Keyword optimization helps your blog post get found by people who need your information, and search engines trying to help them.
89% of consumers search Google, Bing or Yahoo for information and solutions to their problems.
Title - Use your keyword in your blog post title.
Content: Include your keyword 2-3 times in the blog content - Yoast recommends 2% density https://yoast.com/seo-basics-how-to-optimize-a-blog-post : use your keyword naturally: no stuffing!
Smart keyword alternatives and variations: Google understands smart keyword alternatives: use alternatives and avoid keyword stuffing.
1st sentence: Your keyword should appear in the first or 2nd sentence of your blog post.
Last paragraph: Use your in the closing paragraph of your post.
Image caption: Include your keyword in an image captions.
CTA: Add a keyword to your Call To Action
H1 and H2 Tags: Use your keywords in post headlines.
Blog URL: Your keyword should be the first or 2nd word in your URL.
Image ALT Tags, file names and descriptions: Google can\'t read images, says MySiteAuditor http://mysiteauditor.com/blog/six-hotspot so include keywords in your image names, descriptions and ALT text.
Snippet: Use your keywords in the blog post snippet.
Links: Try to use your keywords in linked text.
Meta Descriptions and Excerpts: Add your keywords to the blog post description and excerpt.
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