10-Step Guide To Using Wordpress Software including Creating First Website!
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If you want your WordPress website to rank high in search engines, then you must practice on-site optimization. Before you start thinking this is way too complicated, let me just say that on-page and on-site optimization are simply ways to get your site and your web pages indexed and ranked faster on Google and other search engines.
Optimizing your site is important if you want highly qualified and free traffic from search engines. Who doesn’t want that, right?
Even if you plan on using paid advertisements to give your site an initial traffic boost, you should still optimize your site so that once it’s out of the Google ‘sandbox’ then your site is primed and ready to receive search engine traffic.
If you’ve never heard of the ‘Google sandbox’ it’s basically a theory that’s been going around in SEO communities for a couple of years now. The theory is that Google puts new websites (usually 6 months or less) on probation.
No matter how good your content is, or how many backlinks you get from good sites, if it’s a new site, you don’t get anywhere near the first page for any keyword.
After the so-called sandbox period, most websites experience an influx of free traffic from Google, as attested to by their Google Analytics data.
Now, that you know what the sandbox is, let’s move on to the next section, so your site is prepped and ready when it finally gets out of the sandbox!