NEW Basic SEO training! Get $30 discount now!

Keyword research archives


Blog SEO: Befriend the long tail!

Focusing on long tail keywords is a great SEO-tactic for blogs. A long tail keyword strategy makes it easy to keep the structure of your blog in good shape. Also, it allows you gradually to get more traffic and to be found by new and motivated audiences. In this post about blog SEO, I will explain the …

Read: "Blog SEO: Befriend the long tail!"
Blog SEO: long tail


How to choose the perfect focus keyword

12 December 2017 by Joost de Valk - 20 Comments

Regularly adding quality content to your website in a blog is a good SEO strategy. Google sees that your website is active because new information is added and you increase the volume of your content. If you have crafted your keyword strategy properly and your content is nicely optimized for the right keywords, adding content …

Read: "How to choose the perfect focus keyword"
start keyword research case study

Adapting your content SEO strategy

13 November 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 11 Comments

If you’re serious about your SEO, you’ve probably set (implicit) goals on what you want to achieve. Perhaps you want to rank in the top ten search results for a specific keyword. Maybe you want your organic traffic to rise with a certain number. But what do you do if you are unable to meet …

Read: "Adapting your content SEO strategy"
improve your SEO strategy


Create a website with SEO in mind: Content optimization

20 October 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 23 Comments

If you make a website from scratch, you need to take a few SEO related things into account. It’s incredibly important to do this right from the start, as that will prevent a vast number of future headaches. Things like speed optimization and the right use of heading tags help to improve your website for both …

Read: "Create a website with SEO in mind: Content optimization"
Create a website with SEO in mind: Content optimization

How to choose keywords that’ll attract traffic

18 September 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 5 Comments

Ranking in the search engines can be hard. Especially if the competition in your niche is high. As you probably know, you should start with doing your keyword research: getting inside the heads of your audience, knowing exactly what words they use and what they are searching for. But then what? How do you choose …

Read: "How to choose keywords that’ll attract traffic"
How to choose keywords that'll attract traffic

Ranking your local business part 3: Website optimization

10 August 2017 by David Mihm - 25 Comments

This is the third post in an 8-part series on how to rank your business for local searches at Google. Previously, I’ve listed the most important aspects that influence your local ranking and discussed how to get the most out of Google My Business. Here, I’ll focus on another essential asset for local SEO: optimizing your website …

Read: "Ranking your local business part 3: Website optimization"
Local SEO

Meta keywords: why we don’t use them – and neither should you

17 May 2017 by Joost de Valk

You would think this post would be redundant by now: people know that the meta keyword tag is useless nowadays, right? Yet we still see site owners using meta keywords on their websites and, according to Google Trends, people are still searching for meta keywords, although there seem to be fewer queries than some years …

Read: "Meta keywords: why we don’t use them – and neither should you"
meta keywords tag - don't use it


Browse other categories