If you’re trying to optimize your videos to get YouTube ranking them (as well as Google), then you need to do three things. Firstly, you need to understand what’s working. Second, you want to discover where there are opportunities to do better. And thirdly, you should assess how your search performance is progressing over time. …Read: "YouTube SEO: How to use analytics for your video strategy"
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 …Read: "Yoast Summer School 2021: A recap of the best bits"
Sometimes, content on your website becomes irrelevant or out of date, and you need to decide whether to update it or delete it.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"
If you own a local business, you want to dominate the local search results of your niche. Nowadays, that might be even more important. But how do you write content for your local business that’ll pop up in the search results? On what aspects should you focus? In this post, I’ll give tips you can …Read: "Local SEO content strategy: 5 tips to succeed online"
Big news for Yoast! We’re so incredibly happy to announce that we are joining Newfold Digital. Joining forces with this leading web presence solutions provider will enable Yoast to take SEO for everyone to the next level! We look forward to new possibilities to help even more people to improve their SEO. We believe that …Read: "Exciting news: Yoast joins Newfold Digital"
If you want your content to rank in Google, it needs to know about the existence of that content. That means that you (or another site) have to link to this content. Google follows these links and saves every post or page it finds through links to in the index. So, you’ll understand that it’s …Read: "What is orphaned content?"
WordPress is one giant self-growth opportunity for the people that use it and contribute to it. A lot of developers in the ecosystem will tell you that they chose this career path after tinkering around with the WordPress files to learn how the software is made. In the last thirteen years, WordPress has helped me …Read: "The self-growth opportunities of WordPress"
Does your website have any dead-ends? What about hidden content? Is each page getting the attention it deserves? How sure are you, really? These things matter: making your content findable for users and crawlable for Google is essential for SEO. So it’s time to give your site some TLC and clean your content up! Just …Read: "Clean up your old content with our new SEO workout!"
If you want your pages to rank high in the search engines you need to keep your website fit. One way to keep your site in shape is to clean it up regularly; get rid of old, outdated content, and brush up those hidden gems you might have forgotten about, and put them in the …Read: "Yoast SEO 16.9: An SEO workout to clean up your content"
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. …Read: "SEO for a new website: the very first things to do"