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Ask Yoast: stop words in your focus keyword?

13 February 2017 by Joost de Valk - 3 Comments

If you want people to easily find your website, you should start by picking the right focus keywords (the keyword or keyphrase you’d like to rank for). Sometimes it can be hard to decide which keywords to optimize for. Do you have to focus on a head or a long tail keyword? Do you have …

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My post ranks, but I don’t get any traffic

7 February 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 14 Comments

You did everything you were supposed to do. You wrote an awesome blog post, and the post actually ranks high in the search engines. Perhaps you even made it rank in a number one position. And you’re quite proud of your performance. Your deception is huge when your number 1 post doesn’t attract any traffic to …

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My bullets are green, but my post doesn’t rank?!

25 January 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 11 Comments

The Yoast SEO plugin helps you to easily optimize the text of your post. This could definitely result in higher rankings. But unfortunately, green bullets do not magically put you on top of the search results. In this post, I’ll discuss a number of possible reasons why a post doesn’t rank, even though the text has …

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Ask Yoast: Importance of keyword strategy

9 January 2017 by Joost de Valk - 3 Comments

Optimizing your site or page for words that people don’t use doesn’t make any sense. That’s why you have to do proper keyword research. You’ll have to get inside the heads of your audience and find out what words they use while searching. There should always be a keyword strategy behind the keywords you pick. Keyword …

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Should you blog about Justin Bieber?

7 November 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 8 Comments

You want to rank on the words that are used a lot in the search engines, right? Justin Bieber is a term that is used very, very often. So, should we all start writing about Justin Bieber then? The answer of course is: (please) no. In this post, I explain why blogging about Justin Bieber – …

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5 SEO copywriting mistakes you should avoid

21 September 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 8 Comments

Copywriting is a very important element of every SEO strategy. High-quality content is THE thing that’ll help you rank and that’ll set your site apart from all the other sites out there. You probably want to do SEO copywriting the right way. Without making any fatal mistakes. So what SEO copywriting mistakes should you definitely avoid? I’ll …

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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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7 keyword research mistakes you should avoid

13 September 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 17 Comments

Keyword research should be the first step of every SEO strategy. Thinking about the words you want to rank for is really the first and foremost step you need to take. Still, keyword research can be quite daunting. So, which keyword research mistakes should you avoid at all times? In this post, I’ll talk you …

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