Posts by Caroline Geven

Caroline Geven

Caroline is a technical product specialist at Yoast. In her spare time she writes and maintains a blog about life as a mother. In September 2014 she joined the company as a software developer without any idea what the Yoast SEO plugin even did. Something with SEO, sure. But who needs that as a blogger? That’s for the big companies out there that are only in it for the money. O, how wrong she was.

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Caroline’s Corner: Why you should quit your blog now

17 May 2018 by Caroline Geven » - 51 Comments

Caroline's Corner

I bet you’ve reread the title at least several times. Did I really just announce a blog post on why you should quit your blog? Yes. Yes, I did. Who am I to tell you to quit blogging? And before you tell me that I should be the one to quit my blog, let me »

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Caroline’s Corner: How to use Pinterest to grow – my experiences

3 May 2018 by Caroline Geven » - 22 Comments

Caroline's Corner

A little over a month ago I started looking at my Pinterest profile more seriously in regards to my blog. I didn’t use Pinterest for my blog yet and never even thought of pinning my blog posts to Pinterest. I used the website to keep my wishlist up to date and had tons of hidden »

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Caroline’s Corner: How to kill that inner critic

19 April 2018 by Caroline Geven » - 19 Comments

Caroline's Corner

In my previous blog post, I wrote that the only way you could fail to write all those posts you had in mind was with the wrong planning. But, I knew already that I left out one tiny detail. While in theory, you’ll only need a site, ideas and inspiration to write your posts, there »

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Caroline’s Corner: Finding inspiration for your next blog post

5 April 2018 by Caroline Geven » - 14 Comments

Caroline's Corner

After (re)defining the niche of my blog and creating a proper site structure with the needed categories, I felt as if I had reinvented my blog. I decided I wanted to publish at least three articles each week. This meant I would have to write 156 blog posts a year. That number sounds extremely daunting, »

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Caroline’s Corner: How to find a niche for your blog

22 March 2018 by Caroline Geven » - 10 Comments

Caroline's Corner

As I wrote in my previous post, I blog about life as a mother. Did you notice that I never mentioned that it is ‘a blog about motherhood’ or ‘a mom blog’? It’s not that I don’t know the existence of these words in the English language: they simply don’t describe my blog. In this »

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Caroline’s Corner: Why should a blogger focus on SEO?

8 March 2018 by Caroline Geven » - 30 Comments

Caroline's Corner

Here at Yoast, we’re very good at SEO. We’re also very good at telling you why you should focus on SEO: because you want to get the most out of your site. But what if you’re a blogger writing about things you love without the intention of making money? You want to entertain people with »

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