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Why and how to write shorter sentences for SEO

11 February 2020 | Marieke van de Rakt

The sentence length check in Yoast SEO warns against using too many long sentences. But what makes a sentence too long? Why should you avoid too many long sentences? And how do you chop up one longer sentence into several shorter sentences? In this article, we’ll explain why you shouldn’t use too many long sentences …

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Why you should use your focus keyphrase in your introduction

23 January 2020 | Marieke van de Rakt

When writing a post or a page, we advise using your focus keyphrase in your introduction. By doing that, you make it easier for your readers and for search engines to find your content. Here, we’ll explain the importance of mentioning your keyphrase early on in your post. And, you’ll also learn how Yoast SEO …

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Avoid starting consecutive sentences with the same word

19 January 2020 | Marieke van de Rakt

The consecutive sentences check in the Yoast SEO plugin warns against using the same word to start consecutive sentences. Why is this a bad idea, though? How is this related to SEO? And, how should you rewrite those sentences? Are there any exceptions? Let’s see! Having a red bullet for the consecutive sentences check in Yoast SEO? …

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Yoast SEO: don’t just set it and forget it!

13 September 2019 | 10 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

Some of the things Yoast SEO does are pure magic. Lots of things are just taken care of after you’ve installed the plugin. You don’t have to do anything about that. Simply installing Yoast SEO will fix a lot of important technical SEO things for you. The content side of SEO, though, is something you …

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How to use Yoast SEO’s content analysis tool

The content analysis in Yoast SEO assesses crucial aspects of the posts and pages you create. In particular, it checks how SEO friendly and easy to read your content is. Here, we’ll go through the most important features of this tool. The content analysis in Yoast SEO: readability and SEO You’ll find our readability and SEO …

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