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Yoast vlog: green bullets for our posts?

27 October 2015 by Joost de Valk - 7 Comments

When optimizing your site, you’re likely to run into the same issues as we do, when optimizing yoast.com. That’s why we decided to show you how we deal with some challenges of our own in our new series How does Yoast do it? We love to share our insights and hopefully make your lives easier as well! In this first video we’ll show how we deal …

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Link building from a holistic SEO perspective

19 October 2015 by Marieke van de Rakt - 16 Comments

At Yoast, we hardly write about link building. Of course, links from other sites are a really important ranking factor. We do know that ;-)! Link building done the wrong way can easily backfire though (see Joost’s recent post about Google Penguin), resulting in a ban from Google all together. Link building just isn’t easy. That …

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Weekly SEO Recap: AJAX crawling and Panda

16 October 2015 by Joost de Valk

After this week’s launch of our first Basic SEO training, it’s now time to sit back and relax. For about two minutes. The next milestone is our upcoming Yoast SEO release which we’ve determined, because of the sheer amount of new features in it, will be called Yoast SEO 3.0. Luckily, the search engines took it …

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Weekly SEO Recap: Google app indexing & rel=author

2 October 2015 by Joost de Valk - 1 Comment

At Yoast, we’ve been ridiculously busy getting ready for all the product launches we’ve got coming up, like our new eBook and our upcoming Basic SEO training course. Luckily, we also still have time to look at the news because Google has been rather busy and there was other stuff to tell too, regarding new Apple releases. …

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Ask Yoast: Do I need to optimize all of my product pages?

30 September 2015 by Joost de Valk - 5 Comments

In the series ‘Ask Yoast’ we answer your SEO related question. Submit your question by sending an email to ask@yoast.com and you might get a personal answer on video! Today’s SEO question comes from Gude Hudson-Gool from Kent. She is wondering: “In my online shop, should I aim to get the SEO ‘green light’ on each individual …

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Blog SEO: make people stay and read your post

29 September 2015 by Marieke van de Rakt - 9 Comments

When you succeed in getting visitors to one of your blogpost, you want them to stay and read your stuff. Readers (and especially first time visiting readers) are bored really quickly. You should grab their attention extremely fast and help them to understand the main message of your blog. In this post, I will give five …

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Ask Yoast: How to handle blog posts that will expire?

24 September 2015 by Joost de Valk

Two weeks ago we asked you to post your SEO question for Yoast on our Facebook page. We loved to see the questions coming in! We’ve chosen (what we considered) the best ones and in the weeks to come, we’ll provide you with answers to the selected questions. The first question that got selected comes from Chris: “How …

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Weekly SEO Recap: Panda U-Turns and new Bing tools

11 September 2015 by Joost de Valk - 8 Comments

New iPhones! Search news? Oh right… So… About that search news. Panda’s making U-turns, Yandex penalizing sites for selling links, Bing offering new keyword tools and more! What happened to Panda? Google announced a Panda 4.2 update that’d “very slowly” roll out a while back, we covered that. It seems as though, according to this post by …

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Headings and why you should use them

18 August 2015 by Michiel Heijmans - 33 Comments

Heading tags, as the name implies, are tags that are used for the creations of headings. The most important tag is the <h1> heading tag, and will usually be the title of a post. Heading tags have a top-down hierarchy from <h1> to <h6>. This post just had to be written. Somehow we often have …

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