Adding Meta Tag in Header
Go to Blog Title → Template → Edit HTML and add the below code just after the tag <head>
<meta content='Your site description' name='description'/>
<meta content='Your site Keywords' name='keywords'/>
<meta content='Your Name' name='author'/>
<meta firstname.lastname@example.org' name='Email'/>
<meta content='global' name='distribution'/>
<meta content='document' name='resource-type'/>
<meta content='all' name='audience'/>
<meta content='general' name='rating'/>
<meta content='all' name='robots'/>
<meta content='en' name='language'/>
<meta content='EN' name='country'/>
<meta content='blogger' name='generator'/>
<meta content='Your Name' name='owner'/>
<meta content='(c) 2013 Blog name' name='copyright'/>
After adding the above code edit it with your desired settings.
Adding Alt and Title tag to all images
Optimizing blog images are really important for SEO and for that one should add Alt and Title tag to every image of its blog. The following can be done by Clicking the image in post editor, click on properties and adding the needed text.
Customizing Permalink of your post
You can also customize the permalink that is URL of your blog post. For customizing the permalink of the post you have to click on Permalink tab under Post Settings and do the desired changes.
Tip : Remove slugs like in, on, to, for etc. You must be inquisitive to know why don't I do these changes well you will get the answer in the last line of this post.
Adding blog to different Search Engines
So that search engines can crawl your blog, it is very important to add your blog on different search engines. Below is a list of some popular search engines where you can submit your blogs URL.
|AlltheWeb||www.alltheweb.com||Submit at www.alltheweb.com/help/webmaster/submit-site.|
|AltaVista||www.altavista.com||Submit at www.altavista.com/addurl/.|
|AOL Search||search.aol.com||Submit via Google (www.google.com/addurl/).|
|Ask.com||www.ask.com||Does not accept site submissions.|
|Best of the Web||www.botw.org||Paid submittal at www.botw.org/helpcenter/submitcommercial.aspx.|
|Bing||www.bing.com||Submit at www.bing.com/webmaster/SubmitSitePage.aspx|
|Gigablast||www.gigablast.com||Submit at www.gigablast.com/indexphp?subPage=addUrl&page=about&.|
|JoeAnt||www.joeant.com||Submit at www.joeant.com/suggest.html.|
|Open Directory||www.dmoz.org||Go to appropriate category page and click Suggest URL.|
|Starting Point||www.stpt.com||Paid submittal at www.stpt.com/directory/addsite.htm.|
|Wikia Search||search.wikia.com||Click the Add button on any relevant search results page.|
There are many other factors on which your blog's SEO depends they are - Blog Speed, Originality of the content, Keyword research, Backlinks, SEO optimized template etc.
SEO is a very important factor for your blogs productivity so one should surely pay attention to it. Last but not the least I just want to say that never over-optimize your blog.
Write for your readers, not for the search engines.