Quora Blog SEO – How to SEO optimise Quora Blogs

Quora Blog Seo

A Quora blog is a useful tool to help expand the authority and brand of your main blog. And so Quora Blog SEO is important because the more Quora pages that you can get seen on Google that all point at your main event the better. The more these pages are seen the more you main blog is seen. 

Here are some tips to optimise your Quora SEO settings for blog posts 

A newly created Quora Blog should carry the branding of your main blog. So for Infobunny we have set up as Infobunny as the title and then description as Infobunny – Social Media Guides, Tutorials and Articles. The strategy of the Infobunny Quora Blog is to support Infobunny and not to out rank Infobunny. For this reason we concentrate on creating shorter posts and cut-down articles of posts we publish on Infobunny.

If you know anything about on page SEO then it is good time to tell you what you can’t do with Quora Search Engine Optimisation so that you are not scratching your head thinking “how do I do that”

Quora Blog SEO what you can’t do

The permalink of any Quora blog page that you create is defined by the title of the post. So if you create a post titled Quora Blog SEO – How to SEO optimise Quora Blogs then that phrase becomes the permalink. Unfortunately you can’t edit the permalink like you can on WordPress so think long and hard about your title. 

You may not be able to edit a permalink but there is a fix for this so that you can have a permalink that is just a couple of keywords, for example, Quora SEO (more about this on the what you can do section below)

You cannot assign H1, H2, H3, H4 to the title or any subtitles. There is also no way of assigning a meta description. The meta description, therefore, comes from the first 160 characters of any post that you make. You also unfortunately cannot assign alt image text to images.

Quora Blog SEO what you can do AND SHOULD DO

So I have left you hanging long enough on the permalink issue

The permalink of any Quora blog page that you create is defined by the title of the post. So if you create a post titled Quora Blog SEO – How to SEO optimise Quora Blogs then that phrase becomes the permalink. Unfortunately you can’t edit the permalink like you can on WordPress so think long and hard about your title. You may not be able to edit a permalink but there is a fix for this so that you can have a permalink that is just a couple of keywords, for example,

Here is how you fix the problem and make a permalink that is just a couple of keywords. The simple answer is you make the blog title the keyword phrase and save. Then you edit the title and make it what you want it to be.

Keywords

Add your keyword or keyword phrase into the first 160 word of posts. And use them in your title. Then use related keywords and phrases and variations on your main keywords within the body of the post.

Outbound Links

Link out to a couple of authority sites that are the same niche to improve your Quora blog authority.

Images

You may not be able to add alt image text to images but they are still very important. Add relevant images for a visual effect. They keep visitors on your pages longer and just make you look more professional. And remember when you social share the social sites draw up and take the image on shares with a text snippet and link back so use images.

Now it is time to promote

When you publish have the Facebook and Twitter share options ticked so that you syndicate to these services. Then do a round of social sharing on all other social platforms that you are a member. This is easy if you are using the Chrome browser and have add share buttons to the top of the browser.

WordPress has a built in ping service that pings new posts out when published. WordPress has a ping service built in, Quora doesn’t, so just go to somewhere like PingFarm and just add your article and ping it out.

Here is how my cutdown of this article looks on my Quora Blog

Quora Blog cutdown example

And that is that. I hope you found this Quora Blog SEO Article useful. If you have any questions then leave a comment below and I will come back to you.

Regards Dexter

You can join me on Quora Here

 

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Social Media Expert and Blogger. I love all elements of social media and my InfoBunny Blog is now really just about providing help for those looking to build their Social Media Authority.

4 Responses

  1. Denise
    | Reply

    Thank you for this article. It is easier to see how it is structured and its used when spelled out so simply. Thank you for taking the time and trouble to always point me in the right direction!

  2. Lydia Brown
    | Reply

    Thank you Dexter, I have answered a few questions on Quora but haven’t used the blog section. Appreciate your advise.

  3. Loretta
    | Reply

    I’ll confess, I just don’t get Quora. I’ve looked at it a few times while doing topic research, but I’ve just never been drawn to the platform for anything else. Looking over some of the information here and in your other blog posts about it, I’m definitely starting to understand it better and see how it can be a more useful tool than I was giving it credit for.

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