WordPress SEO for Beginners

by on December 1, 2011 · 4 comments

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What are SEO essentials when it comes to publishing a new WordPress Page or Post? There are some basic things you can do to make sure your new page or post is set up for the Google crawler to understand what the page is about, and boost your chances for ranking highly for your search term.

Video

Watch the video below to learn these essentials:

Here are a few highlights from the video:

  • Decide on the keyword phrase that you will optimize the page for
  • Choose a compelling title with the keyword phrase in it
  • Use headers containing the keyword phrase
  • Include an image, and associate ALT and TITLE tags
  • Body text, use bold for phrase
  • Specific Title Tag and Meta Description
  • Internal linking to other pages

I’ll show you how to do all of these in the video.

More resources

Here are a few more articles I like in case you want to go into more depth on this:

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Don is an entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He founded Expand2Web and is the publisher of the Expand2Web Blog, the SmallBiz WordPress Theme and the GetFiveStars Customer Feedback and Reviews service.

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