If you’re thinking about starting a blog, the most important thing I have to say to you is: go for it! Start your blog! Just do it! Blogging is a great SEO strategy, it’s lots of fun, and a blog is a wonderful marketing tool! A new blog will allow you to make smart and strategic …Read: "How to start a blog"
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Blogging is a great SEO and marketing strategy. In this article, I'll share tips on how to start a blog and make it a success.
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Must read articles about Blog SEO
Writing blog posts that are well-structured and SEO-friendly at the same time can be challenging, but this guide shows you how!
Images for blogs are important if you want your blog post to appeal to your audience. Make sure images fit the topic of your blog post.
Blogging often starts as a hobby; SEO is probably the last thing on your mind. Nevertheless, SEO can help you get more out of it. Read about it here!
Storytelling can add a personal touch to your blog that makes it more enjoyable to read. Marieke has 6 tips on how to use storytelling!
Recent Blog SEO articles
Ever since I started using Yoast SEO plugin, I’ve been amazed by its ease of use and by the many features it contains. Our analysis offers everything you need to fine-tune your text in such a way that search engines will be more likely to rank your content. I genuinely believe that the SEO analysis …Read: "The temptation of the green bullet in Yoast SEO: 3 pitfalls to avoid"
Maintaining a blog is about more than just writing a bunch of blog posts. You should develop a strategy and plan your content – especially if you’re writing with multiple authors. You should also interact with your audience and respond to their comments. In this post, I’ll explain the importance of content planning and give …Read: "Content planning for a (growing) blog: 6 easy-to-use tips"
As text makes up a large part of most websites, it’s an important thing to focus on. You can work on the structure of your text, or the style of your post. In this post, we will focus on another aspect: the purpose of your text. A lot of people forget to properly formulate the …Read: "Why the purpose of your text is important for SEO"
Cornerstone articles are those posts that are most important to you. The ones you really want to rank with. The posts that make people come back to your site or buy your stuff. But how do you get those cornerstone articles to end up high in the search engines? How do you get the most …Read: "Rank with that cornerstone content!"
People like reading stories. Stories are a great way to captivate your audience. But how do you use stories in a blog post? And, how do you come up with ideas? In a previous post, I wrote about why you should use storytelling. In this post, I’ll give you 6 tips on how to start …Read: "How to use storytelling in a blog post"
If you write an amazing blog post, you’d like it to help in the ranking of your site, right? If you create awesome content, you’d like people to read it now, but also to be able to find it and read it later. What’s more, you want new visitors on your site to read your …Read: "Blog SEO: add and maintain categories on your blog!"
Writing a well structured blog post and an SEO-friendly blog post at the same time can be a challenge, this guide helps you out!Read: "10 tips for an awesome and SEO-friendly blog post"
Allowing people to comment on your content is a great way to increase engagement and get in touch with your audience. So, it pays off to choose a good comment system that works for you. Besides the standard WordPress comment system, there are several other systems out there you can implement on your website so …Read: "Comment systems and SEO"
2018 is the year I took my blog to the next level: I started a blog series here on yoast.com about SEO for bloggers, I made goals, achieved a lot and failed a few as well. I tried to plan, failed miserably and tried again, with success. In short: in 2018 I found my love …Read: "How to kick-start 2019 as a blogger with big goals"
Blog SEO is one of our most beloved subjects here at Yoast. Optimizing a blog is one of the most rewarding types of SEO. A blog that has been SEO’d well and has good content can get a lot of traffic from the search engines. As the natural mode of a blog is to continuously add new content, it can lead to truly remarkable results.
From learning to use long-tail keywords, properly categorizing your blog posts to improving your blog’s structure, we have a ton to read for you. On top of these things, be sure to also read about how to create awesome blog posts and how to structure a blog post. And to finish it off, make sure to catch up on how to optimize a blog post.