You want to Rank High with your new blog? It is very possible.
Like I always say, blogging is getting more exposure all over the world. With every passing day, you hear someone say something like, “I want to start a new blog”.
Personally, I love young persons going into blogging. This can be seen in my article on 30 Reasons why students should Blog. Blogging actually makes your idea go round.
It is true that blogging makes your idea go round. Now the question is, how can your idea go round when nobody hears or read about it? The is where the task lies. If you must be a successful blogger, do not neglect the efficacy of Organic Traffic.
To make your Idea go round, you need a Search Engine and Social connection. The traffic gotten from Search engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing, Yandex, etc) is referred to as Organic traffic. To get strong organic traffic, you need to rank high on Search results. Since Google is the most popular search engine in the world, you don’t want want to miss traffic from Google Search.
New bloggers frequently ask the following questions on Search Engine Optimization:
- How do I rank high on google with my new blog?
- How do I dominate Google frot page?
- How do I rank high for a very competitive Keyword?
- How do I get high quality Backlinks?
What You must Understand And Rank High:
- You can rank high with a new blog.
- You can rank high without too many Backlinks. Try to create strong internal links and you are good to go.
- Quality content is the key to rank high in search engines.
- Creating social share buttons for your blog/website helps you get traffic from social networks. This is called Social Traffic.
To Rank high on google, your blog must be Search engine Optimized. See the list of Google ranking factors you need to rank high with your new blog:
HOW TO RANK HIGH AND DOMINATE GOOGLE FRONT PAGE
The 40 Google Ranking Factor/Signals Below Will help you rank on google front page. These factors were adapted from the Google 200 Ranking Factors By Brian Dean.
1. Keyword in Title Tag: The title tag is a webpage’s second most important piece of content (besides the content of the page) and therefore sends a strong on-page SEO signal.
2. Title Tag Starts with Keyword: According to Moz data, title tags that starts with a keyword tend to perform better than title tags with the keyword towards the end of the tag.
3. Keyword Appears in H1 Tag: H1 tags are a “second title tag” that sends another relevancy signal to Google, according to results from this correlation study:
4. Content Length: Content with more words can cover a wider breadth and are likely preferred to shorter superficial articles. SERPIQ found that content length correlated with SERP position:
5. Keyword Density: Although not as important as it once was, keyword density is still something Google uses to determine the topic of a webpage. But going overboard can hurt you.
6. Page Loading Speed via HTML: Both Google and Bing use page loading speed as a ranking factor. Search engine spiders can estimate your site speed fairly accurately based on a page’s code and filesize.
7. Duplicate Content: Identical content on the same site (even slightly modified) can negatively influence a site’s search engine visibility.
8. Image Optimization: Images on-page send search engines important relevancy signals through their file name, alt text, title, description and caption.
9. Recency of Content Updates: Google Caffeine update favors recently updated content, especially for time-sensitive searches. Highlighting this factor’s importance, Google shows the date of a page’s last update for certain pages:
10. Robots.txt Design: The robots.txt is a powerful tool that tells google bolts and other crawlers how to crawl your site. Messing this tool up can affect your ranking. It is advisable you don’t block any part of your site from google bolts.
11. Linking with focus Keyword: To boost your on-page SEO, it is advisable you don’t link to another page with the focus keyword you want your post to rank for.
12. Grammar and Spelling: Proper grammar and spelling is a quality signal, although Cutts gave mixed messages in 2011 on whether or not this was important.
13. Syndicated Content: Is the content on the page original? If it’s scraped or copied from an indexed page it won’t rank as well as the original or end up in their Supplemental Index.
14. Number of Outbound Links: Too many dofollow OBLs may “leak” PageRank, which can hurt that page’s rankings.
15. Multimedia: Images, videos and other multimedia elements may act as a content quality signal.
16. Number of Internal Links Pointing to Page: The number of internal links to a page indicates its importance relative to other pages on the site.
17. Quality of Internal Links Pointing to Page: Internal links from authoritative pages on domain have a stronger effect than pages with no or low PR.
18. Broken Links: Having too many broken links on a page may be a sign of a neglected or abandoned site. The Google Rater Guidelines Document uses broken links as one was to assess a homepage’s quality.
19. Reading Level: There’s no doubt that Google estimates the reading level of webpages. In fact, Google used to give you reading level stats:
20. Keyword in URL: Another important relevancy signal.
21. Bullets and Numbered Lists: Bullets and numbered lists help break up your content for readers, making them more user friendly. Google likely agrees and may prefer content with bullets and numbers.
22. Priority of Page in Sitemap: The priority a page is given via the sitemap.xml file may influence ranking.
23. User Friendly Layout: Citing the Google Quality Guidelines Document yet again:
“The page layout on highest quality pages makes the Main Content immediately visible”
24. Parked Domains: A Google update in December of 2011 decreased search visibility of parked domains.
25. Useful Content: As pointed out by Backlinko reader Jared Carrizales, Google may distinguish between “quality” and “useful” content.
26. Contact Us Page: The aforementioned Google Quality Document states that they prefer sites with an “appropriate amount of contact information”. Supposed bonus if your contact information matches your whois info.
27. Presence of Sitemap: A sitemap helps search engines index your pages easier and more thoroughly, improving visibility.
28. Site Uptime: Lots of downtime from site maintenance or server issues may hurt your ranking (and can even result in deindexing if not corrected).
29. Server Location: Server location may influence where your site ranks in different geographical regions. Especially important for geo-specific searches.
31. Terms of Service and Privacy Pages: These two pages help tell Google that a site is a trustworthy member of the internet.
32. Duplicate Meta Information On-Site: Duplicate meta information across your site may bring down all of your page’s visibility.
33. Mobile Optimized: Google’s official stance on mobile is to create a responsive site. It’s likely that responsive sites get an edge in searches from a mobile device. In fact, they now add “Mobile friendly” tags to sites that display well on mobile devices. Google also started penalizing sites in Mobile search that aren’t mobile friendly.
34. Social Shares of Referring Page: The amount of page-level social shares may influence the link’s value.
35. Nofollow Links: One of the most controversial topics in SEO. Google’s official word on the matter is:
“In general, we don’t follow them.”
Which suggests that they do…at least in certain cases. Having a certain % of nofollow links may also indicate a natural vs. unnatural link profile.
36. Keyword in Title: Google gives extra love to links on pages that contain your page’s keyword in the title (“Experts linking to experts”.)
37. Number of Facebook Likes: Although Google can’t see most Facebook accounts, it’s likely they consider the number of Facebook likes a page receives as a weak ranking signal.
38. Facebook Shares: Facebook shares — because they’re more similar to a backlink — may have a stronger influence than Facebook likes.
39. Redirects: Sneaky redirects is a big no-no. If caught, it can get a site not just penalized, but de-indexed.
40. Popups or Distracting Ads: The official Google Rater Guidelines Document says that popups and distracting ads is a sign of a low-quality site.
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