10 Ways The SEO Framework Beats Yoast SEO

I have used the Yoast SEO plugin to optimize my sites for many years. However, the plugin and customer support have really gone downhill recently. The plugin is not very customizable anymore, despite having become massively bloated. Even the paid version is now full of ads and annoying notifications. Plus, as a paid user of … Read more

Add a Site to Bing and Yahoo via Bing Webmaster Tools

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A few weeks ago, I wrote a detailed guide on submitting your website to Google through the Google Search Console. But even though Google is the biggest search engine by far, it’s still well worth the effort to ensure that your site also performs well in Bing and Yahoo. Fortunately, adding your site to both … Read more

7 Free SEO Tools From Google

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Google has created a bunch of free tools that are incredibly useful for SEO. These tools can help you with many things, such as communicating with Googlebot about your site, analyzing your traffic and making your site faster and better. Here are 7 free SEO tools from Google itself. 1. Google Search Console Google Search … Read more

Why Site Speed Is Crucial For SEO and User Experience

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Online visitors are incredibly impatient these days. In fact, most of them won’t wait for more than a few seconds before downright abandoning your site. According to a study by Google, a whopping 53% of mobile visitors will abandon your site if it takes more than 3 seconds to load. This can lead to reduced … Read more

High-Quality Content Is The No. 1 SEO Ranking Factor

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Google and other search engines are very secretive about how their algorithms work. They don’t want people to know exactly how they work, because then people would be able to trick the search engines into sending them undeserved traffic. However, Google has actually been telling people constantly what the single most important ranking factor is: … Read more

What Does SEO Stand For?

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The acronym SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. This is the practice of increasing visits to web pages by making them rank higher in search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo. SEO involves various processes, such as enhancing the quality of content, improving the user experience of websites and helping sites gain relevant links. These … Read more

How to Add a Site to Google via Google Search Console

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Submitting your site to Google is one of the first things you should do when starting a new website. It should also be a top priority if you already have a website, but want to increase your traffic from search engines. This article contains a detailed step-by-step guide on submitting your site to Google by … Read more

10 Core SEO Principles to Follow at All Times

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SEO stands for search engine optimization, which is the art and science of ranking high in search engines like Google in order to get traffic to your site. If you are new to online marketing, then you may think that SEO is incredibly complicated. However, it definitely doesn’t need to be. You only need to … Read more