Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Understanding SEO Through Traffic Travis Page Warnings Tool

If you are an online user that wants to figure out how apply Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to his or her blog so that it appears at the Google Rankings then read my article. I was like you 4 months ago (January 2013) and was confused on how I would create a blog and make it appear on Google. What I learnt was that, Google ranks websites and blogs according to points.

What bloggers do to see the page rank of their blogs is that they visit the website called Alexa Rankings.The website clearly shows the page rank of any blog on condition that the blog has some page views. The Alexa Toolbar  makes it easier for any blogger or freelancer to view rankings of any website or blog they visit and can compare with theirs.

How can you make your website or blog rise and appear at the Google Search Page? The solution is using software that will help you understand SEO and that is Traffic Travis.  After downloading and registering for their newsletters, you will receive tips on how to apply SEO for your blog or website.

Basic Fundamentals of SEO

SEO is the process of getting traffic from the free, organic, editorial or natural listings on search engines such as Google, Yahoo or Bing. In order to understand SEO, the blogger or freelancer must know the fundamentals which are:-

        Keyword Research
        Search Engine Friendly Website or Blog
        On-Page SEO
        Link Building

Keyword Research

Keyword research is the process of determining what keywords are used in search engines by potential customers or online users. To determine the type of keywords that will attract traffic to your blog, read this newsletter. 

Visit: How to do Keyword Research for your Site
 
keyword research


Search Engine Friendly Website or Blog

Your blog has to be Search Engine friendly in order for the Google Spiders to easily index your blog posts. This will result to your blog rising at the Google Page Rankings. A Google Spider is an automatic program indexer that crawls on the pages of your blog so that it can determine your blog’s ranking. The crawls are based on a number of many factors such as Page Rank, links to a page and crawling constraints such as the number of parameters in a URL.

Please Visit: Writing Excellent Blog Posts: Guide For Freelancers  

On-Page SEO

On Page SEO is the use of applying title and image alt tags, meta description, internal linking and updating your blog with new articles or posts so that your blog can easily climb up the Google Page Rankings.  In order to understand what it click the link below.

 Optimizing your Content with On-Page SEO

On Page Seo

 
Link Building

Link building also known as Off-page SEO is the process of establishing relevant, inbound links to your website which help your website achieve higher ranking with the major search engines and drive targeted traffic to your site. The various ways of finding high quality links are blog commenting, article marketing and using Traffic Travis to find high quality link opportunities.

Do Visit: How to Build Links using Traffic Travis 

Traffic Travis Page Warnings Tool Feature

The traffic travis page warnings tool feature is a powerful tool that enabled me to understand SEO in a simplified way. To use the feature is very easy. Open the traffic travis software, select My Site and click Import Pages. See the image below, the red circle indicates the location of My Site Tab and the blue circle indicates where to find the Import Pages Button.

Traffic Travis Page Warnings Tool

The Site Importer Page dialog box will appear and you can decide to choose how to import your page or blog or website. 

Site Importer


After importing, click ok.

Once the Site Importer finishes analyzing your page, blog or website, then the Traffic Travis Page Warnings Tool Feature will display the errors that are on your website or blog. The red circles in the image below show the errors.
SEO Errors
  
After clicking any of the errors, the Page Warning Tool Feature will display several mistakes on your blog or page. It is up to you to rectify them so that your page or blog is optimized.
SEO Corrections

How The Traffic Travis Page Warnings Tool Feature Has Improved Inbound Marketing On My Blog

This feature has improved my Inbound Marketing in several ways

  • The Alexa Rankings of my blog rose from 9million in February 2013 to 2.2 million in May 2013.
  •  My blog has a total of 754 backlinks , 10 unique IPs and 10 unique domains as at May 2013.
  •   My blog has a reputation of 15 according to Alexa Rankings as at May 2013.

In conclusion, I suggest that whoever wants to apply SEO on their blog or website, should download a copy of traffic travis.

Download:Traffic Travis

This is Wilfred,

Signing out,

Cheers.