SEO blog archives - Page 4 of 84

Yoast SEO 7.8: Synonyms and keyword distribution

10 July 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 11 Comments

Semantics is hard. What does a certain word mean in a specific situation? Which ‘mars’ are you talking about? Have you ever tried to discover all definitions of ‘run’? In most cases, context is everything. You can help humans and machines understand a text better by adding context. This is one of the reasons Yoast …

Read: "Yoast SEO 7.8: Synonyms and keyword distribution"
Yoast SEO 7.8

Annelieke’s Analytics: What is Page Value in Google Analytics?

Most people find it difficult to go from reporting the basic stuff in Google Analytics, like pageviews and sessions, to analyzing data. Drawing valuable and actionable conclusions based on data is even more challenging. Everyone searches for ways to do this, and learns while doing so. Here, I want to discuss a metric in Google Analytics …

Read: "Annelieke’s Analytics: What is Page Value in Google Analytics?"
Category: Analytics
Tag:
Google Analytics

Ask Yoast: Which is better in terms of bounce rate and traffic?

6 July 2018 by Joost de Valk - 13 Comments

Hooking up your site to services like Google Analytics provides you with a wealth of knowledge and data about visitors on your site. But it can be hard to know how to interpret all this data. And of course, you should also think about what your goals are. What’s most important for you may differ, …

Read: "Ask Yoast: Which is better in terms of bounce rate and traffic?"
Category: Analytics
Tag:

The ultimate guide to content SEO

Content SEO is a key part of any SEO strategy. Without content, it’s impossible for your site to rank in search engines. It’s therefore crucial to write and structure quality content! This ultimate guide covers the most important areas of content SEO. Read on if you want to learn how to create content that ranks. …

Read: "The ultimate guide to content SEO"
UG content SEO

Try your free SEO lessons today: Yoast Academy trials available now

Want to learn how to make your site rank high? Get better at SEO and practice your skills in a fun way? We think our Yoast Academy SEO courses are exactly what you need, but maybe you’re not so sure yet. You can now try them out, for free! You can get free access to …

Read: "Try your free SEO lessons today: Yoast Academy trials available now"
Free trials of yoast academy seo training

6 questions about redirects for SEO

3 July 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 18 Comments

A redirect happens when someone asks for a specific page but gets sent to a different page. Often, the site owner deleted the page and set up a redirect to send visitors and search engine crawlers to a relevant page. A much better approach than serving them an annoying, user experience breaking 404 message. Redirects …

Read: "6 questions about redirects for SEO"
Keep or delete old content

Keyword density in Yoast SEO: what you should know

Keyword density is the number of times your focus keyword occurs on a web page, compared to the total text of that page. If you write a post for your blog, you should have thought about what keyword you want to rank that post for. In our Yoast SEO plugin, that keyword is what we call …

Read: "Keyword density in Yoast SEO: what you should know"
keyword density

Ask Yoast: Creating landing pages for affiliate marketing

29 June 2018 by Joost de Valk - 13 Comments

Affiliate marketing is a means to monetize your blog or website. You can recommend products on your site with a trackable link from your affiliate partner, or put that link in an ad. If someone clicks on the link and buys a product through your site, you’ll get a commission. Especially if your site has …

Read: "Ask Yoast: Creating landing pages for affiliate marketing"

All about Google’s knowledge panels

Last week, Google announced a new feature in their knowledge panels. You’re now able to verify your branded or personal panel and add or change some of the information in it. But what exactly are knowledge panels? Are these useful? Should your company have one?  I’ll tell you all about it in this post! What …

Read: "All about Google’s knowledge panels"
Small business tips

A successful link building strategy in 6 easy steps

Links are important for SEO. And link building should therefore definitely be part of your holistic SEO strategy. But more importantly, link building should be part of your growth strategy. Links should help generate traffic to your site directly. In this post, I’ll describe 6 important steps for a successful link building strategy, the holistic SEO …

Read: "A successful link building strategy in 6 easy steps"
Link building is part of your growth strategy


Browse our SEO Blog categories