Here are a few quick tips we’ve used to rank #1 on Google for targeted terms as well as increase the number of unique visitors to this blog 300% in the past month. However, execution and timing are key.
1. Be sure your blog template is optimized for search engines like you would a web site
2. Submit the blog everywhere you would submit a web site: search engines, directories, linking, etc
3. Submit the blog to blog and RSS search engines, directories and news aggregators
4. Use Technorati tags in your blog posts and bookmark your posts in del.icio.us and even flickr your product images – folksonomies are your future