Perhaps one of the biggest buzzphrases in the world of content marketing seems to be, “SEO content writing.” Of course, it’s important to make sure search engines can index your website, but your content needs to appeal to people as well.
WordPress wouldn’t be such a resourceful and customizable CMS without such a diverse range of plugins. And there are quite a number of really good ones available these days, including very nifty SEO plugins.
Now you might be wondering: but which ones are the best?
Today I’m going to show you 5 killer yet not-so-popular WordPress SEO plugins. [Read more…]
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the pillars of digital marketing. Not only will it expose your brand to a huge stream of traffic, but it will also help establish your authority in your niche.
As a blogger, ranking highly in search results is a big step towards thought leadership. But it sure won’t be an easy road. In fact, even if you reach the top spot, you still need extensive SEO campaigns to maintain your position.
You don’t sleep on the job. Otherwise, your competitors will catch up to you real soon.
That’s why it’s important to think ahead and start preparing for your SEO game plan this coming 2017. However, your strategy should not only cover the basics such as on-page optimization. You need a thorough approach that encompasses other areas as well – from blog post design to aggressive keyword research.
Below are five blogs that can guide you in planning your 2017 SEO strategy:
You’ve heard it over and over: “You’ve got to have an awesome SEO strategy!”
Because everyone on the internet seems to be saying it.
Here’s the truth…
The random internet people are right this time.
Sorry. You actually do need an awesome SEO strategy.
We can say this because of the overwhelming proof.
DATA: 3.5 billion searches are done on Google every day.
Serious statistic, right?
It’s a simple fact: Google runs the online traffic game. They allow some to win, and some to lose.
Those that win, see things like that huge influx of organic traffic (from search engines) on this pie chart. [Read more…]
You can make globs of money by either setting up a blog to generate more traffic for your business, or you can use it to create an online store, or to include affiliate links or as a source of advertising. The ideas are limitless. [Read more…]
Creating your website and keeping it filled with informative and entertaining content is just one part of owning a website. You must also know how to create content that will get picked up by search engines, shared on social media and stand the test of Internet time. Technology is constantly changes, which means that each year brings new web hosting and SEO trends. So, what should you be focusing on this year?
You can tell an old-school New Yorker by their area code: If someone still has a phone number that begins with 212, they’ve been holding onto that number for years.
Once, all of New York carried the 212, but around 1992, 718 came onto the scene for the outer boroughs while 212 held strong. Eventually, there were just too much demand for new numbers. Now a new Manhattanite will be slapped with 646 before the rest of their number. It’s the sign of the times.
The same could be said for the “.com” era of domain names. At the beginning of the Internet, that domain moniker was the only real game in town. Soon .net and .org encroached on the realm in order for even more businesses to set up shop. It was still relatively easy to find a decent domain name. [Read more…]
Web trends change fast, and every year or so, you should be redesigning your site to keep up with online consumer tastes. It doesn’t matter whether you run a small business or you keep a hobby blog; your site will benefit from a regular update to its look and feel. However, before you toss your website’s old code in the bin, you should stop and think about what a redesign does to your search engine rankings. [Read more…]
By this time, every brick and mortar business recognize the need for an online presence. They build websites, either using DIY website builders or hiring pros to do the job. They also recognize the need for a business blog and invest in it in varying degrees.
If you’re a blogger for a company, or you treat your blog as a business (which you should, actually), then one of your priorities is to get people to know about your blog. You need to find your way up the search engine rankings in order to get the eyeballs you need. [Read more…]
When you’re planning out a website, many aspects are just as important as if you were creating a traditional brick and mortar store; almost every decision can have far reaching implications and all of them demand due diligence if you want to ensure success. [Read more…]