5 Strategic Places To Use Keyword In Posts For Better SEO Ranking

Proper SEO practice is a powerful tool for better search engine ranking. Long or short tail Keywords in post help improve blog SEO. Learning how to improve SEO ranking on google for WordPress and Blogspot blogs requires writing SEO friendly posts using keywords.

What Are Keywords (Keyword)

Easy as implied by word. Keywords are simply the important words, phrase or sentence that best explains what your blog post and blog at large is all about. Keywords help search engine rank your blog properly.

5 Strategic Places To Use Keyword In Posts For Better SEO Ranking

Proper usage/placement of keyword in your blogger or WordPress blog post will enable your post to get indexed quickly and also ranked well on the first page. Many professional bloggers practice long tail keywords since its easier to get indexed with long tail keywords than short tail keywords.

Properly SEO optimize Blogger/WordPress blog

Ranking well on a search engine using SEO at some point requires properly SEO optimizing your blog. You need to set the right meta tags, SMO tools and also Optimize your post titles.

Make Your Blog 100% SEO Friendly

You do not only need to properly SEO optimize your blog, you also need to set the right meta description, keywords and image tags on your blog and if you have not done this, then consider making your blog 100% friendly.

5 Strategic Places To Use Keyword In Posts For Better SEO Ranking

1. Keyword In First & Last Paragraph

The first and Last Paragraph refers to introduction and conclusion respectively. These two parts of your blog post attach great Search Engine Optimization value to its self. A maximum usage of post keyword is very necessary at the First and Last paragraph.

You should also consider using related terms (words similar to your keywords) at the first and last paragraph. Also, try to add bolded keywords at this part, you will get a better understanding of bolded keywords below.

2. Keywords In Subheadings (H2, H3, and H4 tags)

Headings and Subheadings are always important for a blog post’s SEO both BlogSpot and WordPress users need to get used to this. Heading tags which include the H1, H2, H3 etc help detail out to search engine crawlers what the post is all about.

Proper placement of Keywords in the subheadings in a post is essential and should be practiced. No post on earth is ever SEO friendly without important keywords being mentioned in the post headings.

3. Keywords In Bolded, Italic & Unlined Texts Within Posts

Every now and then, you see professional bloggers and SEO experts highlighting a certain text, phrase or sentence on their blog posts using either bold, italic or underlining. This is because bolded texts add to the SEO value of your posts.

Keyword In blog Post

Over the week, I ran a test on my blog and decided to search for specific keywords on my posts based on bolded and italic texts and to my surprise, Bolded texts helped my blog post rank better in search engine result.

Also, Bolded, Italic, and Underlined text act as meta description when your post is being featured on search results. By making specific keywords bold, you easily improve the SERP of that post.

4. Keywords In Images And Links

Images are not only good for the eyes of your visitors, search engine crawlers desire it too. A properly optimized image, tells search engine crawlers and bots exactly what your blog post is about.

Images should be optimized for high speed so as not to destroy the SEO ranking of the whole blog. You should always use keywords in the Title, Alt tag, and Caption of your blog post images.

No-Follow and Do-Follow links also have an impact on search ranking. Google, Bing, and Yandex expect you to only link out to external links related to that posts. Therefore these links should contain Keywords.

5. Keywords In The Comment Section

The comment section is another boost to your blog post SEO which you might not know.  Comments are relevant to blog post and Seach engines take them seriously. Comments with keywords placed properly increase the post SEO strength and length.

Whenever you are commenting or replying to comments on your blog posts, always try to use keywords related to the post you are commenting on. More comments will add more keywords and in general improve your blog post SEO ranking.

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These are the 5 Strategic Places To Use Keyword In Blogger and WordPress blog Posts For Better SEO Ranking. SEO friendliness depends on meta tags, strategic and important keywords. An SEO expert will be wise enough to always place long and short tail keywords at strategic places in blog post.

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  1. Awesome Thank you so much

  2. Stokash says:

    Great

  3. Welcome.. Haseeb Sana.

    i use these 5 strategies to place keywords in my posts and it has really improved my blog SEO.

  4. Thanks..

    These tips with your Naijaloaded SEO optimized template will make your blog rank well on search engines

  5. am glad you see it impactful. Do practice them.

  6. Anonymous says:

    After publishing on wordpress do you have to do something manually in your yoast seo?

  7. SEO is a practice you need to keep on doing for both published and yet to be published posts.

    Regarding yoast SEO plugin, you only need a one time install of the plugin. Every other settings will be done within your post.

    You don't need to add meta tags after you publish your post. I am working on a post to guide you on how to improve post ranking after publishing.

    Keep in mind that all you need is to follow these strategies listed in this post and no need for yoast settings each time you post.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Okay am waiting to read

  9. Thanks for this write up. I just follow this steps On my blog (Blogger Gossip Hub) . I hope I ranked well on google. Nice work here.

  10. Definitely you will rank well.. I use these steps to rank my posts

  11. Nice and helpful article to implement on my blog. Please help check techvillaz.com and tell me where i need improvement. thanks

  12. Full Informative And Very Useful Article.Great Helpful Blog

    Thanks,
    Jalil Mehar

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