One of the most critical aspects of being web savvy (which I still am not fully yet!) is something magical called Search Engine Optimization, often abbreviated as SEO. That is a really important term, so commit it to memory please. It refers to using tools to make it so that people can actually find your blog! You optimize it’s availability, so it’s not just floating out there in space with a minimum amount of readers.
For example, when somebody googles the term(s) “LDS/ Mormon,” the first things that will come up will be the official LDS Church website. This is because the web masters of the Church are SEO experts and know how to get our standardized stuff to pop up immediately. Cool!
I personally am still quite new to all the ins and outs of how SEO works and how to best utilize it for my blog. But guess what? I am doing it! Things like tagging my posts with quality/searchable terms, or boosting my Alexa ranking (an online indicator of a website/blog’s comparative traffic) are helping me get it out there. Though I still have a long way to go, my blog is steadily gaining a reputation and presence online. Score!
Search Engine Optimization
Brings my blog to many nations!
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