Content is the core of a blog. As the content becomes great, the blog becomes great. Posts/articles are the main part of creating great content. In that case, you need to write perfect SEO friendly articles. But, the problems are, most of the bloggers struggle when writing SEO friendly articles as they do not know how to go through it successfully. Are you one of them? If you are nodding your head just right now, do not worry! You will be smiling at the end of this article.
Firstly, let me explain why your articles should be SEO friendly. If you are a newbie in blogging, you need to earn the audience -- blog audience. If you want your blog to thrive, you need to make sure you write SEO-friendly content.
When writing an SEO friendly article, there are several things must be completed. The following tips have centered those essentials and you will find them extremely useful. Now, let's go for tips.
In an article, readability is important. If an article has bad readability, readers will not ever try to read it. So, how to improve the readability of an article? Here it is.
- Use transition words
- Avoid passive voice
- Have varieties in sentences
- Have a good distribution of subheadings
- Short paragraphs
- Short sentences
By following the above-mentioned tips, you will have good readability in your article.
In improving the SEO of an article, outbound links play a huge role. Outbound links are the links chosen externally (from other sites) to mention in your articles linked to several words.
Inbound links too play a massive role in the process of improving the SEO of an article. These are the links of your own articles in the same blog. When you link a certain word or a phrase to one of your articles published on the same blog itself, that link becomes an inbound link.
For an SEO friendly article, there must be a focused keyphrase. Remember, setting a focus keyphrase does not have to be done in a careless manner. As an example let's assume that you set "SEO friendly articles" as the keyphrase for this article's title. After setting that, you ought to have that focused keyphrase in the title, subheadings, meta description, slug, and in introduction text. Moreover, you have to mention the key phrase several times in the body of the article. Remember, to not to use a previously used keyphrase.
Your SEO title will be the first thing potential visitors of your site see on the search results pages. And, if your title is not good enough, it'll also be the only thing they see. So, the purpose of your SEO title is to make people click on the snippet, come to your website and read your post or buy your product. To increase the odds of that happening, you want to make sure your title is compelling: enticing, not too short and not too long.
The meta description is an HTML attribute that provides a brief summary of a web page. Search engines such as Google often display the meta description in search results, which can influence click-through rates. Usually, this can be any length, but Google generally truncates snippets to ~155--160 characters. So, I recommend you to write meta descriptions between 50-160 characters.
Well, I hope you have a clear idea of how to write SEO friendly articles. If you still have any problems, feel free to comment below, and I will help you ASAP. Apart from given tips, if you have any other tips, do not be shy to share them with others through the comments section. Happy Blogging!✌