Time to Hit the SEO Bandwagon

Okay my friends, its time we figured out a thing or two about how to get our blogs to show up in Google searches.  

Personally, I’ve postponed, avoided, dreaded, and dabbled with it, but haven’t simply done it. And now we’ve arrived at a new year, the internet is buzzing louder than ever, and there is more information than one girl can ever get through.  So I have a proposition for you.

I’ll do the research.  I’ll read up on the best sites.  I’ll read the Webmaster documentation straight from the horses mouth.  And I’ll present to you digestible bits.

If you have trouble actually applying these bits to your website, lets help each other in the comment section of each topic.  Lets avoid publishing yet another article on SEO for beginners, rather I hope to help you digest & apply the information that is already out there.

Consider that last October, there were on average, 3,133,333 searches per day[1. ComScore.com] on Google.   There are people who want to read what you have written, or purchase what you are selling, but the question is – can they find you?? Unfortunately great content is no longer enough to get your site in google search results.  Our sites need to be “search engine optimized” or SEO.

If you’ve decided it’s time to get into this seo game, here’s your first part primer. First, we’ll go over the easy stuff – installing a plugin or two.

And then each week, I’ll present some new bits that I’ve learned in plain English, along with step-by-step tutorials for optimizing our sites for search engines.

I’m so excited about this!  I know there are lots of bloggers who want to read this sort of thing!

How about you?  Do you have your niche defined?  Would that person be glad they visited your site? Then you’re ready for SEO bits. (We’ll take it realistically.)

Join me next week, when we start with the basics of search engine optimization, and I will help you install some plugins?

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  1. Search engine optimization is indeed an important strategy to increase traffic into your website. If you have an online business, more visitors mean higher possibility of buyers. And if you have a monetized blog, more visitors mean higher possibility of more people clicking on the ads. I do SEO for my websites and blogs. And this has helped me a lot in my success.

  2. Hi, I found your blog on google and read a few of your other posts. I just added you to my Google News Reader. Keep up the great work Look forward to reading more from you in the future. Jenni.

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