Blogging is a great SEO tool, when done right-- it brings you exposure to a new audience, provides a reason for your readers to return, and builds relationships. However, there are a few best practices that, when taken too far, wil hurt your site. Here are three SEO mishaps that every business owner needs to be aware of.
Many businesses looking to enhance their SEO are taking to their blogs on a daily basis to guarantee a constant stream of fresh content and (ideally) enhance their rankings. But there's more to blogging on a daily basis than just writing down a few hundred words and clicking "publish." Below is an article writing checklist to kick your blogging SEO up to volume 11.
You have your mug of coffee off to the side and a piece of scratch paper to the right of your keyboard with your beloved chewed-up pen laid on top. You have your favorite Pandora station playing at a volume that’s audible but not distracting. Most importantly, you have several ideas you want to write about. You’re ready to go.
A few Bon Jovi songs later and your mouse cursor is blinking in quarter time on a vast field of white. You’ve drunk all of your coffee and you need to use the restroom.
Why are you stuck when you have so...
Read this article: What should I blog about? Topic A or B? That is the question.
The blogosphere can be a lonely place. It can produce anxiety, inconsistency, angst. Sure, you might get some clicks and comments every day, but the blood, sweat and (hopefully not) tears far outweigh the feedback you get from your readers (no offense, readers!).
If you’re like me, link building is the last thing on the mind while blogging for a company or cause. I tend to empty my SEO Speedwagon, let the creative juices flow and hit the ground running. While blogging, I’m thinking creative content that doesn't suck.