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10 Ways to Optimize Your Blog Posts for Search Engines | All the Buzz | Business Writing

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Watch your Google Rankings Rise

You have a blog on your site, and you know you have to post regularly to boost your SEO, or search engine optimization. But do you know just how to write a blog post that will increase your search engine ranking?

For the best results in search engine optimization, the blog post must have some essential elements.

1. Use Keywords for SEO

Search engines look for keywords. That’s why it’s most important to include them in every blog post. Look back at your keywords list to ensure that you are using keywords in every post. Especially use them in the title, body (make sure there’s at least one in the first paragraph and the last paragraph), headings and subheadings, title tags and meta descriptions, and anchor text (text you hyperlink to other related pages on your site).

2. Write Compelling Blog Headlines

Think about what is going to grab someone’s attention so that they’ll read your post. Make a promise in the headline and then fulfill it in the body copy, entice the reader with a catchy headline, or tell them how to solve a problem they have…or don’t know they have. Use a keyword in the headline. Continue reading →