We all want to write the best possible content on our favorite topic. As writers, we also know that that not always happens on the first try. While you do need to deliver quality on that first try, it doesn’t hurt to dive back into published articles to updated and improve them wherever you can. …Read: "How to rewrite and republish content with Yoast Duplicate Post"
Online reviews are important for any business. With the current situation, they’ve even become essential when you own a local business. More than ever, people are searching for businesses and products online. Having positive reviews and ratings will help you stand out and attract traffic to your site. But what should you do when you …Read: "How to respond to positive and negative online reviews"
Yoast SEO 15.6 is out today! This release comes with a lot of goodies, like support for the Norwegian language, a new estimated reading time feature and improved support for web stories. But that’s not all! We’ve added a brilliant new feature to the free Yoast Duplicate Post plugin to help you seamlessly rewrite and …Read: "Yoast SEO 15.6: Estimated reading time and Norwegian word forms"
Having a site for your business is quite common nowadays. Chances are that you’ve also created one to make sure that people can find and contact you online. But have you really thought about the goal of your website? And is this reflected in the structure and content of your site? Writing a mission statement …Read: "How to write a mission statement for your site"
Is your page not attracting the number of people you thought it would? Or are you wondering what you can improve to get your page higher up in the search results? And to get people to stay on (and come back to) your site? There are a few things you can do to give your …Read: "10 tips to improve the quality of your page"
In this episode Are you ready to turn your view on search and international SEO upside down? Because that is what Jon Henshaw and Joost de Valk will do in this episode of the Yoast SEO Podcast. As he states on his website, Jon has been involved with website development and internet strategy since 1995. …Read: "Jon Henshaw about hreflang, Coywolf and Apple on the Yoast SEO Podcast"
Anchor text — or link text — is the visible, clickable text of a link. It usually appears in a different color than the surrounding text and is often underlined. Good link text tells the reader what to expect if they click on the link. Getting your anchor text right increases the chance of someone …Read: "What is anchor text and how to improve link text?"
An SEO Basics post about technical SEO might seem like a contradiction in terms. Nevertheless, some basic knowledge about the more technical side of SEO can mean the difference between a high ranking site and a site that doesn’t rank at all. Technical SEO isn’t easy, but here we’ll explain – in layman’s language – …Read: "What’s technical SEO? 8 technical aspects everyone should know"
At a certain point, your website can grow to a monstrous collection of pages. You may realize that you have too many items in your menu and that the coherence of your website is nowhere to be found. Time to clean this mess up! But where to start? It’s a tough job, and sometimes it …Read: "Clean up your site structure: how to reorganize your website"
The year 2020 is coming to its end and what a wild year it’s been! The pandemic has had a huge impact on all of us, and this isn’t different for our team at Yoast. As many shop owners turned to the web to stay in contact with their (potential) customers, we saw the importance …Read: "Looking back at Yoast in 2020"