Writing For SEO: Search Engine Optimization & Content Marketing

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How To Write A Great About Me Page

I’ve covered the ‘About us’ page before, but many of Writing For SEO’s readers need ‘About me’s. That’s the way of the world. A huge percentage of the world’s blogs are written by one person, and many online stores are the web face of microbusinesses. So here’s...

Essential On Page SEO Factors In 20 Slides

I’ve condensed Are You Using These Six Essential On-Page Factors For SEO? into a Haiku Deck if you prefer looking at presentations to reading copy. ON-PAGE SEO FACTORS – Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires Here’s a summary of...

Ten Ways To Supercharge Powerful Writing

No matter how good your writing, there’s normally something else you can do to make it even better. It’s a fact that’s been hard-learned here over decades. Are you doing everything you can to supercharge your pages and posts? Online writing is always...

What Does Writing Copy Mean?

We talk a lot about not copying content on the Web and republishing it. What each of us put online must be unique. Which led a reader to ask me why we talk about producing ‘copy’ for websites. So what’s this about writing copy? It’s a term that predates...

Workflow: How I Write SEO Copy In 14 Slides

I created a presentation inspired by my recent post about writing SEO copy. Basing Strategy On Creativity It’s good to ride the wave of ideas and creativity. Your enthusiasm will help you create better content more easily. This presentation shows you how I bring...

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Content that’s King.

Not an Indulgence

Writing For SEO helps you get maximum leverage from your content. It contains my distilled knowledge and experience from more than a decade helping clients boost their traffic, improve their performance on search engines and increase their revenue.

Read the blog for information and ideas. Leave a comment if you have any questions. Or get in touch if you want to talk about content creation, strategy, consultancy or training.

Incidentally, if you’re wondering about how content can be an indulgence, here are my thoughts.

Key Phrase Insights

Affordable Key Phrase Research for Start-ups, Small Businesses and Bloggers

You’re going to create lots of content to attract people to your site.

But do you know which content will do it for you? Which key phrases are your customers are searching on? Or which ones you can rank for in the shorter term?

Key Phrase Insights finds the right key phrases for you

Key Phrase Research can be a lot of work.

I once ended up with over 40,000 key phrases from which to sift out the gems. My laptop choked on them!

But with a small site – or by focusing on just the most important section of a larger site – the numbers become more manageable.

And by delivering straightforward, easily actionable recommendations rather than providing detailed reports for marketing departments, I can reduce time spent on Key Phrase Research, and give you professional quality key phrase research at a realistic price.

Find out more about Key Phrase Insights.

Resources - essentials I use all the time

My recommended tools and services

These are some of the things I use for Writing For SEO, other sites and my consulting. I use them because they’re good, and I’m very happy to recommend them to you.

  • WP-Engine – the best WordPress hosting I know of. Worth every penny for the time it saves me
  • Hootsuite - makes running social media campaigns easy. Hootsuite is incredibly powerful and flexible, and is one of the few third-party tools to interact with Google Plus
  • Commun.it – the tool I use every day to breeze through my Twitter interactions in just a few minutes. Commun.it is the difference between getting social media done and leaving it until the next day
  • Buffer - allows me to queue posts to all the major social media platforms

Some are paid for, yet many are free or have a free version.

Read about more of my favourite services and tools.

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