SEO for Artists: Website Tips to Help your Art Rank Higher in Google’s Search Results

Coming up with titles for your artwork is tough—no question about it. Do you go with something simple that describes the image? Do you spell out the metaphor you want your viewers to see? Or just slap an “Untitled” on there? And now that we have the internet (in all its wondrous. . . read more
One of the best ways to understand how Search Engine Optimization works is to see how it actually affects your website. Today, I’m going to explain how to do that. . . . read more
Today I want to share a fairly simple outline that any artist can use to schedule their search engine optimization efforts. It doesn’t matter if you just started your blog or website, or you’ve been blogging for years. . . read more
Today, I want to talk about an important SEO (search engine optimization) technique that may not immediately be apparent to online artists. As you probably already know, SEO is about using words correctly. . . read more
For those of you who have your own art blog, or personal art website, you know how important it is that your webpages show up in Google and other search engines. After all, if you’re not searchable, it’s going to be tough for people to find you.. . . read more
SEO is overrated! At least, that’s what I used to think, until I saw with my own eyes how I sold some of my art because of search engine optimization. Here is one example of how SEO worked for me. . . read more
Are you seeing a dip in traffic to your art website or art blog? It happens every year, starting around Thanksgiving and extending through the end of December. If it’s your first holiday season with a new website, it may cause some concern. :). . . read more
If you’re an online artist with your own website or art blog, and you’re interested in search engine optimization (SEO for short), you should probably ALSO know a little bit about PageRank.. . . read more
SEO, or “search engine optimization” is a term that encompasses all the different techniques you can use to help your website become more visible in Google, Yahoo, or any other search engine.. . . read more
With blogging, some things that seem simple and natural (like how you write the titles for your blog posts) are actually fairly complex and VERY important to the success of your blog.. . . read more
We all know that if someone searches for a word or phrase in Google which closely matches the information on your website, then your website will be one of those that Google displays in their results. Keyword targeting is simply the act of researching and then placing specific words or. . . read more
When you start your own art blog, it's important to network with, comment on, and link to blogs that are already highly regarded by search engines. There's a great method for finding those blogs, but unfortunately, most folks don’t realize it’s available.. . . read more
Google Analytics is a free web stats program which allows anyone, including online artists and art bloggers, to track the number of people visiting their website each day and to see where those visitors are coming from.. . . read more
Did you know that the date-based archive system that you find on most blogs can hurt your chances of ranking higher in the search engines? Compared to blogs that use a category archive to organize older posts, date-based archives are much less effective, and here's why:. . . read more

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