Monday, October 16, 2006

How to Add Tags to a Blogger Blog


Technorati is the search engine many people use when they are searching for particular information on a blog. Tagging with Technorati tags helps people to find your blog. Technorati has a great page called Using Technorati Tags to help you add them to your post.

If I want people who are looking for information about tagging their Blogger blog to find my post, I want to add the tags "tag", "blogger" and "blog" on this post.

Here is how I do it:

In HTML mode, at the bottom of my post, I cut and paste the code from the Using Technorati Tags page which looks like this:


Don't be afraid of the code! Just think of it like Mad Libs. You just need to fill in the blanks. In this case, you are filling in where it says [tagname].

To add the tag, "blog," just replace [tagname] with blog.
To add the tag, "blogger," just replace [tagname] with blogger.
To add the tag, "tag," just put replace [tagname] with tag.

And it will end up looking like this:



5 comments:

julie70 said...

we have now tags (or categories: is it the same or not?) in the beta blogger, and yes, I did start my Revoir Roumanie in the new blogger it is such a joy to use!

Waiting for the transformations of all of my blogs as soon as possible.

I did hope, you'll corect my english...

The List King said...

I know this is an old post, but thanks for the info. Has this method improved? Do you know if this helps with seo, or just technorati

Thanks

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Britt Bravo said...

Hi The List King,

As far as I know, you still have to do it this way on Blogger. There are other tools and methods that will probably boost your seo more, especially now that people can search for blogs on Google Blog Search and Ask.com's blog search engine, but it never hurts to add the Technorati tags.

Socrat said...

it is simple and very important. tags are getting pr to our blog. but tags must be in posts keywords.

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