Best Practices: 5 SEO Mistakes to Avoid When Using WordPress Platforms

It is no secret that ranking higher on Google’s search results list is a surefire way to help you boost your online presence and attract more customers for your business. The best way to accomplish this would be to start your own SEO campaign.

The basic principles of SEO seem simple. However, SEO is very detailed process that requires in-depth knowledge of the subject. Haphazard attempts at SEO can actually harm your website more than it helps your site out. If you are thinking of starting your own SEO campaign, be sure you avoid committing these five common SEO mistakes—especially if you are using WordPress:

Forgetting to Submit Your XML Sitemap

The XML sitemap is a valuable website resource since the search engines use it to know which pages on your site should be indexed. Failure to submit this may result in your website not showing up on the search results. In other words, sites that fail to submit their XML sitemap are pretty much incapable of benefitting from organic search traffic. Once you’ve created your XML sitemap, be sure you submit it to Google through the Google Search Console. After a few days, your website should now be a part of the organic search results. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2rxCrRJ

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