One of the biggest sources of traffic to your blog will be search engines, particularly Google. You can boost the traffic that comes to your blogs from search engines by implementing search engine optimization (SEO) tricks into your blog layout and writing. You can get started by doing some keyword research and determining which keywords are likely to drive the most traffic to your blog. Then focus on incorporating those keywords into your blog posts using the tricks below.
1. Use keywords in your blog post title.
One of the best ways to incorporate keywords into your blog posts is to use them in your blog post titles. However, don't sacrifice a title's ability to motivate people to click through and read your entire blog post. Learn 3 tips to write great blog post titles.
2. Focus on using just one or two keyword phrases in each blog post.
To maximize the traffic that comes to your blog via search engines, focus on optimizating each of your blog posts for just one or two keyword phrases. Too many keyword phrases dilutes the content of your post for readers and can look like spam to both readers and search engines. You can learn more about using specific keywords to maximize search traffic by reading about long tail search engine optimization.