Shop Seo

  • Ask Yoast: duplicate content issues on my shop?

    … If you own an eCommerce site, you might wonder how to optimize your category pages and your product pages. Could you have the same content on your category page and your product pages? If you have the same content on multiple pages of your website, would Google know what to rank first? Or would it cause duplicate content issues? This Ask Yoast…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 10 readers -
  • SEO copywriting and writing for sales

    … Writing is hard. Writing for the search engines is even harder. What about writing for the search engines and writing for sales simultaneously? Is that even doable? Because, in the end, we want to write copy that’ll rank in the search engines AND convince people to either buy your stuff, contact you, subscribe to your newsletter or to return…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 18 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: nofollow layered navigation links?

    … If you have a big eCommerce site with lots of products, layered navigation can help your users to narrow down their search results. Layered or faceted navigation is an advanced way of filtering by providing groups of filters for (many) product attributes. In this filtering process, you might create a lot of URLs though, because the user…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 15 readers -
  • Know your customer

    … Once in a while, every company needs to take a closer look at the state of its marketing. Are you still sending the right message to your customer? Do you still target the same customers? And, in what way did these customers change? In this article, we’ll address a number of things every website owner needs to ask him or herself every now…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 18 readers -
  • New eBook: Shop SEO

    … Would you like to generate more traffic to your eCommerce site? Are you dreaming of higher rankings and more sales? As of today, you can buy our Shop SEO eBook. In this eBook, we’ll give you lots of practical SEO tips, specifically focused on eCommerce sites. After reading our book, you’ll be able to easily update and improve your own SEO…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 26 readers -
  • Low-budget branding for small businesses

    … some time to define your brand values. That way you’re able to communicate your main message in a clear and consistent way. It makes your marketing all the easier. You’ll be able to create brand ambassadors, even on a budget. Let our SEO experts analyze and improve your site's SEO! » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Info Come up with a proper tagline Now…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 13 readers -
  • Grow your business with ratings and reviews

    … Reviews or testimonials are mostly said to work on the basis of social proof. Social proof is a psychological process in which people copy the behavior of others, in an attempt to reflect correct behavior. A testimonial tells you that someone you can identify with has bought a product and loved it. That must mean the product is just the right…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 17 readers -
  • Enhance online shopping with eCommerce filters

    … filters for the material used or maybe what kind of style it is (urban, chic, outdoor, to name a few). Flawless UX and usability are very important for SEO. If you make your site function without fault, and your visitors can easily find what they want in your shop, you’ll get lower bounce rates and higher conversion rates. These are all signs…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 19 readers -
  • New plugin: Local SEO for WooCommerce

    …, but Yoast SEO: Local SEO for WooCommerce is here to help. Local SEO for WooCommerce is based on our Local SEO for WordPress plugin. You get the same features, but with the addition of a couple of WooCommerce specific extras. If you sell your items locally, you can now offer customers the possibility to pick up their order in your store or location…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 18 readers -
  • eCommerce SEO checklist: 27 tips for a better online shop

    There is so much you can do to optimize your eCommerce site for SEO, that we decided to write an extensive checklist about it. Word of warning: there’s more. Nevertheless, if you start optimizing all the things in this article, you are definitely doing a great job already :) 1. Branding The first thing you should be aware of is that you use consistent branding.

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 20 readers -
  • Holiday season SEO: start preparing NOW!

    … It’s 86°F outside, and here we are telling you to think about the snowy days of Christmas. Already. If you have an online shop, please start thinking about the Christmas holiday season already! Ranking in Google isn’t something you can do overnight, and that is why it’s never too early to start. Remember, it’s already September. Don’t forget we…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Optimize product images for your online shop

    … you need to consider when adding product images to your online shop. For good SEO, you need a good user experience. Learn about UX & Conversion! Checkout $ 19 – Buy this eBook now » More info » Product images set a mood While I was (re)writing the article on the internal search for your online shop, I once again realized how big a role…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 15 readers -
  • 5 blogging tips for your web shop

    … more acquainted with your brand and your products. It is a great way to inform your audience about new ideas or plans you might have. Blog posts can be a great marketing tool for your shop. You’ll be able to tell the story of your products from your own perspective. Maintaining a blog contributes to SEO as well. Every time you write a new blog…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoast- 13 readers -
  • eCommerce usability: the ultimate guide

    … will leave your online shop. Now make sure to keep that customer happy. There are some things you can do to help with that. Find more tips on that in our article on checkout page UX! Conclusion: eCommerce usability is a trade of its own Don’t trust your theme or eCommerce platform to fill in the blanks for you. Put some real effort in optimizing the usability of your eCommerce website. In the end, a better user experience will bring the SEO and conversion of your webshop to the next level as well. …

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 15 readers -
  • Crafting the perfect shop category page

    … if wanted. You can see that in the greyed-out area of the image. Your list might be shorter, like the one at Moleskine.com: Moleskine incorporated the main categories in the main menu of their shop. On click, there is also a subcategory list, as you can see on the left in the image above. Content SEO: learn how to do keyword research, how…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 15 readers -