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SEO tips and advice for bloggers, creatives and small business owners.

Blog Resources, How to, SEO

How to SEO your blog post – the 2017 edition

I spend a ton of time online. So much time that I am even embarrassed (read: scared) to admit how much time I actually spend behind a laptop screen. But, my time spent online is not in vain. It is during my online hours that I get to hang out with you. During these online hours, I get to learn more from you, and I get to learn about your wants and needs. One thing that comes up over and over again in my chats with you guys is… How to SEO your blog post. I get you. SEO can be confusing and with the wealth of information out there, it can also seem intimidating and complicated. I used to feel exactly the same way. When I started my very first blog, I used…

How to SEO your blog post
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, 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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