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

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
Blog Resources, SEO

The Blogger’s Guide to Search Engine Optimisation

The ultimate guide for bloggers - The Blogger's Guide to Search Engine Optimisation You know you need to start implementing SEO right now. But are you totally and completely stuck and overwhelmed as to how to start with SEO? SEO doesn’t have to be icky, scary, intimidating or overwhelming! In fact, I’ve found that implementing SEO techniques and strategies early on to be the best thing I could have ever done for my blog and business. It’s not too late though. Even if you have been blogging for 5+ years, you still have time to get you’re A into G and start kicking some SEO butt! Never? Yesterday? The other day? Once, many moons ago? There’s that word again. SEO. What on earth is SEO? If the thought of SEO gets you down, I…

How to Define Your Blog's Target Audience
Blog Resources, How to, SEO

The Biggest List of Blog Resources

What if there was a space on the Internet where you don’t have to spend hours searching through random sites and images to find the best blog post that will help you grow your blog? Well, in this blog post, I am making your life easier by compiling the ultimate list of blogger resources, all in one place so you never have to look anywhere else again. No, I am not talking about something like Pinterest. I am talking about a balls to the wall (am I even allowed to say that?) list of blog posts that will help you answer any and all of your blogging questions! This list contains everything that you ever wanted to know about blogging, from how to start a blog, to plugins, to coding, to social media, emails,…

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