Seo Basics

    • 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 course » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Inf ...

      Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 15 readers -
    • SEO basics: What are rich snippets?

      Maybe you’ve heard about the concept of rich snippets. SEO experts seem to think everyone knows exactly what rich snippets are. But, for SEO newbies, a rich snippet is a really vague term. What are rich snippets exactly? Time to explain what rich snippets are, why they’re important for SEO and how you can get them for your site.

      Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 13 readers -
  • How to start a blog

    … If you’re thinking about starting a blog, the most important thing I have to say to you is: go for it! Start your blog! Just do it! Blogging is a great SEO strategy, it’s a wonderful marketing tool and blogging is lots of fun! A new blog will allow you to make smart and strategic choices. Just take a little time to think about how to set up your…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin How To's- 14 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Create profiles on online platforms?

    … doing it for Google, stop doing it. Stuff like that doesn’t work anymore, so don’t. Focus on sites that people might actually will find you on and if those sites are in your area or in your niche, then use them. If they don’t exist, then focus on something else. Good luck!” Ask Yoast In the series Ask Yoast we answer SEO questions from followers. Need some advice about SEO? Let us help you out! Send your question to ask@yoast.com. Read more: ‘6 steps to a successful link building strategy’ » …

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 13 readers -
  • What is on-page SEO?

    … will be. Want to get more links to your site? Read our series about link building. Importance of on-page SEO On-page SEO consists of all the elements of SEO you can control best. If you own a website, you can control the technical issues and the quality of your content. We believe on-page issues should all be tackled as they’re in your own hands. If you…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 20 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- 28 readers -
  • SEO basics: How to optimize a blog post?

    … SEO strategy should be keyword research. You should figure out for what search terms you want to be found. Figuring out the right keyword can be quite daunting though. You really have to get into the heads of your audience. Read more: ‘Why every content SEO strategy should start with keyword research’ » A word is not a topic, though. Besides…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO Content How To's- 25 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 -
  • Nine SEO techniques that take less than 15 minutes

    … and updates to the search landscape. 1. Check your site’s organic CTR, revise 10 of the lowest performing page’s title tags and meta descriptions Head into your site’s Google Search Console, then click on Search Traffic>Search Analytics. Then click on the Impressions and CTR filters for Pages. Here you can take a look at the pages with high…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 27 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. Even…

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin Paid Search SEO Google- 21 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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