Duplicate content might confuse Google. If your content is on multiple pages on your or other websites, Google won’t know what to rank first. Prevent duplicate content as much as possible. Perform a duplicate content check every now and then to find copied content. In the Advanced > RSS section of our Yoast SEO plugin, …Read: "DIY: Duplicate content check"
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The content analysis tool in the Yoast SEO plugin assesses many aspects of the articles you add to your website. Working in real time (so you get feedback as you write) it checks how SEO-friendly and easy to read your content is. This post goes through the most important features of the content analysis tool and how …Read: "How to use Yoast SEO’s content analysis tool"
Today we’re very proud to release Yoast SEO 3.3! Yoast SEO 3.3 is a huge update, with many new features. The most important improvement is the new content analysis. As of today, Yoast SEO checks both the readability and the SEO-friendliness of your articles. But this update contains even more: we’ve expanded our help center …Read: "Yoast SEO 3.3: content analysis"
In the 3.3 update of Yoast SEO, we’ve added six content checks which will help with the readability of your text. This post is meant to explain the choices we made while developing all these readability checks. We provide argumentations for our choices. This is indispensable if you want to understand how our content analysis …Read: "Content analysis: methodological choices explained"
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 …Read: "The importance of quality content for SEO"
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 …Read: "SEO copywriting checklist"
If the content on different URLs is the same, search engines don’t know which URL to show in the search results. We call this a duplicate content issue. And it can hurt your rankings! Unfortunately, it happens more often than you’d think. Did you, for instance, ever think about the consequences of www or non-www versions …Read: "Ask Yoast: www and duplicate content"
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 …Read: "How long should a blog post be?"
Writing good page titles is an essential skill for anyone doing SEO. Why? Because the title tag is the first thing a user sees in search results, but it’s also one of the most important factors that Google uses to determine the topic of a page. This makes titles essential to SEO and this article …Read: "How to craft great page titles for SEO"
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 …Read: "5 tips on branding"
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