I have been using Blogger from past 2 years and happy with it.
Recently I read many articles saying WordPress is far more better than Google Blogger in terms of SEO. That can be true to some extent.
But what I think is if you have good content and SEO optimization, your blog and site will get higher rank irrespective of your using WordPress or Blogger.
What can I do to improve my Blogger's rank?
I have been reading SEO articles from last 2 weeks and thinking of implementing some of the things in my next post.
I am implementing following things for better SEO. I would love if someone would correct me if I am making any mistakes.
1.Titles are important and the URL too. Blogger allows 40 characters in URL that's why I post the title with keywords in it and then I re-post it with the actual title I want users to see.
For example: if my post is about "Best outfits" I will post with title
"worlds best women men outfits clothing" which has keywords and
Blogger will create url like
Then I can re-post it with new user readable title "World's Best Outfits For Men & Women, Latest Trends in Outfits"
The first 200 words of the post are important, so I try to use the relevant important keywords at the beginning of post. But keyword stuffing can get my blog de-indexed from Google, so I try to make sentences from the keywords. For example I am writing about iPhone. I would use following line to start my post
"Article about iPhone, iPhone's release date, its features functions & price. Is Galaxy s2 better than iPhone 4"
I am not sure if it is right or wrong ethically.
I try to give links of my another post at the starting of my current post or ending of my post. I have read somewhere that links containing keywords are weighted higher in search engines and search engines give more importance to starting and ending of the post.
I try using keywords in the whole post whenever it is possible, Around 7-8 times. I take care that I'm not stuffing keywords unnecessarily.
I use 4-5 labels(tags) for every post containing keywords and I show labels just before the post and after the post.
I keep at least 10 posts on my home page and label cloud and blog archive too.
SEO experts say Use
H2tags for important keywords & titles. I am not sure, but does it really help? I try to put titles in
H3tags and if I am using titles inside the post I try to use
H2tags for it.