The Ultimate SEO Checklist: How To Rank Your Blog On The First Page Of Google

Everything on this list is working GREAT right now. So if you want higher Google rankings in 2021, you’ll love today’s checklist.

Introduction

I have now been writing content for The New York Times for a couple years. I want to be better known. I want to improve my brand. I want to earn money. I think I’m ready to climb the ranks in search engines. I have only a few years before I am 40, so I don’t have much time. But by the time I reach my 40s, I want to be one of the most famous and most important people in SEO. I want to have achieved real status. This is not a long-term goal. It’s an intermediate goal. But I can achieve it by focusing on these things, and soon. If I can get these things right, I will start seeing SERP results in 2018. If I keep focused and stay motivated, I will make my goal in 2021. But in order to do this, I need to give myself some guidance.

 

How to rank your blog

First, and most importantly, know why you want to rank. Ask yourself, what will help your website get more search traffic? Do you want links? Do you want more business? Do you want more comments? Do you want your content to rank higher in SERPs? Once you know, do the following: Write great content. This is the most important factor. When people search for information, you want them to get the most relevant results and read it. A few examples of content that Google favors: company news, best practices, interviews, etc. Treat Google like you do Facebook. Facebook is our go-to social network, so if we post a lot of content there, we get high ranking on the top of search results. Don’t abuse SEO tools. Though we all want our blogs to rank well, you can never abuse SEO tools.

 

The ingredients of good content

To improve your SEO, you need great content. A good search engine likes content that is: concise. The text should be easy to read and use. It should be formatted like a checklist. It should be easy to read and use. It should be formatted like a checklist. precise. This is a big one. Google wants to know what to do. As in “what do you want to learn about?” Do you want to learn about manufacturing electronics, education or community gardening? You don’t need to say exactly that in the title. Just say “manufacturing electronics.” This way, Google knows where your head is at. This is a big one. Google wants to know what to do. As in “what do you want to learn about?” Do you want to learn about manufacturing electronics, education or community gardening?

 

Link building

Know the difference between native and non-native domains These are two separate beasts, and in order to get your blog in front of the right audience, you need to know the difference. But you won’t get this in the Google Toolbar. You need to go deep. For example, your audience is not going to be coming to your blog from https://www.sarinaanson.com. Sarina doesn’t visit Google.com because Google is not the right domain. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying go out there and make your blog a dark horse from the start. But, in order to get discovered, you need to know who you are and what you’re offering. Here’s how to tell the difference: “SARINA” is easy to read, the target market isn’t going to get confused (“how am I supposed to navigate this?

 

Social media

Twitter & Instagram If you want the highest levels of interaction on social media, you have to interact with the right people. Read my articles: Books The Power of Myth and the Story Behind Google’s The Difference Between Expertise And Expertise Social Media Start by getting to know your target audience and market. Read my article: “Social Media: How To Craft A Killer Twitter Strategy” Build up your audience organically (on your blog) Practice new content posting on your blog. Be consistent with content posting. Build up your social media following. Manage all your social media accounts for maximum results. Build a community and work with your audience. Don’t play the volume game (following the wrong people).

 

Conclusion

You already know that people have been using Google to rank websites for a long, long time. This day in 2014, someone already started using Google to rank an author’s blog for bestselling books. And these people were very successful — the book became a #1 New York Times bestseller. That’s what happens when you focus on learning everything you can about Google rankings and putting it to good use. There’s so much you can do. For instance, if you’re into podcasting, you can use Google to help you rank your podcast for search terms like “podcast”, “podcast name”, and “podcast app”. And if you’re an image-sharing site, you can use Google to learn how to rank your site for “image” and “image filetype”. There are a lot of great ways to work to improve your ranking.

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