There are a lot of different “optimize your SEO” articles on the web, with 5, 10, 15 or so steps on them. That’s fine, that’s good, though a lot of them end up repeating the same tips over and over. I decided to do everyone one better and show off just how many options you have for improving your SEO. I’m not going into detail with them, but rather I’ll link to various more expansive guides you can check and follow. I’m sure pretty much everyone can find something they can do to their site for added benefit. … [Read more...] about 50 SEO Tweaks You Can Make to Increase Your Rankings
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If you don’t take steps to tell Google that it was a migration and not a deletion or duplication, you’re going to be hammered in your search ranking. If you move your blog and don’t remove the old blog, you suddenly have hundreds or thousands of instances of duplicate content, destroying your rank. If you move the blog and remove the old version without proper safeguards, a ton of content disappeared and you lose your ranking until Google figures out what happened. … [Read more...] about SEO-Friendly Ways to Move a Blog From a Sub-Domain to a Folder
NoIndex/NoFollow. You’re able to set your site to NoIndex, which can be useful when you’re still building it, but is a dangerous option for anyone who doesn’t know what it does. As for NoFollow, you have no control over it. All of your links are Followed, and there’s nothing you can do about it. The ability to select NoFollow for a link is a feature request that still requires votes to get their developers to work on it. … [Read more...] about Are Wix.com Websites Good or Bad for SEO?
Don’t take Google’s word for it, or anyone else’s for that matter. I’m not suggesting Google is willfully deceptive, but miscommunication is always a possibility considering how many people are involved in maintaining and furthering Google’s search algorithms.Techniques that used to work may no longer be relevant. SEO is a constantly evolving space, so we should always be mindful of this.Test what you’re told. Or, if that isn’t possible, pose questions and help to disseminate the findings of original research to further our collective understanding.More SEO Resources: … [Read more...] about 4 Surprising SEO Tactics Unofficially Supported by Google & 5 Things They Don’t
Articles can have a top stories carousel and rich results, as well as visibility via AMP.Local business listings can have the place-related infobox.Music results can have rich results with music-specific actions.Recipes can have host-specific lists and rich snippet results.Reviews can have a review card, or just the rich results.TV and Movies can have watch actions associated with the content.Video can have rich snippet results with a preview and other information.You can also see a complete list of all of the rich data formats and content types Google uses, along with screenshot examples of each, in this gallery. … [Read more...] about Can You Add Rating and Review SEO Snippets to Any Page?