SEO

Core Web Vitals

What you need to know about Core Web Vitals

You might be seeing a lot about Google's Core Web Vitals and wondering it is and how your website stacks up. It's a hot topic in SEO right now, because...
Outbound Links for SEO

How links help your SEO

If you've heard that links are important for search engine optimization, you've heard right. And while many things change in SEO, this one isn't going anywhere. Links are important, both...
File Cabinet | Category Page SEO

Optimizing your category page for SEO

If you're new to starting a website, you may not truly understand how categories work on your site and may be missing an opportunity to rank more pages on your...
SEO Basics

SEO Basics: What you need to know to get started

If you've been wondering where I've been lately and why there haven't been new posts, don't worry, nothing is wrong. :) I have just been very busy and blogging has...
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Long-tail Keyword Basics

If you've been thinking about SEO, you've probably started thinking about keywords. Often times, website owners start coming up with keywords and their list includes generic, single-word options. For example,...
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How to find the best keywords for your business

One of the main tasks when it comes to SEO is finding the best keywords for your business. But how do you go about that? Most business owners I talk...
SEO during COVID-19

SEO doesn’t stop for COVID-19

Everything is chaos right now, and understandably, we're all worried about a lot of things that aren't related to our search engine standings. We're all worried about our health, our...
google algorithm updates

What is a featured snippet and can you get one?

Have you ever heard the term "featured snippet" and wondered what it is? A featured snippet, also known as 'position zero' or 'answer box' is just a selected search result...
301 Redirection

What to do about old blog posts

If you've had an active website for any amount of time, there will come a time when you realize you have a lot of blog posts and start to wonder...
SEO Consultants working

Why hire an SEO consultant

I write a lot about SEO on this blog, because I get a lot of SEO questions. Most of the time those questions are from people who want to do...
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Does posting on social media help your SEO?

Yes. But probably not in the way you think. Technically speaking, Google tells us that social media is NOT a direct ranking factor. However, when it comes to what Google...
local seo services

Local SEO Services you should invest in

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, but what are local SEO services? Local SEO is a strategy that creates a better online visibility for your business or website within your...
technical seo

What is technical SEO?

I write about SEO a lot on this blog, but it occurs to me that I haven't really covered what technical SEO and technical SEO is important! This isn't SEO...
google algorithm updates

What you need to know about Google Algorithm Updates

If you care about SEO and have followed up on what Google is doing, you may have noticed that a core Google algorithm update was released this week. The September...
Outbound Links for SEO

The Truth about Outbound Links for SEO

SEO is an ever-changing and evolving thing. I like to call it an invisible science. There's a lot that goes into it, and most of it you can't see. One...
How to Optimize Web Pages

How to Optimize Web Pages

Last week, I wrote a pretty lengthy post about How to choose keywords for SEO. One of the key parts of SEO is knowing how to pick the right keywords....
how to choose keywords for seo

How to choose keywords for SEO

When it comes to SEO, there are a lot of things to know and understand and there's a lot of old information out there that may not be relevant. But...
SERPs

What you can learn from searching for your own keywords

SEO is not easy, and it's not fast. It takes time to figure out what people are searching for, what those queries mean to you, and how to get found...
clickless searches

Clickless Searches. What do they mean for your SEO?

What is a clickless search? Clickless searches are when your search query shows an answer in the search engines that don't lead to you clicking through to a website. The...
Keywords

Your expertise can hinder your SEO

SEO can be expensive, so a lot of folks plan to start off with a DIY campaign. They think that because they are an expert in their field, they know...
Conversion Tracking

Why use Google Analytics for your site?

Because if you can't measure it, you can't improve it. Having a website is great. You should have one. But a good website, a strategic website, is one that is...