Simple SEO for WordPress

October 24th, 2010 | Posted In: Featured

Simple SEO for WordPress
Once you make the commitment to use WordPress for your CMS/blog of choice, take the next step and ensure all your hard work doesn’t go unnoticed. Now here comes the hard part search engine optimization(SEO). Whether your trying to communicate information or build relationships with new users, a mutual goal should be to grab more traffic from search engines. In my opinion, the content you write for your WordPress blog is the most important part of SEO efforts. Write content that is useful and informative, but for the foremost make sure it’s targeted for humans-your visitors-NEVER just for search engines. Always think of your users first and search engines last. What use is it to the user when all your content is repeating sentences and keywords jumbled together to make an article. Useful, well-written content will rank highly on it’s own value. The great part about WordPress is the large open-source community and all the available plugins – a handful of them are built to aid in SEO. So here are 5 great plugins that are a must have when starting any new CMS/blog.

1. All in One SEO Pack

2. Contextual Related Posts

3. SEO Smart Links

4. WP-DB-Backup

5. Google XML Sitemaps

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