Work From Home – SEO

Updated February 2019


#Working From Home SEO – Important Steps You Should Take Regarding Keywords

Search Engine Optimization Tactics Before You Launch Your Affiliate Website

Ok, you think you have a great website ready to go. You have a good theme and you have picked your keywords. You’re probably thinking that now you can submit your website to the search engines.  You are sitting back and want to see how many visitors the search engines will send you, right?  But did you get your work from home SEO spot on?

Work From Home – SEO – There are many different ways you can use to drive traffic to your website.  But they should only be taken after you make the search engines your first priority. Your website should always be search engine friendly.  Then they will always send you a certain amount of traffic if you have been ranked high enough.

It is important that your website is set up for a high page rank in the search engines.  It’s equally important to do it before you submit your website for the first time.

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Usually, after you submit your website to the search engines for the first time. The big search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing ‘Spiders’ will visit your website quite quickly.  Hopefully your website will be listed on one of their top pages.

Be aware that unless your website is search engine friendly there’s a good chance your website may not get ‘spidered’ again for months. Therefore any changes you make after you have submitted your website might not take effect for quite a while. Worst case scenario. You might not see your website in the SERPs for a very long time.

Meta Tags To Use For SEO

Here are the basics of setting up your website to be search engine friendly

Your first step is to establish the main keyword for your website. This is the word or phrase that you want people to type into the search engines to find your website. Therefore it’s important to have your website focused around this main keyword.

Let’s say your websitekeywords for seo is dedicated to working from home, so we will use ‘working from home’ as the main keyword.

Your next step is to create a title for your website and to place your main keyword in the title tag of your website. The ‘Title Tag’ should be the first tag in the HEADING of your website. This is important because many search engines use the contents of the ‘Title Tag’ as the title of the listing. They also look for keywords in the title and your main keyword should be the first word(s) in the title.

It’s also a good idea to keep your title short.  Say between 40 and 50 characters long.  It should ideally begin with your main keyword. It’s also a good idea not to use Stop Words (and, but, or, for, with, etc) in the title (much better to use a dash or pipe).

Ok we have our main keyword, now to put it in our title:

Working From Home – Self Employment – Home Workers Wanted

Notice the main keyword is first, the title is bang on 45 characters long, there are no stop words.  I even managed to sneak in 2 secondary keywords – self employment and home workers wanted. Pretty damn clever even if I say so myself.

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Your next step is going to be to create meta tag keywords (the word meta means – ‘information about’). This is where you list all the keywords you want to use for your website starting with your main keyword. It’s a good idea not to use too many keywords though. About 20 should be enough and you should have your main keyword in about 50% of them.

Using the example keyword ‘working from home’ the keywords could be;

working from home, self employed from home, home workers wanted, working at home, working from home self employed, self employed home workers, etc.

Notice I didn’t use the main keyword ‘working from home’ twice in a row. If I had that could easily be seen by the search engines as spam and that would hurt your ranking.

Getting Your Meta Description Tag Right

Your next step is to create a description meta tag. This is where you describe your website. You should always begin this with your main keyword as well.

meta tag for short short description of site content

Keep your description as short as you can.  Make it relevant to what’s contained within your website. Also try not to use any stop words, but you can put in as many secondary keywords that you can think of.

Try and make your description as interesting as you can.  Search engines often use the contents in your description meta tag as the description of your website in the listings.

Your next step is to use your keywords as often as you can in the body of your website content. Always make sure your main keyword is somewhere in the beginning and at the end of the body of your page.

It’s also a good idea to use your main keyword in an H1 tag in your title.  You can put in a few of your secondary keywords in an H2 tag thereafter. This will tell the search engines that you have put some importance on your keywords.

When you do use your keyword throughout your content it’s a good idea to underline your main keyword no more than once. Also only use bold text for your main keyword no more than once as well.

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Although there are many factors that determine your position in the search engines.  When you have the basics of what search engines are looking for within your website .  It will give you a much better chance of making the first page and have a consistent flow of traffic to your website.

Now that you have a good idea what’s required for websites to get ranked by the search engines.  Would you like to work from home self-employed?  If so why not sign up with Wealthy Affiliate and get two free websites to get you started. It’s free to sign up so why not. You have nothing to lose.

Also why not leave a comment below and let me know what you think of my article. I’m sure other visitors to this and other pages will be as interested in your opinion as I will be. I will reply to all comments as and when I can.

My Best Regards

Robert Allan

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33 thoughts on “Work From Home – SEO

  1. Hello and thank you for reading my article and for leaving a comment.
    However I know all about what you have said in your comment so I have to ask – what is your point?
    Have a great Tuesday and get back to with your answer if you have one..

  2. Let’s put it simple: if you want to be successful online,

    you need targeted traffic, and the best way to drive targeted

    traffic to your pages is with good search engine rankings.

    However, if you want to generate traffic from the search

    engines, your pages must appear on the first results page

    for the keywords and phrases you target.

  3. Hello Linda and thank you for taking the time to visit my site and read my article on SEO for your own home business.
    I try to give as much relevant information as I can.
    So far, so good as they say.
    SEO for a beginner such as yourself can appear like a maze, but like a maze there is a solution and a way out.
    Just follow the tips and advice I give in the article and you to will find your way out of the maze that is search engine optimization.
    Hope you have a great day and I wish you success.
    Robert Allan

  4. Hi Robert,
    Thank you so much for all this wonderful material to follow. I think I am making headway. I did a few searches and found my web page. I think I understand the mechanics of getting up there on the search engines. I found five of my blog posts on Google search five out of 8 is not too bad. The one I didn’t expect to find was right up there in the first place. The other four were throughout the page but not very far apart.
    Always a better way

  5. Hello Dawn
    Thank you for your comment on my article – Work From Home – SEO.
    I hope you found it informative and the information you took away will help you in your own online work from home business.
    Please visit again as I do update this site on a regular basis so I am sure you will take away even more helpful tips and advice.
    Enjoy your day.
    Robert Allan

  6. Hi Robert,
    Very educational!! This information on SEO and Keywords is truly valuable and I have bookmarked your site for further reading. I will be back 🙂


  7. Hello Kirill and thank you reading my article on – Work From Home SEO.
    I hope you got lots of good tips and advice from it and you will come back again to read some more of my articles as I do add to this site on a regular basis.
    I did send you a private message through Wealthy Affiliate after I visited your own website.
    Have a nice day or evening wherever you are in the world.
    Robert Allan

  8. Hello Alanna and thank you for taking the time to visit my website and for leaving your comment on my article – Work From Home – SEO.
    I’m glad you found it of some help and yes please do come back again when I’m sure you will find lots more tips and advice to help you in your own work from home endevors.
    I wish you success.
    Robert Allan

  9. Hi Robert! There’s so much great info here! Not only in this article but in your entire site! I agree with you about using tags. Some people say that they don’t work and others say that they do. My thinking is that it can’t hurt your rankings and if Google picks them up then great! Thank you so much for sharing your expertise with us. I’ll be back again!

  10. Hello and you are welcome to visit my site any time you want. As long as I know from comments such as yours I know that I am doing the right thing.
    Thank you for leaving your comment on my article – Work From Home SEO and I home my earlier message was of some help to you as well.

  11. Hi Claire and thank you for your comment and of course for visiting my website.
    Yes there is a lot of useful information in my article – Work From Home SE – lots more than my blog in Wealthy Affiliate so share with anyone that contacts you about this particular subject.
    Have a nice day.
    Robert Allan

  12. How you doing Julie. Hope you got your article/Title/Heading business sorted out.
    Thank you for visiting my site and leaving a comment though I’m almost positive I gave you the URL to Work From Home SEO a wee while ago.
    Anyway hope all’s well with you and please come back again where I’m sure you will find lots more information to help you with your own work from home business endevors.
    Robert Allan

  13. Hi Robert,

    As always Great Stuff! I wish I had read this prior it would have helped quite a bit.


  14. Hello Linnie
    Glad you dropped by Candida Hill and read some of my articles
    Also thank you for saying my website has been relevant and helpful to you.
    Have a nice day.
    Robert Allan

  15. Hello Salina
    I am the owner of this website and therefore the Administrator and I try my best to give all visitors to my site all the information I have on any given aspect of Affiliate Marketing I have at my disposal.
    Please come again as I update the site on a regular basis.
    Robert Allan

  16. Thank you for your nice comment Olga.
    I am completely self taught in affiliate marketing and have been earning an income from the internet for many years now.
    I see you have signed up to Wealthy Affiliate and you are getting the hang of it with lots of help from fellow members.
    WA is a fantastic program that gives the most comprehensive training in all aspects of internet marketing.
    I will visit your site as well and see if the training has helped you to build your own money-making website.
    You have a nice day.
    Robert Allan

  17. Hello, Robert!
    What a wonderful site you have created to learn people how to start your own online business! I clearly feel your friendliness and desire to help. Many beginners know, in general, how to start working from home, but not many are devoted to the subtleties. And you explain very detailed and easy to understand all important steps SEO strategies.
    Thanks and Best Wishes,

  18. Hi
    Yes you can grab my feed and share it with your family and friends as well.
    I’m sure they will find lots of good tips and advice on my website.
    Have a nice day.
    Robert Allan

  19. Hi
    Thank you for your kind words and I hope my site content is of some educational value to my visitors.
    All comments are appreciated and thank you for visiting my website.
    I hope you will come again.
    Robert Allan

  20. Hi Lin
    I have sent you other messages within WA so hopefully you will get it all sorted out but if not then just get back to me.
    I will have a look at your website after I send this reply and see if I can see what’s wrong.
    You have a nice day.
    Robert Alllan

  21. As usual, I learn so much from your articles. I will try to change some of my words but as you can see I have made so many mistakes from the get go. My title: Complete Art Attack is not a search word even I would use. I don’t think I’ll get a spidey until next Christmas! Thanks Robert!

  22. Hi Peggy. Thank you for your comment. Hope you read some of my other articles within my website as they also contain lots of information which I’m sure you would find useful for your own websites. I will leave a comment on your website when I can get round to it. You have a nice day.
    Robert Allan

  23. Hello Lorna. Thank you for your comment and I’m glad you have found it interesting and hopefully helpful in your for your own search engine optimization for your own website. I will visit your website asap and give you my opinion. Have a nice day.
    Robert Allan

  24. Hi Robert – your article is very well put together, easy to understand and contains good information – I will be bookmarking it – thanks!

  25. Hi Michael. Thanks you for the comment and I’m glad you found the info helpful. That’s what it is all about here at wealthy affiliate, everybody helps each other and hopefully can put that help to good use and make an income from the internet.
    Have a nice day.
    Robert Allan

  26. Hi Peter. Glad to be off help and you might like to read my other reply to you as I’m sure that will give you an insight to better understanding seo.
    Robert Allan

  27. Hi Robert,
    Some great information here. I had heard that it was not a good idea to use stop words in the title, but didn’t know how to get around it. Thanks to you that is now solved.
    Many thanks, Peter

  28. Hi Robert,

    You have a great website that is information rich. Thanks for providing such valuable information to your reader. I am always looking to improve on my marketing skills be it SEO or Social Media Marketing.

    Keep up the great work. I look forward to reading your future educational material.

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