We are now getting into the FUN stuff! Search Engine Optimization, also known as SEO!

You have your website in place and now you want to make it SEO ready so that search engines can find it. Our goal is to get ranked in the BIG 3 engines, Google, Bing & Yahoo.

Do note that our focus is going to be primarily on Google though as they own over 70% of all search traffic, and over 95% of mobile searches.

But why do you want rankings in the search engines? Simple...

Website Rankings = Targeted Traffic = Revenue!

The rankings are the first step in creating an online revenue stream.

Today we are going to walk you through the set-up of a Wordpress plugin that is going to do a lot of the "dirty work" for you and will take care of the optimization of all your website pages/posts, meta tags, and other aspects that search engines look for when ranking your site.

I have created a "Setting Your Website Up for Search Engines" video walk-through of this training and please follow along as it will add a lot of clarity to how SEO works, but also how to install the All in One SEO plugin.


Task 1: Set-up All in One SEO on your site

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a very important aspect of any website's success.

In this task we are going to be setting up a plugin that makes our website code (the stuff behind the scenes of our website) friendly for search engines like Google so they can index and rank our sites properly. This is going to be very powerful for your website content getting ranked in search engines going forward, so DO NOT skip this task.

Since you activated the All in One SEO within the last lesson, you should see the "All in One SEO" item with your main menu now in your Wordpress back office. If you mouse over that menu icon, a sub menu will pop out (see below).

Simply click the "General Settings" link. This is where you will be going to set-up your SEO settings for your website.

The main section you are going to be updating here is the Home Page Settings section. There are two sections that you will be updating there:

  • Home Title - This is the title of your website that will show up when you get ranked in Google and other search engines. This won't actually show up on your site.

    You want this to reflect the actual title of your website that you created with your site, but also add something to make it a bit more captivating.

    Ideal Length: 40-60 characters, keep under 60
  • Home Description - This is a description of what your website is about and how it will benefit people. Don't overthink this part, you just want to be descriptive as to what your site is.

    Ideal Length: Under 160 characters

Although there are a TON of other settings, you are not going to need to update any of these at the moment, not for SEO purposes.

When you are done updating your Home Page Settings, scroll down to the very bottom of the page and click the "Save Changes" button.

Upon doing this, you are done. Your website is set-up and SEO READY! :)

A few important points things to take note of here about All in One SEO:

  • You DO NOT need to "Upgrade to Pro". The free version is more than adequate for your needs.
  • You won't see these changes to your actual site. The work is done behind the scenes within your websites HTML code. It is making your code friendly for search engines.

Awesome, your website is all set-up for SEO now! As you build out your new pages/posts, they will automatically be optimized for Google and other search engines. If you have any questions about the set-up process, leave them in the comments below and we will give you a hand.

In the next lesson we are going to be discussing KEYWORDS, the root of all of your rankings, traffic and success online.

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so i done evreything but i noticed that when he finished the first post about me he got a badge saying hes web site is indexed is it normal that i didint got mine ? if not how to index it please
ps : i only have about me and privacy policy done for now
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Hi - it can take up to a couple of weeks to be indexed. You will get an email when it happens.
i see , thank you very much
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hi. few weeks and it will happen
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Hey Ricky, welcome to Wealthy Affiliate and best of luck with your new online career. You're in the best place to start a successful online business. All it takes is a bit of time and effort to see positive resutls.

And if you need a hand with anything, feel free to reach out. You've got the entire WA community behind your back!

Best of luck with everything! :)

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The new platform will ask you to use monsterinsight to install Google analytics which I did and I received a congratulations message saying I successfully installed monsterinsight but I don't know if Google analytics is installed on my site.my question is how will I know if Google analytics is installed on my site or not?
IvanBroz Premium
Hey there, I would suggest watching this tutorial:
ElodieF4321 Premium
First I must let you know, just try and the most difficult paRte out of the way.

When you gave done that and you wish to tackle other things you may.

You if you're not accustomuch multi-tasking you'll be very overwhelied.

Hope this helps, been there, follow instructions. Hope this helps
I wish you happiness.

This is a follow up question:

How long did it take for someone to become interested & actually physically click on your webpage.

Because your blog post could be indexed by search engines, but no one will click on it, if they are not interested in looking at your webpage.

So this, nobody wants to click on your blog post, could go on for a very long time.

Meaning, no one might see your website or your webpages or blog posts for a very long time, if they are, all not interested in your content.
What is your strategy to overcome this possible situation?
DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - that is precisely what the training here teaches you. You need to find specific keywords, which are phrases that people are searching for, related to the niche subject you have chosen. You add these keywords to your blog posts, and Google will then know that your post will help provide the appropriate information.

However, this all takes time, as Google views all new sites with suspicion for the first few months, and doesn't rank their posts highly. You need to show that you have authority in your subject, and that is only achieved by having lots of blog posts.

Realistically, it will be around 3 months before you start seeing any traffic when you would ideally have around 25 posts.
AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi, there's many various elements here, first you must be passionate about you niche. Choose something you like writing about and make it interesting. We have a tool in house call Jaaxy for you to analyse and choose what we call low hanging fruit keywords, you will learn about this in the training, to get your post indexed, noticed and in time getting ranked.

It can take 3 - 6 months to see any income. This is a long term commitment and takes months of consistent work.
IvanBroz Premium
Hey there, the situation you're describing here is almost impossible.

If you follow the training here to the letter, your site/ content should start appearing on the first page of Google and other search engines. And if you reach the first three positions, you're guaranteed to get clicks.

However, if you get the lower first-page position, you are less likely to receive any clicks because people trust the most websites that get the first three positions.

So in this case, I would suggest updating your old content to improve your rankings and CTR (click-through-rate) using the process I describe in the post below: By the way, it may take 2-3 months and about 30-40 posts before you start getting rankings and clicks.

I hope this helps.