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How to optimize blog for SEO

If you are new to blogging and want to know how to optimize your future blog, you can learn the fundamentals from this post.
Blogging is a huge topic and requires hard work. One of the main tool that can help your blog grow, is SEO.
SEO itself is a huge topic but knowing the fundamentals will help you a lot.
Let's dive in and learn how to create SEO-optimized blogs.

Choose SEO-friendly blog platform

First thing is to choose a blogging platfor that is SEO optimized. And that kind of platform is WordPress.
It's beginner friendly, the best CMS for blogs, and is very SEO-friendly.
You can build websites in one day and also WordPress website costs very cheap.

Create simple blog design

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A very important thing in blogging is the navigation. When visitors come to your blog, they should navigate through website easily.
You need to have a simple, clean, and modern blog design. Don't use too complicated sections or design elements. Also, it will help you to have a lightweight website.
For example, this recording blog is a great example of simple and lightwight blog. It's easy to navigate and everything is clear.

Write SEO-optimized posts

You may have heard that content is the king. And it's totally right. IF you don't have a good content you won't get a big traffic.
But quantity is nothing without quality. Yes, you need to write a lot of blog posts but also these articles should be high quality and SEO-optimized.
Use headings to separate sections, use images, cover topics in depth and so on.

Technical SEO

Google must know that your blog is secure and also it must know what it's all about.
So, make sure that your blog uses SSL, avoid duplicate content, use structured data, and other technical SEO things.
Create Google Search Consloe and add sitemap to it. It will help Google to index your pages easily.

Conslusion

This is a brief overview to optimize your websites and blogs for SEO. If you want to learn more, you can read blogs such as Ahrefs or Semrush.

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