Art and SEO?Here are three things I've heard from my artist friends about SEO:
I’m not an artist (unless crude stick figures count), but I do understand SEO and I know that good SEO can help an artist’s site. Actually, I believe SEO benefits any website, but for this post, I’m just focusing on SEO for artist websites.
Before we start, this isn't meant to be a comprehensive list. My goal is to make SEO more accessible to artists and creative types.
You should also know I don't handle SEO in a typical way. I happily blur the lines between:
Now that you know where I'm coming from, let's get started.
Imagine the internet as a giant ocean, websites as little islands in the ocean, and a search engine as a plane flying high above it all. Think of SEO as a way to send signals to the plane that say “Hey! Hey! Over here!! Look here!!”
For this post, I'm going to use an imaginary artist named Sally who's passion is painting miniature pet portraits on duck eggs. I don't know if that's a thing or if there is a real Sally, but that's the example I'm using.
The most basic of SEO basics or The Five Things You Can't Skip
Part Two, Title and Description Tags
Part Three, Keywords and H1 Tags
Part Four, Images
Part Five, Social Media and More
Part Six, Wrapping it All Up
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