3 Ways To Increase Your Site’s Visibility on WordPress

I learned at least 3 ways to increase my site’s visibility from this article.
1. Add less tags/categories
I was adding a lot of tags and categories to try to increase viewers and I learned that this is not needed. Actually, short and sweet is the best way.

2. Add a specific slug (a few lowercase words separated by dashes that describes post) will attract readers. Changing the slug is easy, the site asks you to do so while creating or editing a post under advanced settings.

3. The WordPress community is amazing and there is a site just for us https://dailypost.wordpress.com/.

The WordPress.com Blog

We get a lot of questions about SEO here on WordPress.com, and no wonder — you work hard on your site and want to get the word out! SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. SEO recommendations are intended to help your site rank higher and more accurately in search engines, like Google. Say you write a blog about sailboats. When someone Googles “sailboats,” how many pages of results do they have to scroll through before they see a link to your blog? The goal behind having good SEO is to increase your website’s SERP (Search Engine Results Page) ranking.

many sailboats On the busy internet, it can be tough to make your “sailboat” stand out from all the others.

Ideally, you want your link to be on the first page of results. The best ways to accomplish this are:

  • consistently publish useful, original posts about sailboats; and
  • promote your blog in intelligent ways to people…

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3 comments

  1. I haven’t been writing slugs because I did not know what that was… ughh… thanks for sharing this!

  2. Cicely, since I am new to blogging I am doing a lot of reading to learn, I am the curious type and it bothers me to no end when I don’t understand something. So as I learn I will share with others. So for a veteran like you I am glad you could benefit from the article.

  3. Definitely! I was blogging for hobby and really believe I can turn it into my business! I would love to monetize so I am glad I am learning more! Thanks for sharing!

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