Posts by Marieke van de Rakt archive - page 8


Tomorrow: new Yoast SEO! Content, content & content

Yoast SEO 3.3

Big news! Tomorrow we’ll update Yoast SEO. We have really awesome new features in our free plugin. You may have noticed our focus on creating high-quality content in our blog post and in our academy products. We really believe that writing quality content should be part of every SEO strategy. All about content! This new »

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The importance of quality content for SEO

The importance of quality content for SEO

Writing high-quality content should be a key aspect of every SEO strategy. Content writing requires some of your creative writing skills, though. And let’s be honest, many blogs are hardly readable and not at all informative, entertaining nor inspiring. Now, we can’t all be Hemingway, but you should make an effort to write well. Why? In this »

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SEO copywriting checklist

SEO copywriting checklist

Writing high-quality content which ranks in the search engines is a daunting job! And when is it a job well done? In this post, I want to present an SEO copywriting checklist with some quick checks you should definitely do before you publish your article. First do the hard work! Before you can use this SEO »

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How long should a blog post be?

How long should a blogpost be?

A blog post should contain at least 300 words in order to rank well in the search engines. Long posts will rank more easily than short posts. However, long posts require strong writing skills. Not every writer will be able to write readable blog posts of more than 1000 words. Still, these lengthy blog posts are »

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SEO copywriting: the ultimate guide

Blogging tips for web shops

SEO copywriting is both a key element and a challenge in every SEO strategy. This guide covers all the phases of a good copywriting strategy.

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Joost & Marieke visit California this summer

Are you living in the San Francisco Bay Area or in Los Angeles (or surroundings)? And, are you planning to organize a WP Meetup this summer? Joost de Valk would love to come visit and speak at your WP Meetup this summer! We (Joost and Marieke) will be traveling through California this summer. We’ll take our »

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5 tips on branding

5 tips on branding

Branding is an essential aspect of your marketing strategy. If you develop an awesome branding strategy, people will get to know your brand, your company, and your website. In this post, I will first explain what branding is and why it can help you with your SEO. After that, I’ll give 5 practical tips you »

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Why should you focus on multiple keywords?

how to use multiple focus keywords

In Yoast SEO Premium you’re able to focus on multiple keywords. If you use our tool correctly, your text can be optimized for up to five keywords. In this post, I’ll explain to you why it’s important to use the multiple focus keyword functionality while optimizing your text. Explaining (multiple) focus keywords The Yoast SEO »

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Should you republish old content?

Republish old content

Lots of content you write is timeless. One year from now this article about republishing old content will still be as valid as it is today. Still, if you don’t share it or talk about it, very few people will notice it. A way to make sure your content won’t be forgotten is to republish it. »

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The reviews are on sale! And more news

Sale on our SEO reviews

Do you need to improve the SEO of your website? Do you want our Yoast SEO experts to thoroughly analyze the SEO of your website? You should definitely order a website review now! Our Gold SEO reviews are on sale until May 18 and will cost only $599 instead of $799. Change in types of »

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