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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
- click on settings
- click search preferences
- click on crawlers and indexing
- click on custom robots.txt
and paste this code below
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
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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.
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.
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