Adding posts to your blog, news or events page
You can use the blog format to create an event post, special promotion post, or a general news post. Doing so will help keep your website up to date with relevant content.
Step 1. On your Dashboard go to Posts then Add New.
Step 2. Enter a title for your blog post and fill in the appropriate content.
Step 3. On the right, select the category you wish to include on the blog page.
TIP: You can have a category for each topic, such as one category for Events, one for News, one for Promotions, and so on.
Step 4. On the right, choose a picture that's relevant to the content you're publishing by clicking on Set featured image. (Optional)
Step 5. Click Publish when ready.
What are the SEO Benefits of a Blog Page?
Adding a quality blog page to your website is a fantastic way to gain organic traffic to your site as you add articles/posts related to your business, listings, brands you carry and even upcoming events. We have listed some benefits of this practice below:
- It helps keep your site updated, providing fresh and relevant content. Search engines are constantly checking the timestamps on when websites are updated.
- Blogs also serve the critical function of providing internal links to pages that are deep within your site.
- A great way to increase your customer’s engagement, establish yourself as a thought leader and keep your visitors coming back for more and build trust within your community.
- It increases the number of pages on your website.