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moonlightmidgeInternet and Web Development

Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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Share your blog on
facebook

and twitter.
Provide links to relevant posts in
-
context.

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Build relationships with other bloggers.

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Participate in online communities.

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Make regular posts with quality content.

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Repost and link to other content as a way to
join a conversation or provide additional
background information on topic.

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Search engine optimization:


a set of strategies and methods designed to

push web content higher in search results

through “organic” (
eg
, unpaid) means.



search engines collect information about

content, visitors, clicks, keywords and

keyword density, linking and
backlinking
,

and site architecture, and apply complex

algorithms in order to decide the order in

which links appear on a search results page.


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White hat vs. black hat


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Off
-
page vs.
on
-
page

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Wordpress

generally takes care of off
-
page SEO
strategies for you, as long as your privacy
settings allow search engine indexing


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i
ndexing

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“pinging”

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f
ollowing


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D
escriptive title for the blog itself, for posts, and
for images

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Keywords in content, titles, and anchor text

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Specific tags

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Internal linking

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B
acklinks

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T
imeliness