Smarty tells beginning bloggers that if somebody likes your content and wants to publish it, there is nothing broken. “If someone wants to contribute to your blog and you LOVE what they have to say? Do you need to be on your own because Google wants you to be alone?” asks Smarty. … [Read more...] about SEO Bloggers React To Matt Cutts’ Claim “Guest Blogging Is Dead”
Seo for bloggers
Like most forms of content curation, the value comes from reciprocal notice. You’re linking out to authority sites, and some of them will link back. Once you become a large enough authority, you can become a bit of an industry name. Think of it like the Fortune 500, only on a smaller scale and focused on blog value rather than company value. Eventually, other bloggers could use “featured on the MyBlogName Top 10” as an additional social signal and badge of honor. … [Read more...] about What is a Roundup Post and Are They Good for SEO?
Migrate to SSL. Full site security is a search ranking factor, but it’s potentially dangerous to switch. Keep the risks in mind before you attempt a migration, and make sure you redirect your URLs properly.Make a mobile responsive site. Responsive design ensures that your site works and looks good on virtually every possible mobile device, ranging from tablets to cell phones to wearable tech. It’s practically a penalty to not have one these days.Start a blog. You know, if you don’t already have one. I assume by now that everyone has a blog, but if you don’t, it’s a huge boon. It’s also a huge amount of responsibility, so make sure you can handle it.Start using a CDN. A content delivery network ensures that your images, scripts, and pages load as quickly as possible and that you’re protected from most potential denial of service attacks. It’s worthwhile to pick one and make use of it.Adopt a human-readable URL structure. The more readable … [Read more...] about 50 SEO Tweaks You Can Make to Increase Your Rankings
The fact is that the majority of the work you do on your website SEO is not going to impact your AdWords quality score, at least not directly. Having a better site, however, means people will trust you more, you’ll have better content, and you’ll have more brand recognition. The better your site is, the more likely people are to know of and trust it, and the more likely they will be to recognize you and click your ads. That will impact your quality score, but the rest? Not so much. Focus on user experience and relevance, and you will be rewarded with a high quality score. … [Read more...] about Does Your Website’s SEO Affect Your AdWords Quality Score?
The third possibility is that the user lands on the attachment post instead of the article, but the article is gone. It has been deleted permanently. In this case, the plugin implements a 302 temporary redirect to your homepage. You can detect this by monitoring your site analytics and checking the sources of your traffic. When you find such an issue, you can either replace the article with something new, or remove the attachment so that page disappears. I recommend the former, since after all, if people are landing on it, there must be some value to the content. … [Read more...] about How Indexing WordPress Attachment Pages Can Hurt Your SEO