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When building a URL structure, there are many factors to consider. Here are 11 ways to create the perfect URL. Before you start, you want URLs that: are easy to link to search engines like people can easily remember tell people what your pages are all about The URL structure is everything that comes after the domain name.
WordPress SEO isn’t all that different from SEO on any other website. However, some of the mechanics are unique to WordPress, so it’s worth knowing what to look for. Here are 11 handy tips. Google ranks all websites together in one pot. It does not separate out WordPress sites for a special index. That means that WordPress SEO is, at its base, no different than SEO for any other website.
Most people know surprisingly little about their website. Unless you are the coder, chances are you know less than you think. I recently had some work done on my writing website, making it fully responsive, tinkering with the content, boosting the speed and making some other adjustments. I wanted to see how it would perform. So I put it through Neil Patel’s SEO Analyzer.
I recently wrote The Impatient Newbie’s Guide to Starting a Blog. If you’ve followed my advice, you took the time and spent the coins needed to at least get your own domain. No point in even talking about SEO if you didn’t. If you’re on Blogger or Weebly or Tumblr, you can leave the classroom. Don’t come back until you have your own domain.
Google has been busy, busy, busy with its Keyword Planner tool these past few weeks. The fun began in June, when several users complained that it was suddenly mandatory to have at least one active Adwords campaign to access the Keyword Planner. A few days of outrage later, Google clarified that this was a technical glitch and would be fixed. Oops. Hehe.
Call me lazy, but I’m going to throw stuff today. First, I’m going to throw a list at you. Yes, that means I don’t have to do the fancy writing I love so much. But, wait! Coming up with 111 easy tips to promote your blog takes time and effort. In fact, more effort than letting the words pour out. Just so you know that I’m not really being lazy. Second, I’m going to throw out a challenge.
In traditional media, the arts get lumped in with entertainment. Sports, which are just as much entertainment as movies or music, have their own section. Yet the arts are more popular than sports. You might have been fooled into thinking otherwise, perhaps because sports fans are louder. There are over 30 sports specialty TV channels in the United States alone. No such list exists for the arts.
Yesterday, you decided to start a blog. Tomorrow, you want your first post to go viral. I get it. You are eager. You are motivated. You are impatient. Tomorrow might be a bit ambitious to get that first post out, and certainly going viral isn’t easy. But there are ways to cut the time from Hey-I-want-to-blog to Yee-haw-look-at-my-first-post way down. This is your step-by-step guide.
What is SEO all about? I’ll bet nine out of ten webmasters will answer, “It’s about my Google rankings.” Well, yes, that’s the result you are shooting for. But what is the process? What does SEO do? And that’s where nine out of ten webmasters will say, “Ah…um…well…I dunno.” SEO is about optimizing.
When you first start out with the idea that, “Hey. Why don’t I start a blog?” you probably don’t think about project management. But if that idea blossoms into a business, even a part-time business, you’ll find yourself juggling. Consider just one blog post. Here are the aspects you need to consider: the idea writing sources publishing promotion SEO factors mone ...
It’s the biggest F in the FAQ of SEO. The most frequently asked newbie question: “How can I get my website indexed by Google?” The answer is simple. It will get indexed on its own if it’s any good and you do any promotion. As Neil Patel puts it, “You can take the ‘tortoise’ approach – just sit back and wait for it to happen naturally.
Some people say that we are entering a new age of SEO, that the tricks of the past will become the stuff of legend, and that we will be blazing a new trail through unchartered waters – possibly even the end of SEO altogether. Sound familiar? Well it’s not all that new a concept. People have been ringing the SEO-is-dead bell for years. Long live SEO. However two “facts” are clear.
One of the top factors that any business looks at when deciding what to promote or to improve is the return rate (which is NOT the same thing as the “rate of return”). The quantity of returns is a key indicator of customer satisfaction. If customers keep returning a toy or a gadget to the store, it most likely means that the product doesn’t work as expected or that it breaks easily.
If you are puzzled by the title of this post because you think you are up on the latest trends and are sure that “social selling” means selling on social media, be prepared to learn something. Social selling has a long, long history. In fact, Jesus used social selling. What? Are you saying that Jesus preached on Twitter and Facebook? Of course not.