Improve Your WordPress Search Results

Getting a WordPress blog up and running is easy. However, getting the best search results from your WordPress blog has typically required more than a little creativity.

Thanks to Ross McKillop at downloadsquad.com, this task has been simplified for experienced as well as new users. In his helpful article, WordPress: The Complete Post-Install Checklist, Ross provides 23 clearly illustrated tips for WordPress users. For those interested in better search results, he shows where it makes sense to bypass the default (examples: changing the permalinks structure and title formats) and make more search-friendly choices.

Ross provides his readers detailed guidance in each tip. The links he has chosen to include are also helpful, particularly those addressing SEO issues. For WordPress users, this is a recommended read.

About the author

Amanda Watlington is the owner of Searching for Profit, a search marketing consultancy focusing on the interaction of the consumer with businesses using search engines, RSS, blogs, podcasting or other new media to deliver their message. She is a frequent speaker at Search Engine Strategies, WebmasterWorld and other industry conferences. She's the author of three books and has written feature articles for over thirty magazines and journals. She has twenty years of experience as a communications, sales and business strategy consultant, and over ten years as a search marketer.