If you own a website or a blog, you probably often think about what new content to create. But did you know it’s also essential to focus on your existing content? Having many low-performing posts or pages on your website is not a good look for your business or Google. Did you know that outdated, …Read: "SEO basics: What is content pruning?"
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Sometimes, content on your website becomes irrelevant or out of date, and you need to decide whether to update it or delete it. It’s part of your regular content maintenance activities. There are several ways to go about this and this article helps you decide what’s the best solution for your old content. Before we …Read: "Update or delete? Cleaning up old content on your site"
How do you make sure that the content on your website is still relevant? Why is that even important? For some people, writing new blog posts is the biggest challenge of blogging. However, it’s also important to keep an eye on your existing posts and whether they’re still up to date. And funnily enough, that …Read: "Keep your content fresh and up to date!"
You write these beautiful blog posts. You put a lot of effort into them. However, it can take a while for Google to pick up on your new blog posts and show them in the search results. So is there any way to speed up that process? Well, links to your post can help. It …Read: "Why you should add links to a new post as soon as possible"
In order for a website to be successful, you need to have traffic going to it. You need an audience! That’s why SEO is so very important. Unfortunately, a lot of aspects of SEO are hard work. Kind of boring even. And although these SEO tasks can be boring, your website needs you to execute them. Your website needs SEO love. I am …Read: "Your website needs SEO maintenance!"
Do you have an old website that’s seen better days? Or a site that’s been offline for a few years? In this post, we’ll explain what you should check to get it up to modern standards, and how to update your SEO at the same time. We’ve tried to cover all the main things you …Read: "Got an old website? Update it and refresh your SEO"
Need to create a 301 redirect in your WordPress site? You’ve come to the right place! We’ll show you how to set up 301 redirects using 4 different methods. Not sure if you need to use a redirect, or whether a 301 redirect is the right one to choose? No worries, we’ll explain that too. …Read: "How to create a 301 redirect in WordPress"
As your site grows, you’ll have more and more posts. Some of these posts are going to be about a similar topic. Even when you’ve always categorized it well, your content might be competing with itself: You’re suffering from keyword cannibalization. At the same time, some of your articles might get out of date. To …Read: "Find and fix keyword cannibalization in 4 steps"
Writing a blog post can be a challenge. It is hard work, but afterward, you’re probably proud of what you have created. No way you are ever going to throw those beautiful articles away, right? But what should you do with blog posts that are really, really old? Should you keep all of those? In …Read: "Should you keep old content?"
If your website is important to your business, it’s essential to schedule time to keep it running smoothly. Therefore we regularly write about the things you should do to keep your site in shape. In this post, we’ll write about the most basic of all: checking for 404 errors. Note: this post does not cover the required elements of a …Read: "Website maintenance: Check and fix 404 error pages"