Create a WordPress Website Step 7 – SEO

Now that your blog is launched and is exposed to social media, it needs some Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to help it get found by search engines.

Yet, you have to play the SEO game if you want to rank. And that means friending Google.
Here i’s what you need to do:

Set up Google Analytics
Set up Webmaster Tools/Search Console and verify site
Set up Google + and Google for Business
Optimize post with Yoast SEO
Create sitemap with Yoast and apply to Search Console account
Publish that post!

Mari Kane has released three ebooks about WordPress. “Create a WordPress Website in Ten Easy Steps,” on which this video is based, is updated regularly to reflect changes in the blogosphere.

“Escalate Your WordPress Website: Twelve Ways to Blog at a Higher Level” was released in 2013.

Her newest is “Secure Your WordPress Website: Protect Yourself From Hackers, Spammers, Scrappers and Imbeciles.”

Get all three at

“Create a WordPress Website in Ten Easy Steps” is an essential guide for business people who want to get started on the Web.

Mari is available for WordPress Tutorials online or in person. Get details at:

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