This post is a list of search engine optimization (SEO) tips for bloggers. It will be kept updated as I come across new and better SEO tips for blogs. Bookmark it and check back for updates.

Updated: 6th December 2018

I wrote this article (originally called Search Engine Optimization For Blogs) in 2004 and when I revisited it, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was not as outdated as I feared.

A lot of these tips are still valid, but I’ve added a few new ones and updated it to reflect the new ranking factors of social media and mobile usage.

Blogging software is really a simple Content Management System (CMS) that easily adds new pages and integrates them into your site’s navigational structure and linkage.

Blogs and blog posts are naturally search-engine-friendly because they are text-rich,

With Google completely dominating the web search industry with a massive 78% market share, more and more SEO experts have been solely directing their efforts to rank their site only on Google.

But with Google not taking any signs of shady SEO techniques lightly, the SEO game has become more challenging than ever.

However, we will help you find out how you can discover some great link building techniques that are reasonably safe yet highly effective, using advanced search operators that not many know about.

With that said, let’s just cut to the chase now.

Finding Different Types of Link Building Opportunities

Guest Posting Opportunities:

Guest posts are still believed to be a considerably safe way of getting high-quality links.

However, finding sites that accept guest posts in your niche can be quite a hassle – not if you know how to go about searching for them the right way,

Blog SEO Tips For More Search Engine Traffic

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I just came across a post on the Bourn Creative blog, with some very useful tips on how to optimize a blog post for search engines.

It reminded me of one I had written in 2004 on Search Engine Optimization for Blogs – updated for 2015 here.

You’ll find some similar and some new tips in the article below.

Even the most seasoned bloggers can forget an important step when publishing a new blog post.

And forgetting a step usually means a lost opportunity to optimize your post for the search engines, to get found by your ideal clients online, and to attract new readers to your website.

Use this blog post optimization checklist each time you publish a new post to ensure that it is ready to attract visitors,

Blog SEO Tips: Search Engine Optimization For Blogs

If you follow some simple rules for search engine optimization, your blog can rank much higher than static website pages in the search engine results pages. Here are the most important rules to follow to get your posts listed for keywords of your choice.