Besides having a sitemap, if your website has a lot of content (pages, posts etc.) and if you have new additions on a daily basis, you can also submit your RSS feed to Google (the same way as you do with a sitemap) and thus speed up indexing your new content. … [Read more...] about How to Optimize your XML Sitemap for Maximum SEO
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So that's one thing to watch out for. But past that, it's kind of irrelevant where you place your site map file. If you submit that in Search Console directly, then you'll see the status of the submission. You'll see if it's being processed. You'll see how many of those URLs are being indexed. … [Read more...] about Google: Does It Matter Where Your XML Sitemap File Is Located?
Open http://ubersuggest.org. Type the words and click on “Suggest”. Browse through the list of ideas and click on relevant phrases to expand them. Click on the green plus icon to select the keyword you want. After this click on “Get” at the top right of the page. A box will appear listing all the keywords. Select all and click on copy to export them directly to Google Keyword Tool. Paste them in the “Find Keywords” section of Google Keyword Planner. Change the match type, location, and device option accordingly and click on “Search”. … [Read more...] about Top 25 Free SEO Tools for On-Page Optimization
Unless you’re a celeb, don’t expect any volume of searches on your own name, but I always think it’s a safe idea to own your own name as a domain—www.yourfullnamehere.com. At best, it might prove useful. At worst, it prevents anyone else from having it and perhaps harming your rep. Obviously if you have a common name, it’ll be harder, but with common names comes what I like to think of as SERP static—there are so many items being returned that it’s difficult to see the forest for the trees. Even if you cannot cover this base, there are so many others coming up in the results that you get lost in the mix. Anonymity can be safety. … [Read more...] about Yes, Mom, Search Marketing IS A Valid Career Choice
5. Anchor Text Over Optimization Tool 6. Convert Word Documents to Clean HTML 7. Copyscape Technical Tools Don’t let the title scare you away. These are technical tools designed to be used by the non-technical among us. … [Read more...] about 21 Best FREE SEO Tools for On-Page Optimization