Google Search Console

Google’s free tool Google Search Console can help you optimize your site and monitor how your site’s SEO’s doing. We’ve written a series on this tool, to help you get most out of it!

Annelieke’s Analytics: How to create a Google Search Console dashboard

Dashboards. There are a lot of people out there that absolutely love dashboards. And I agree, creating a good dashboard can save you a lot of time as an analyst. It’s very useful for monitoring data and reporting back to your colleagues. And dashboards can make clear when something’s off the charts, the moment for …

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Annelieke’s Analytics: 16 months of Google Search Console data

The new Google Search Console is out! Since the beginning of this year, more and more users have gotten the pleasure of the new functionalities in Google Search Console. After you get used to the totally new interface, you see all the cool stuff it has to offer. One of those awesome features is the 16 months of …

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How to optimize without spending all day optimizing

20 July 2018 by Caroline Geven - 30 Comments

My very first blog post here on Yoast.com was about why you should focus on SEO as a blogger. That post was one of the hardest posts I’ve ever written, as I was not focussing on SEO at all back then. I honestly didn’t want to spend time doing keyword research and research my audience. …

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The beginner’s guide to – the NEW – Google Search Console

15 February 2018 by Meike Hendriks - 34 Comments

Do you have your own website or maintain the website of the company you work for? Of course, to do this right, you need to keep a keen eye on the performance of your website. Google offers several tools to collect and analyze data of your website. You probably have heard of Google Analytics and …

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How to measure the success of your content SEO strategy?

12 February 2018 by Marieke van de Rakt - 15 Comments

If you want to measure the success of your content SEO strategy, you first need to establish what your goals are. What’s the purpose of your content SEO strategy? Do you want higher rankings? More traffic? In order to evaluate your Content SEO strategy, you should identify what success means to you! Once you’ve established …

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Ask Yoast: Changes to your site and the search results

12 January 2018 by Joost de Valk - 17 Comments

Whenever you make some big changes to your website, for instance to your brand name, you’re probably eager for these changes to show in the search results. Unfortunately, it can take a while for Google to crawl your site again and until then, it will show the indexed version of your site in the results, …

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How to connect Google Search Console to Yoast SEO and fix errors

29 November 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 19 Comments

In our plugin, you can connect Google Search Console to Yoast SEO. This verifies your website for your Google Search Console account and allows you to view your crawl errors. Especially when you have a large site, the number of crawl errors might scare you. In this post, I’ll explain a bit more about crawl …

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Tools to improve your online marketing campaign

9 August 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 15 Comments

One of the most frequently asked questions by fellow SEO consultants probably is: “What online marketing tools do you use?” In the ever-changing SEO world, it was time for us to update our list with the present day tools we use on a very regular basis in a variety of projects. Some of these tools …

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Google Search Console and structured data

22 June 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 19 Comments

Google Search Console is an incredibly important tool for website owners. This tool shows you how your site appears in the Google search results. It also shows you what to improve to make the most of your listings in the results. One of the many cool features of Search Console is the structured data analyses found …

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What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one?

20 June 2017 by Meike Hendriks - 23 Comments

A good XML sitemap acts as a roadmap of your website which leads Google to all your important pages. XML sitemaps can be good for SEO, as they allow Google to quickly find your essential website pages, even if your internal linking isn’t perfect. This post explains what XML sitemaps are and how they help …

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