Social previews in Yoast SEO visualize what your post will look like when shared on Facebook or Twitter. You can see right away if your image fits and whether your title and description will display well. It works much like the snippet preview people have come so used to. As the snippet preview does for search …Read: "Social Previews in Yoast SEO Premium"
Being active on Facebook, sharing your content and interacting with your followers, can be a great way to drive traffic to your site. But it’s hard to keep up with every change in the Facebook algorithm and the consequences for you. And what to think of the changing popularity of social media platforms in your audience? That’s why we regularly write about Facebook, to keep you up to speed on using it to your advantage. Enjoy!
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Adding social buttons to your (WordPress) site is easy. When you use the code samples provided here you'll get to track interaction too!
Ever thought about how to increase your Facebook reach? These tips from Marieke will help you find out what works best for your audience!
Social media is a key aspect of every SEO strategy. In this post, Marieke gives you some fundamental tips on how to use social media.
Optimizing how your content looks when it’s shared on third-party platforms like Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp can drive improved visibility, clickthrough, and conversions. But it’s not as simple as just picking a great image. Jono explains!
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Our Yoast SEO plugin handles optimization of your WordPress site for search engines, and we dare say it does that pretty well! Most of that is technical optimization, like our XML sitemap functionality, and content optimization, like your content and readability analysis. But there’s more to SEO than that. You need links pointing to your website and …Read: "Social media optimization with Yoast SEO"
To help your blog gain more readers, you can make use of social buttons which allow your current readers to share interesting posts on their social media accounts. But how should you go about implementing them? In this post, we’ll give you some pointers on how to get started. What are social buttons? For those …Read: "Social buttons: How to add and track them on your site"
If you have a restaurant and a restaurant website to go with it, you might want to read this article. We have covered a lot of topics on this website already, but we’ve decided to focus a bit more on specific types of websites in a number of posts. In this post, we discuss what you need …Read: "How to optimize your restaurant website"
Last week, I posted an article about the current status concerning Facebook traffic. I shared the fact that for Yoast.com, the Facebook referral traffic is decreasing. I also asked you all whether or not you noticed something similar and invited you to share your tactics to deal with such a decrease. You left lots and …Read: "New tactics to improve your Facebook reach"
Facebook is becoming less important as a source of traffic to your site. We wrote about it before, but mid August a lot of internet-sources reported that Facebook “did not care about publishers”. Joshua Benton wrote a nice and nuanced article about the matter, in which he also shared some interesting statistics. Facebook is indeed …Read: "Facebook traffic: What’s the current status?"
I’ve always felt lucky blogging for Yoast.com. As I wrote before, I have an entire blog team that makes sure my post gets scheduled, is free of grammar or spelling errors and they publish it on social media. So I ‘only’ had to come up with an idea, which the team often helped me with, …Read: "Writing great social media content for your blog"
Nowadays, the majority of teens use YouTube and Instagram, instead of Facebook. And, websites are now attracting more traffic from Google – organic search – than from Facebook. Statistics aren’t looking that good for Facebook. Is Facebook getting less important for companies, blogs, and websites? And what should you do about it? In this post, …Read: "Is Facebook getting less important?"
Optimizing how your content looks when it’s shared on third-party platforms like Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp can drive improved visibility, clickthrough, and conversions. But it’s not as simple as just picking a great social image… When you share a URL on Facebook, Twitter, or other platforms, they’ll typically show a preview of the page, with …Read: "Advanced Technical SEO: How social image sharing works and how to optimize your og:image tags"
Last week was all about Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional hearing. There’s no point in denying that Facebook gathers lots and lots of data about individual users. That being said, all kinds of companies and governmental organizations are more than willing to use that data to have successful Facebook campaigns. So, is Facebook evil for gathering that data? …Read: "Is Facebook evil? Aren’t we all?"