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Optimize product images for your online store

23 December 2020 | 6 Comments | Thijs de Valk

Product images can make or break your online shop’s success. You can hire the best designer in the world to create a killer design, but when images are bad, sales will be bad. It’s the first thing a customer will look at. In this post, we’ll go over a number of things you need to consider when …

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Optimize product images for your online shop

What is content marketing?

22 December 2020 | 5 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

Content marketing consists of all marketing activities that focus on the creation and sharing of information. If you’re serious about your SEO, it should definitely be part of your strategy. But nowadays, it’s also crucial for branding. Sharing valuable information is a great way to attract an audience and show them that you’re an expert in what …

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How to create the right meta description

21 December 2020 | 24 Comments | Willemien Hallebeek

The meta description is a snippet of up to about 155 characters – a tag in HTML – which summarizes a page’s content. Search engines show it in search results mostly when the searched-for phrase is within the description. So optimizing it is crucial for on-page SEO. In this post, we’ll show you the characteristics …

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How to create the right meta description

Towards a trusted web: Timestamping content with WordProof

18 December 2020 | 5 Comments | Edwin Toonen

The worldwide web is one of the greatest achievements of mankind. It has revolutionized communication and allowed for a stunning amount of innovation to happen. As a place without regulation, the web was allowed to grow tremendously. But today, we cope with the side-effects of that unregulated growth: misuse hurts people and even democracies. Now, …

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Transition words: why and how to use them

16 December 2020 | 9 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

Using transition words in your writing can help you enhance the readability of your content. These words help your text flow and show readers the relationship between phrases and paragraphs. That’s why the readability check in Yoast SEO provides feedback on your use of transition words. But what are they exactly? Why are they so important? …

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Image SEO: How to optimize your alt text and title text

3 December 2020 | 21 Comments | Joost de Valk

Adding images to your articles encourages people to read them, and well-chosen images can also back up your message and get you a good ranking in image search results. But you should always remember to give your images good alt attributes: alt text strengthens the message of your articles with search engine spiders and improves …

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The Yoast and Elementor partnership: building easy and SEO-friendly websites together

Today, we’re launching the result of a great collaboration: the Yoast SEO plugin now seamlessly integrates with the Elementor page builder! We’re really excited about this integration. It means that millions of WordPress users can now easily build a page with Elementor and optimize its content with Yoast SEO. To make this happen, we’ve partnered …

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How to optimize a blog post for search engines: a checklist!

24 November 2020 | 16 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

So you’ve decided to write a blog post. That’s great! Now let’s make sure your efforts pay off and it turns into an awesome post that also ranks. What will you need to write and optimize that blog post? What steps do you need to take? You can use this blog post checklist to make …

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Image SEO: Optimizing images for search engines

23 November 2020 | 19 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

Whether you’re a blogger or write articles for an online magazine or newspaper, chances are you’ll find yourself asking whether your article needs an image or not. The answer is always “Yes”. Images bring an article to life and also contribute to your website’s SEO. This post explains how to fully optimize an image for SEO and …

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