Have you ever felt that some of your keywords don’t perform as well as before? And are you wondering why other companies outrank you in Google? Then, it might be wise to do a quick competitive analysis. Because in most cases, it’s not necessarily your site performing worse; it’s other sites doing better. Luckily, if …Read: "Benchmarking SEO: Do a competitive analysis"
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At Yoast, we believe that the best SEO strategy is a holistic approach. With a holistic approach, SEO has a lot of “teammates” that have to work together. Simply optimizing your page titles isn’t enough. You also need to work on aspects like site speed, great content, and user experience (UX). In this post, we’ll …Read: "Where SEO and UX meet on your site"
As someone working on SEO, you must understand the importance of site speed. You must realize that fast sites equal happy users and happy search engines. PageSpeed Insights is an invaluable tool from Google that can help you optimize your website. It enables you to improve your rankings by giving you everything you need to …Read: "Google PageSpeed Insights helps make your site faster"
We’ve said this time and time again: a fast website is necessary for SEO. In a sea of similarly good (or not-so-good) results, Google will favor fast pages that can deliver a good user experience to searchers. If your goal is to attain higher rankings and drive organic traffic from Google, you need to speed …Read: "How to speed up your WordPress website: 12 tips to start optimizing website for speed"
For most sites, SEO in 2023 will probably be similar to the past couple of years: you still need to improve your work but set the bar higher and higher. Competition is getting fiercer, and Google — and your potential customers — are getting better at recognizing true quality. Also, you should keep an eye …Read: "SEO in 2023: Your chance to shine!"
Page speed is one of the factors which determines whether you get a good ranking in Google. Page speed is a ranking factor, and its importance keeps growing. In this post, we’ll discuss how to check your page speed and which tools can help you do just that. Read on! Why is page speed important for …Read: "How to check page speed: tools and suggestions"
In this day and age, page speed is everything. Not a day goes by without a new article, Google representative, or SEO expert telling us that optimizing for speed is among the most important things you should do for your website. And they’re right, of course! Page speed influences SEO in many ways. Here’s an …Read: "What is page speed, and how does it influence SEO?"
Is your page not attracting the number of people you thought it would? Or are you wondering what you can improve to get your page higher up in the search results? And to get people to stay on (and come back to) your site? There are a few things you can do to give your …Read: "10 tips to improve the quality of your page"
There’s no getting around it – video files are big. So big, in fact, that they accounted for 81% of internet traffic in 2021. Videos loaded on any given web page will likely be the largest asset a browser will have to deal with. Unless you are doing something extremely unusual (and probably inadvisable) with …Read: "Site speed tips for faster video loading"
“If only I could simply wave my wand and have a super-fast website!” This has probably crossed your mind as well, right? Optimizing site speed and user experience is a lot of work and gets technical — and complicated — fast. Most site owners or managers quickly need to talk to their developers to get …Read: "5 ways to improve your Core Web Vitals"