You might be able to build mega-traffic quickly through social media, but let's be clear on this: the majority bloggers won't regardless of what any uber-blogger tells you. For the majority of mortal bloggers (myself included), we survive at the mercy of search engines, who like SEO to be "just so". … [Read more...] about 16 SEO Mistakes to Avoid to Keep Your Pants from Falling Down!
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I often get new ideas for content from Quora and today is one such example. This morning I came across a question regarding Google Search Console vs Google Analytics and whether one is better than the other. This is a curious question to me (there are many curious questions on the Quora … [Read more...] about Google Search Console vs Google Analytics & Quora Q&As
It's strange to think of something inanimate like a blog having health issues. Be that as it may, it's possible your blog is a little under the weather in terms of its SEO. If you're not checking, it's also entirely possible you have a problem that don't know about. With this in mind, I'm going to … [Read more...] about 6 Indispensable Tools to Check SEO for Your Blog
If you've ever woken up to find a Google manual penalty in your Google Search Console account, you'll know precisely how devastating it can be. The effects of a manual penalty can see your pages booted down the search results with a corresponding painful loss of traffic. A common reason for … [Read more...] about How to Disavow Links in Google to Clean Up Your Profile
If bad links have never appeared on your radar you've likely never suffered the ill effects of them. But just because you've never had a problem with them, it doesn't mean you needn't know what they are. I'm going to provide you with an overview in this post. I'll explain how you can check for bad … [Read more...] about How to Check for Bad Links Pointing to Your Blog
I'll say this upfront… broken internal links are bad. They're bad for SEO and they're bad for the experience your visitors have so it's important to find them and fix them. In this post I'm going to show you how to find broken links in Google Analytics so you can: Identify pages or posts which … [Read more...] about How to Find Broken Links in Google Analytics
You've probably seen the infamous not provided keyword in Google Analytics. Google Analytics (GA) is a fantastic tool. Period. It's incredibly detailed and presents you with all sorts of extremely useful insights into how visitors interact with you. However it's not without it's idiosyncrasies … [Read more...] about The Infamous Not Provided Keyword in Google Analytics
If you're new to the Blogging and SEO game you'll need to get to grips with understanding what internal links and external links are. In this short guide I'll answer the following questions: What are internal links and external links?How do internal and external links benefit your blog?Are there … [Read more...] about What are Internal Links and External Links?
We all know how important Search engine Optimization to give your posts a fighting chance of appearing in search results. In this post, I'm going to tell you how to optimize WordPress for SEO and give you a simple checklist of some of the items you'll need to work through. I can't stress enough … [Read more...] about How to Optimize WordPress for SEO – An Introduction
I've posted previously about why page load speed is so important so I won’t retread those steps here. Suffice to say… it's a VERY important consideration for optimizing your blog for search. Today I'm going to focus on using Google's free tool to measure it. I'll cover how to use Google PageSpeed … [Read more...] about How to Use Google PageSpeed Insights