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Increase Traffic and Improve SEO Using Google Search Console

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.

Using the information provided in the Acquisition > Search Console tabs we’re going to look at how to find opportunities to improve the ranking of your pages, find more content to write about, make the most of the traffic you’re already getting and more. By looking at these reports, you can create a targeted approach based on real data.

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

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 SEO data about keywords, click through rates etc, which you could not otherwise get in Google Analytics alone. There are other uses and features of Search Console, but in this and the next post, I’ll be focusing on the marketing uses of Search Console.

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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…