Wednesday, 11 May 2016
5 Ways Make your Blog Appear in Search Engines
Google is no doubt the most powerful search engine in the world. It is what blogs, websites, and businesses rely on for traffic as well as customers. Therefore, it is important for your website to be visible online. In other words, when users search for anything that has to do with your business or blog, you should be able to a appear in the search. To appear online, there are some things which you must do to make this possible. Jovago.com, Africa's no 1 hotel booking portal points you to the ways you can make your blog appear in search engines.
Don’t joke with SEO
Search Engine Optimization is very important when it comes to enhancing search results of blogs online. The better your SEO, the higher your ranking. Hence, when users search for keywords online that is related to your whatever you do, your website will among the first three. So, it is important to make your website SEO friendly.
Must be mobile-friendly
The rise in the number of Smartphones usage has made many businesses to make their websites mobile friendly. A website that is mobile friendly is sure to get more traffic and more recognition from Google.
Make available a sitemap
A sitemap makes it possible for users to navigate a website and at the same time allows Google and other search engines to understand your website. It also helps search engines to know the number of content on your website.
Create social media accounts
Social media does not only make your blog searchable online but also helps you to share your blog posts. You should create Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. In addition, ensure the usernames of your social media accounts are similar with the name of your blog. This social media sites will get your blog searchable.
Use crisp pictures and videos
The videos and images used in your blog posts must search engine optimized. If you use good, quality and relevant picture, your blog will regularly pop up in image and video search. This will also boost your online presence.
By Ogunfowoke Adeniyi, Travel/Technology Writer