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.