If you’re familiar with search engines and how websites are ranked for anything more than a few years now you will know how important it is not to depend on only one search engine for your traffic. Based on my experience with SEO, it is quite easier to get ranked in Google than in other search engines, and Google also has the potential of sending more traffic than other search engines. However, that doesn’t mean the other search engines are useless.
Based on my experience with my westhost coupon blog it has become clear over the year not to depend on one search engine for my traffic, and this article will be listing 4 major ways you can ensure your success in the Yahoo search engine.
Have a Focus Keyword
The first step you should take when trying to rank your website in Yahoo is to have a focus keyword. Don’t just expect each and every article you write to rank well in Yahoo. You need to have clear keywords you plan to rank for, and you need to consciously work on ranking yourwebsite for them. Just writing an article won’t help, but with the right keywords and the help of the tips below you should be able to achieve something significant.
Optimize Your Post Title for Your Keywords
Once you already know which keyword you plan to rank for the next step to take is to work on optimizing your post title to rank for that keyword. In other words, you need to realize that using a keyword in an article alone won’t help you. Instead, you also need to use the keyword in the title in such a way that communicates your article is talking about that keyword. In most cases, this will mean your keyword will start your title, but that isn’t always necessary. What should matter most should be what your readers want.
Optimize Your Meta Tags for Your Keywords
Another step you should take to ensure success with your articles in Yahoo is to optimize your Meta tags for your keywords. By this I mean you should effectively use your heading tags, your meta keywords and descriptions, your image attributes and other such elements. You should make sure your article is easy to read for search engines and visually impaired readers, and you will also increase the chances of your success in Yahoo.
Try to Gain Quality Site-wide links
The final thing you should do once all the above elements are in place is to try to gain quality site-wide links to your blog. It is obvious by now that links control the web, and as a result it is important to keep working on getting as many quality links you can get. You need to realize, however, that as far as Yahoo is concerned the source of your link matters, and the pages your links point to also matter. In other words, related links to inner pages on your blog will have more influence than generic links to your homepage.