Today I thought of giving you some tips about how to write Search Engine friendly content. This topic also known as Search Engine Optimization (a.k.a. SEO) is a very broad topic and often misunderstood easily.
We’ll look in to some tips about how to write content with Search Engine Optimization,
Content is the most important
No matter what you do to improve the search engine rankings, the content is the most important thing you need to focus on. If you have an article, a blog post or any writing with good content in it. Google using it’s algorithms will identify your contents value and will rank higher on search engines. Therefore before anything focus on the content that you put in your articles.
Stay on topic
Even if you write an article with good content, if you do not stay on topic from the beginning to end you will lost the value of your content. Of course you might get a plus mark for writing unique content with length but reader’s wont bother coming back to your website because your article goes out of topic (How to Keep Visitors coming back to your blog). Therefore when you’re writing, stay on the topic.
Select impressive headings
The title is the first thing that grabs readers eyes. Therefore putting impressive headings to your article makes users enthusiastic about the content that is in. Therefore apart from the content give some time researching the heading that you’re going to put to your article. Read this article from goinswriter on “Catchy Headlines for your article“.
Use Meta Descriptions
If you don’t know what a meta description is?
It’s a snippet of HTML code that belongs inside the <Head> </Head> section of a web page. It is usually placed after the Title tag and before the Meta keywords tag (if you use one), although the order is not important.
Meta Description is the first piece information the readers will see if they index your article in a search engine. Therefore having a good meta description will give your readers an insight of your article. Therefore having a good meta description is vital to give good first impression to the users. (Importance of Meta Description).
Nowadays there are online tools which can generate meta description for you from the content of the article. Here’s few Meta Tag Generators for you.
Don’t overload Keywords
Keywords are important to give search engines the impression about the article but overloading keywords inside your article might make it harder for users to read. Therefore be considerate to put keywords where it is necessary and not in every sentence. (How to put keywords to your website)
Write Unique and Original Content
Don’t copy paste your content from some other website. Always write your own content in your own style. Even copying your own content is a poor decision because search engines can identify the duplication. (What exactly is SEO Friendly Content)
Choose Relevant Images
Always choose images that will give users a good idea about what the article is about. Putting random image to your article won’t add any benefit to your content. If you have added a relevant image, the person looking at the content can be impressed because person can get an clear picture about what the article is about. Therefore always be considerate to put relevant images to your website article. (How to select best images to your article).
Above you can find few tips about how to write SEO friendly content. We’ll bring few more articles in future about writing more better SEO friendly content.