Whether you’re watching on the tele, drinking beers with the blokes, or if your mates scored you tickets right off the pitch, nothing beats that excitement.
Except, maybe, winning some big bickies off the match.
But if anyone wants to turn your prawns into lobsters, they’re going to need some bonzer footy tips.
That’s where you come in.
Your tips are so ace you’ve decided to start your own website.
But if you want to make a quid off of your site, you need to get your footy tips in front of as many eyes as possible. You’re going to need to work on your SEO, or Search Engine Optimization.
What is SEO?
If anyone comes across your blog, there’s a good chance they got there through Google. Most people come across websites through Search Engine Results Pages, or SERPs. Sites at the top of the SERPs get more clicks.
Think about it: when was the last time you went to the second page of Google?
If you want anyone at all to see your footy tips, you need to get to the top of those SERPs.
That’s where SEO comes in. SEO is a system of practices that increase your ranking on SERPs so you can get more traffic.
If that seems like a load of hard yakka, don’t worry. There are plenty of WordPress plugins that can boost your SEO automatically.
Use these three, and she’ll be alright.
When it comes to SEO plugins, Yoast is the absolute top of the heap. Yoast is the most popular WordPress plugin out there, and for good reason.
It’s easy to use, even if you don’t know a lick about coding. Despite that, it’s one of the most powerful SEO tools around. It allows you to track keywords, redirect old pages to new URLs, and even offers suggestions for internal links.
Add all these features to a tech team that never lets up, and you’ve got a real winner.
Google Analytics for WordPress
Since most of your traffic is coming from Google, why not track that traffic directly? MonsterInsight’s Google Analytics plugin makes it easy.
This plugin keeps a count of how many visitors you’re getting, and even tracks the keywords that brought them there.
So if you’ve got a lot of blokes finding your blog through the search “Crownbet AFL tipping,” you’ll know how to choose and prioritise your keywords.
Broken Link Checker
Everybody hates broken links. You click a spot of blue text on an old post, and you’re hit with a 404 message.
Google hates broken links too. Too many of them and your site will start dropping in the SERPs.
But never fear: Broken Link Checker is here! This brilliant plugin automatically scans your entire site for broken links alerts you when it finds an issue.
Power Up Your Footy Tips Website Today
You already know you have the best footy tips. Let the rest of Oz know with these SEO plugins.
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