Have you ever been frustrated because search engine optimization is the most confusing thing in the world?
If that’s the case, hey, I totally get it.
If you read any SEO related stuff, then you’ve probably noticed that there’s an endless amount of conflicting information.
Here’s The Biggest SEO Tip That I’ve Ever Learned…
The single best SEO tip that I’ve ever learned, is something that’s more true today than it ever has been.
And that tip, is to create your content for humans.
Don’t write your content for robots, for search engine spiders, or for algorithms.
Humans come first!
Why Is This So Ridiculously Prudent, And Important?
Some bloggers are so worried about keyword placement, H tags and onsite optimization that they forget the very essence of SEO, which is the art and science of creating quality content.
Remember that Google, Bing, Yahoo and other search engines want one thing and one thing only; they want happy end users.
In order to produce happy end users, they need to deliver content that people actually find to be valuable, at the time they’re looking for it.
But, how do the big search engines determine what content is the best content to serve?
Well, most of the search engine algorithms are totally secret, but one thing’s for sure; more and more, search engines are looking at how long end users stay on your page, and they want to know how they interact with it.
If Your Content Is Totally Lame, Then Nobody Will Interact!
As a result, your bouncerate will be absolutely dismal.
The average time spent on your page will fall into the gutter.
So, the best SEO tip I can ever give, is to make sure that your content is helpful and designed for humans.
In other words, don’t focus too much about the million different SEO variables that can drive all of us mad.
Worry about creating quality content first and foremost.
And then, when people read your content, backlink to your content, and share your content on social media, then the search engines are more likely to say “Dude, this person’s content is actually being read, consumed, and shared on social media; let’s reward this content!”.
One More Parting Word Of Wisdom…
At this point I have about 294 blog posts indexed in Google, Bing, and Yahoo.
This is really exciting to me!
I’m trying my best to create more content on an ongoing basis, however, as you may be aware, I’m one of the laziest humans on the planet.
Just about the ONLY SEO I do in order to get these results, is by connecting my blog to Google Webmaster Tools, and Bing Webmaster Tools.
Once you create your accounts on these two services, you can then connect your XML map, so the engines know the moment you publish a new piece of content.
This, in addition to creating really cool content in the first place, is the perfect strategy to ranking your content in the major search engines.
Thanks So Much For Checking This Out. You Rock!
Okay, I admit it.
I have a minimalist theory when it comes to search engine ranking.
However, my personal belief, is that simplicity often works the best.
Thanks again for reading this content.
Please let me know if you liked it?
Until that time, have an awesome day!
Cordially and humbly…
This has been Mike DeVincent, of MrComputerScience.com, and I’m signing off.