BLOG404 is getting good traffic as well as cool SERP from Yahoo ! Search Engine along with Google search engine . The reason – Yahoo search Engine Ranking Factors . It’s common that every webmaster submits Sitemap of their respective Blogs / Websites to Google . But only to Google !
However There are many Search Engines like Yahoo ! , Bing and several local search engines which can be a boon to get huge traffic if you add your site in their search results[ by submission of Sitemap ] .But this is neglected by majority of bloggers who later on try advertising their blog . It’s always good to get huge traffic from Search Engines and that too free , so why pay to get targeted visitors on your blog when you can optimize each and every source of traffic free .
So, what did I do to get my site up in Yahoo SERPs and similarly how can you get cool traffic from Yahoo ?
Here I present Yahoo ! Ranking Factors – The Strategy [ I believe ] that can make your blog rank High in Yahoo !
Submit Sitemap to Yahoo
This is the most important factor . If you havent submitted , how can you expect traffic from yahoo ? Submit it right now
Valid and Correct HTML
Yahoo puts more emphasis on correct HTML . So make sure your site is W3C compliant. Check here .
Get Links From Yahoo Site Explorer
The more links you get , more will be the authority . Try to get more links from Yahoo sites like Yahoo directory, Yahoo buzz, Yahoo answers, Mybloglog, Delicious.com etc. Comment on fellow blogger’s blog , share ideas , exchange links . Check how many backlinks your blog possess here .
Fresh and Unique Content
This is not new . The more you update , that many times the Yahoo Search Bot crawls your content . And more unique the content is , the High will be the SERP . So always make sure you don’t copy anyone’s content and never use that same particular topic which is already blogged by someone , instead forget that topic and use your creativity to write other stuff way more cooler than what you were supposed to be writing before 😀
Make sure to use Rich Meta Keywords
Always research and insert proper keywords before posting your content and making public . Because however cool , your blog article might be , you wont get lion’s share until you use rich meta keywords . Make sure you use tags for categorization of your blog .
Get a Good SEO optimized Theme
If you are using Drupal or WordPress , then get a Good theme – Good in the sense of proper SEO factors along with clean look . Examine proper SEO factors like title, headings in your blog posts . Always try to Tweak and Customize your theme and make it search engine friendly 😛
Submit Guest Articles
Always look forward to write Guest Posts on Famous Blogs having huge traffic and loyal readers . This does not mean you should forget your blog and keep on submitting guest posts on other blogs just to earn money [ if it’s a revenue sharing blog ] or get some good damn traffic . Links from article directories like articlemarketer.com, isnare.com, ezinearticles.com etc can be good . Also there are some good High page rank sites where you can submit your blog post excerpts and get link back to your blog post featuring full content .
Hope these tips are helpful and you would implement them ASAP and rock your SERP in Yahoo! search engine.