Easy SEO for beginners: 5 Ultimate Mainstream Tips


Hey, busy bloggers looking up for some SEO tips?

Well, there are hundreds of seo methods which Google takes into account while ranking up a web page. Website optimization for search engines does not depend on only a single factor which can be said as the most important point for SEO.




Understanding search engine optimization involves various techniques as On-page SEO, Off-page Seo, online-offline SEOs and many more; so a newbie should not get baffled up with so many approaches.

This post lists the 5 top points which should be considered as SEO FOR BEGINNERS before messing up any other SEO techniques.

Okay, so how to optimize a website for search engines?


A sitemap is a file containing the URL’s of your site. It is a communication between your website content and the search engines as Google, Bing, and others. As a starter, you must be very excited to get your blog posts indexed in search engines.

To get indexed fast you must submit an XML Sitemap to every search engines possible.

Check to:

Submitting sitemap ensures search bots to crawl to your pages.

Extra Tip: Google bots love to jump from one page to another so always provide them the right pathway to other posts by building strong internal link structure.


What comes to your mind first when you hear the word keyword? If I say it is a website about cats what you will think of? Cute cats, ferocious cats?

Well, these are the keywords which may come to users mind and you need to include those right keywords in your posts. Even without the help of any keyword research tools, you can write a cool post thinking as what user can think of.

Think about what the user going to type and include those words-Matt Cutts


Keyword density is really an important factor for ranking.

An ideal keyword density would be between 1.5-2.5%. I highly recommend using Yoast plugin for WordPress. This plugin provides a content analysis for each post which will automatically give you the keyword density for the targeted keyword used in the post.

But do not intentionally push the targeted keyword in the post which may lead to keyword spamming and ultimately back-fire the SEO process.


The snippet is as important as the Title of the post.

It is the Meta description of the post which is visible in the search engines. So can you understand how crucial it is?
80-90% readers actually read the snippet to get a summary of the post.

Once again I would encourage you to install the Yoast plugin which is FREE. Here you can easily edit the Meta description using the snippet editor.

Do not let the search engine pick up any descriptions on their wish. You can write separate attractive descriptions as a snippet which is shown in search results to make it more clickable.


Well, this might be a tricky one for a newbie to understand that how can site speed be related to SEO?

But it does affect SEO (and that too very badly).

You can check it here what Matt Cutts says about site speed and ranking.

Site speed also affects user experience widely. Would you wait 10 seconds for a site to load? I guess that is irritating. Most of the user will hardly wait 2-3 seconds for a complete site load.

Site speed majorly depends on good web hosting, blog theme, compressed Js and CSS files and many more.

You can alter htacess files, header-footer PHP files if you are a bit comfortable with coding.



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  1. Great information, I struggle with SEO so this will really help me

  2. SEO and ranking high on organic searches is not easy. I guess it’s a marathon not a sprint! I find that the Yoast plugin is really helpful.

  3. Great tips! I will have to use some of these 🙂

  4. SEO is definitely something I need to learn more about, thank you for the helpful tips!

  5. These are great tips. I am always working on keyword optimization

    • Yes keyword optimization is a very important factor. And should check periodically which keywords you can include in your old posts to bring life to it

  6. I’m just starting out so your post came in the right time, thank you for gathering this information! 🙂

  7. SEO for me is a nightmare! 🙁 Still trying to figure it out!

    • Seo takes time to show result. Don’t be scared. Just follow the right process which will eventually pay you off

  8. These are really great tips! I need to make sure I finally build a sitemap – I’ve overlooked it for too long.

  9. Ah I am so embarrassed to have skipped two of the biggest steps here! I have never “submitted” my site to any search engines. Just used my keywords, added text to my image files, and waited for searchers to come to me. I do get some search engine traffic, but not as much as I would like. And I’ve literally never bothered with the snippet, figuring that an interesting start to the post and plenty of text description for each uploaded image would get the job done. SHAME. SHAME. SHAME.

  10. Thank you for the great tips! I’m new to blogging and I’ve been working on this but it’s a bit confusing at times.

    • Read as many posts available in SEO. If you want to stand clear in search engines then proper optimization and backlinks is the only answer.

  11. I’m looking to learn about SEO I’m unable to get my site high ranked

    • Hey Keyonte how long are you blogging? It takes a minimum of 6 months to see some effect of SEO. Implement the long tail keywords where ever possible. Be consistent in your work you will get the results.

  12. Super helpful post! What do you suggest putting in the snippet? Do you recommend putting a short summary of the entire post or more of a “teaser” to get people to click. I always struggle what to write there.

    Thank you so much!

    • Hey Chevelle I would recommend to write up the most interesting thing of your post in the snippet. Snippet is as important as the title of the post as it shows up in the search engines. & trust me people read the snippet to decide whether they will click the link or not.

  13. Amazing tips. I definitely learned a lot.

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