In this WordPress Wednesday (#WPWed) we cover what you need to know to get a solid SEO foundation on your site.Read More
Are you still trying to pack the right keywords into your blog post to get the green dot of approval on the Yoast SEO plugin?
Forget about it. SEO doesn’t work that way anymore. Hasn’t for a couple of years now.
What does work is laying the proper SEO foundation on your site and then blogging for authority on topic.
And it’s easier to do than you think.Read More
Better SEO and conversion in just 6 weeks!! That’s what the new Blog on Purpose http://www.blogaid.net/bop group class will help you do. This is the same info I’ve been delivering to my private training clients for years. And now I’m delighted to make it available as a group course.
Now it’s more affordable than ever. Plus, it’s at a better pace for busy site owners. But, you’ll still get individual attention for the SEO and conversion that works best on your site.Read More
Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) is sending emails out warning site owners that some CSS and JS files are being blocked from their bot crawlers. They also state this will result in reduced ranking. Here’s what you need to know about this warning, how to check it, and ways to fix real issues.Read More
Yoast continues to expand his excellent SEO plugin. See this quick MaAnna Minute video tour of all the enhancements, including:
integration with Google Search Console
less admin clutter
expanded social section
better page analysis tool
Showing a date can help or hurt your click-through rate in search. Same with showing it on the actual post. Generic advice abounds about whether or not you should include a date, what Google indexes, and how the Google freshness algorithm factors into the mix. This post will help you cut through that noise and come to a conclusion that works for your site and audience. Plus, tips on how to change whether you show dates or not.Read More
There is one very popular plugin that I see site owners fail to configure properly way too often. And it’s severely hurting a critical aspect of their site that affects its reach. And I bet you’re using that plugin too.Read More
Yesterday, +Yoast released ver. 2.1 of his plugin and there are some big updates, including the new Google mobile breadcrumbs instead of permalinks, and changes to Twitter and Facebook in the Social section. See the video tour below for a quick view of the new features. FYI, you only need a Facebook App ID if […]Read More