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How to do blogger on page SEO.

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How to do blogger on page seo



Did you created a blog on blogger recently and want to optimize it for search engines. You need to do on page SEO for your blog first. If you do it properly then your posts and pages will appear in relevent search results and you will grt real visitors from search engines otherwise your pages will appear in irrelevent results and you will get no organic trafic or visitors from search engines.

You need to do just three things for blogger on page SEO (Search Engine Optimization).

1.       Blog title, blog description and Meta tas description.
2.       Post title and post body text.
3.       Optimization of images in your blog posts


Setting up blog title, blog description and meta tags description.
You can set blog title and blog description by using two methods.

1.       Method 1. By editing blog header gadget
2.       Method 2. By editing basic blog settings.

Method 1. Adding blog title and cescription using blog header gadget.

Follow the steps mentioned below the following image.
 
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Adding blog title and description using blogger header gadget.
1.       On the blogger dashboard select the blog you want to update.
2.       On the left menu select Layout.
3.       On Layout page find header  gadget and click it’s edit link.

Header gadget window will be open. You need to do steps mentioned below the image.
 
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Blogger header gadget.
1.       On the header gadget window, find the blog title text box and enter a suitable and relevent  title for your blog.
2.         Under neath the blog title you will find blog description text box, here you can enter 500 characters long paragraph. Leave your blog niche related keyowrds here but remember do not onlyy leave keywords here write description in descritive manner and naretive style. And click save button.
It appears like the image belowbut it dos’nt look neat and tidy sometimes.
 
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blog header with blog title and description.
You can hide blog title and description under an image,I am using 100 pixel high  x  1000 pixel wide image as my blog title.

How to add image as blog header ?
 
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setting up blog header image for blogger.
1.       On the blog header gadget click choose file button, select and upload image file that you have created for your blog header.
2.       Then in placementsection check mark  instead of title and description and click save

Youcan use Adobe Photoshop to create images for your blog. You can also use following free image editing softwares to create your blog images.
List of free photo editing softwares.

1.       Fotor
2.       GIMP
3.       Paint.NET
4.       PhotoScape
5.       Photo Pos Pro


Method 2. By editing basic blog setting. 

It is very easy to edit blog title and description using basic blot setting, but you can not set blog header image from here.

You need to follow few steps to edit blog title and blog description from blog setting as mention in image below.
 
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edit blog title and description from blog setting.
1.       Go to blogger dashboard and select the blog you want to update.
2.       On the left menu click on Setting and Basic
3.       On the next page  you will find heading Basic underneath it in front of title find and click edit link and edit your blog title and click save.
4.       Under the title in front of description click edit to setup and new description or change the existing description and after putting description click save to save description.


Setting up meta tags description
Meta tag description is actually snipet text which is appear under page title, below URL in search results on search engines.

Blogger allows you to create a 150 characters long introduction paragraph for your blog.

Your need to follow few steps as mention below and as shown in the images below.
 
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Setting up meta tag description for your blog on blogger.
1.       Go to blogger dashboard and selcet the blog you want to update.
2.       On the left menu click on settings then it expand to a sub menu.
3.       On the sub menu click search preferences then a new page will be opened.
4.       On the new page under the heading meta tags find description and infront of description click edit, after your click it expand and show some more options.
 
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adding meat tags description text and save.
5.       Here click on or check mark  yes to enable meta tags description.
6.       Type or paste your introduction text in the box.
7.       Click on save changes to save your settings.



Post title and post body text.

Post title and post body text plays a very important role in blogger on page SEO. On the one hand these two help to make your blog post to rank higher in search engines and on the other hand these two are very helpful for bringing trafic to your particular URL . your post title appears as your link title and first paragraph of 322 characters become your link introduction which appears under the link title . so create your post title and first paragraph carefully and leave relevent keywords in your post title and first paragraph.

With the help of following images I am trying to explaining it to you  that how to create post title and introduction text, and how it will appear in search engines and on the front end of your blog post.

Post title and first paragraph of 322 characters in post editor on blogger.

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Post title and first paragraph in post editor on blogger

Post title and first paragraph of 322 characters in search engine.
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Post title and first paragraph in search engines.

Post title and first paragraph of 322 on the front end of your blog post.
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post title and first paragraph on the front end of blog.


Things to remember regarding your blog posts.

1.       Create very relevent blog post titles. Nearly of 50 characters long.
2.       Create a good first paragraph of 322 characters , which cearly tell the visitor that what you are going to explain in the post.
3.       Leave relevent keywords in post title and in the first paragraph of your blog post.



Optimizing blog images for search engines.

Before going ahead you need to learn one thing that search engines   understand text rather then images. So you need to convert your blog images into text.

Follow these few steps to optimize your blog images for search engines.

Click on the image you want to optimize, options will appear under the image,

1.       Click this option to add a suitable caption to your image
2.       Again select the image and click properties then a box with few more options will appear.

3.       Here in the text entry box under the title tag enter a relevent and suitable title for your image.

4.       Alt text means alternative text for the image search engines actually recognize images from this text. So enter relevent keywords in descriptive style in it.

5.       After doing that click OK to save  

After doing these three things you have optimized your blog, blogposts and blog images for search engines.

Optimizing blog images for search engines.
Before going ahead you need to learn one thing that search engines   understand text rather then images. So you need to convert your blog images into text.

Follow these few steps to optimize your blog images for search engines.

Click on the image you want to optimize, options will appear under the image,
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image options Caption and properties.

1.       Click this option to add a suitable caption to your image
2.       Again select the image and click properties then a box with few more options will appear.
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setting up image properties

3.       Here in the text entry box under the title tag enter a relevent and suitable title for your image.

4.       Alt text means alternative text for the image search engines actually recognize images from this text. So enter relevent keywords in descriptive style in it.

5.       After doing that click OK to save  

After doing these three things you have optimized your blog, blogposts and blog images for search engines.


2 comments:

  1. Please can you tell me how to do seo on our wordpress.actually am new to wordpress and confused so need your help.

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    1. thanks for your visit and comment
      i have plans in my mind to create guideline articles like this one about wordpress in future.

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