Blogging For Search Engine Rankings

It had to happen. First blogging – weblogging – catches on like wildfire, and everyone is posting their thoughts, tirades, or just minutiae online in their own blogs. Then podcasting came around – the equivalent of blogging in audio form. Today, the hottest new thing is video blogging (also called vblogging or vlogging).

As I indicated above, one could be scared of over-monetizing. But no one really could do that. Even sites with massive ads in comparison to content can have good conversion rates. It all deals with being relevant for visitors. Appearing in such a way as not to offend – yet still in such a way that it attracts the much-wanted clicks from visitors to your blog.

The next important thing is learning the basics of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) before you post anything. How you set up and organize your blog or website from the beginning will affect everything else. For example, I spent several years blogging and building websites without knowing that I could change my permalink structure.

Probably the best way to gain traffic and exposure, blogging for fun has fully emerged. For those of you not too clear on what a blog (also called weblog) is, it is basically a personal journal on the web–well, actually that was the idea in mind when it first started; people simply wanted a community in cyberspace.

If your visitors don’t feel like they are getting a personality vibe from you, they are often less likely to buy. Vibe = buy. Remember that, and that blogs make it easy for you to vibe.

Guest Ask your questions here is a solid “White hat link building strategy.” When your guest post gets published, you build backlinks to your blog and this will boost your pagerank over time. A backlink from a quality article published on a reputable blog is measured as a vote of credibility. With the recent clampdown on “Private blog networks,” guest blogging will only wax stronger and it’s one of the link building strategies that have stood the test of time.

As I indicated above, one could be scared of over-monetizing. But no one really could do that. Even sites with massive ads in comparison to content can have good conversion rates. It all deals with being relevant for visitors. Appearing in such a way as not to offend – yet still in such a way that it attracts the much-wanted clicks from visitors to your blog.

Either you load a blogging software or let a blogging hosting service do it for you. Host services such as LiveJournal and Blogger.com are the most popular in this field. Those hosts will provide you with easy instructions on how to put up your blog easily.