How to write SEO friendly blog post?
Writing a blog post is not that much difficult if you are writing about the topic you have knowledge and experience. But writing a good SEO friendly blog post requires a skill. Today we are going to understand how we can write SEO friendly blog post.
Before jumping directly into the question “How to write SEO friendly blog post?”, let’s understand why we should write SEO friendly article?.
Why we should write SEO friendly article?
Everyone wants to get high traffic to their blog and writing SEO friendly article will lead you to the high traffic blog. Writing SEO friendly article will help you to get your blog indexed in the search engine.
Let’s jump into the question How to write SEO friendly blog post?
The following SEO strategies will help you to write SEO friendly blog post:
Use Long-Tail Keywords
First, decide the keyword for your blog post like in my case for this article is “SEO friendly blog post”. Don’t use or concentrate on one word or two-words keyword, use three to four words as a keyword in your blog post.
The reason behind using a long tail keyword is people always search for the keyword with 3 to 4 words.
URL of the article ( blog post )
Your URL should be SEO friendly. Use your keyword in URL of the blog post so that search engines can easily find your blog post when someone searches for the topic about which you are writing in your blog post.
The decided long-tail keyword should come into the URL of your blog post to get your blog post indexed in search engine. Don’t include irrelevant words in URL of your blog post.
WordPress having Permalink Settings available to set by default URL of the blog post. I would suggest you set it Post name instead of Plain.
Title of the article
Title of the blog post plays a vital role while writing SEO friendly blog post.
How your Blog Post Title appears in search results:
Your keyword should come in your blog post title. Your blog post title should be catchy and readable. The title of the blog post is very important because after reading the title of your blog post in the search engine the reader decides whether he wants to read your blog post or not.
Think like a reader when you are writing the title of the blog post. Think that as a reader what titles or headlines you like. Do the research on your previously written blog titles that which blog post got high traffic.
The meta description is very important to get your blog post indexed in search engines. Use your keyword in the meta description. The content which you are placing in meta description should be present in your blog post. It will be better if the meta description content is present in the first paragraph or at the very start of the blog post.
The meta description should not be too long or too less. Google allows us to put a maximum of 320 characters in meta description extra characters get truncated by Google.
Meta description plays a vital role in driving traffic to your blog.
See how your meta description appears in search result:
Images used in a blog post should have alt text
The Images plays a
Use at least one image in your blog post. Make sure that you are adding alt text to images. It will be very helpful to get your blog post indexed if you use the keyword in the
Use keyword throughout your post
The keyword about which you are writing a blog post should come in the blog post at least 3 to 4 four times. Don’t overuse it.
Long and Readable Post
Search engines give priority to long and readable content, so write the blog post in such a way that you explain the topic very well in at least 3 to 4 paragraphs. Your content should be readable. Again think as a reader of your blog at the time of writing the blog post.
Google loves the long content, 800 to 1000 words post.
The post you are reading now is long enough to understand How to Write SEO Friendly Blog Post. Another example of the long and readable post I have written on TechnoVans: Top 12 Blogging Tips for Beginners
Use Internal Links in the article
Using internal links in your current blog post will help you in SEO of your blog post of which you have given an internal link. An internal link means the link of your blog post of the same blog.
Using internal links in your blog post will help you to keep the reader connected with your blog. Make sure that you give the related internal link. Don’t give an irrelevant link in your blog post.
In this way, you can write SEO friendly blog post. Hope this post will help you to write SEO friendly blog post.
Also Read: Top 10 SEO Tips for Bloggers
Please comment below if you have any questions or ideas to share with us.
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Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that
automatically tweet my newest twitter updates.
I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was
hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates. https://Nicolitalia.com/
Thank you for your valuable comment!
If you want twitter feed on your website or blog then this step by step guide may help you.
Just for your information, I am not using this feature yet and not having a plan as such to use the twitter feed on the TechnoVans as of now.
SEO can be so intimidating, but your article gives a detailed, but thorough tutorial. Thank you.
Thank you Kimberlie!
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Does your blog have a contact page? I’m having a tough time locating it but,
I’d like to shoot you an email. I’ve got some creative ideas for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
Either way, great website and I look forward to seeing it expand over time.
Hey, We have contact page here: https://technovans.com/contact-us/
The navigation menus are available on top and footer of the website.
We would like to know your great ideas.
Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just your articles?
I mean, what you say is valuable and everything.
However think of if you added some great graphics or video clips to give your
posts more, “pop”! Your content is excellent but with images and clips, this site could
definitely be one of the most beneficial in its niche.
whoah this weblog is wonderful i really like reading your posts.
Keep up the great work! You know, many people are searching around for this info, you could help them
I’m going to have to try this!
Yes, these tips are really helpful to drive organic traffic to your blog!
I am following all of these tips to write SEO friendly blog post.
I will be happy if these tips will give you a positive output.
It’s crazy Google likes long (800-1200) posts when I find that a short article lol
While it’s helpful to include your keyword in your alt text, it’s also important to remember the original purpose of alt text to ensure that you are optimizing its use. This is the data used by screen readers to describe your images to the visually impaired. Picture having someone read your alt text to you with your eyes closed, do you picture the image?
Agreed! We should give appropriate alt text which describe the image.
Thanks for adding!
I pay a quick visit day-to-day a few web pages and
sites to read articles or reviews, however this weblog provides
quality based posts.
It’s difficult to find knowledgeable people for this topic, however, you seem like you know what you’re talking about!
Thank you Malorie!
This post provides clear idea for the new users of blogging, that actually how to do blogging.
There is a lot more to it, I think. How about…
page speed (gtmetrix)
using incentives and benefits in Title tags and Meta Descriptions
Yes, SEO is NEVER-ending process.
Thank you for adding.
Hey, Well explained about SEO friendly blog post. Thank you!
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I love the visual examples you provided; I never understood what a meta description was before this. Also, in this age of images, a good picture always gains a click-through.
Thank you Jaya!
Great Tips! I’m always looking for more help with SEO
Thank you Kimmy!
i’m trying to learn at least some basic seo as my writing evolves. i’ve started to write my content around seo instead of writing content and trying to fix it to be optimized after. great tips.
Glad to know that you are concentrating on SEO. Thank you for your valuable comment.
Very informative and a quick read. I appreciate that way you get right to the point. Really informative. Thanks.
Thanks for the nice explanation! Very informative!
Thank you Fernando!
I feel like I’m doing all of these things to make my posts SEO friendly but it still doesn’t seem to be resulting in any recognition from Google. Virtually all of my blog traffic comes from Pinterest so I’m not sure where I’m missing the SEO mark. It’s very frustrating.
It will take time to result. Look more into Google Search console for more improvements. SEO is NEVER-ending process.
Some of my posts are top in search engines and some are not.
Glad to know that you are concentrating on SEO.
Thank you for such great information to implement on our blogs! There is so much to continue to learn to become a successful blogger!
Thank you Denise! Happy Blogging
Well done Vanesh! Very helpful and accurate tips we can use right away. I have test your tips and I can confirm that a blogger absolutely needs to apply all of them in order to hope to rank for a specific keyword.
Also, as I have told you before, I’m very happy to see that you have improved so much. Your posts are getting better and better!
Keep up the good work and soon you will be rewarded!
Thank you so much Chris!
Meta descriptions are always a struggle for me. The character restrictions along with planting keywords is always tricky, but it’s important to play the game, and when you do it right, you definitely see results in your traffic.
Yes, meta description plays vital role in on page SEO.
Love learning ways to improve SEO. Looks like everything you’ve got here in this article is on par with what I’ve been doing for each post and I’ve seen quite a bit of traffic increase lately!
Glad you liked this information about SEO Friendly blog post writing. Thank you for your valuable comment!
I use and swear by Yoast to guide me into what is SEO acceptable! That being said I’m still learning, and it’s great to see posts like this available to help me.
Glad to help! Nyxie, I love your blog. Happy Blogging!