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Weekly SEO Recap: app interstitials, snippets & knowledge panel

4 September 2015 by Joost de Valk - 15 Comments

Next to Google getting a new logo, there was also actual news this week. Like… Google increased the height of its search box. Yes, really. Shocking, right? There’s more: Do you have app interstitials? Drop them. If you run a site that has an app interstitial, a popup asking the user to install your iPhone / Android …

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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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Yoast SEO 2.3

21 July 2015 by Joost de Valk - 98 Comments

We’ve just released a major release of Yoast SEO, bringing it up to version 2.3. This new version of Yoast SEO helps you optimize your site and keep it optimized. It shows errors straight from Google’s Search Console, and points you at posts that need work. But first of all, we’ve changed the name! WordPress SEO …

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Consistent branding increases click through rate in Google

14 July 2015 by Michiel Heijmans - 11 Comments

Last week, we wrote a post on headings and taglines. Following that post, I’d like to elaborate a bit on focus – but now related to your branding. In this post, I’ll tell you my point of view on how to incorporate consistent branding in your website. I’ll also show you how this can contribute to …

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Weekly SEO Recap: all about Google

10 July 2015 by Joost de Valk - 4 Comments

It’s all about Google today, sorry, so let’s be quick about it. Luckily, we’re allowed to forget about Yandex now, sorry, bad pun, I know. Let’s get on with it: Is Google’s webmaster communications failing? We’ve “lost” Matt Cutts as a spoke person to the SEO community about a year ago. Some other Googlers have stepped …

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Weekly SEO Recap: Search landscape changes

3 July 2015 by Joost de Valk - 5 Comments

This weeks news has some drastic changes to the search landscape that could mean… Well, anything really. There’s also some smaller news about Google which is worth mentioning, so let’s dive in: Microsoft Bing to power AOL Search AOL Search, while relatively small, is still a thing. Microsoft just signed a deal to power it …

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Weekly SEO Recap: Google tests & oDesk becomes Upwork

26 June 2015 by Joost de Valk - 11 Comments

Coming to you from warm & very sunny Seville, where I’m currently attending WordCamp Europe along with some colleagues, this is another weeks SEO recap! There was some nice news about Google tests that came out this week that I’d love to share with you. Also, a case study on a project I was actually involved in …

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