5 Ways To Stay on Top of The Search Engines in 2018
Written by Ty Keller on Aug. 31st 2018
Search engine optimization is one of the hardest but very important parts of managing a blog or website. You have to pay attention to detail if you want your site to rank high on the search engine. Below we have a list of five ways that can help boost your website or blog ranking on search search engines.

1. Write quality content.

Quality content attracts readers to your website. The content should be informative, entertaining and easily readable. Besides that you should place keywords strategically on the content so that the search engines can easily locate your  site  when certain words are  typed on the search engine.

You should also post or update content regularly in order to attract new readers to your website on a regular basis and  retain previous visitors. The more your content attracts viewers to your site the higher it ranks on the search engine. However you should avoid stuffing your article with keywords or else it will appear as spam and rank low.

2. Ensure your website or blog loads fast.

Websites that load faster rank higher on the search engines because they are likely to receive more viewers than slow websites. The longer viewers stay on your site the higher it ranks, slow websites also affects how viewers engage with your site and they are more likely to stay away from your site.

Ensure that you frequently test your site in order to ensure it loads fast. Simple acts such as choosing the wrong host for your site or installing too many plugins may slow down the loading time of your site.

3. Add pictures and videos.

Pictures and videos do enhance visitors experience. It makes content more appealing to visitors and they are likely to stay longer on your website. Reading too much may become boring hence it may become difficult to attract more viewer to a site, pictures and videos are more direct and easily pass information.

You can also optimize the pictures and videos for the search engine by adding keywords as the titles to a video or a picture. However you should avoid adding large videos or pictures than your site can handle because it will slow down your site.

4. Use search engine tools.

The way search engines rank websites and blogs change constantly. In order to ensure that your website ranks higher you should always stay informed. Luckily there are tons of search engine optimization tools that provide relevant information that can help you stay a head in regards to search engine optimization. These tools help you track your sites performance including detailed information on specific keywords that you  can use  in order  to rank high.

5. Get more traffic to your website or blog.

As stated above, the more traffic your website gets the higher it ranks on the search engines. You can attract more traffic by writing high quality content that attracts new and regular readers to your site. You can get a lot  of traffic by posting your blog on social media pages, social media has a lot of users who can visit your site and help you rank higher. Optimizing your site for mobile phones can also increase traffic to your site.

The above tips are some of the simple things you can do to ensure that your blog or website ranks high on search engines. However in order to maintain high rankings on the search engine you should always maintain high standards and ensure that you are always up to date with the latest information on search engine optimization.

Ty Keller

Ty Keller helps local businesses grow using digital marketing and social media. He is an expert when it comes to helping small business owners get new customers using Facebook, Google, & YouTube in a way that is simple and easy.

If you're interested in getting more customers into your business and completely dominating your local market then reach out and request a free strategy session today.
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