CategorySearch Engine Optimization

1st of September 2022 Darren Rowse

8 “First Step” SEO Tips for Bloggers

“What are the first steps to optimizing my blog for searches?” – question submitted by @monedays using the #pbquestions hashtag on Twitter. Much has been written on the topic of search engine optimization for bloggers – but let me give you a few basic first steps: 1. Content is King ...more
Featured Posts
3rd of May 2017 Jim Stewart

The Site Speed and SEO Connection

From ProBlogger SEO expert Jim Stewart of Bloggers SEO Last year the Australian retailer Booktopia gave a presentation where they shared that speeding up their page load times by 1 second, equated to an extra $600,000 on the bottom line. Today, speed matters. Turning your blog into a highly optimised, relevant, platform ...more
Blog Promotion
26th of April 2017 Jerry Low

On-page SEO Tips: Three Things You Can Do Right Now

Here’s something you should have known by now – There are a number of aspects of a given web page that influence search engine rankings. And by optimizing these aspects (namely, on-page SEO), you will get higher rankings on search engines. Some of these factors which comprise on-page optimization include: ...more
Blog Promotion
11th of April 2017 Guest Blogger

The Complete Guide to HTTP Codes and Redirects

HyperText Transfer Protocol, or HTTP codes and redirects, are vital to your SEO efforts. Status code 400 and 500 errors can derail your web traffic, and cause Google Panda penalties. HTTP codes and redirects can be caused by DNS errors, server errors, and robots failure. “Sitemaps that contain bad URLs ...more
Search Engine Optimization
5th of April 2017 Jim Stewart

Has Google’s ‘Fred’ Update Left Your Rankings Dead?

Recently, Google’s ‘Fred’ ranking update hit the search pages. While Google hasn’t confirmed the update, it’s certainly live. Webmasters across the board have been impacted by Fred, but not every page is created similarly. Low-value content and poorly configured sites are taking a heavy blow. Meanwhile, SEO-jammed pages prioritising revenue ...more
Search Engine Optimization
28th of March 2017 Jim Stewart

How SEO Can Help Your Blog Rank Well

In the final part of our three-part series on the What, Why and How of SEO and how it can be used to improve your blog’s rankings, we’ll be exploring how SEO can help your blog rank well. Ranking well in the major search engines means added visibility for your blog. Visibility ...more
Search Engine Optimization
7th of February 2017 Jim Stewart

SEO for Bloggers: A Basic Explanation

By ProBlogger SEO Expert Jim Stewart of StewArt Media. Search Engine Optimisation. Just reading that phrase can make some bloggers break into cold sweats. You know how to blog, and you know you have to incorporate SEO in your pages somehow to be successful, but the technical aspects of SEO are ...more
Search Engine Optimization
18th of January 2017 Guest Blogger

5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore

SEO scares or confuses most bloggers and for very good reason. Google makes it a challenge for you to understand what they are doing, and they keep changing the rules. If that were not enough, there is also a lot of half-baked information out there and blog posts filled with the wrong ...more
Search Engine Optimization
21st of December 2016 Guest Blogger

Podcast SEO: How to Improve Your iTunes Ranking

This is a guest contribution from Kate Toon, SEO expert and trainer at The Recipe for SEO Success. When most people start their own podcast, the last thing on their minds is SEO. They’re too busy developing eye-catching graphics, buying a cool microphone, and trying not to make that horrible ...more