Google loves the 3 D's for blogs and rewards you big time for your efforts.
Deliver. Design. Devote.
Deliver Great Content.
When you design a blog for search engines and users, you must consider writing and assigning promising keywords and relevant content to what your site or blog is about. It would be useless if you have a blog about food and you write an article post about horses. Not relevant.
Design with Simple in Mind.
Search engines and users could care less about how beautiful or well designed your blog is. Search engines want to crawl a blog that offer users relevant information. Meta tags, keywords, images, contents all point to the match. The more you can tie all your information together the more your blog will be rewarded with traffic, ranking and search ability.
Devote to Keeping Your Blog Fresh.
By devoting yourself to writing an article post at least 2-3 times a week you guarantee that your blog content will remain fresh. Also with that devotion to fresh content comes devoted viewers wait for your next enticing article post.
Example of the 3 D’S: Deliver, Design, and Devote:
We purchased the domain JungleLuv.com on June 30, 2011 for $10.00.
We added a simple design nothing fancy with Google's Blogger.com (a free blog platform) and tweaked it a little. We added in Meta tags in the html. Then we added a Welcome post for JungleLuv.com describing what we were all about. And we waited.
Here's what happened next! We checked to see if we had been indexed!
When we clicked on the words cached under the first organic text links circled in red.
This is what we saw.
This is Google's cache of http://www.jungleluv.com/. It is a snapshot of the page as it appeared on Jul 1, 2011 23:54:52 GMT. The current page could have changed in the meantime.
- Google has already indexed JungleLuv.com and made a cache (a picture) on July 1st, 2011.
- Remember JungleLuv.com domain and blog with blogger.com were set up on June 30, 2011.
- JungleLuv Welcome page was viewed a 132 times on July 1, 2001 and since then 450 times.
Today is July 3rd, 2011; that’s 2 days and Google has already found us and we rank for our domain name.
Now our next challenge is to rank for more keywords.
So we search “Welcome to JungleLuv”, yep there it is. OK that’s 2 keyword phrases.
You don’t’ have to be a rocket scientist or a web designer to build a blockbuster blog that everyone loves. Just commit to using the 3 D’s.
Deliver Content. Design Simple. Devote Time.
My next step is to build links back to my blog through web 2.0 social networks.