How to Get Your Blogging On the 1st Page of Google
Are you tired of reading articles about how to get your blog on the first page of Google? Me too! That’s why this post is a little different. We will cut to the chase and skip all the details you can find elsewhere.
You see, nothing works as well as action to get your ideas going. If you want to be different and see results, try these tips:
Write Consistent Content
The first step to getting more traffic from search engines is to produce more content. The more content your site has, the more pages you’ll be able to rank for top search engine results. Bloggers who publish frequently also have an advantage when getting featured in other places, like media outlets or influencer newsletters, since they have a steady stream of content to draw from.
Not sure what to write about? Think about what your audience is interested in. What questions do they have? What problems do they need solved? Great blog topics are in demand and solve a problem. If you decide to keep a blog on a general topic, you’ll have to vary the content you regularly produce, so it doesn’t get stale.
You can keep a blog on knitting interesting by writing about different types of knitting stitches and different knitting projects people can do or by applying knitting to different topics, such as health, travel, or relationships.
Use Your Keywords Early & Often
Once you’ve figured out your blog topic, it’s time to start thinking about what keywords you’ll target. Begin thinking about your keywords from the very first sentence. Then add a key focus phrase or keyword in the subheadings, image captions, and anywhere else they will fit naturally. Not sure what keywords to focus on? You can use tools like SEMrush or Keyword Planner to discover which terms have the most search volume.
Build Relationships With Other Bloggers & Influencers
Blogger informal networks are formed daily via social media, email, and online forums. Take advantage of these relationships to get links back to your blog. Link exchanges are when two bloggers agree to place a link back to each other’s site from their blog posts.
Other types of links include guest posts, round-ups, and resource guides. Be careful when accepting guest posts from other bloggers. Make sure they are high quality and will help you achieve your goals. It’s not enough to just link back to another blog.
Make an effort to build relationships with other bloggers. Comment on their blog and social media posts, share their articles on your social media accounts and respond to their emails. Doing so will create a stronger relationship with other influencers and ultimately get a link back to your blog.
Don’t Forget About Video SEO
As we’ve said, the best strategy is to create various content types, and video is a winner. Optimize your blog video titles and descriptions with your target keywords. You can also include your keywords in the video itself.
Use a video transcript service, like Rev, to create a transcription of your video. Once the transcript is complete, you can use it to create blog posts and articles that you can publish on your site. Video SEO is different from regular SEO. You need to follow a different set of rules to make sure as many people see your video as possible. For example, you need to make sure your video is optimized for the first five seconds, which means putting a grabber on the first few frames.
Join Google’s Featured Snippet Program
The featured snippet program is an excellent opportunity to get your blog on the first page of Google. You can apply to have a specific blog post, or even your homepage, featured in a special box on Google’s search engine results page.
To get started, first make sure you have a registered website. You will also need to verify your site with Google Webmaster Tools, have a minimum of 700 words on your homepage, and make sure your site is mobile-friendly. Finally, you must ensure your site has healthy links from other sites. If your blog meets all of these requirements, you can apply to have a snippet on Google featured.
Take Advantage of Rich Content Ads
You’ve probably seen ads at the top of your Google search results that look like your blog writes them. These are rich content ads and are a great way to get more traffic to your site. To create rich content ads, you have to have a blog with a minimum of 100 published articles.
Once you have that, follow these steps: – Open your Google AdWords account. – Click on the “create new ad” button. – Select “new search ad”. – Select the “use existing website or blog” option. – Select your website from the drop-down menu.
Blogging is a great way to build your brand and earn passive income online. Once your blog is set up and running, you can earn money from it with very little maintenance.
The most important thing to remember is to keep blogging. Without an ongoing stream of new content, your search engine results will drop off quickly. To make blogging work for you, you have to start now.