SEO Tutorials & Audit

SEO for Bloggers

This page provides a summary of our free tutorial content, a free e-book, and a free SEO mini audit. Our done-for-you services are here.

Where to even start?

If you want to learn how to optimize your site for Google – and your website is built on WordPress – all that you need is on this page. We will go over a lot of SEO wisdom, advice, and checklists – but it is laid out so you can jump around to the sections that make sense for you.

Create a Routine

Use DIY SEO for Bloggers to create and maintain an SEO routine.


What is SEO?

SEO is the sum of activities that promote your web pages to the top of google for particular search terms.

First, never ever do anything to trick the search engines. The google geeks are pretty darn smart. And a lot of the advice out there is going to be really bad for your website. If in doubt, ask!

The particular search terms that you want to target are known as keywords. These are really really important. And very few people do this correctly! If you only learn one thing today – let it be how to find keywords!

SEO 101

These tutorials will introduce you to the basic concepts of Search Engine Optimization that you need for every webpage you manage.

On-Page SEO (102)

These articles give you some basics for setting up your pages with SEO in mind. We are using the term ‘pages’ interchangeably with ‘posts’.

Off-Page SEO (103)

Getting backlinks is the goal of all SEO -conscious folks. This is how to do it ethically and keep Google happy.


Configure an SEO Plugin

We recommend SEO for WordPress by Yoast. Instructions for installing are in the pdf available below.


Request a Free SEO Audit

Enter your URL including HTTPS:// and we will send your audit (14 pages or so) to your email.

Audit contains simple grades for each area of your site that impacts SEO, including HTML and headers, user-friendliness, core web vitals, speed and more.

If you don’t receive the audit, wait 10 minutes, check email again and then contact us.


DIY SEO for Bloggers

Read a complimentary version of DIY SEO for Bloggers e-book and take notes to create a checklist and timeline that is customized for your website.

2023 DIY SEO E-Book