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Sustainable SEO: How to focus on a lasting SEO strategy

24 November 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

You’re probably familiar with SEO, but what do we mean by sustainable SEO? Well, it’s all about spending your time on the right things in order to outrank competitors in the search engines! But how do you keep doing SEO in an efficient and successful way? How do you keep ranking in the long run? If you’re …

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Sustainable SEO: How to focus on a lasting SEO strategy

How to write naturally beyond exact keyword matching

23 November 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

Exact keyword matching used to be an important SEO tactic, but those days are long gone. Now search engines can understand when similar phrases and related terms mean the same thing. Adding too many exact match keywords might make Google think your post is just another piece of spam. We’ll explain how to write naturally …

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How to write naturally beyond exact keyword matching

Holistic SEO: Improve every aspect of your website

15 November 2022 | Willemien Hallebeek

At Yoast, we try to combat the notion that SEO is just a trick. While tricks might get you ranked quickly, they usually don’t work in the long run, and they might even backfire. Permanently ranking well in Google demands an extensive SEO strategy focused on every aspect of your website; the technical stuff, the …

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Holistic SEO: Improve every aspect of your website

How to get creative with content: An interview with Hannah Smith

11 November 2022 | Jono Alderson

Content creation is and will remain a vital part of your online efforts. Good content improves your SEO, user experience, reputation and much more. But how can you tell that you’re focusing on the right things? And how do you create content that achieves the goals you set out to achieve? Creating content can feel …

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How to get creative with content: An interview with Hannah Smith

5 blog topic ideas for your ecommerce site

9 November 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

A blog can be a great marketing tool for your ecommerce site. It gives you the possibility to tell readers all about your brand, products, and company. Plus, by blogging on a regular basis you’ll increase the chances of your site ranking in the search results. That being said, coming up with new ideas can …

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5 blog topic ideas for your ecommerce site

Local ranking factors that help your small business’ SEO

8 November 2022 | Edwin Toonen

If you have a local business selling products or services, you have to think about the local ranking of your website. Local SEO will help you surface for related search queries in your area. As Google shows local results first in many cases, you need to make sure Google understands where your location is. In …

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Local ranking factors that help your small business’ SEO



UX copywriting: 5 writing tips to improve user experience

18 October 2022 | Camille Cunningham

At Yoast, we often advise that you should write for your users and not yourself. Why? Because they’re the ones who visit your site and read your content. But did you know there’s a specific type of writing that focuses solely on creating a good user experience? It’s called UX copywriting. In this blog, we’ll …

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UX copywriting: 5 writing tips to improve user experience

How to write a blog post: A step-by-step guide from preparation to publication

13 October 2022 | 1 Comment | Marieke van de Rakt

Writing a successful blog post all comes down to the proper preparations. It starts before you even begin writing: what do you want to say and to whom do you want to say it? You might want to get going right away but remember: writing takes some time. And once you’ve written an awesome blog …

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How to write a blog post: A step-by-step guide from preparation to publication