Friday, 5 January 2018

6 Powerful Tips On SEO For Tumblr Blogs

Tumblr Search Engine Optimization Tips - When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tumblr is not much a leading blogging platform. But nevertheless, we can optimize the Tumblr blog for better SEO with few simple methods. As a popular blogging platform, we can edit Tumblr themes or its HTML source code. This is how you can apply SEO techniques on Tumblr blogs that is by adding/changing the theme code of this popular blogging platform.

Tumblr SEO tips

Check out: How To Increase Your Blog Visitors

If you apply these tips and tricks on your blog, I bet you will see a great improvement in your blog traffic and it will make your Tumblr blogs more SEO friendly for Google, Bing, and Yahoo. So, waiting for what? Just check out the following SEO tips and tricks:

1. Changing Blog Title With Post Title

The Tumblr posts are divided into several types, namely text, photo, quote, chat, link, audio, and video. Not all posts provide a title column. So, if the permalink is opened that appears in the browser's tab, it does not show the keywords that search engines use to make your content titles more appealing. For that, we need to change the title of blogs with the post title by replacing the <title> code in the head tag with the following code:

<title>{block:PostSummary}{PostSummary} - {/block:PostSummary}{Title}</title>

2. Make Tags as Keywords

Just like in other platforms, like Blogger and WordPress, on Tumblr, there is also an option to modify the post tag. This tag can be used as meta keywords by adding the following keyword meta tags:

<meta name="keywords" content="{block:Permalink}{block:Posts}{block:Tags}{Tag}, {/block:Tags}{/block:Posts}{/block:Permalink}" />

3. Adding The Title and Description Meta Tags

As we all know that title is everything that people and search engines use to understand the content of a web page. Post description is an another smartest method to make your web pages SEO friendly.

Add the following title and description meta tag code to the Tumblr theme:

<meta name="title" content="{block:PostSummary}{PostSummary} - {/block:PostSummary}{Title}" /> <meta name="description" content="{MetaDescription}" />

4. Use <h1> Heading Tag For Titles

Using <h1> tag in the post title or for a web page title can make Tumblr blogs to get a better position on search engines. Just find the code {block: Title} and replace it with the given code:

{block:Title}<h1>{Title}</h1>{/block:Title}

Check out: How To Optimize H1, H2 and H3 Heading Tags In BlogSpot

5. Submit Sitemap to Search Console

The sitemap provides information to search engines about all the pages and posts that you publish on your blogs.

Likewise in other blogging platforms, Tumblr XML Sitemap starts with your blog homepage URL and ends with .xml extension.

Example: http://yourname.tumblr.com/sitemap.xml

6. Place Share Buttons on Bookmark & Social Media Sites/Apps

By installing the sharing buttons, visitors or we ourselves can easily share the published contents throughout the social media and bookmarking websites such as Twitter, Facebook, Google +, Buffer, StumbleUpon, HootSuite etc.

Most importantly, always publish interesting and useful contents. The goal of blogging is to share your original piece of work and information with interested people and other bloggers. By sharing the info and presenting yourself as a professional in your field, you must share the quality contents. By doing this, readers will be more prone to value you. A powerful article usually and eventually gives rise to a discussion, which depending on its relative immediacy can last from minutes to hours.

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