Top 6 SEO Plugins for WordPress

SEO (search engine optimization) is the prime source to receive organic traffic from the search engines (Google, Yahoo, and Bing). If you have a local business then, it is a very important aspect to improve your business.

I’m assuming that you’ve primary knowledge of basic SEO properties (on and the off page).  WordPress is the most suitable platform to among online marketers.  You just need to use a proper theme with an appropriate SEO plugin to enhance your business online.

Today, I am going to tell you about the top SEO plugins for your WordPress blog. Let me provide you my handpicked SEO plugins to dominate the search results in 2016.

WordPress SEO by Yoast

Yoast SEO is the most recommended SEO plugin for a WordPress blog. It comes with both free and paid version along XML sitemap and so on.

You can manage on page SEO with this plugin quickly. It has a scoring system to optimize your content to the fullest extension. You can increase your social media growth along with basic SEO features. If you want to utilize a free SEO plugin then, it is an excellent choice.

SEO Plugins for WordPress

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All in One SEO Pack

All in One SEO Pack is one of the best SEO plugins for WordPress users with more than one million installs.

It has every feature to create an SEO friendly blog on WordPress. You don’t need to mess with the setting too much because default settings assigned correctly. You can alter always setting as per your requirements later.

All in One SEO makes titles of your articles SEO friendly automatically. You can overwrite default Meta title and Meta description. But I suggest you to keep it simple (unless it’s necessary).

SEOPressor

SEOPressor is a premium SEO plugin with quality features. It has numerous features to uplift your blogging performance instantly.

It is an outstanding plugin to find out keyword analysis report. But you have $9 per month to use it on your blog.

 It’s worthy to pay such amount by looking at the features. You’ll attain an inbuilt keyword researcher to discover long tail (low-competitive) keywords to boost your traffic spike from Google and other search engines. It sounds cool. Am I right?

It will show you score, depending on page SEO strength.

You will know your correct score by the time, stick with the best results.  It is useful for image optimization as well.

SEO Internal Links

Internal links are a prominent part of on–page SEO. It helps search engines to crawl your articles (and inside links) to index faster.

It is extreme useful to contain users for a long time (less bounce rate and more users engagement). You should learn the art of internal linking from top-notch bloggers.

It could be a time-consuming task. But you can’t neglect it too. Therefore, you should use SEO Internal Links. It adds link by default within your content. You will notice several options for editing according to your blog.

SEO Friendly Images

Why should you install SEO Friendly Images? The answer is simple. Images are the main point of attraction for your blog posts. Thus, if you can optimize pictures correctly, you can enjoy loads of traffic from search engines and social media platforms then.

It is a competent plugin to add necessary images properties like ALT tags, Title and description. You must insert your tags carefully because it will help you to rank in the search results.

Also, you can get traffic from “Google images”, if you exploit image tags accurately. I’m getting enough traffic from browsing results. Well. It can happen. That’s why, you should try to rank your blog posts images as well.

WP Social SEO Booster

Social traffic may not be as effective as organic traffic. But still it has influence for your targeted keywords. Because Google considers social signals. If your blog post attracts massive share from social media, then it gets a boost in the search engines.

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I mentioned social media optimization in Yoast SEO once before. But WP Social Booster plugin is somewhat better in performance. It has auto rich snippets features built-in.

Oh!! I forgot to tell you that it’s complexly free and compatible with any WordPress SEO plugin such as Yoast, All in One SEO and others.

Final Thoughts

I have discussed with you about the top best SEO WordPress Plugins from 2016.You must install a potent WordPress SEO plugin to gain maximum direct traffic after all.

You can try multiple plugins for sure. You can combine two different SEO plugin for a blog also. But don’t overload your blog with excess plugins data.

What is your favorite SEO plugin from the list? I guess that it isn’t too hard to answer. Let me know about your current plugin in the comment box below.

Congrats!! You made it till the end (Thank you for reading a long-boring piece of shit). If you have any problem, question or suggestion regarding this post then, feel free to ask me anything via comments. See you soon.

About Arun Kumar

I’m a crazy digital marketer & blogger with 5+ years of extensive on-the-job experience in wide range of Digital Marketing Techniques, that includes Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Pay-Per-Click, Branding and Other various forms of Online Marketing. Find me on Google+Twitter, & Facebook.

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