It took a long time before Google officially told Webmasters how they handled duplicate content. They have set some pretty basic rules, saying that duplicate content will not hurt your SEO rankings as long as its not done in a malicious or spammy way. They can pretty much figure out what the original stuff was, […]
General Search Engine Optimization Category
SEO, or search engine optimization, is a discussion about how to create content online so that search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, YouTube, DuckDuckGo, or even Amazon can more easily find your content for relevant searches.
That's not all I have to say about building niche sites though! This is pretty boring stuff compared to the cool ways you can make money with a website. The world is getting online, and now's a great time to prepare yourself for the next wave of employment (the tech revolution!).
In some cases, I’ve always found the following question peculiar. Is it ok to use stock photos for content images? In general, you should always use visuals when marketing with content. Images can bring your articles to life, especially, on mobile devices where sites may not seem as grand compared to desktops. However, some people […]
A common question I get when having conversations with new bloggers or website owners is, how do I know if I’m ranked in Google? Many would-be entrepreneurs are starting a website because it’s cheap and easy. The low barrier to entry for online entrepreneurship often means that a new business owner may barely be able to […]
The topic of keywords, SEO, and ranking have been covered endlessly on a broad swath of websites. One More Cup of Coffee is no exception. Just see what we’ve done so far! How To Write A Basic Article Basic Keywords Introduction What To Write About Generate Content Ideas My Favorite Keyword Tool Writing Product Reviews […]
A website is an ever-changing entity, and you as a business owner will change over time as well. What you wrote two years ago may no longer be relevant, or may not even be correct! I find that when I go back over some my content from previous years I cringe. Sometimes it’s not about […]
One of the most important ways to improve your rank on the SERPs (search engine results pages) is by selecting and optimizing for the right keywords. Ranking is difficult though! There’s a lot of competition, and much of SEO is what I call SEO Voodoo, meaning there are rituals people perform that don’t always produce […]
Sometimes the simplest questions are the biggest hurdles for newbies to get over. It’s impossible to get to “How Do I Make Money Online”, if you can’t get past the question Is it better to have your links open in a new tab? So let’s look at how should hyperlinks behave on a website. The default browser […]
Content is probably the most important aspect of search engine optimization (SEO). It’s the fuel that powers growth for any form of digital marketing. Being able to produce high-quality content on a consistent basis is paramount. As your site grows, some content will become out of date. You’ll also begin to realize you made a […]
Prior to Domain Authority, Page Rank was the primary method SEOs used to determine the authority of a domain. As you might have guessed, any metric which Google uses to rank a site is going to be manipulated once discovered. Once SEO’s began to artificially jack up their PR to rank websites, Google announced that […]
Search engines have become the #1 source of website traffic on the web. Every online business owner wants to optimize for and appease them, but SEO is a mystery box many haven’t opened yet (actually, it’s pretty easy). That’s why I often recommend beginners to get a plugin when they ask me about SEO. But […]