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Image SEO: How to optimize your alt text and title text

13 September 2021 | 11 Comments | Joost de Valk

Adding images to your articles encourages people to read them, and well-chosen images can also back up your message and get you a good ranking in image search results. But you should always remember to provide your images with good alt attributes. Because alt text strengthens the message of your articles with search engine spiders …

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SEO news in August 2021: Google’s new title tag update, a new button on Twitter and more

2 September 2021 | 5 Comments | Camille Cunningham

Google has made changes to the way they show page titles in the organic search results and the SEO community is up in arms. But that’s not all that happened this month. There was lots of SEO news in August 2021 and as usual, our resident experts Joost and Jono discussed all of it in …

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What is international SEO?

24 August 2021 | Willemien Hallebeek

If your online business is doing well in your country, you might consider expanding to international markets. To be successful in new markets requires some extra investments in SEO, though. You’d better start thinking about international SEO — or multilingual SEO — if you want to ensure your website will be found and used well …

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Yoast Summer School 2021: A recap of the best bits

19 August 2021 | Edwin Toonen

This year we held our first ever Yoast SEO Summer School, a series of 4 interactive online workshops with our in-house experts. We’ve been talking about SEO essentials like making great content, site structure, inbound marketing and rich results, and answering your questions on those topics too. It’s been fantastic seeing over 6,500 of you …

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SEO for a new website: the very first things to do

How does a new website start ranking? Does it just magically appear in Google after you’ve launched it? What things do you have to do to start ranking in Google and get traffic from the search engines? Here, I explain the first steps you’ll need to take right after the launch of your new website. …

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SEO for sports, fitness and gyms: 5 tips to get you ranking

Sports and fitness SEO is a really tough game. You’ll need to work hard to get those pages ranking (and keep them there). Plus, you probably need to think about how to turn those online users into customers. Luckily, you don’t need to be a tech expert to reach your sports and fitness SEO goals. …

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Summer School: Free workshops on SEO and marketing!

Do you want to know how to stand out in Google’s search results? Do you want to brush up on your copywriting skills? Or do you want to know more about email and social media marketing? Then you’ve come to the right place! This August, we’re hosting four different online workshops on marketing and SEO …

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What is a headless CMS and what does it mean for SEO?

13 July 2021 | 12 Comments | Edwin Toonen

You’re bound to have come across the term headless before, probably concerning a headless CMS. A headless CMS doesn’t have a presentation layer attached to it, making it a flexible solution when you want to target many different formats. But what does a headless CMS encompass, and are they even a good idea? Find out …

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