- Author: Imka Webb -

I live in sunny South Africa with my wonderful husband! During the day I am the digital editor for South Africa's largest food magazine. At night I blog about blogging and I help bloggers turn their blogs into a SEO machine and a profitable biz!
Blog Resources, How to, SEO

14 Blogging mistakes you are making – and how to fix them

Without starting this blog post of with a super long intro, I will give the short of what it is about – blogging mistakes. When I first started blogging, I made a ton of mistakes. So many, in fact, that I closed my first blog and started again! And because I work with many new bloggers, I can see the same mistakes I made in their blog strategy. That’s why wrote this post – to help bloggers learn from the mistakes I (and many others) have made. 14 Blogging mistakes you are making – and how to fix them P.S. This is a long post, so grab your favourite cuppa and get settled in before you take on this beast! 1. Your blog posts are not titled correctly Many bloggers don’t understand the importance…

14 Blogging mistakes you are making – and how to fix them
Blog Resources, SEO

A simple guide to understanding follow vs no-follow links

If you are new to SEO (or you are part of a few Facebook groups for bloggers) then you may have seen the topic of follow vs no-follow links pop up every now and then. It seems to be a very confusing topic for most people.  Don’t fear – in this blog post, I unpack follow vs no-follow links, making it as simple as possible to understand (and implement). Before I discuss follow vs no-follow links, I want to discuss links and the benefit it has for SEO. Whenever a site links back to your website, you will get a small SEO boost. The more links you have pointing to your site, the bigger the boost. A simple guide to understanding follow vs no-follow links I want to clarify something though – when it…

How to, SEO

How to optimise your blog posts for SEO without a SEO-plugin

I’m not easily frustrated. People who know me know that I am a very happy go lucky person. But if there is one thing that will really make me pull my hair out, then it is when bloggers rely on SEO-plugins for their search engine optimisation (and then even dare to complain that the plugins aren’t really doing anything for them and claiming that SEO is rubbish or bogus). There is so much more to SEO than a simple plugin. If it was that easy, then there wouldn’t be people out there making tons of $$$ by helping businesses with their SEO. Yes, plugins are helpful, but I cannot stand it when bloggers simply install a plugin and cross their finger that magic will happen. I am not in any way anti-plugin. I have…

Blogging Mistakes I Have Made And How I Fixed Them
Blog Resources, How to

7 Genius ways to improve your on-page SEO

On-page SEO is one of the most important processes you can use, not only for achieving better rankings but also for running successful Internet marketing campaigns. ALSO READ: What is SEO and why do you need it? Here are 7 genius ways to improve your on-page SEO: 1. Focus on content Great quality content is one of the biggest drivers of organic search engine ranking. Quality content answers a question, takes care of a need and is shareable. Ever heard of the saying “length is strength”? It’s a well-known fact in the SEO world that longer content will rank better in search engines than shorter content. Why? There are more opportunities to use your keywords in longer content without sounding too spammy. As a general rule, I try to include my SEO-keyword in my content at least…

Blog Resources, SEO

5 SEO myths busted (and what you should do instead)

When I was younger, I couldn’t stop watching Mythbusters. I’m not sure whether it was because it’s the only show my dad wanted to watch, or because I was actually really obsessed with the antics of Jamie and Adam. Either way, I couldn’t get away from busting myths, and in this blog post, I want to bust some SEO myths. No awesome explosions, I am afraid. But I can promise you that by the end of this blog post, you will at least have your mind blown. Myth 1: Keyword optimisation is the only way to improve your SEO Although keyword optimisation is important, it is not the be all and the end all of search engine optimisation. The key to optimising your blog post with keywords is to ensure that your keyword fits…

5 seo myths busted and what you should do instead
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