When I was trying to decide on a premium theme for my blog, I read that the Genesis Framework was a good theme for SEO. I thought that was great, but what I didn’t know was HOW Genesis helped my SEO. Not sure what SEO is? Read my SEO description for new bloggers. There are a lot of ways that a Genesis theme helps improve your SEO, but today I just want to focus on how Genesis makes it easier for bloggers to improve their titles and meta descriptions. When you buy a Genesis theme, you are … [Read more...]
Good blogging is just good SEO. These SEO tutorials will help you get more search traffic - without getting super technical.
If you just started a blog (or you are still a new blogger) you’ve probably seen the term SEO pop up, a lot. I am not an SEO expert (yet), but I’ve put together a simple description on what SEO is, why you need to pay attention to it, and compiled a list of helpful SEO resources. What is SEO? SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimization. It means that a blog or website is built with search engines in mind. For a blogger, it means that you are not only writing awesome content for your … [Read more...]
Today is an exciting day. If you’ve been following along with our 19 steps to start a blog the right way, you are almost done! Today we are going to teach how to create an XML Sitemap in preparation for submitting your websites to search engines. What is an XML Sitemap? An XML Sitemap is a page on your blog that lists every page on your website. Having this sitemap makes it easier for Google and other search engines to crawl (find) pages on your blog. You could create your own sitemap … [Read more...]
Hi! I’m really excited today because our blog is finally going live, and hopefully yours is too! In the last tutorial we taught you how to create an XML Sitemap for you blog. This sitemap is going to help search engines find your blog. Now, you have to let them know you exist and that you want them to crawl your website! What is “crawl”? Crawl is the term used for how search engines look through the information on your website. I am going to show you how to launch a blog by submitting your … [Read more...]