Seo is not about google analytics until your content is appealing and efficient to the eyes of the readers.
If you write, write something you would want to read too.
"Let your creativity rule your blog."
Moreover, readers wouldn't bother to read your post if it does not excites their need, where authentic writing gives potential to SEO for attracting traffic to your blog post.
Here are some tips to follow while writing an article online and attracting traffic to your blog.
1) #keywords - Choose your keyword to be more unique and specific, it can be of one word or a long phrase, however, a common keyword may not result in good SEO optimization.
2) Listicle blog- List allows your reader to stay longer and prevents readers from skimming your blog.
3) Use Headlines- Use headlines and subheadlines, you may even insert your keyword in the headline of your blog. For instance, H1, H2........., H6
4) Consider Ideal word count- Content is still and always will be king. Write keeping your readers in mind, something they might want to share. Don't write your blog too lengthy or too short.
Make sure your content is authentic and efficient.
5) Consistent writer- Publish your blogs consistently. For instance, You publish your blog weekly basis or monthly basis, that depends upon you, whatever suits you better.