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how to create blogger blog and rank it on google search engine
20 Jan
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January 20, 2017
blogger, blogging, website design

Do you want to learn how to create blogger blog and rank it on google search engine?

Search engine or organic traffic is the best form of visits to your site because they are people who need the information on your blog.

There are two major factors in ranking your blog on the search engine they are On-page SEO techniques and external optimization SEO techniques.

On-page SEO optimization has to do with how you optimize your blog internally like site robot.txt file, sitemaps, submit blog to search and interlinking blog post

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External optimization are links you get from other websites or blog outside of your blog it’s usually called backlinks is a major factor for ranking your blog.

in this post, we will focus on optimizing our blog post internally to get organic or search engine traffic.

how to create blogger blog and rank it it on search enine

9 tips on how to create a blogger blog and rank it on Google search engine

Tips #1 how to create a blog with Blogspot
Creating a blog with blogpot is very easy and its free you only need to get a Gmail account and go to www.blogger.com and click on create my blog.

blogpot seo

The next step you add a title of your blog make sure it has keywords of what you want your blog rank with on the search engine and choose your blog address, make sure it’s short and memorable.

Tip #1 how to add custom domain to blog
Buying a custom domain name is vital is shows you are serious about your blog and it also gives the blog social credibility.

when you get a free blog, it usually comes with a subdomain to Blogspot something like your name.blogspot.com why custom domain is your complete URL address like www.pauljumbo.com.

For you to get a custom domain its very cheap, you can get it for 10$ a year at namecheap.com and add it to your Blogspot blog.

Once you have your custom domain, logging to Blogspot dashboard and click on settings and head over to basic and click setup a 3rd party URL.

 

The next step you add the domain you purchase, after adding the domain it will give you CNAME records.

Read complete guide with screenshots on how to add custom domain to blog 

Tip #3 how to install blogger themesIt’s easy to install blogger theme or template you only need to search for blogger theme on Google that is relative to your blog content and make sure it’s a responsive theme.

Once you have the template, you head over to your Blogspot Dashboard, go to Template and click on back/restore and browse your computer with the xml file of the template you download and install it.

Tip 4# how to post content in blogger
To publish content on blogger, you click new post choose a title of your post and make sure it has keywords of your contents with text, images, and videos before you publish it.

Must Read: How to rank youtube videos fast in 2017

Tip 5# how to optimize image for seo
once you add an image to your blogspot, you click in the picture property and write a good title with your keywords in the title and alt text and click ok.

Tip 6# how change Blogspot permalink

you only need to click post settings and click on permalink and choose custom permalink

Tip 7# How to interlink blogspot post
its very important you interlink all your post within each blog post using hyperlinks if you linking to external post always use no follow link.

Tip 8# how to add robot.txt file to blogspot

Google search engine bots need guidelines on how to crawl your blog or website the robot.txt file tells the bots the contents to crawl and the ones he will not crawl.

Adding a robot.txt file to your blogger account, you go to your blogspot Dashboard and follow the step below.

  1. click on settings
  2.  click search preferences
  3. click on crawlers and indexing
  4.  click on custom robots.txt

and paste this code below

User-agent: Mediapartners-Google
Disallow:
User-agent: *
Disallow: /search
Allow: /
Sitemap: http://example.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?orderby=UPDATED

you only need to change the blog address ” http://example.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?orderby=UPDATED” with your blog like http://pauljumbo.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?orderby=UPDATED

watch video on how to create blogger blog and rank it on google search engine

tip 9# how to submit blogspot blog to google search console
Submitting your blog to Google is very important you only need to head over to Google search console formerly Google webmaster https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home?hl=en and click on add property.

Type your blog address, and click on add it, will ask you to verify that you are the owner of the blog by posting some HTML code on your blog.

copy the code and go to your Blogspot dashboard and click template >> edit HTML search for <head> just below the head tag paste the code there and head over to Google and click verify.

Tip 10# how to add sitemap to blogspot

A sitemap is the entire map of your blog that Google bots crawl to see all the contents of your blog its very import to add it on your blog for Google to crawl your blog on a daily basis.

Adding site sitmaps to Google head over to your Google search console click on sitemaps under crawl session click Add Add/Test Sitemap and add this code “atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500” and finally click submit button and Refresh the page.

Tip 11# How to index a new blog post faster
Finally to make Google crawl or index your new blog post fast you navigate to Google search console and click crawl then choose Fetch as google and add your new blog post URL and click on fetch.

Conclusion

This is the basics of On-page SEO optimization techniques for blogger blog i will create another article on how to optimize blogger blog externally using backlinks and other methods.

PS please tell me what you have learn on how to create a blog and rank it on Google search with your comment below plus additional tips on how to rang a blogger blog on search engine

 

Comments: (25)

  • Fortune Inspires

    great article and was very helpful to me

    • Paul Jumbo

      Thanks fortune for your comment, wish part of the article help you the most?

  • Temolad

    Nice one there. More explanation on #Tip 7

    • Paul Jumbo

      Thanks Temolad for your comment please watch the video on youtube https://youtu.be/WnDPWLNZ8kI i have explained it in detail.

      • Temolad

        Thanks for the video.

        • Paul Jumbo

          Thanks Temolad for your comment

  • Temolad

    Hello paul. Inserting ‘related post’ or ‘also read’ in between blog post, is it manually or there is a plugin/widget/gadget for that?

    • Paul Jumbo

      you can add related post manually or used already made plugins to create it in your blogger dashboard.

  • johnnyessence

    oga paul good early morning ooo.well i have tried to paste d code u posted on d sitemap place but still d information that’s bringing up is error process. please kindly help me out here thanks. i am talking about this code u posted on sitemap place.
    http:/// “atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500%22

    • Paul Jumbo

      Thanks johnnyessence for your comment, did you watch the video on my post
      please watch the watch it will show you how to add or contact on whatsapp i will do it for you on teamviewer

  • oiyemoni

    nice article Paul just want to chip in something you should have also included how to host your blogspot with namecheap n likes of others wem you dont use the custom name and also when you do

    • Paul Jumbo

      Thanks for your observation and comment i will add it

  • Nairaclass.com

    Thanks for the pictorial explanation

    • Paul Jumbo

      you are welcome

  • Mattjoe

    Nice article bro, I;ll bookmark this page.

  • ciano

    Good work bro God bless you for helping the world to good things

  • Adimorah

    Thanks man, I benefited from this. Thanks

  • onyeka
    • September 22, 2017
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    wow good post here, i have bookmarked it, and saved think to visit this site always, thinking of moving my site to blogspot because I can’t avoid the hosting fee.
    do you think is wise?

  • mycsvilla
    • November 13, 2017
    • Reply

    thank you

  • Victor

    Nice post

  • Kingsley

    Great job Paul.

    Learnt a lot especially about google crawling

  • Mercy
    • February 16, 2018
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    Thanks Mr. Paul for the knowledge. Can you please explain more on how to interlink blogspot posts

  • kesar sharma

    thanks mr paul for sharing the knowledge .keep it up

  • kesar sharma

    thanks for sharing it .nice article

  • kesar sharma

    nice article

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