Tags are one of those things that many in the SEO industry have mixed feelings about. Do WordPress tags affect SEO? Yes, they do. However, whether that’s positive or negative will depend on how you use them. Tags are one of the default features that come with WordPress. They are used to further classify content […]
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How do I disavow backlinks? That’s a question often asked by people who have dabbled in shady link building schemes or have been a victim of a negative SEO attack. Sometimes it’s simply paranoia. Regardless, the goal of the disavow tool is to help clean up your backlink profile. Disavow increased in popularity after the […]
You’ve spent a lot of time developing your website and web pages. You’ve crafted specific Meta description texts, SEO titles and keywords for each page. Everything seemed great except for one problem. You checked the SERPs and realized that Google isn’t showing your specified meta description text. Why doesn’t meta description not appear in Google? […]
Internal linking is a critical aspect of SEO and one that can boost rankings whenever opportunities are maximized. However, it isn’t something that a lot of website owners think about in much detail. The standard answer is just kind of “link to relevant content”. But what if you want to link to a series of […]
Can I use an H1 tag after the title? You would only be half right if you’re thinking that the answer is no. Technically, you can use multiple H1s because there’s nothing official that says you can’t. However, that still doesn’t make it a good idea. Answer: You should not use more than h1 in […]
Should I remove stop words from my URL for better SEO? In general, search engines aren’t too picky when it comes to whether or not stop words are present. Though stop words are mildly valuable and should be included under certain conditions. Answer: Yes, you should usually remove stop words (but not always!) What Are […]
Sometimes we can complicate things without knowing. When I research these SEO Training articles I search for questions online that people are asking, and this one about longtail keywords for product reviews popped up. The answer is quite simple – the keyword research process is the same, and the concept of longtail keywords applies to […]
Affiliate marketing is a great way of monetizing your website and many enjoy a lucrative income doing so. High-quality content and strategic link placements are necessary if you want to make money as an affiliate marketer. You need affiliate links to earn money with your website, but how many affiliate links can you put in […]
How do I go about researching keywords for breaking news? That was a question I recently received and will be discussing today. Keyword research becomes a little trickier when it comes to breaking news but the fundamentals remain the same. Answer: Find Trending Topics On Social Media And Google Alerts SEO has shifted since the […]
Google AdSense is one of the legit ways people make money online. The search giant has a strong focus on quality, and this is part of what makes it one of the best advertising networks out there. Consumers don’t mind advertising as long as they aren’t intrusive or downright ugly. AdSense understands this and always […]