Springboard Marketing share their beginners guide to onsite SEO in this info-graphic.
They share 12 steps, but 2 of them should be discounted:
- H1 / Post Title
- H2 / Subheading
- Alt Tag
- Image File Name
- Page Title
- Post Content
- Meta Description
- Keyword Density – Ignore this, just make sure your on page content sounds natural to reader
- Google Authorship – Ignore this, Authorship is no longer in use
- Page Load Speed
Check out their info-graphic for more detail.