Video: I discuss SEO in 2016 with Chase Reiner

Video: I discuss SEO in 2016 with Chase Reiner

I was nicely set up by my friend Chase last night! I’d agreed to record an episode of First Click’s Podcast, which turned out to be a chat around Content Marketing and SEO in 2016. We used a Google Hangout and he posted an unedited video of my unprepared...
How I streamlined my newsletter workflow with AWeber Curate

How I streamlined my newsletter workflow with AWeber Curate

IMPORTANT Update, 22 August 2016: For the last two issues of The Week in Writing For SEO, I’ve hit serious problems which have delayed the newsletter. They seem to be caused by the HTML generated by Curate because the test e-mail doesn’t work properly in...
The Writer’s Guide to Voice Search

The Writer’s Guide to Voice Search

Google released an amazing statistic last week – some 20% of searches on mobile are now by voice. Allowing for about 50% or more searches being mobile these days, we can conclude more than 10% of searches are voice searches. Don’t listen to the doubters Have you...
Read The Writer’s Guide to Google Search Console

Read The Writer’s Guide to Google Search Console

Not long after I published The Writer’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools last year, Google went and rebranded its free service as Google Search Console (GSC). I’ve just updated the piece and renamed it. I hope you find it useful – if you’d like...
Update: Header tags and how you use them in SEO Copy

Update: Header tags and how you use them in SEO Copy

I returned to my post Header tags and how you use them in SEO Copy recently and added some more tips. It was popular before, but now it’s an essential read if you’re wondering about how you should be using h tags in your content. The updated post...
The Writer’s Guide to Local SEO

The Writer’s Guide to Local SEO

If you’re primarily a writer, you’re almost certainly happy with the primacy of on-page content in SEO. There’s one notable exception, though – Local SEO. While your organic results can help your Local SEO results, they’re not the whole story, and there are a...
Update: What does SEO mean?

Update: What does SEO mean?

As Writing For SEO matures, I’ve been reviewing some of my more popular, yet older, posts. It may be that Google still likes them and continues rating them well in the SERPs, but I can see the information is out of date, and in some cases I no longer agree with...
The Writer’s Guide To Semantic Search

The Writer’s Guide To Semantic Search

Now that Google is making fundamental changes to its algorithm and looking at content semantically, you have real opportunities to make your copy more effective. In my last piece, I talked about why you need to do more than just write for your audience to make your...

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