[dropcap]S[/dropcap]et SEO For Blogger Blog? What do you think about that?

There is no seo plugin for blogger blogs, but we have the best seo plugin for WordPress which is Yoast.

Bloggers keep panicking every day when they aren’t getting traffic, and they keep seeing others blog getting traffics and their rank increasing day-by-day.

Some even stop blogging because of low traffic, some bloggers keep checking their Alexa rank to check if they are really improving or not.

Checking Alexa rankings is a bad habit, I also do that sometimes ago, then I feel depressed after checking it.

I use to check my competitors own with mine and ask my self

Malik, Your Rankings Is Coming Down

These Days.

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Why?

Like seriously, when I saw that the rankings, I felt depressed then, but I took a man heart and I keep working.

Some people can’t do that because after seeing it, they will feel like quitting blogging, that is why I said checking blog’s Alexa rankings is a bad habit.

New bloggers start blogging with blogger platform because it is free, I also start with that, but after some months, when my eyes opened I moved to WordPress.

Bloggers seo is also good because that blogger platform is created by Google itself, so the seo should be good if you set it very well.

Let me quickly give you guys a point, back then after moving to WordPress, I applied for Google Adsense and got approved after 3hours.

I was amazed, I applied for it on blogger and it was approved after 3days.

That was the first thing, I saw as a message that WordPress is a very good platform.

Am I a talk-active? People say that but I don’t believe, just trying to express my self in my language( Laughing out loudly).

Do you know?

Blogger Blog SEO Can Defeat

WordPress Own.

That is the fact, but some people still don’t believe that.

Guys, Don’t get me wrong, WordPress SEO Is better Than Blogger’s own, so WordPress seo is still the best.

But When it comes to ranking, google doesn't care or know if your blog is WordPress or blogger.

That is the reason why I said blogger blog seo can defeat WordPress own.

Now Let Start The Meaning Post, Sorry For The Delay, Because am sure some will be in hurry to read this post.

How To Set SEO For Blogger Blog

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SEO For Blogger Blog requires time and patient, it is commonly known they everything needs patient.

The Sentence Above, Make me remember some bad that happens to me when am on blogger platform, Then I feel like crying.

What happened is funny, Let me start the story:

I noticed that google isn’t crawling and indexing my posts again, I felt depressed and become annoyed.

When I noticed that I deleted all the meta tags on my blog, I thought that was the reason(Then I Knew Nothing).

So after deleting it from my template, I waited to see the result in the next day.

To be sincere, it becomes more worst,  Later in the day, I discovered that the meta tags are essential for the blog seo.

Thanks for reading the story.

Therefore Or There 6-2 = 4, Meta tags are crucial/Important in blogger and WordPress seo.

What is the meaning of this meta tags? Don’t worry, I will tell you that.

Like seriously, I talk too much, I just noticed that.

Now Let Me go to the straight point...........

There are 5 things you need to do to seo for blogger blog, so read about them now.

The Points are listed below:

1. Editing Of Meta Tags And The Page title

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Meta Tags are tags in the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) that describes some aspect of the contents of a Web page.

As I defined the meta tags for you, it describes the web page to search engines, so now you have to get your meta tags well arranged before submitting sitemaps.

Meta tags are always inside templates, it is identified with <meta>.

Example of a meta tag is:

<meta content='width=device-width, initial-scale=1' name='viewport'/>

How To Edit Meta Tags And Page title

To edit your meta tags you have to follow the steps below.

  • Login To Blogger Dashboard
  • Navigate Themes
  • Then Click Edit Theme.
  • Then You Search for the <head> tag.
  • Then next thing you will see after the <head> tag is the meta tags. You will identify it with <meta>, Meta Tags Start With <meta>.
  • Then you will see a lot of meta tags, don't be panic, we are here to edit some meta tags, not everything.

I will give you some things to search there and you edit it.

<meta content='YOUR BLOG DESCRIPTION' name='keywords'/>

You will replace your blog description, with Your Blog Description inside the meta tags.

Note: The description will be shown on the search engines.

The Keywords is the most crucial things inside the meta tags.

So after doing that you will also edit the social medias account inside the meta tags.

<meta expr:content:='data:blog.title' property='og:site_name'/><link href='https://plus.google.com/xxxxx/posts' rel='publisher'/>
<link href='https://plus.google.com/xxxxx/about' rel='author'/>
<link href='https://plus.google.com/xxxxx' rel='me'/>
<meta content='xxxxx' name='google-site-verification'/>
<meta content='xxxxx' name='msvalidate.01'/>
<meta content='xxxxx' name='alexaVerifyID'/>
<meta content='Nigeria' name='geo.placename'/>
<meta content='Olabiyi Malik' name='Author'/>
<meta content='general' name='rating'/>
<meta content='id' name='geo.country'/>
<meta content='Facebook App ID here' property='fb:app_id'/>
<meta content='Facebook Admin ID here' property='fb:admins'/>
<meta content='en_US' property='og:locale'/>
<meta content='en_GB' property='og:locale:alternate'/>
<meta content='id_ID' property='og:locale:alternate'/>
<meta content='summary' name='twitter:card'/>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.pageTitle' name='twitter:title'/>
<meta content='@username' name='twitter:site'/>
<meta content='@username' name='twitter:creator'/>

So just try and edit it, the meta tags are written in English, but as a blogger, you should know some programming languages, it is very simple.

You can also go through some metas and edit it.

Editing The Descriptions

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That is the general one for the blog, make sure it is the same with the meta tags.

Description For The Search Engine

Follow all the steps.

  • Login To Blogger Dashboard
  • Then Go To Settings
  • The Search Preferences
  • After Then You will click *Edit*.

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2. Setting Of Robots.txt File

 Robots.txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website.

In a nutshell, follow all the steps.

  • Login To Blogger Dashboard
  • Then Go To Settings
  • The Search Preferences
  • Scroll down to Crawlers and indexing
  • Then you will see Custom robots.txt, then you put this.

User-agent: *
Disallow:
Sitemap: http://www.gurusfound.com/sitemap.xml

Then You Save.

Shown Below

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You Still Need To Do Some Settings, Shown Below.
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So make sure you do the settings and save.

 3. Submit Sitemaps To Search Engines

I don't think there is a need for me to write this again because I have a post on it before, what will happen is that you will click submit sitemaps to search engines, to read about that.

Conclusion

After doing this, the next thing is to keep writing seo optimized post, so that your post can be crawled and indexed faster, you can click seo optimized post now, to read about that.

The Next thing is to keep writing a quality post and start building backlinks, so as to rank higher on search engines.

with this am sure you will get more organic traffic from search engines.

Recommend Links

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  3. How To Buy And Redirect A Custom Domain On Namecheap

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Hi, I'm Olabiyi Malik, I am the founder of Gurusfound.com, Gurusfound is a blog that teaches Bloggers SEO And Blogging. I am a web designer, a seo researcher, I try all my possible best to let bloggers understand the topic, I am treating with them.

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  1. Wow what can i say than to give you a big thumbs up, this article is very informative and will also help improve blogger blog seo, like mine, I’ll make sure to use this method soon and give more of my credits to you.. Well done brother

  2. Hi Malik, you’re coming up. I wish you success in your careers.

    This piece above is a very informative one. You’ve taken your time to explain few things blogspot blog owners can do to help their blog’s SEO. I am in full support of the content because I also run my blog on “blogger”.

    However, SEO doesn’t end there for blogspot bloggers. Here are 5 other SEO practices for blogspot bloggers. You can check it out if you like to improve your SEO.

  3. Hi Malik.. You are really focused on blogging and I’m greatly impressed to see how far you’ve come in such a short space of time. But as much as I love your blog and love your articles, I would still like to point out some things I’ve noticed on your blog posts while reading em.

    1. Your post titles: The way you put your titles are a bit confusing. Like this one now, “How to set SEO for blogger blog(Top Rated Method)” You aren’t supposed to use attributes like brackets, quotes and all that on titles except a few like colon, Comma, and a few others. It’s very bad for SEO and People who aren’t so familiar with blogger would think that there is a dedicated settings panel in blogger to configure SEO when there isn’t.
    Instead of that title, You could say “Best Top-rated SEO Practises For Blogspot Blogs”. Since “blogger” is some what a known word in the blogosphere to categorically define a person who is into blogging rather than it is of a brand.

    2. Your style of writing: I have noticed you make a lot of grammatical errors in your posts. Frankly, No one is perfect.. And that is why people “proofread” before publishing. Before i publish a post, I proofread it like 3 times. Even after proofreading it in MS word, I still use jetpack to proofread it again to make sure the words are correct before publishing it.
    Yet again.. Even after publishing it, I’ll still proofread it and when I notice a mistake in the post(Either in the words or paragraphing or order of punctuation) I still correct.
    It’s not an easy process but with time you’ll get used to it.
    Everyday aspire to learn in order to acquire our desire to be better.

    Please take this friendly advice not as an insult but as an advice it’s meant to be.. Thanks.

  4. Great seo tips, thanks for sharing and keep the good work growing, please Malik I’m not trying to spam here. I noticed that some bloggers are still using mobile phone to manage their blog most especially on blogspot and to edit html codes directly on blogger.com dashboard isn’t that easy so this why I would recommend the use of quickEdit text editor™ and make it easy for them to edit, delete, copy/past codes on Android device. This app can be use to edit php, XML, css, and lot more!
    I so much like your tips.

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