Building a blog and getting visitors to the blog are two main factors for every blogger. So, there are many ways to increase traffic for your blog which includes building email list as well as utilization of Social Medias. Getting traffic from search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo is also one of the most important factors to increase you ranking from search engines. If you get success in making your site get first ranked in search engines then it will help you to get traffic from the unexpected place.
These days WordPress and blogger are two main blogging platforms and among them WordPress is the widely used. Here I am talking about WordPress since WordPress is the best blogging platform for me. You can also read the post Why WordPress is the best blogging platform?
Here are some of the best SEO plugins for WordPress to increase your ranking
WordPress SEO by Yoast
This is one of the best plugin for WordPress that will wisely and effectively utilize your keywords. This plugins uses various button such as green , yellow, brown , e.t.c that indicates the SEO status. When the button is green it shows that the post is fully optimized. SEO by Yoast also suggests you to place keywords for best performance and also warns you if the keywords are misplaced in the content area. So, among other SEO plugins, I suggest you to use WordPress SEO by Yoast for the best performance.
SEO Friendly Images
SEO friendly images is another SEO plugin for WordPress that checks all the images used inside the content and automatically updates all your images with proper Alt and Title text that helps to optimize your SEO. This plugin is helpful when you have less time for updating attributes for images as well as if you left to add attributes to the images used then this plugin automatically adds suitable attributes to those images.
Beside these, you can also use Jetpack plugin by WordPress.com that maps the no of visitors to your site, no. of comments, visits by Social Media and Search Engines.