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Tagging posts properly for users and SEO

14 September 2016 by Joost de Valk - 7 Comments

Tags for a post can be hard to choose: in this post I’ll explain why they’re important and how to choose them. One of the hardest things as your site becomes bigger is creating and maintaining a site structure that actually makes sense. Tags and categories can help create that structure, allowing people to easily …

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5 tips to find inspiration for your blog

6 September 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt

What do you do when inspiration for your umpteenth blog post is low? What’s the solution to a writer’s block or a general lack of ideas? Every writer will encounter a lack of inspiration every now and then. You’ll be staring at your screen, not knowing what to write about. Nevertheless, you are determined to write those blog posts …

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How to create the right meta description

30 August 2016 by Michiel Heijmans

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 the meta description in search results mostly when the searched-for phrase is within the description, so optimizing the meta description is crucial for on-page SEO. What does a meta …

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Ask Yoast: Fix website or start new one

11 August 2016 by Joost de Valk - 7 Comments

Imagine owning a website with a lot of outdated content. What to do? Should you try to fix the old website? Or would it be better to start all over again with a brand new website? In this Ask Yoast, we’ll dive into this frequent dilemma. We’ll do so by discussing the following question, sent to us …

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Do’s and don’ts in SEO copywriting

SEO copywriting can be a daunting process. What are the things you most definitely should do in order to write readable and SEO-friendly content? And, what are the things you should definitely avoid? In this article, I’ll present the most important do’s and don’ts in SEO copywriting. SEO copywriting do’s Do: Use Yoast SEO content …

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How to use Yoast SEO’s content analysis tool

15 June 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt

The content analysis tool in the Yoast SEO plugin assesses many aspects of the articles you add to your website. Working in real time (so you get feedback as you write) it checks how SEO-friendly and easy to read your content is. This post goes through the most important features of the content analysis tool and how …

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