The right keywords are the foundation upon which all SEO efforts stand. If you choose the wrong keyword, all the SEO in the world will not help. One of the best starting points for keyword research is your current site. Which words on your site are already ranking highly in search engines? Search your blog […]
When learning about SEO, the robots.txt file is likely to come up. This is a powerful file that ‘speaks’ directly to Google and Bing (& Other) search engine robots. Is my Robots.txt Correct? It is very important to understand what this file can do. The robots.txt file seems to generate a lot of opinions but […]
The 2018 Strategy and Blog Content Planner is the same as last year, but prettier! 🙂 I updated a few examples, and of course my personal one is updated with my new goals. The below explanations contain my own personal experience with strategy and the content marketing research that I’ve done during 2017. Will you […]
SEO seems to be all the rage over the last few months in the blog community. But can SEO be a realistic focus for a new blogger? I highly recommend figuring out how important SEO is to your blog. It is very easy to get carried away and use your entire marketing budget instead of […]
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Have you been in Pinterest drooling over a beautiful recipe only to have the link be broken? Or worse, link to spam? Let’s talk about how to redirect one post to another when you’re moving a post or deleting it.
Blogging is a busy business. In an effort to be efficient with my time, I spent months going through various tools – I think I looked into every single CRM in 2014! And there are a lot of them! As a result of that search, I came up with a framework to help me find […]
When moving from blogger into WordPress there is a big learning curve, and new terminology. Today let’s tackle the meanings of the terms: tags, categories and keywords.
If you’re looking for a place to plan your posts, store your ideas and more, these are the best options available. In this case, I’m breaking my own plugin rule… but I’ve vetted all these myself. 🙂