SEO Content Writing Tips For The SEO Challenged

seo content writing tipsIf you’re feeling a little SEO challenged — welcome to the club.

But don’t be discouraged.

Writing content that is search engine optimized is not only different today, it’s easier!

Why?

Because SEO shouldn’t be your main objective. 

I don’t mean forget SEO totally. There are a few basics we don’t want to eliminate. Just forget all the SEO strategies, tricks and trying to keep up with algorithm changes.

Sure, we all want high search engine rankings, and it’s not that we can’t achieve that because we can.

Today however it’s going to take creating more reader focused content and less use of the SEO strategies that were so driven home by so many experts in the past.

Today the search engines are designed to recognize copy that people want to read; not look for SEO strategy implementation.

Too heavy an emphasis on SEO strategies and less focus on your readers can send you down the rankings river without a paddle if you’re not careful.

It’s a balancing act, but you can do it!

Here are my SEO content writing tips that I use to help the search engines effectively recognize what my content is about and at the same time inspire, challenge, educate, and connect with my readers which is what true SEO is about.

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Summertime And The Blogging Is Easy

blogging is easyIt’s summer! Time for fun in the sun, vacations, long weekends and just being lazy.

But what about your blog?

With summer here and outdoor fun knocking at your door you have to find ways to make blogging easy and save time if you want to make the most of your summer fun.

Ensure your blogging is easy this summer with 7 things I’ve discovered that save me time and allow me more time for fun. [Read more...]

Know Your Target Market – It Means More Sales For You!

know your target marketWe hear a lot about getting to know your target market -but who is your target market really?

Who are these people?

Where do you find them and how do you get their attention?

But more importantly, how do you persuade them to buy from you?

You can’t effectively sell to someone you don’t know.  So who is your target market, where do you find them and how do you get them to buy from you? [Read more...]

Using Keyword Themes To Boost Ranking & Deliver More User Focused Content

using keyword themesRemember when you first started writing web content?

Keywords always stood out as the main focus.

They still do.  

But nowadays simply finding a good keyword phrase and using it within your tags and content doesn’t quite cut it.

Today the focus is on keyword themes as a way to deliver precisely what users are looking for and gain search engine recognition in the process.

Even if you’re ignoring the search engines and writing strictly for your readers using keyword themes will actually help you reach both.

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40 Things You Should Give Up… Today!

blue skyIt’s Lent and Lent is always a great time to give something up that’s a problem in your life.

This year however I thought I’d try something a little different.

Instead of giving up things like chocolate, wine, candy or silly tangible things, I chose a few things you should give up that well …let’s just say are truly worth giving up ;-)

 

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8 Essential Tips For Writing Great Blog Posts

writing great blog postsWriting great blog posts doesn’t just happen.

I use to think it did.

I thought simply find great topics, write what you think, add personality, use good navigation, add interesting information, create content people want to read and voila you’ve got a great blog post.

I was also naive ;-)

Don’t get me wrong, those are all things that make for great blog posts, but just writing without giving consideration to increasing traffic, encouraging return visits, getting readers to take action and boosting your SEO rankings is not making the most of your blog posts.

Today I’ve got some tips that will help you do all those things helping you write great blog posts every time.

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An Easy Yet Irresistible Way To Attract Blog Traffic

attract more blog traffic

Would you like an easy, irresistible way to attract blog traffic?

Then you’re going to love this guest post by Joseph Rathjen.

Joseph conducted a very interesting interview with Miriam Y. Vega, Psychologist and Ph.D. on the fascinating topic of using your reader’s irresistibility for getting blog traffic.

That’s right. By understanding what is irresistible to your reader you can cleverly and easily attract them to your blog.

Here’s how it works.

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The Best Way To Take A Break From Blogging

break from bloggingDo you ever wish you could take a break from blogging?

You may be hesitant to do that but that’s exactly what I did.

I haven’t written a blog post since last November :-|

Yes November!  That was a long time for me to be away.

But I needed a break. Writing was getting harder.

I would get about half way through a post then not go back to it for several days. Sometimes I’d simply lose interest in the post or the topic altogether.

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