One thing I always tell clients about SEO is that it is not a quick fix and that magic won’t happen overnight. Yes, that’s the shattering, cold-hearted truth. When it comes to SEO, nothing is instant. And that is why many, many bloggers and creatives out there discards the idea of growing their blog through SEO.
What I can tell you though, is that while it might take a while to get results, SEO is one of the best ways you can grow your blog! And in this post, I will share 3 quick and easy ways you can improve your blog or website’s SEO.
3 Things You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your SEO
Add internal links to your content
Perhaps one of the easiest places to start with SEO is by adding internal links to your content. Internal links are links that lead back to the content on your own site. Always try to add at least 2 -3 RELEVANT internal links to your content. If your content piece is about “Fashion Must-Haves for Summer” you might want to link to your piece about “Stylish Sandals for Summer” and your piece about “Monokinis – the New Summer Must-Have?”. The key to internal linking is to always provide more relevant content to your readers.
When you are adding internal links, it is always important to remember to change the anchor text. This means that you should tell your readers and search engines exactly where that link will lead them.
Some examples below:
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Rewrite your meta descriptions
In this post, I explained what a meta description is (read it if you are unsure). The best way to optimise your meta descriptions for SEO is to ensure that your focus keyword appears in your meta description. Make your meta description easy to understand, and tell your reader exactly what they can expect from the content piece.
Optimise your images
Images are often overlooked when it comes to SEO, but what most people don’t realise is that it is one of the easiest things you can do for your site’s SEO. Always include your keyword in your image title and your alt text – this tells search engines exactly what your image is about and will allow them to index your site accordingly.