How to rank my blog

I have a personal blog - brianabbott.com. I'm not ranking for searches for brianabbott.com.

My experience with SEO is limited and I want my site to show up on the first page of results for searches for brian abbott.

Is this feasible? How do I go about it?
burnedfacelessAsked:
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
you need to submit your website to search engines, to know that you are there!
try http://www.freewebsubmission.com and https://www.entireweb.com/free_submission/ to submit your website.
the following video https://youtu.be/6Ba6PHW7zMM illustrate How to submit your website to Google, Bing, and Yahoo
to submit to google, go here https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url
to submit to bing, go here https://www.bing.com/toolbox/submit-site-url

the most important is tags, meta tags and sitemaps. you need to have correct ones, so that these words appears in search engines.
Christopher RourkeProduct Manager @ Experts ExchangeCommented:
It appears that you are already indexed by Google. The link below is a search of only your site within Google's index:

https://www.google.com/search?biw=1680&bih=915&ei=bWXaWqD6GYec0gKT1JeIBQ&q=site%3Abrianabbott.com&oq=site%3Abrianabbott.com&gs_l=psy-ab.3...24312.25667.0.26008.5.5.0.0.0.0.101.370.4j1.5.0....0...1.1.64.psy-ab..1.1.76...0i13k1.0.Flp2xhIVs7I

I think part of the problem you are encountering is there is another site, brianabbott.net, which is indexed and high ranking for the string "brianabbott".
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Just keep on blogging. With content, the ranking will come

Install Yoast SEO and follow the suggestions for each post
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/

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burnedfacelessAuthor Commented:
Thanks
Lavi GuptaCommented:
Properly optimized your blog through Onpage SEO Techniques to make it more search engine friendly and after that make some quality backlinks for your blog. It helps to get your blog on top search results with "brianabbott.com"
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