SEO

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...
Link Building

How to find & fix broken links

What is a broken link? A broken link is a link to a page on your website or a blog post that doesn't exist. This happens sometimes when a blog...
SEO Copywriting

SEO Copywriting Tips from Yoastcon 2019

Some of the Sumy Designs team recently attended YoastCon 2019 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. We heard many great speakers and gained lots of new knowledge.  One of the speakers who...
Link Building

Link Building for 2019

One of the best ways to increase your authority with Google is through quality backlinks. A backlink is simply when another website links to your website. And when a lot...
SEO Services

SEO for 2019: What Really Matters

Search Engine Optimization is going to be as important as it's ever been, but what can you expect and plan for in 2019? Of course, Google's not going to give...
SEO scrabble tiles

DIY SEO tasks you shouldn’t ignore

You have a great site, you worked hard to optimize it for search engines and you're starting to get traffic. Hooray! But guess what? SEO doesn't end. It never ends....
Google My Business

Optimize your Google Business Listing to Improve your Local Ranking

If you have a website, you want to take the top spot in Google listings. However, if you have a website, you probably know that is easier said than done....
What is E-A-T?

What’s E-A-T have to do with SEO?

Yes, you read that correctly. I didn't ask "What's to EAT?" I asked "What is E-A-T?" If you've been paying attention to Google and their updates, something we follow pretty...
SEO Services

Choosing SEO Metrics

SEO sometimes sounds like a scary thing, because it's not something with an immediate and satisfying result. I can't perform SEO one day and expect to see miracles the next...
301 Redirection

Avoid 404 Errors with Redirection

Have you ever clicked on a link and get to a page that says something like 'Sorry, that page doesn't exist.' That is a big bummer when you're looking for...
Google Plus

Google Plus is going away

Updated: Hello new visitor. Back in October of 2018, I wrote about how Google Plus was going to go away, and the first week of February 2019 over a thousand...
Voice Search

Is your website’s content ready for voice search?

When you're planning a website and thinking about people finding it, you're usually thinking about what keywords someone might type into Google to find your website. Then you plan your...
yoast

Yoast SEO: Free or Premium? What’s the difference?

I like the Yoast plugin. I have been using it for years. I install it on every site I create. It's got a lot of great features and I think...
optimize-images

Optimize your images for SEO

When you hear image optimization, the first thing that come to your mind is probably clarity or image size. And these things are important, but those don't have much effect...