How To Add SEO Meta Tags And Description To Blogger

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In this post i will show you how to add Meta Tags And Meta Description to your blog.Improving your search engine rank is key to the success of your blog.This is known as S.E.O. (Search Engine Optimization).

Large companies spend a fortune on S.E.O. ,That's great if you have a fortune to spend ! Search engines use automated spiders and crawlers, to collect information from your blog.They collect URL'S ,Titles,etc...
They also collect keywords from the early parts of your blog posts.

However you don't know which words are taken as keywords connected to your blog, It's likely the keywords been taken are not relevent to your blog at all. In this case your blog won't be indexed properly in search engines.

Theres also a chance your highly relevant keywords might not even be used to index your blog.This will result in your blog being ranked behind Thousands of others in searches !

But you can take control !

You can add Meta Tags and Description to your blog.

Now YOUR telling the search engine spiders and crawlers the key words and description YOUwant your blog to be indexed under.

So lets do it !

First you must copy the code below and add a meta description and meta keywords (as shown in bold) as follows:

<meta content='text/html; charset=utf-8' http-equiv='Content-Type'/>
<meta content='PUT BLOG DISCRIPTION HERE.' name='description'/>
<meta content='PUT, KEYWORDS, HERE, SEPERATED, BY, COMMA,' name='keywords'/>


Heres an example of how the code might look for this blog:

<meta content='text/html; charset=utf-8' http-equiv='Content-Type'/>
<meta content='CREATE THE BLOGGER BLOG BLOG TIPS TRICKS' name='description'/>
<meta content='blog, tips, tricks,' name='keywords'/>


Notes on Description: PUT BLOG DISCRIPTION HERE'.- TRY KEEP IT LESS THAN 150 CHARACTERS

This explains its self,Keeping it under 150 characters is search engine friendly,you don't have to use 150 characters it can be as short or long as you wish once its relevant to your blog.

Notes on Keywords :PUT, KEYWORDS, HERE, SEPERATED, BY, COMMA,'-YOU CAN ADD AS MANY AS YOU LIKE - SEPARATE BY COMMAS - DON'T USE THE SAME WORD MORE THAN 5 TIMES

-Think which words or phrases best describe your blog.Repeating a word more than 5 times can be seen as spam by search engines.

Adding The Code To Your Blog :

Step 1. Click 'Design'-->'Edit Html' For your blog.

Step 2. Find the following piece of code in your blogs html: (Its very close to the top)

<head>

3.Add the meta content code Directly Below <head>

4.Click save and your finished.

In a previous blog i covered Improving S.E.O. by Changing the way Google sees your blog this is also important: Improved Blogger Title Format. Check out more of our SEO Tips.


 
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