As most of you will agree, the free version of Yoast SEO is already an awesome plugin. So, we understand that many of you frugal site owners and bloggers may be a bit reluctant to ‘splurge’ on Yoast SEO Premium. What more could the premium version have to offer?
Well, as a matter of fact, it has a great deal more to offer! It has several features that help you drastically improve your site structure, make it easier to avoid 404s, and give more insight into your content. In this Ask Yoast, I discuss Yoast SEO premium features that are especially interesting for bloggers.
Looking for a neat overview of all premium features of Yoast SEO? Here you’ll find a complete list of Yoast SEO premium features.
Alexa emailed us this question:
My audience are travel bloggers and I think they all use the free version of Yoast SEO. I don’t think they would pay for Premium unless they really understood the value. Can you share the main differences of the free vs. the paid version?
Watch the video or read the transcript for the answer!
Yoast SEO premium features explained
Well, there’s a couple of things in Yoast SEO Premium that I think are awesome for regular bloggers. One of those things is the redirect manager: if you change a URL somewhere you can easily redirect it; if you delete a post we will give you options to do something with that.
Even more important for bloggers is the internal linking feature that we have. We give you options for posts that you could link to from your current post. Based on what you’re writing about, we’ll tell you, “Hey, this looks similar to that post, you should link to that post.” We’ll give you that option. This will hugely increase how many internal links you have on your site. And because of having more internal links, people will stay on your site longer, your site will rank better, there are lots and lots of benefits.
Yoast SEO Premium comes with a few more options; I’d encourage you to check out the Yoast SEO Premium page and well, go buy Yoast SEO Premium, it’s not that expensive. Good luck.
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