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Looking back at Yoast in 2017 (with infographic!)

28 December 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 5 Comments

With 2018 just around the corner, it’s time to look back at yet another amazing year at Yoast. We’ve made some excellent improvements to Yoast SEO and released a bunch of new awesome online SEO courses. Team Yoast has been to lots and lots of conferences. We’ll write separate blog posts to look back at …

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Yoast SEO plugin video tutorials

Do you encounter any difficulties configuring your Yoast SEO plugin? Want to know more about all features and settings of the Yoast SEO plugin? We have great news for you! Joost made a series of Yoast SEO plugin video tutorials for every tab on every page of the Yoast SEO configuration pages. A playlist of a total of …

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Launch of a new eBook: Blog SEO

As of today you will be able to buy our latest eBook: Blog SEO. Blog SEO is our most extensive eBook (containing 225 pages) in which we cover all SEO aspects needed for everyone owning or maintaining a blog. Our eBook can be read from cover to cover, giving you everything you need to know …

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Blog SEO eBook by Yoast

Basic SEO training: don’t over-optimize

In our Basic SEO training, we’ll teach you all about keyword research and how to create great content around those keywords, to make your website rank. On top of that, we explain what NOT to do! Keyword stuffing is one of those things. In this Basic SEO training video fragment we explain shortly that you shouldn’t over-optimize: Can’t view …

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Basic SEO training: product page optimization

22 February 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 3 Comments

If you’re the owner of an online shop, you’d like your visitors to click that ‘Buy’ button on your product page. In our Basic SEO training we teach you how to optimize the usability and conversion of your product pages. In this Basic SEO training video fragment Thijs shows an example of a good product page and explains what’s so great about …

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product page SEO and UX - beware of the panda and penguin

Basic SEO training: Mobile-Friendly Test

16 December 2015 by Marieke van de Rakt - 3 Comments

Your website needs to be mobile-friendly nowadays. For your users and Google. Since Mobilegeddon, it’s just a basic requirement to have a website that works well on mobile. Not sure how mobile-friendly your website is and how to improve your mobile SEO? Google provides a test to check your website: the Mobile-Friendly Test. It runs a check …

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SEO basics - how to improve your mobile site

Basic SEO training: signal words

4 December 2015 by Marieke van de Rakt - 8 Comments

Our Basic SEO training teaches you how to optimize your website yourself! In this training I explain the importance of high quality content and attractive copy for SEO. One attribute of attractive copy is that it’s easy to read and to follow. A way to make a text easy to read, is to have a decent post structure and to …

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SEO basics: local SEO

Basic SEO training: clear call-to-action

17 November 2015 by Marieke van de Rakt - 3 Comments

Our Basic SEO training teaches you how to optimize a website in a holistic way. Holistic means that we won’t focus on one aspect, we consider all important aspects that can make your site awesome and rank well! That’s why we included a module on usability and conversion in the Basic SEO training. One topic we discuss is …

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