If you are a new blogger then you will most probably be able to connect yourself with this post. Blogging is all about writing great content that appeal to the readers. While some bloggers find it very easy to keep writing fresh content for their blog, majority of new bloggers find writing new content difficult.
Some of the common problems that New Bloggers Face While Writing a New Article are:
- Deciding the Topic for the New Article or Post.
Optimizing the content for the Search Engines.
Use descriptive image names for e.g t45rgt32gt.jpg does not tell us (or the search engines) anything about the image while flower.jpg would be much descriptive.
Use Alt tags in images – You can put your keywords in the Alt tag so when people search using those keywords in image search( like images.google.com) there is a good chance you might receive some traffic.
Include links to other related articles from your blog in the post is a very efficient way of increasing the internal links. Internal linking is very important as it does not only help the web crawlers crawl and index the full site but also plays a very vital role in decreasing the bounce rate of the blog.
Make sure all the external links(links to other sites) have a “no follow” attribute. Basically this attribute stops the web crawlers to crawl out of the blog. Additionally you can add “open link in new tab” attribute to the external links while linking, so if a visitor clicks on that link he can see that page without leaving your blog.
Finding the Best Keywords.
Keywords are the basis of a successful blog/website. The search engine traffic explicitly relies on the effective keywords. Most bloggers know about the Google Keyword tool, for finding keywords. Even if you know about this tool the chances are new bloggers don’t know how to get the most out of it.
The most basic strategy for choosing the keywords is to find a long tale keyword (a phrase with 3 or more words) for which more people are searching and the competition is low. Another free tool for keyword research is free keyword tool by Wordstream.
If you want to go professional about it and get a tool with more options then keywrdspy would be the best choice. It’s easy to use and consumes much less time and effort. They also have an Affiliate program if you are interested.
- How to get people to see your post.
Now that you have completed the post the only work left would be to promote it. Social network sharing is a great way to begin with. If you manage to do the SEO described above properly then you might receive some good search traffic also. I hope this post proves to be beneficial to some bloggers at least. Please comment if you liked this post or have any suggestions.