Handling your social media is a necessary part of any marketing strategy, but it’s also a vital part of any good SEO strategy. The popularity of social media has risen and probably will keep doing so. That means Google and other search engines can’t ignore them, and you probably shouldn’t either. You even see recent …Read: "Does social media influence your SEO?"
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Adding social buttons to your (WordPress) site is easy. When you use the code samples provided here you'll get to track interaction too!
Enhance the engagement with your tweets by using Twitter Cards. In this post we'll explain how to use them correctly.
Twitter Analytics can help you set up and maintain the right Twitter strategy. We'll explain what can be learned from Twitter Analytics.
Social media is a key aspect of every SEO strategy. In this post, Marieke gives you some fundamental tips on how to use social media.
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Social previews in Yoast SEO visualize what your post will look like when shared on Facebook or Twitter. You can see right away if your image fits and whether your title and description will display well. It works much like the snippet preview people have come so used to. As the snippet preview does for search …Read: "Social Previews in Yoast SEO Premium"
Our Yoast SEO plugin handles optimization of your WordPress site for search engines, and we dare say it does that pretty well! Most of that is technical optimization, like our XML sitemap functionality, and content optimization, like your content and readability analysis. But there’s more to SEO than that. You need links pointing to your website and …Read: "Social media optimization with Yoast SEO"
To help your blog gain more readers, you can make use of social buttons which allow your current readers to share interesting posts on their social media accounts. But how should you go about implementing them? In this post, we’ll give you some pointers on how to get started. What are social buttons? For those …Read: "Social buttons: How to add and track them on your site"
Optimizing how your content looks when it’s shared on third-party platforms like Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp can drive improved visibility, clickthrough, and conversions. But it’s not as simple as just picking a great social image… When you share a URL on Facebook, Twitter, or other platforms, they’ll typically show a preview of the page, with …Read: "Advanced Technical SEO: How social image sharing works and how to optimize your og:image tags"
Back in 2012, Twitter introduced a system called Twitter Cards which allows site owners to display enhanced tweets on their websites using a syntax very similar to that of OpenGraph. Thanks to this new system, Twitter can show nicer looking tweets, including ones containing media such as images, audio and video. How does it work? …Read: "How to use Twitter Cards"
Social media endeavors should be a part of your SEO strategy. As social media usage increased in popularity, Google and other search engines couldn’t ignore them any longer. This means that your site’s popularity on social media ties in with your SEO more and more. The reason for this is simple: if people talk about you, online or offline, …Read: "How to use social media?"
Literally, metadata is data that says something about other data. You can use particular metadata to send information about a webpage to a search engine or a social media channel, and thereby improve your SEO. In the first two posts of this metadata series, we discussed meta tags in <head>of your site and link rel metadata. …Read: "Metadata and SEO part 3: social, internationalization and more"
Optimizing your images is one thing, but optimizing a page filled with images really is another. Of course, there is a certain overlap in how to optimize a single image and a gallery. In this post, I will go over the things you need to take into account when using photo galleries on your website. …Read: "Optimize your (WordPress) gallery"
Setting up your website is step one, promoting it is step two. The basis of that should be great content, and social media is your handy, free platform for this (next to all the great links you have gathered for your site, of course). Social media, for us, is focused on Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter. Over …Read: "Twitter Analytics: stats for your tweets"