You might be able to build mega-traffic quickly through social media, but let's be clear on this: the majority of bloggers won't regardless of what any uber-blogger tells you. For most mortal bloggers (myself included), we survive at the mercy of search engines, who like SEO to be "just so". With … [Read more...] about 16 SEO Mistakes to Avoid to Make Your Blog Search Engine Friendly
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 SEO 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
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 & Why Are They Important?
It's common knowledge you need links pointing to your blog for search engines to start taking notice of you. Inbound links help to bump your blog posts up the search engine results pages (SERPs) so more people find you when they makes searches. But not all links are equal... there are natural links … [Read more...] about What Are Unnatural Links & Why Should You Avoid Them?
So as the owner of a very new domain (ahem, this one) today I am going to talk about a very controversial subject… at least it's controversial for some. That subject is (drumroll)... the Google sandbox! The Google sandbox is an oft discussed beast, the existence of which is analyzed, dissected … [Read more...] about What is the Google Sandbox? Is It SEO Fact or Fantasy?
A question I come across often is how long does it take to write a blog post? It's not a surprising question to be honest. What may surprise you though is it's not only those new to blogging asking this. It's a question that I often ask other bloggers. It’s also a question that bloggers I know … [Read more...] about How Long Does it Take to Write a Blog Post? Here’s My Take
Today's post focuses on broken links, how they impact your site and how to use link checkers to find them. So without further ado, let's press on. You’ve done research online and arrived at a website that looks like it has the products or information you need. You click a link to purchase, … [Read more...] about What are Broken Links & are they a Big Deal for SEO?