Category: SEO Talk

SEO Help

Best SEO Plugins for WordPress (And Must-Have SEO Tools)

Finding a great host for your WordPress site is sure to speed it up and boost your SEO rankings. However, there’s much more that goes into it, including which keywords you target for product pages and blog posts, how large...

/ January 29, 2018

Dedicated IP Address vs Shared IP Address (Debunking Myths)

The question of whether or not you need or should use a dedicated IP address or a shared IP address for WordPress hosting can be quite controversial. In fact, it’s a topic that comes up quite often here at Kinsta....

/ January 3, 2018

Increase Traffic and Improve SEO Using Google Search Console

Now that you’re all set up with Search Console and Analytics, let’s look at a couple of easy ways to improve your SEO and traffic using the information these tools provide. We’re going to be working with the information in...

/ December 29, 2017

How and Why To Set Up Google Search Console for Your WordPress Site

Google Search Console, formerly known as Webmaster Tools, is a must-have for your WordPress site. It is a free account which will give you a lot of useful information about the search health of your site. Additionally you’ll get valuable...

/ December 16, 2017

How to Add Schema Markup to Your WordPress Site

A website owner’s top priority should be ensuring that search engines are able to properly index their site’s content. In order to make that happen, the site must be set up to follow Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices. If...

/ December 6, 2017

WordPress Sitemap Guide: What It Is and How to Use It

If you’ve ever sat down and read an article on SEO, you’ve probably come across the terms sitemap and/or XML sitemap. But while sitemaps are a fairly common SEO recommendation, there aren’t a ton of deep looks at how XML...

/ November 13, 2017

WordPress Robots.txt Guide – What It Is and How to Use It

Ever heard the term robots.txt and wondered how it applies to your website? Most websites have a robots.txt file, but that doesn’t mean most webmasters understand it. In this post, we hope to change that by offering a deep dive...

/ October 23, 2017

Negative SEO (Case Study) – Cleaning up an Attack With Ahrefs

Negative SEO is something no business wants to have to deal with. It’s not fun, it damages your site in search engines, and can be time-consuming to clean up. However, as the web continues to grow negative SEO is becoming...

/ July 17, 2017

The Complete Guide to Using The Yoast SEO WordPress Plugin

This guide is current as of  March 2017. Get The PDF: Download the PDF version of this guide for easy reading! While some general aspects of SEO will be touched on in this guide in the course of explaining the...

/ March 22, 2017

WordPress SEO Checklist – 45 Tips to Increase Traffic by 571% in 13 Months

Some might lead you to believe “SEO is dead.” Google that search term and what comes back in return is over 800,000 search results. However, just because SEO has changed drastically over the past decade doesn’t mean it is dead,...

/ November 8, 2016

A Practical, Quantifiable Take On SEO Marketing

Whatever You Do, Create Useful Content There is a balance to SEO optimization. SEO shouldn’t be the main focus of your undertaking. The main focus is to sell your product, not stuff so many keywords into a bit of writing...

/ July 22, 2016

A responsive website is now more important than ever

In a few days Google will change the way it decides what will be shown in the results when people search for something using a smartphone. That simple sentence doesn’t sound earth-shattering but it will affect millions of people and,...

/ April 19, 2015

Be careful what you comment on

Over the last few months I have been receiving increasing numbers of emails which go along the lines of: Two years ago I made a comment on your article (TITLE HERE), which linked to my website. Now I am trying...

/ December 4, 2013

Quick Tip: Google Keyword Tool Shutting Down

The Google Keyword tool which is an essential tool for researching keywords – finding search volume and related phrases etc is shutting down and is going to be replaced with their new tool called Keyword Planner. It will still be...

/ July 12, 2013