Planner:
Do you just think of random topics and post your blog? Don’t do that without a bit of keyword research. Did you know our very own friend Google has made seo tools for us? Switch to Google Keyword Planner and plan your keywords. Read our detailed article on how to use Google Keyword Planner.
2. Use Subheading tags:
Did you know that there are subheadings on Blogs? Apart from the type you write, there are a total of 6 subheadings that categorize your blog headings efficiently.
3. Upload pictures yourself rather than using image links from the web:
Did you know? When you input a web image link, you are just building a backlink for the blog that has uploaded the image. Why not use your image instead? At least download images and then upload them.
4. Don’t use copyrighted images:
Use copyright-free images from google image, pixabay, Wikimedia, and Flickr. When you search an image from google, use the advanced search, and choose appropriate usage rights. Use the pixabay image plugin to directly insert suitable images to your post. The best way of approach is by creating and uploading your image. You can attach your blog name to that.
5. Give credits:
If you have to use copyrighted contents and images, then always give credits. Add a link to the content from where you have got it. Else your blog can get flagged by DMCA and it may be put down legally.
6. Use easy language:
You must have a good knowledge of the English language for blogging in English. But that does not imply you will use them in your writings. Write on easy language, remember, many people have many difficulties in that language.
7. Write your blog lengthy:
The length of the blog determines how much traffic you will get. But don’t write histories there. Because you don’t need to impress search engine bots! You have to impress human beings. And human beings want everything in short. People will leave your blog if they find it lengthy and boring. That’s why you need to use headings and subheadings to it. At least your blog should have 400 words. You can see your word count at the bottom of your text box where you type on wordpress.
8. Use Meta Tags:
Meta tags are the two lines that display in the search results after your blog posts. So, never leave an opportunity to utilize those 2 lines to attract users from search engines like magnets!
9. Use Keywords Appropriately:
Write your keyword on the post at least 5-6 times, but not more than 10 times, also use it on heading and subheading tags, on the blog title and url, on the meta tags, on the alt text of the image you are inserting. You must check this manually.
10. Test Yoast WordPress seo plugin:
After you have written your article, fill up the meta tags and the target keyword section, and the post title section and then check hows your blog post looking in terms of seo. Try to make all the points it suggests.
These are the points that you should take care of when you write blog posts and you will do wonder! Thanks for reading the article. Do share if this helped you. Keep visiting.
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