Which is the best blogging platform for SEO?
 by Casey Markee

Which is the best blogging platform for SEO?

  • I am going to be setting up a blog for my company. Between Blogger, MovableType, Typepad and WordPress, which platform really has the best value for SEO?

Answer: In our opinion, WordPress is superior from an SEO perspective for a variety of reasons, particularly the incredible breadth of SEO plug-ins which add customized functionality to your blog. Some of the more important and popular plug-ins we suggest you install include:

  • All-in-One SEO Pack — Allows users full control of their blog page titles and descriptions. Create customized meta information for all pages and posts and fine-tune your blog for the search engines.

  • Ultimate Tag Warrior — Very popular and easy to use plug-in that allows full control over the tags you use to label each of your blog posts. These tags are in turn used by Technorati and others to label and catalog your posts to targeted users and categories.

  • Google Sitemap Generator — The use of XML sitemaps to find and index pages quickly is becoming standard with the major search engines. This plug-in does it automatically for you, generating a new sitemap each time you update with new content.

  • Sociable SMO Plug-in — This social bookmarking plug-in automatically adds links to your posts to various social media websites including Digg, StumbleUpon, Facebook and others. Allows your users the ability to save, catalog and share your blog with others.

  • Related Posts Plug-in — A tool to encourage search engines to crawl deeper into your site, and for users ...

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