Google Blogging Tip # 76: Using Meta Tags on Blogs to Improve Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

This Blogging TIP addresses Meta Tags for Blogs in relation to Search Engine Optimization commonly referred to as SEO.

Meta Tags for Blogs are generally fixed and usually cannot be adjusted or amended. This particular fix addresses Google blogspot Blogs but will work on most any Blog except Twitter.

There are many websites that talk about how to change or use Meta Tags within Google Blogs. For the most part none of these work because Google has gone through many updates and controls most of the changes needed. Meta Tags are a key factor in Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Read More on this at Google Blogging Tip # 75.

How to use this work around fix for Meta Tags on Blogs:
1) Sign-in to your Blog.
2) On your most recent post, copy the paste the code, Preferred Method, on The Blog Guy's website link, found below. It goes just under the last entry of the post (text, picture, video).
3) Or, Use the option (Acceptable Method), if you prefer this method. For Google Blogs either choose the Header under setting, under basic, description - paste here; or use the add a gadget under layout and choose HTML/JavaScript. Either or just copy and paste the code.
Note: The first Option, the preferred method is best but you'll have to decide for your Blog. The preferred method requires you do it every time you make a NEW Post. The Option method is a one time copy and paste.
There are some samples on The Blog Guy's Website Link that will help you decide which method is best for you.
4) In choosing either method (Code) remember to CHANGE the items in RED to your Blog Name and URL Address.

Add the Meta Tag Work Around Blog Code....
Copy and Paste the code as instructed on the following Website Link:
Click on the LINK-
Meta Tags for Blogs

Next Tip, Trick, Hint, Code, or Script will be on Saturday, October 3, 2009. It will deal directly with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Websites and Web Pages. Some simple changes like proper use of Meta Tags can make your website perform much better.

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