SEO for a new website: the very first things to do

How does a new website start ranking? Does it just magically appear in Google after you’ve launched it? What things do you have to do to start ranking in Google and get traffic from the search engines? Here, I explain the first steps you’ll need to take right after the launch of your new website. …

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SEO for sports, fitness and gyms: 5 tips to get you ranking

Sports and fitness SEO is a really tough game. You’ll need to work hard to get those pages ranking (and keep them there). Plus, you probably need to think about how to turn those online users into customers. Luckily, you don’t need to be a tech expert to reach your sports and fitness SEO goals. …

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Summer School: Free workshops on SEO and marketing!

Do you want to know how to stand out in Google’s search results? Do you want to brush up on your copywriting skills? Or do you want to know more about email and social media marketing? Then you’ve come to the right place! This August, we’re hosting four different online workshops on marketing and SEO …

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Yoast SEO 16.8: Supporting new languages with Slovak and Norwegian

27 July 2021 | Edwin Toonen

Many writing tools are English-focused and don’t work properly with other languages. At Yoast, we’ve been making our innovative readability tools available in many languages from the beginning. Our team of linguists tailors our analyses to every language, making sure that it makes sense and delivers proper results. In Yoast SEO 16.8, we add language …

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Picking an ecommerce platform: WooCommerce or Shopify?

22 July 2021 | 7 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Building an online store is easier than ever. Picking the right tool to power your new store isn’t. There are many tools out there, but for most people, the choice will go between the two market leaders: Shopify and WooCommerce. Both ecommerce platforms have a comparable feature set, but a different philosophy. Let’s take a …

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Marcus Tandler on making the internet carbon neutral and the importance of website user experience

21 July 2021 | Nino van Tour

In this episode A passionate conversation between long-time friends Joost de Valk and Marcus Tandler (co-founder & managing director at Ryte). Besides being SEO experts, they also care about the world’s environment. Listen how a passionate Marcus wants to make the internet carbon-neutral and how blocking crawlers can save a lot of energy. But of …

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WordPress 5.8: Paving the way to Full Site Editing

Yesterday, there was another release of WordPress and once again it’s packed with lots of cool features. This release is a big step in the direction of full site editing. It brings us new possibilities to easily change up our pages, spice up our images, and other improvements to our favorite open source platform. Let’s …

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