Seo Basics

    • SEO basics: What is a permalink?

      The permalink is the full URL you see – and use – for any given post, page or other pieces of content on your site. It’s a permanent link, hence the name permalink. A permalink could include your domain name (www.yoast.com) plus what’s called a slug, the piece of the URL that comes after the domain name. This might include a date or a category or anything you please.

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  • SEO basics: What are rich snippets?

    … to help! As of tomorrow, Yoast offers an online training to teach you how to implement structured data so Google can show rich snippets. We’ll show you different strategies (from beginner to more advanced levels), so that everyone will be able to get started with structured data and get those rich snippets! Keep reading: ‘Structured data with Schema.org: the ultimate guide’ » …

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 18 readers -
  • SEO basics: What is structured data?

    … You might have heard about structured data, schema.org and JSON-LD. But what do these terms mean exactly? What is structured data? What does structured data do? And what does it have to do with SEO? For all of you who don’t know what structured data is: this post will make it clear to you! New to SEO? Learn the Basics of SEO in our Basic SEO…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 19 readers -
  • How to start a blog

    … will come back and read your other posts if you’re writing about similar topics. People will know what to expect. Starting a mom blog implies that you write about all things concerning your children and family life. Starting a travel blog implies you write about traveling. You can write about something slightly off topic once in a while of course, but try…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin How To's- 15 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Create profiles on online platforms?

    … Nowadays there are a lot of online platforms where you can create your business profile. The idea is that you can be found on those platforms and that the backlinks to your site will benefit your SEO. But is it really worth investing your time and money in those kind of directories? Get the answer in this Ask Yoast! Marcial Bollinger emailed us…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 14 readers -
  • What is on-page SEO?

    … create an awesome website, it will definitely start ranking. Focusing on on-page SEO will also increase the probability that your off-page SEO strategy will be successful. Link building with a crappy site is a very tough job. Nobody wants to link to articles that are badly written or boring. New to SEO? Learn the Basics of SEO in our Basic SEO…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 21 readers -
  • SEO basics: How to use social media

    … Social media endeavors should be a part of your SEO strategy. As social media usage increased in popularity, Google and other search engines couldn’t ignore them any longer. This means that your site’s popularity on social media ties in with your SEO more and more. The reason for this is simple: if people talk about you, online or offline, you’re…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin Social SEO How To's- 29 readers -
  • SEO basics: How to optimize a blog post?

    … Content writing should be a key element of every SEO strategy. How do you make sure your blog posts have the highest chance to rank well in Google? What are the successive steps you’ll need to take? In this post, I’ll take you back to the very basics of SEO. How do you optimize a blog post? Find that keyword The very first step of every content…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO Content How To's- 27 readers -
  • SEO Resolutions – #2 Saving Money

    … 9 January 2017 | Melanie Kamdar SEO Resolutions – #2 Saving Money Welcome to our SEO Resolutions series. In this series of blog posts, we’re saying goodbye to 2016 and welcoming 2017 with some SEO resolutions for the new year. Second in this guide we discuss how effective SEO management can help you to reduce your PPC spend. Save marketing money…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin Paid Search SEO- 22 readers -
  • Is Your SEO Leaving Money on the Table?

    Sure, Google is out to get you! And me too, but having them deliver free visitors to your front door is still useful in my opinion. Every month I read how much harder SEO is becoming, and how people are getting penalized and whacked by Google. But don’t let it get you down. You can still be do all the basics of SEO and get results.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmings- 27 readers -
  • How To Locate A Sitemap In A Robots.txt File

    … also contain additional information about each URL in the form of meta data. And just like robots.txt, a sitemap is a must-have. It helps search engine bots explore, crawl and index all the webpages in a site through the sitemap. Learn some more basics of XML sitemap from one of our previous posts. How Are Robots.Txt And Sitemaps Related? Back…

    Divi Fernando/ WooRank Blog- 22 readers -
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