Blog Advice: 10 Steps to Success on the Net Without SEO

Google Blogoscoped has an interesting interview with a search engine optimizer with tips for creating and maintaining a successful web site. 10 Steps to Success on the ’Net Without SEO include:
  1. Discover your niche
  2. Use Wordpress
  3. Create a nice CSS design and submit it to CSS galleries
  4. Allow trackbacks, use do-follow
  5. Socialize, write comments and link other blogs
  6. Include social media on your site, use social media yourself
  7. Write your own content, say something new, express yourself
  8. Compile what you know or what others said and publish it
  9. Contribute to your favorite online publications
  10. Add new content at least every second day

Blogger advice from Cory Doctorow of BoingBoing

Further reading:
Be More Than a Blip in the Blogosphere. Washington Post, 11/2007.
The Blogger's Guide to Search Engine Optimization - by Aaron & Giovanna Wall.

Updated: 11/28/2007

1 comment:

  1. Excellent advice. I'd only add to post comments on other people's blogs and participate in the discussion.