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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 …

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The Complete Guide to Using The Yoast SEO WordPress Plugin

The Complete Guide to Using The Yoast SEO WordPress Plugin

Yoast SEO is possibly the most well-known SEO plugin for WordPress and it has a lot of features. But a lot of people mis-use the plugin, thinking that simply installing and activating is all that’s needed, or mis-using features like Focus Keyword.

This guide explains all of the features, which settings to use and how to use important features correctly, to optimize your content. SEO isn’t a one-step process that can be handled with the activation of a plugin. It requires your participation as well!

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 …

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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,… More »

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… More »

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… More »

Quick Tip: Google Keyword Tool Shutting Down

Quick Tip: Google Keyword Tool Shutting DownThe 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…

Don’t be fooled by Pass4Sure

Today I received an enquiry sent via my contact page, offering me US$175 if I place some advertising on my site in a certain way. Here’s the full text of… More »

WordPress Webinars & Classes Announced!

WordPress Webinars & Classes Announced!It’s been a little while since I’ve done any WordPress webinars or in-person classes. But I finally got around to setting up a few. Just to clarify, webinars take place online only whereas classes are conducted in small groups in…

XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The Basics

XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The BasicsMost people have heard they need a sitemap so Google will like their site but what are they and how do you go about creating one? Sitemaps are recommended for search engine optimization to help Google (and other search engines)…

XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The Basics

XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The BasicsMost people have heard they need a sitemap so Google will like their site but what are they and how do you go about creating one? Sitemaps are recommended for search engine optimization to help Google (and other search engines)…

Have Your Face Show Up In Google Results

Have Your Face Show Up In Google ResultsHave you noticed how some Google listings show a wee photo of the author along with a link to their Google Plus profile? This nifty feature is part of Google Authorship which is a way of associating your name and…

A Little Taste of The Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook

A Little Taste of The Beginner’s Guide To SEO EbookMy ebook “Beginner’s Guide to SEO for Business” is launching very soon and I wanted to give you a little sneak preview of what’s coming. Check out some pages from the book below. (Tip – click the magnifying glass with…

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming Soon

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming SoonSearch engine optimization can seem eternally confusing. It’s one of the things that clients want to know about the most, but are also a little intimidated by. There’s tons of SEO advice out there, and unless you understand the jargon,…

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming Soon

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming SoonSearch engine optimization can seem eternally confusing. It’s one of the things that clients want to know about the most, but are also a little intimidated by. There’s tons of SEO advice out there, and unless you understand the jargon,…

My Three Favorite Backlink Research Tools for SEO

My Three Favorite Backlink Research Tools for SEOOne of the most important factors in off-site Search Engine Optimization (SEO), is backlinks. A backlink is simply a link from another website, to your website. Search engines see links as “votes”, so the more links, and quality, relevant links…

Essential WordPress Plugin When Using Category Name In Permalinks

Essential WordPress Plugin When Using Category Name In PermalinksMany WordPress users like to use a custom permalink structure  which includes the blog post category in their url for additional SEO value. If you create relevant, keyword-rich category names for your blog, having them in the permalink can be…

Learn A Step-By-Step Approach to Search Engine Optimization – Class – July 14th

Learn A Step-By-Step Approach to Search Engine Optimization – Class – July 14thStep-By-Step Search Engine Optimization For Your Blog/Website Thursday July 14th, 7:30pm – 9:30pm, $40 @ Blankspaces 5405 Wilshire Blvd (2 blocks west of La Brea) Los Angeles, CA 90036 free parking is available – see Blankspaces website for details. You’ve set…

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content Author

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content AuthorIn its continuing effort to keep low quality content out of its search results, Google announced this week that it would be supporting  “authorship markup”. Authorship markup is essentially a couple of specific pieces of code you can add to…

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content Author

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content AuthorIn its continuing effort to keep low quality content out of its search results, Google announced this week that it would be supporting  “authorship markup”. Authorship markup is essentially a couple of specific pieces of code you can add to…