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Effective Tips To Help Optimize Your Blog To Rank Better in Search Engine





Speeding up the load time of your website or blog has always been one of the key factors in ranking well in Google search engine.

With over 500,000 blogs created in a day, many blog owners and content writer have struggle and still struggling competitively to rank well in search engine.

But we have to understand that optimizing of your blog to rank well in search engine revolves around SEO and blog optimization which is very important if you want your blog to rank well.

SEO

Without further Ado, let’s us dive right into the proven effective tips you can use to optimize your blog to load faster and rank well in search engine.

1. Image SEO: Optimize Your Blog Images

Optimizing your image has a great impact on your blog but optimizing it the right way matters alot. Below are what we are going to be looking at as regard optimizing your blog image.

1. Name Your Image Files

2. Create Image Sitemap For Easy Indexing

3. Use Image Alt Text

4. Reduce The Size of Your Images

1. Name Your Image Files

Naming your images is a good practice as Google says that it helps to give clue about what the image is about. It is said to be better than using the default image name, IMG00042.jpg.

2. Create Image Sitemap For Easy Indexing

Indexing images using the image sitemap is another good and important way to optimize your blog for better ranking. Sitemap has always been an easy way to index our blog content to search engine.

Indexing your blog image paves way for more information to be given to Google about the image and it’s URLs.

3. Use Image Alt Text

ALT text tag also known as alternative text is use for describing an image on a webpage. It also helps search engines do better crawl and understand your blog.

It is said that Google uses the alt text with their algorithms to better understand what the image is all about.

4. Reduce The Size of Your Images

This is one very important way to also optimize your blog. Reducing the size of you blog image can help in speeding up your blog which in turn will help in optimizing your blog for better ranking.

Below are a few tools you can use to optimize your blog images

Guetzli
MozJPEG
Pngquant
ImageOptim

2. Plugins

Most blog owners are use to installing too many plugins which they believe would help their blogs. Yes, this might be true if you are installing the right plugin.

Installing too many plugins may have some side effect on your blog’s health which can result to poor optimization of your blog.

There has to be a specific reason for a particular plugin to be installed in your blog to avoid installing it and not using it. This can affect your blog’s health which can cause poor optimization.

Quality Content

Having a quality content on your blog can help in optimizing your blog to rank well in search engine. Writing quality content with good SEO tactics can give more opportunities to rank well in search engine.

4. SEO Tools

This is the most important all i mention above, basically this is needed for the above to function properly.

There are so many SEO tools available to optimize your blog, we are going to use the two most popular SEO tools

Yoast SEO
Rank Math Pro

These two SEO tools are unique and can help in optimizing your blog to rank well in search engine.

Although, there are difference between Yoast SEO and Rank Math. For instance, some of the features of Yoast Premium is free in Rank Math free and Premium version.

Yoast Premium version offers redirect manager, internal link suggestions, and multiple keyword analysis that are free on Rank Math.

However, addition to the free features, Rank Math offers Video SEO, News SEO, and multi-location Local SEO as part of their Premium package.

At the end of the day, it all depends on the users preference and what works for them.

I hope this little tips helps you to better optimize your blog for search engine.

You can add anything you think I might have missed via the comment section and also you can visit other sections/category of this site for other interesting content.

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